Is your local pub the best around?

t's all too easy to go where your friends go, to drink where your workmates drink, to spend what should be the best nights of your life in pubs and bars you wouldn't dream of recommending to a stranger. Ever thought of doing things differently?

Make the most of your downtime. Buy the next issue of The List and you'll get a free copy of The list Bar Guide, Glasgow and Edinburgh's pocket- sized boozing bible. Themed sections describe the best style bars, pre-club haunts, real ale pubs and party dens. Indexes detail where you can play pool and darts, eat brunch, sip smoothies and sing karaoke. Local figures rate their favourite bars. And our hard living reviewing team recommend the two cities’ ten «Wmff’m essential hostelries.

It's in your local newsagent, from Thursday 13 November.

Raise the bar