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People Make Glasgow: Chris Moriarty's Guide to Glasgow

After spending nearly 10 years as a Business Analyst, Chris Moriarty ditched the suit and tie for sassy hops and seductive malt and started working as the Brand Ambassador/Beer Whisperer for Drygate Brewing Co., based in the historic East End of Glasgow. “Glasgow has become a trend-setter for culture with food, drink, music, and the arts clamoring for attention seemingly everywhere you turn,” says Moriarty. He shares his favorite places to relax in Glasgow here.
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48 Drygate, Glasgow G4 0XX, UK
Converted from an old warehouse just a beat from the heart of the city in Glasgow’s East End, Drygate Brewing Co. is the United Kingdom’s first experiential brewery. Sit in the Brewhouse Restaurant and you’ll be treated to a view of Drygate’s...
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42 Otago Ln, Glasgow G12 8PB, UK
Among the bustling back lanes of Glasgow's West End you’ll find Tchai Ovna, a charming teahouse that offers the perfect atmosphere to soothe your mind, body, and soul. With embroidered seating and a selection of vegan food and teas from around the...
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Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G43 1AT, UK

William Burrell was quite the connoisseur. Born in 1861, the successful industrialist and rabid art collector bequeathed the pieces that he gathered over decades to the city of Glasgow in 1944. A purpose-built gallery finally opened in the early...

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Glasgow Green, Templeton St, Glasgow G40 1AT, UK
Born in the 15th century and brimming with history, Glasgow Green is the oldest park in Glasgow. Set on the North Bank of the River Clyde, the park’s natural centerpiece is the People’s Palace & Winter Gardens, a museum and glasshouse which...
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Dowanhill House, Glasgow G12, UK
Tucked away on Dowanside and Ruthven Lanes, a retro haven awaits in the form of several independent vintage stores showcasing garments from the 1920s onwards. One favorite choice is Relics, Glasgow’s “junk” store. The living embodiment of the idea...