OUTDOOR drinking rules have been relaxed but this one seems to be taking it a bit far...

Beloved Glasgow boozer has "opened up a new beer garden" - in the middle of Hope Street. 

Well, not really... 

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A Stagecoach bus broke down in Hope Street yesterday afternoon, meaning the usually busy city centre main road was empty for a spell. 

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Quick-witted bar staff at the whisky-lovers' watering hole of choice took the initiative and moved a table and chairs into the street for a laugh. 

They had their social media followers in stitches with a picture posted to their Facebook page. 

They quipped: "Outside seating courtesy of a broken down Stagecoach."

One punter said: "Saw you doing this when in yesterday. Was thinking to ask to get my table out there too."