July 26th, 2011

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.”

New Clutha Bar Opens In Glasgow

Sat 1st August 2015

A new Clutha Bar has opened 20 months after a helicopter crashed into the original pub killing ten people. The new Clutha has been built whe... Read more.

Maryhill Unlocks New Venue to the Public

Sat 1st August 2015

The Lockhouse Bar and Restaurant in Glasgow opened its doors on 11th July. The new bar, at 1397 Maryhill Road, was formerly the Elephant &am... Read more.

Dive Bars Make Their Mark, East and West

Sat 1st August 2015

In the space of two months two ‘Dive’ bars have opened, the Panther Milk Bar in Glasgow and the newly-opened Hoot the Redeemer (pictured... Read more.

Bar Soba Moves Into Merchant City

Fri 31st July 2015

A new Bar Soba has opened in Glasgow’s Merchant City on the site of the former Chophouse. Owner Bradley Stevens’ new endeavour coincides... Read more.

Opening date set for Aberdeen Crowne Plaza

Thu 16th July 2015

Crowne Plaza is to open its third Scottish hotel in Aberdeen which will create 70 jobs in the area. Dominivs Hospitality has announced that ... Read more.

Edinburgh Gin announces biggest sponsorship deal to date

Tue 14th July 2015

Edinburgh Gin has announced its biggest sponsorship deal to date with a pop-up bar in St Andrews Square Garden in Edinburgh this summer call... Read more.

Magners announce sponsorship of ITV’s new BBQ show

Mon 13th July 2015

Magners Irish Cider has announced a sponsorship with ITV’s brand new show, BBQ Champ. The five part show will put BBQ maestros to the ... Read more.

DRAM’s Top 6 | 13th July

Mon 13th July 2015

DRAM’s Top 6 stories from the industry over the last few days. An Aviemore shed with a gin distilery inside has won Channel 4’s ... Read more.

Special Recognition Award for Glenmorangie Master Distiller

Fri 10th July 2015

Dr Bill Lumsden (right) named ISC Master Distiller Of the Year 2015 The International Spirits Challenge (ISC) has awarded Dr Bill Lumsden, G... Read more.

Drake and Morgan plans Edinburgh restaurant

Thu 9th July 2015

Restaurant chain Drake and Morgan has unveiled plans to open a restaurant in Edinburgh. This will be the companies first UK venture outside ... Read more.

Mixed response to Budget from trade organisations

Thu 9th July 2015

The Chancellor’s Summer Budget has received mixed reviews from bodies in the licensed trade. While the British Beer and Pub Associati... Read more.

Butterfly Brands move to Mangrove

Wed 8th July 2015

Butterfly Brands has announced that their UK distribution has moved from Marblehead Brand Development to Mangrove Brands as of 1st July. The... Read more.

JD Wetherspoons plans for Glasgow Hotel

Wed 8th July 2015

JD Wetherspoons has revealed plans to build a hotel in the vacant land beside its Crystal Palace pub in Glasgow. The proposed 73 bedroom hot... Read more.

BenRiach Distillery announces record profits

Tue 7th July 2015

The BenRiach Distillery Company has announced a £25m investment into the company following reports of a record year with pre-tax profits ri... Read more.

Matthew Clark increases premium wines portfolio

Tue 7th July 2015

The number of consumers enjoying premium wines has increased, according to research from Matthew Clark. The latest research from the wine an... Read more.

Golf Legend Sam Torrance teams up with Caledonia Best

Tue 7th July 2015

Are your customers golf mad? Would they like the chance to relive Scottish golf legend Sam Torrance’s best moments? Caledonia Best is ... Read more.

Symonds Founder’s Cider Reserve Cider

Mon 6th July 2015

Heineken has released its first national marketing campaign for Symonds Founder’s Reserve Cider as part of a £2m push to show consumers w... Read more.

Badabing Edinburgh

Mon 6th July 2015

Al Capone and Tony Soprano are regulars in this new Edinburgh bar, Badabing… but only on the walls. Badabing is a sister bar to The Ra... Read more.

DRAM’s Top 6 – 6th July

Mon 6th July 2015

DRAM’s Top 6 stories from the drinks industry over the last few days. Bruichladdich Distillery has been given the go ahead to build six ma... Read more.

Boozy Cow Profits to Charity

Sun 5th July 2015

Entrepreneur Garreth Wood has announced that all of the profits from his Boozy Cow burger bars in Edinburgh and Aberdeen will be committed t... Read more.