Glasgow - Hope St 2/2

Drink and Music

Luke Bryon
Drinkin' Beer And Wastin' Bullets

HOPE STREET trail - a possible 11 drinking places, however only three sell real ale but two of these are great pubs and not to be missed.
From Trader Joe's walk down this side of Hope St to reach Rufus T Firefly. Next block down are Swing and NYC bar. Down opposite the station are Ad Lib and on the corner is The Toby Jug. Just around the corner from here is The Hope.
We are now at the start of the trail running around Waterloo St and back to this point via the bottom of Hope St - go to this new trail

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Trader Joe’s is a large open plan pub with lots of space for standing. The bar juts out into the room so can serve on three sides. Pool table is to left. lots of seating to the right hand side. Food offered.
Have a half pint
Heavy John Smith
Lager Fosters; Heineken; 1664; Birra Moretti
Cider Strongbow +Dark Fruit Guinness


Pilgrim's Way

NYC has a tall bar to lean against. There are booths along side the windows. with bar staright ahead of entrance. Drinking area curves downs a little towards the back wherre there are more seats
Have a pint here
American : Samuel adams; Brooklyn; Blue Moon
Lager Birra Moretti Heiniken; St Mungo
Cider Strongbow Guinness


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Ad Lib is a long thin burger diner/bar.

have a half pint

Lager 1664 Heineken; Amstel; Weihenstephan; Sagres
Cider Strongbow Guinness

Sister diner on Ingram St

Toby Jug opens to a large dark bar area (dark wood and low lighting) with booths at window and along left hand wall. The bar, with stools, is on the right hand wall with smaller tables in middle. Beyond this room is a larger very bright room with more comfortable seating. There is a fair amount of outside seating on the wide pavement.
Have a pint here
Real Ale Greene King IPA; Drift
Heavy Bellhaven Best
Lager Coors; Heineken; carling; Amstel
Cider Strongbow Bellhaven Black ; Guinness

The Hope is an old two roomed bar which has been renovated to a high standard. The bottom half has an old counter and nice back bar. The room is light an airy due to high ceiling and large windows. This room has a large plinth table between columns for standing at in the middle of the room. There are tables at the windows, either side of entrance, and down the right hand side. The second room is up a few wide steps from the back of the lower room and has a interesting ceiling. This has more tables and chairs and is used for dining. This pub used to be connect to The Toby Jug around the corner via both pubs back rooms. Some seating outside
Have a pint here

Bitter: Caledonia Best; Joker; Samual Adams
Lager: Estrella; Haverlee, Manabrea; Tennent’s ; Innis & Gunn; Franziskaner –Weisssbier; Octoberfest (West)
Cider: Magners; Guinness

Real ale, now real gone - shame and now called The Smokin' Fox

Park Lane is a small one roomed pub opposite the station. Stools are around the small bar. Dining tables and chairs in main room.
Have a half pint here.
Heavy Caledonia Best
Lager Tennent’s; 1664; Carling
Cider Blackthorn Guinness

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