A barman making cocktails, Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow
Enjoying a drink at the Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore
The Opal Lounge, George Street, Edinburgh
Experience Scotland’s bar culture for yourself. From traditional pubs in the countryside, which are steeped in history, to contemporary and stylish bars in the heart of the city, there is something for you.
Many of the pubs and bars listed in this section are members of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association. Founded in 1880, it is the only national association in Scotland which represents all sectors of the Scottish licensed trade industry.
Lively, informal and buzzing. You may be in the heart of the country but there's nothing sleepy about the food, cocktails and ambience. Food is a blend of influences, with every corner of the globe represented on the menu