Bon Accord, Glasgow
Glasgow has its fair share of decent pubs, but if you are looking for a friendly environment with a huge selection of real ale, Bon Accord is the place for you. Easy to reach for both locals and tourists, the pub has a small-town feel with big-town variety.
Take a break on your next trip to Glasgow and enjoy a good pint in pleasant, friendly surroundings. Bon Accord has it all.
Variety and tradition
There was a time when getting a decent pint was difficult but Bon Accord was at the front of the real ale resurgence in the 1970s. As our thirst for the good stuff grew, so did Bon Accord's roster of fantastic ales.
Known by savvy drinkers as the best place in Glasgow to get a decent beer, Bon Accord keeps around ten ales on tap per night and regularly changes them to keep things fresh and interesting.
If that's not your style you can opt for the whisky selection which is good enough to attract the Glasgow Malt Whisky Club. The pub features both drinks on their Twitter feed daily, giving the discerning drinker a new reason to pop in for a sip.
Good food, excellent atmosphere
If you want something to soak up the beer or whisky you would do well to sample some of Bon Accord's menu. Traditional pub food is plentiful but it is surprisingly rare that a modern, busy place gets it right.
Pub grub needs to be sturdy and satisfying, such as Bon Accord's Full English with all the trimmings. You can satisfying your cravings with a hearty meal as you enjoy the pleasant company and delicious drink. Though it can get busy at Bon Accord, the popularity comes for a reason. There are few pubs in the country that have the best alcohol on tap and decent food to accompany it. Even fewer attract people from all over the place looking for the pub recommended to them.
As national winner of the Independent Pub Category Award 2015 for Best Bar None: Scotland, this is a pub with awards to back up its reputation.
A pub to remember
Remember that time you last went into a pub and felt right at home? Whether you're local or just off the train for a visit to Glasgow, you'll be welcome at Bon Accord.
It's the kind of place with a long tradition of regulars and a large amount of newcomers, but as every drinkers knows, that mix makes for the best atmosphere. No matter why you visit there will be something for you, whether you prefer real ale, whisky, or wine.
Real ale is as popular now as it has ever been but there are few places that do it as well as Bon Accord. The main difficulty is walking out of there vertical when you have such a fantastic variety to choose from. No matter whether you visit for a satisfying drink or a hearty meal, Bon Accord is the type of place you will never forget.