A POPULAR Govan pub could be the owner of Glasgow's most interesting beer garden.

As coronavirus restrictions eased slightly earlier this year, bevvy lovers rejoiced at the reopening of city's pubs - but it came with a catch.

The rules which stated alcohol could only be consumed outdoors provided a problem for Glaswegians who knew all too well the great Scottish weather could easily dampen their plans.

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Glasgow Times:

However, it brought another issue to Govan Road's beloved The Amethyst pub who didn't have a beer garden fit for purpose due to its location at the bottom of a busy tenement.

Quick-thinking bar staff pulled together a solution like only a Scot with a need for a night out could have.

A piece of tarp attached to the roof and pulled across to a railing created a mini spot for around a dozen punters to enjoy a beer outside come rain or shine.

The pub, which is known for its good food among residents, made excellent use of the tiny sidewalk space until restrictions eased even further a few weeks ago.

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Glasgow Times:

It's supervisor said the idea was the brainchild of the venue's manager which came up while they were thinking of ideas to resume business in level three without the necessary outdoor space.

Staff were "a bit wary" customers might not take to seating arrangements but were "delighted" to see loyal locals and new faces grace the doorway as it reopened.