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10 of the best Glasgow pubs to watch the Six Nations in

Swap the comfort of your sofa for a livelier atmosphere and watch the events of the Six Nations Championship unfold live on screen at one of Glasgow’s best sports bars, writes Claire Schofield

Published: February 4, 2019
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Waxy O’Connors

(44 West George Street, G2 1DH)

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Spread across three floors, with six bars and nine spaces to enjoy, this unique bar is the place to be to catch all the action from the Six Nations.

Numerous screens are scattered throughout the quirky forest-like interior making for easy viewing, and with a menu featuring Irish and Scottish classics, alongside plenty of Guinness, ales and beers, you’ll be kept well fed and watered.

The Curler’s Rest

(256-260 Byres Road, G12 8SH)

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Showcasing every fixture from this year’s Six Nations rugby championship, the Curler’s Rest offers a laid-back, homely setting to watch the game, with plenty of classic pub dishes, craft beers and ales to enjoy throughout.

Platform

(Argyle Street Arches, City Centre)

Free to enter, a dedicated brewery bar and plenty of street food stalls and oh yeah, did we mention the 5-metre screen which will be screening every game?

Platform is a bit of a hidden gem but well worth checking out both for the games and the food.

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Committee Room No. 9

( 18 John Street, Merchant City, G1 1JQ)

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Home to four giant HD screens, with sporting action from the Six Nations, Premiership and more, you can expect a buzz of atmosphere at this stylish pub, perfect for watching a game alongside friends with a great range of draught beers on tap.

The Ark

(42-46 North Frederick Street, G1 2BS)

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Tucked away next to Strathclyde University and City of Glasgow College, The Ark may be a popular bar among students, but being home to one of the biggest screens in the city, it’s a lively haunt for sports fans and a great spot to watch the events from the Six Nations unfold. 

Malones Glasgow

(57-59 Sauchiehall Lane, G2 4AB)

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Boasting three huge HD projector screens and numerous HD TV’s throughout, Malones’ coverage of a host of major live sporting events is hard to beat.

It also offers a great selection of food if you get peckish, with pizzas, burgers, steaks and chicken dishes all on the menu.

The Merchant

(134-136 West George Street, G2 2HG)

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Nestled just a short walking distance from Glasgow’s major travel links, hotels and ‘Style Mile’ shopping district, this two floor traditional pub provides a cosy spot to relax with a drink and enjoy all the live action from the Six Nations.

Walkabout

(128 Renfield Street, G2 3AL )

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This welcoming Aussie bar in the heart of the city centre is a popular hub for sports fans thanks to its array of plasma screen TVs showcasing everything from football and boxing, to wrestling and, of course, this year’s Six Nations championships.

Enjoy a cold beer and one of their indulgent burgers while you watch.

The Record Factory

(17 Byres Road, G11 5RD )

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It may be best known for its gigs, after parties and DJ nights, but with three large projectors and eight big TV screens, this lively bar is also a great haunt to enjoy some live sports. 

Dram

(232 Woodlands Road, G3 6ND)

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Showcasing both live music and sport, Dram is often a buzz of activity, making it an exciting venue to cheer on the home team during the Six Nations.

And with a tasty food menu, fresh coffee and more than 70 malts on offer, you’ll be well catered for while you watch the game.

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