Whether you’re joining us for a laid-back lunch, drinks with friends or an evening meal, you can expect a memorable experience in 55 Bar Grill. Children are welcome and we’re also dog friendly, and we can’t wait to welcome you in.

Formally October, 55BC and the Den, 55 Bar Grill’s new owners wanted to bring the bar back to its formal glory. Their vision for the bar is inspired by their shared passion for the local area, alongside a wealth of experience in running their own successful businesses.

THE PROPRIETORS

55 Bar & Grill Bearsden - Proprietor Jordan Gray

JORDAN GRAY

Formerly a professional tennis player, Jordan is still hugely passionate about the game and runs local tennis club Thorn Park, delivering lessons to players of all abilities.  He also owns and operates a number of small businesses.

Having lived most of his life in the area, Jordan understands the local community and has a close network in Bearsden. He is passionate about offering a high-quality bar and restaurant focusing on local produce, and bringing 55 Bar Grill back to its former glory.

55 Bar & Grill Bearsden - Proprietor Gordon Brown

GORDON BROWN

Originally from Clydebank and a local to Bearsden, Gordon started his career in the hospitality industry and has now been established in the recruitment industry for over 20 years.  He is the proud owner of Nine Twenty, headquartered in Glasgow City Centre.

Gordon’s history in technology recruitment means he has an in-depth knowledge of the entire business lifecycle, and he is continually looking to assist business owners, across all sectors, to achieve results and unrivalled success end to end. 

55 Bar & Grill Bearsden - Proprietor Stephen White

STEPHEN WHITE

Stephen has built a group of successful bars and restaurants in Glasgow and Aviemore, and is the owner of Blackfriars, Brel, The Griffin, Maggie Mays, Munro’s & Sloans. 

He is also founder and manager of The Scottish Gin Society, which was created in 2016 as a result of Stephen’s passion for Scottish gin, paired with his extensive business experience. Stephen has devoted much of his time to the setting up and running of this society for fellow gin lovers and promoting the Scottish gin industry.

THE SCOTTISH GIN SOCIETY

The Scottish Gin Society as was set up to be a base of knowledge and promote the industry and producers. The society sponsors of The Scottish Gin Awards.

With so many wild and wonderful Scottish distilleries popping up each year, the society provides an outlet to give support to these small and growing businesses.

The society collaborates with gin lovers, makers, movers and shakers to bring updates on the explosion of Scottish gins as well as the best in Scottish gin news, tastings and events.

When they’re not chopping garnishes, refilling our ice trays, or memorising perfect serves they’re out visiting distilleries to hear first-hand what makes each Scottish gin so special.

Whether you’re a newbie or a longtime fan. The Scottish Gin Society is here to help you take even greater pleasure from Scottish gin. Trying new ones, enjoying old favourites new ways and finding new ways to share with friends.

55 Bar & Grill Bearsden - dinner menu

THE FOOD

Our ingredients are locally sourced and we have daily specials to complement our a la carte menu. Customer favourites include our gin-infused salmon and gin-battered sustainable fish, plus our new grill options and our famous 55 burger.  We offer a range of menus, including lunch, a la carte and a kids menu, plus a collection of decadent desserts.

If you’re in the mood for something a little lighter, why not check out our range of bar snacks – perfect for a light bite while you catch up with friends.

BEHIND THE BAR

Our bar manager and front of house staff are all trained to the very highest standard, offering up an outstanding customer service experience to our customers. 55 Bar Grill is part of the Bearsden community, and we strive to provide a friendly, welcoming environment to our clientele.

Behind the bar, we offer a great variety of premium draft and bottle beers, as well as a long list of the finest spirits, soft drinks and carefully selected wines. We’re also extremely proud of our close relationship with the Scottish Gin Society, and through this partnership we will showcase 55 Scottish Gins and Gin liqueurs, and offer our customers the Perfect Serve. 

55 Bar & Grill Bearsden Gin Wall