Glasgow is home to hundreds of bars and restaurants perfect for those looking to enjoy a long weekend this Easter.

From affordable pubs serving good grub to cocktail bars in the heart of the city centre, there are plenty of places to choose from.

If you're looking for some places to go over the bank holiday weekend, here are a few options.

Some of Glasgow's best bars and restaurants to try out this bank holiday weekend

See some of the best bars and restaurants in Glasgow worth checking out this bank holiday weekend, according to Design My Night.

The Merchant

This well-known pub and eatery in the heart of Glasgow is popular at all times of the year with many going here to watch live sporting events such as the Six Nations.

According to the owners, The Merchant on West George Street offers "all the personal touches of a small local bar, in a large city setting."


Located on Sauchiehall Street, 'The Lauder's' describes itself as an "excellent value pub" perfect for those looking for a few rounds, a spot of lunch or a cosy meal.


With locations all across Scotland and the UK, Mowgli is said to encapsulate "how Indians eat at home".

From an extensive drinks menu serving all manner of cocktails to a tasty selection of street food options (including vegan and gluten-free dishes), there is sure to be something for everyone.

Moskito Cocktail Bar & Restaurant

Whether you're looking for a long lunch or a good night out, the Moskito Cocktail Bar & Restaurant is the place to be.

Featuring monthly events and live performances such as the 'This Is The Greatest Brunch' (Saturday, March 30), there is always something going on here.

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Alston Bar and Beef Glasgow

If you're looking to get a taste of some quality Scottish beef, Alston Bar and Beef is somewhere you need to try.

Found under the historic arches of Glasgow Central, the bar and grill sources its meat from the Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders.

The Alchemist Glasgow

Located in George Square, this "darkly adventurous and unconventional" bar is known for delivering "jaw-dropping experiences loaded with theatre."

Each of the cocktails here are created with an "obsessive eye for detail" while the chefs take inspiration from worldwide cuisines for the food menu.

Bar Soba Mitchell Lane

Bar Soba is a vibrant food and drink spot that has been mixing cocktails for years and has "only gotten better with time."

The owners add: "The Street Food culture of South East Asia's bustling night markets is our food inspiration.

"We take classic Street Food dishes and the finest produce, then scratch-make every element in our own kitchen. Creating some culinary remixes, these little bursts of flavour are sure to get your tastebuds dancing."