5 great pubs for a post round pint
Golfing in Scotland can be a thirsty activity. The courses here are walking courses and after playing a round of golf you’ll usually be a wee bit on the thirsty side. Fortunately, most clubhouses in Scotland have excellent bar facilities and you’ll be able to grab a quick one straight after your round. As well as testing out the golf club bar, we also recommend exploring the great local pubs available in Scotland too, after all there are plenty to choose from to relax and quench one’s thirst in after a long day on the links.
Check out our selection of 5 awesome pubs for after your round.
Castle Tavern, Inverness
The Castle Tavern in Inverness is a traditional real ale tavern and is located (you guessed it), next to Inverness Castle in the heart of the Highland capital. A wide selection of refreshments are available and there’s usually a malt of the month on offer! If you’re in need of a bite to eat the Castle Tavern has a great selection of pub food to choose from which you can enjoy either inside watching sports on the big screen, or outside in the beer garden.
The Dutch Mill, Aberdeen
Located in the west end of Aberdeen, The Dutch Mill is known as one of the best pubs in the city. Family owned and run, ‘the Dutcher’ as it’s known locally offers a friendly service with great beers, wines, spirits & tasty pub food. This is a great place to relax in the evening and also shows most live sport on the big screens.
The Old Clubhouse, Gullane
If you want to see golfing memorabilia you’ll need to pay a visit to The Old Clubhouse in Gullane. You can be in this pub within 2 minutes of shaking hands on the 18th green of any of the Gullane courses. This family run pub combines great food, beers, wine and a friendly Scottish welcome. No visit to Gullane is complete without a visit to the Old Clubhouse.
The Ship Inn, Irvine
Located in Irvine, on the banks of the River Irvine in Ayrshire in the South West, The Ship Inn has been keeping punters watered for a very, very, very long time. The building itself has been there since 1597, and has been a licensed as a public house since 1754 – pretty impressive stuff.
The Jigger Inn, St Andrews
No list of Scottish golf pubs would be complete without a respectful nod to The Jigger Inn in St Andrews. This is the ultimate Scottish golf boozer. There are few more satisfying times in life than sitting in the beer garden out the back of theJigger Inn with a cold one in hand, watching golfers playing down the famous road-hole on the Old Course.
Useful Scottish Words
Boozer – A pub or bar.– “Fancy a wee trip to the boozer?”
Drooth – Thirst.– “Oh aye, I’ve got real drooth”
Swally – An alcoholic drink– “I like a wee Swally after a round of golf”