15 of the longest standing ‘proper old-school’ pubs still in Glasgow’s West End today - featuring Tennent’s, The Grove, and more

From Tennent’s Bar to The Grove, here’s 15 of the longest standing proper old school pubs open in the West End today

Glasgow’s West End, nowadays it might have a bit of a reputation as a gentrified place, but that’s not entirely the case - there’s plenty of places you can embrace the authentic Glaswegian West End culture, and there’s no one space more Glaswegian than the pub.

In the modern-day, the West End is full of stylish gastropubs, hipster hangouts, and fancy restaurants, but that’s not to say there’s still not plenty of proper old-school Glasgow pubs, if you know where to look.

Many pubs that have been open as far back as the 17th century are still standing in the same place. They are joined by classics from different eras, the kind of bar you can’t build, it has to evolve over time - so join us as we take a trip down memory lane with 15 of the last-standing ‘proper’ old-school pubs of Glasgow’s West End.

Many pubs that have been open as far back as the 17th century are still standing in the same place. They are joined by classics from different eras, the kind of bar you can’t build, it has to evolve over time - so join us as we take a trip down memory lane with 15 of the last-standing ‘proper’ old-school pubs of Glasgow’s West End.

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