The Scullery to Open in Glasgow’s Finnieston

Glasgow’s burgeoning Finnieston area is set to welcome a new restaurant with the September opening of The Scullery on Claremont Street. The Scullery is owned by Kathleen Sheridan, a former manager of the Ubiquitous Chip. Kathleen told DRAM, “Myself and my husband Scott Burgess bought the building in 2007 with a view to transforming it […]

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Maclay Sees Turnover Rise But Still Posts a Loss

Maclay Group Plc has reported a pre-tax loss of £199,819 for the 16-months to February 1, 2014. The Alloa-based group, filed consolidated accounts with Companies House for a 16-month reporting period, which showed operating profits falling 15% to £604,616 against £718,302 for the 12-month 2012 financial year and a pre-tax loss for the 16-months compared […]


Grey Goose Launches Cognac Grapes Expression

Grey Goose has announced the launch of a new, ultra-premium expression, Grey Goose VX, which stands for Vodka Exceptionelle. Grey Goose VX combines vodka with drops of cognac grapes drawn from the Grand Champagne cru, one of the finest of the six cru within the region.   Speaking on the new launch, Grey Goose creator […]


Eden Brewery to Build On-Site Distillery

Eden Brewery boss Paul Miller is returning to one of his first loves, whisky, with the news that he is expanding his St Andrews brewery, after getting planning permission to build a new privately-funded distillery called Eden Mill. It will produce a new single malt supplemented by a range of gins that will use botanicals […]


Greene King Aim to get Locals Onside

It seems like Greene King are a step closer to opening a Hungry Horse restaurant and public house in Perth. The new venture, at the Broxden Business Park, has been touted by Perth and Kinross Council to many businesses over the years, but to no avail. Now it seems that the Council could sell the […]

Steak & Cherry to Re-open

Steak & Cherry, one of Glasgow’s late-night restaurants, had to close due to a fire back in 2011. Now it’s set to make a return. It is set to open later this month at 508 Sauchiehall Street, just over the road from its former premises. It will, however, open earlier than its previous incarnation and […]


All aboard for Anchor Line launch

Mario Gizzi and Tony Conetta are only weeks away from opening their most ambitious project to date, the new Anchor Line Bar and Grill on St Vincent Place, Glasgow. This is their first business venture to have a dedicated bar as well as a restaurant. Until now, all of their restaurants which include Di Maggio’s, […]


Living Ventures expands in Glasgow

Living Ventures, the group owned by Tim Bacon and Jeremy Roberts, has secured its first site in Glasgow for its Gusto brand. It has acquired a building at 14 Bothwell St. Living Ventures completed a management buy-out of Gusto earlier this year and expects to add to the group with four opening over the next […]


Boatique hotel beside Britannia

The owners of the Royal Yacht Britannia have revealed that they have bought a former lighthouse boat, the MV Windsor Castle, and plan to spend £1m converting it into a luxury floating boatique hotel with 25 bedrooms. The hotel, which will be permanently berthed next to Britannia, is due to be completed by Spring 2016, […]


Hi-Spirits team up with Tails Cocktails

Hi-Spirits is to distribute the Tails cocktail range following a reformulation, expansion and redesign for the premium pre-mixed drinks brand. The entire Tails range has been reformulated and refreshed in collaboration with Bols of Amsterdam. The cocktails are now made with new, even higher quality liquids and ingredients, including Bols liqueurs. The new partnership will […]

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