Glasgow - Kelvingrove 1


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Argyle Street at Kelvingrove trail

Take the train to Exhibition Centre and do not go the down the walkway. Instead go out onto Minerva St and walk up this following it round to right to find Argyle St at the next junction. opposite is The Brass Monkey and across the junction Lebowskis. Walk up Argyle St to The Dirty Duchess and across the junction The Taproom. walk up and round the next corner to The Grove. Return to continue up Argyle St and reach The Park Bar two corners on.
Leave here and again turn the corner to walk down to The Snaffle Bit (main door round corner). From here return to Argyle St and walk up the next corner where The Islay Inn is.
Cross over and begin the walk down Argyle St. Turn sharp right at the first corner to The 78. Back to Argyle st and on the corner is The Kelvingrove Cafe. Down to the next corner and The Ben Nevis. In the centre of the next block is The Finnieston. Now cross over and visit The Dirty Duchess followed by The Brass Monkey and then a little further down on next corner The Strip Joint.
Cross the raod to walk back do to the Exhibition Centre station.

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Lebowskis The room has a triangular shape. Door on corner has booths going down left wall and seating along to the right by the window. The servery is the far side of the triangle. Quite a bit a standing room in the middle around thin shelf counter. Wooden floor tiled around servery. At right of servery the window side of room continues past the servery into some more seating beyond
Have a pint here
Bitter/heavy: Shipyard; Hidden Lane Tropical Ale
Lager : Hop house 13; Estrella; Heineken
Cider : Guinness

The Taphouse has a café design with windows on two sides as it is on a corner. Some seating outside up side of it. Light wood flooring, counter and furniture. Banquette seating to room to left and around on left wall. Main room has tall tables and stools and the servery agains far wall. Around sidesw are dining sized tables
Have a pint here
Bitter/heavy: Twisted Thistle; Chieftain
Lager : Staroperaman; Taphouse Bar & kitchen Lager; Blue Moon; Paolozzi
Cider : Aspall

The Grove (Bellhaven) A small one roomed locals pub. Servery along the left wall with some seating either side of it. Banquette seating along right wall with stools and chairs. Centre of room has more tables and chairs
Half pint here
Bitter/heavy: Bellhaven Best
Lager : Stella; Tennent’s; Carling
Cider : Strongbow;

The Park Bar Again a corner bar. The entrance takes you to a servery straight ahead which then curves around to the left to serve the large main room. In far corner is a raised area for performers. The large room has seating around the sides between windows and doors and a large standing area. More seating is around and down the right hand side of the servery. Music at night and food served.
have a pint here
Bitter/heavy: Caledonia Best
Lager : Stella; Tennent’s; Hop House 13
Cider : Magners Guinness


The Snaffle Bit (Bellhaven) Another corner pub with main door around the corner and side door to lounge. There is outside seating either side of door. Entrance takes you to lounge to right and bar to left. The two rooms are connected at rear. The bar has a long servery on middle wall and same servery, though half the length, serves the lounge. The bar has banquette seating around three large semi-circular area. In the lounge there is a pool table by the front windows. Banquette seating and long tables down left side leading to servery at end while other side has small booths. There is a tiled floor by the counter and carpet at the seating. The side door opens into lounge opposite servery
A pint here
Bitter/heavy : Bellhaven Best
Lager : Tennent’s; Carling; Stella; West
Cider : Strongbow Guinness

The NINE Glasgow trails in the centre of the city and THREE in the West End consist of:
Three trails exploring three of the main streets in the city centre HOPE St; RENFIELD St and WEST NILE St
Two trails are around Squares GEORGE SQUARE and the OLD FRUIT MARKET in Merchant City. .
The final four trails take in : QUEEN St & GLASSFORD St, Around THE TRONGATE JAMAICA St/ST ENOCH and WATERLOO St & BOTTOM of HOPE St
The pubs on the trails are shown on the map above. All of the trails are near both Glasgow Central station and Queen St station so are easily accessed by public transport.

West End: St George's Cross subway to Kelvin Bridge and Hillhead Subway to Kelvinhall subway (ie Byres Rd) and Kelvingrove

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