For our readers who are taking part in Sober October, GlasgowLiving take our hats off to you! It’s not easy, especially socialising when you’re ‘aff it’. So to make the final fortnight of October that wee bit easier for you, we have shortlisted the best bars in Glasgow to go when you fancy something like the real thing, which is not a J20…

For Beer Lovers…

All Bar One

Situated on St Vincent Street, All Bar One is ideal for after-work drinks. Choose between Brewdog Nanny State (0.5%) and Masiel’s Weisse AlkoholFrei (0%).

Doghouse Merchant City / Brewdog Glasgow

Beer bottle

Fancy an actual pint? Visit either Brewdog Doghouse or Brewdog Glasgow and try a Nanny State (0.5%) on tap, or bottle.

West on the Green

Get down to the Green and order a Nix beer (0%). Nix is Bavarian for “Nichts”, meaning “nothing” in German. Can also be bought in cases!

The Hope Bar

You will be spoilt for choice at The Hope Bar. Choose from Erdinger Alkoholfrei (0.5%), Brewdog Nanny State (0.5%) and Tennent’s Hee Haw (0.5%).

For Cocktail Cravers…

Wicked Lounge

Image: Twitter @TheWickedLounge

Choose from an Elderflower Fizz – fresh fruit muddled with elderflower tonic water and a sprig of mint, Orange & Lemon Cooler – orange juice, bitter lemon, lemonade and a wedge of orange or a Berry Spritz – made with a mix of berries, ginger, lime juice, apple juice and soda.


Sit in the stylish cocktail bar and sip a No-Jito, a non-alcoholic Mojito with apple juice, cranberry, mint, lime & sugar or a Non-Alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri made with strawberry puree, lime & sugar blended with ice and a touch of cranberry.


gin cocktails
Image: Gin71

They may be known for their gin-based cocktails but did you know Gin71 also do some pretty tasty Mocktails? Choose from a Caribbean Julip, Tennessee Cooler, Raspberry Mule or why not try out their Homemade Lemonade or Ginger Beer?

Tiki Bar Glasgow

Image: Instagram @pacifictikibar

With an extensive cocktail menu where everything can be made into a mocktail, check out Tiki Bar on Bath Street and be spoilt for choice. Choose from a non-alcoholic version of the Deep Sea Punch, Singapore Sling or Blue Hawaiian (pictured).