Scotland is easing its way out of lockdown and Glasgow pubs are gearing up for Monday 26 April, when beer gardens are finally permitted to reopen.
Here are details of when you can book some of the city’s top pubs with beer gardens, so you can look forward to a drink at some of the best outdoor spots in Glasgow.
Saint Luke's will reopen its beer garden from 26 April, with bookings going live on Friday 19 March.
The beer garden will be open from 12-10pm with alchol permitted and inside is open 12-8pm for soft drinks only.
A £10 deposit is required for bookings, which can be made by phoning 01415528378 or email email@example.com
Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Templeton Building, West on the Green is a popular spot for beer lovers in the city.
The huge beer garden is reopening on 26 April, with bookings being taken from the weekend of Friday 19 March.
Posting on Facebook the team wrote: "Excited? Yeah, we are too
This popular southside bar reopened in 2018 after a £650,000 refurbishment and is currently making plans to reopen when they can in April.
It's set to be a popular one so the team there are recommending those interesting in visiting sign up to find out when bookings go live.
They said: "Thank ye for all the messages and questions about our reopening plans after today's announcement
Popular with most Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University students, The Ark is the perfect city centre sun trap.
Dates and times for reopening are still TBC but watch this space and follow them on social media for more info.
Usual opening times were 12-10 weekdays and Sundays, and 12 till midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
This popular west end pub and events venue is reopening its beer garden from Monday 26 April.
Bookings are being taken from Friday 19 March for the period of 26 April until 16 May, after which they hope to move back into a walk-in only basis for the downstairs sections.
Posting on Instagram the team wrote: "We are 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 looking forward to having you guys back in the beer garden from Monday the 26th of April.
"We will be taking bookings for a very limited period for the initial few weeks (26th of April - 16th of May) and then we hope to transition back to a walk-in basis only for our downstairs spaces as restrictions start to ease and we move into Tier 2. All our usual safety precautions will of course still be in place to keep you and our staff safe.
"Bookings for this initial period will go live on our website tomorrow, Friday the 19th of March. We are unable to take bookings via phone or email."
Independently owned Glasgow Beer Works (GBW), formerly Merchant City Brewing, opened a new beer garden in summer 2020.
Situated under the famous John Byrne Billy Connolly mural on Osbourne Street in the city centre, the beer garden is an outdoor space for up to 80 guests.
They'll be reopening from 26 April, with bookings being taken online now.
The dog-friendly bar has street food options available as well as cocktail, as is open open every Thursday through Sunday, from 12pm to 10pm.
More information is available here.
This Merchant City bar is still finalising its reopening plans, but expect it to be available for outdoor drinks from 26 April.
They recently wrote: "We are now working on our reopening plans so keep your eyes peeled on our socials and we’ll announce when our booking system is live!"
In the meantime, follow them on social media for updates.
A popular spot on a sunny day in the west end, Brel reopens on Monday 26 April from 12-10pm.
Packages are currently available to book online now, priced from £10, and include access to the premium garden patio, fire pit hire or indoor seating.
Information on safety measures and group numbers, can be found here.
Another Ashton Lane hangout, Vodka Wodka has plans to reopen from 26 April, with more information soon to be announced.
Posting on their Facebook page, the team wrote: "Knock Knock.. Who’s there?.. No one yet. BUT, Vodka Wodka is prepped and ready for you!
This pub made the news last year as they spent the first lockdown giving free meals to NHS workers and the elderly, as well as offering food delivery to charities including homeless shelters.
There's been no announcement yet about when they'll reopen, although given how busy they were last year it's expected to be on 26 April.
This American style bourbon bar will open for outside drinks from 26 April from 12-10pm.
Bookings are being taken by email as space is limited.
Find out more here.
Enjoy some alfresco dinner at this popular Merchant City restaurant, which will open for outside seating from 26 April.
Bookings are being taken by email now, find out more from their website.
This bar with hidden beer garden in Partick will open from the 26 April, with plans and a new menu to be announced soon.
Find out more here.