July 26th, 2011 | Posted in: News

The venue is usually exclusively for the legal fraternity although it is hired out for private events. Donald Findlay QC told Scotland on Sunday,  “I’m utterly appalled and scandalised at the suggestion. This is the slippery slope we’re on now. The next thing they will be doing is carry-out pizzas and selling hamburgers.”

The following two tabs change content below.

DRAM News Team

Editor at DRAM Magazine
DRAM magazine is Scotland’s leading monthly licensed trade magazine. It has been dedicated exclusively to the on-trade in Scotland for the past 21 years. It is independently owned, edited, published and printed in Scotland – the only trade magazine to be Scottish through and through. It reflects the views of the Scottish on-trade – from licensees to suppliers and is the only magazine in the market that regularly focuses about the people that make the industry in Scotland the success it is.

Gleneagles scores hole in one

Mon 23rd January 2017

Gleneagles scored a hole in one after being named Scotland’s Best Hotel/Resort by the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards 2017, for the fourth ... Read more.

Irvine Welsh receives first-ever Tennent’s “Golden Can” Award

Mon 23rd January 2017

Author Irvine Welsh received the first-ever Tennent's Lager "Golden Can" Award ahead of the hotly-anticipated T2 Trainspotting world prem... Read more.

North American tourist spending soars in Scotland

Fri 20th January 2017

The amount of spending by North American tourists in Scotland's hotels, bars and restaurants has risen by 28% to £633m in the past 12 month... Read more.

Pubs top destination for eating out

Thu 19th January 2017

Pubs are now the UK's favourite choice for eating out, according to Greene King, which also found that Christmas spending increased across t... Read more.

AA Rosette success for Scottish restaurants

Wed 18th January 2017

Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond is among several top Scottish restaurants to be recognised in the latest round of AA Rosette awards.... Read more.

New whisky festival set for Oban

Wed 18th January 2017

A new festival called West Coast Whisky Feis is to take place in Oban in July to champion Scotland's west coast distillers.... Read more.

Guinness launches visibility kits to kick off Six Nations

Tue 17th January 2017

Guinness is providing Scottish venues with new activation kits to support rugby outlets throughout the RBS Six Nations, which kicks off on F... Read more.

Arbikie owners honour father with new gin

Tue 17th January 2017

Highland distiller, Arbikie, is launching its second gin later this month called AK’s Gin - named after the father of Arbikie owners Iain,... Read more.

People with a ‘local’ are more happy and sociable

Mon 16th January 2017

New research has found that popping down to your local for a few drinks is actually good for you as it makes us happier and more sociable. ... Read more.

Game of Thrones-themed pop-bar brings Westeros to Auld Reekie

Mon 16th January 2017

A Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar called Blood & Wine has opened in the cellar of the medieval-looking Daylight Robbery in Edinburgh.... Read more.

Dundee’s 71 Brewing unveils flagship beer

Mon 16th January 2017

New Dundee brewery, 71 Brewing, has launched its first-ever product, 71 Lager. Modelled on a Bohemian Pilsner, it uses Czech hops and Britis... Read more.

Taisteal replaces Field Grill House in Stockbridge

Fri 13th January 2017

Following a full renovation, The Field Grill House in Stockbridge has now reopened as Taisteal, a new, independent venture from Michelin-tra... Read more.

Dunnet Bay Distillery toasts Burns with special ‘Lassies Toast’ gin

Fri 13th January 2017

Rock Rose gin producer Dunnet Bay Distillery has released special edition gin called Lassies Toast to celebrate Burns Night.... Read more.

G1 Group ditches zero-hour contracts after staff protests

Fri 13th January 2017

G1 Leisure Group, owned by Stefan King, is to abolish its zero-hour contracts after coming under pressure from workers' rights campaigners.... Read more.

Sky Sports brings pubs third Old Firm match of the season

Wed 11th January 2017

Publicans can show customers the third Ladbrokes Premiership clash of the season between Celtic and Rangers in March thanks to Sky Sports.... Read more.

Scottish hospitality sector boosts number employed in tourism

Wed 11th January 2017

Scotland’s bars, pubs, restaurants and hotels are fuelling a boom in the number people working in Scottish tourism, which has shot up by 1... Read more.

Tales of the Cocktail unveils Edinburgh events

Wed 11th January 2017

The Tales of the Cocktail tour is coming to Edinburgh for four days of seminars, tastings and networking events across the city from 1-4 Apr... Read more.

Over half of diners confused about leaving a tip

Wed 11th January 2017

Over half of diners in the UK find tipping “confusing and awkward” and the majority of restaurants would welcome clear legislation, stat... Read more.

Jamie Oliver to close Aberdeen restaurant

Tue 10th January 2017

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is to close his Italian restaurant in Aberdeen, along with five others across the UK, due to the “tough market... Read more.

Raise a dram and cash for St Andrew’s Hospice

Tue 10th January 2017

The St. Andrew’s Hospice in Airdrie is holding a one-off whisky tasting event at The Western Club Restaurant in Glasgow to raise funds to ... Read more.