The Lounge Bar at the Drumchork Lodge Hotel, Highlands
There are many ways to enjoy Scotland’s renowned whisky; from behind-the-scenes distillery tours to tastings and even sampling a dram with quirky whisky cocktails. To savour single malts on your trip to Scotland, look no further than award-winning bars and pubs in cities and towns across the country where you can enjoy expert advice from passionate bar tenders.
Over the last few centuries or so, whisky has been enjoyed at watering holes that, today, are now synonymous with the golden-coloured spirit. It's a drink for all seasons and occasions.
You can curl up with a dram in a leather armchair by the fire with some good company or have some lively banter with patrons and staff at the bar as they talk you through the range of whisky you can try.
Many Scots are knowledgeable about their national drink, and you'll find staff at Scotland's whisky bars and pubs are experts in the field. Whether you're a novice who has never tried whisky before, or a whisky enthusiast, they will be able to guide you through the flavours and characteristics of whiskies from each of Scotland's five whisky regions. It is such a complex and flavoursome drink that there's a Scotch whisky to suit everyone's palate.
Browse our listings below to find a whisky bar or pub on your trip to Scotland.
Whether you are on a business trip, a mini break or are simply looking for great food & wine, The Mal Brasserie will restore your spirits with a delicious and sophisticated menu of dishes made from the finest local produce.
Welcome to The Pot Still, one of Glasgow (and therefore the world's) best whisky bars. More whisky than you can handle, cracking cask & bountiful beers, paired with pies from our own fair hands & the best butchers, served by our family.
Located within The Scotch Whisky Experience, Amber Whisky Bar has a mission to inform and impassion people about Scotch Whisky. 380+ Whiskies, superb Scottish cuisine, and an informal, friendly atmosphere make this a must visit bar.
Glasgow’s award winning restaurant offering the finest oysters, fish and shellfish, creel caught langoustines, west coast scallops. All responsibly caught from sustainable sources. Seasonal meat & game, 28 Day Dry Aged Mac Duffs Beef, marsh fed lamb