New Prospects for DJ Prospect – 4042

It’s not a club, but it’s not a bar either…Edinburgh’s first ever ‘3am hang-out’, 4042, has now launched where the old Citrus Club used to be on Grindlay Street. It is a totally new concept for Edinburgh’s night scene, brought over from LA by the cities own DJ Prospect alongside former G...

Check out the new look Candy Bar

Edinburgh’s Candy Bar has just been given a makeover by owners Montpeliers....

The new Red Sky Bar at Radisson Red, Glasgow

If you are looking for a bar with a view there can be no better venue in Glasgow than the new Red Sky Bar at the Radisson. Owned by Forrest Hotels and operated by Ra...

INTERVIEW: ANNA CHRISTOPHERSON – A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Susan Young interviews Anna Christopherson of Boda Swedish Bars and Restaurant Group. ...

Drink-up and Smell the Roses

It’s the 150th birthday of Charles Rennie Mackintosh today (6th June)  and Champagne Central, at Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel, is celebrating with the laun...

Cocktail Village for Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2018, a festival showcasing and supporting Edinburgh’s thriving cocktail scene, will be held from the 15th -21st October. It will have its central hub in a 750 sq ft marquee called the Cocktail Village at Festival square on Lothian Road, although events will also take place around the city. Consum...

Kopparberg makes it onto the bar with draught Kopparberg Black

Kopparberg now has a draught offering in the shape of its new Kopparberg Black! It’s the first time the Swedish brand has offered a draught variant and its exc...

The Tree House serves up cocktail for charity

The Tree House bar and restaurant in Ayr, part of the Buzzworks stable,  is supporting its local Ayr Hospice by donating £1 from every ‘Summer Fruits Tonic&#...

New distillery for Cairngorms

The first new distillery to be built in the Cairngorms National Park in 15 years is being planned by Speymalt Whisky Distributors, the parent company of family-owned...

Hawthorn Leisure sold to NewRiver for £106m

Hawthorn Leisure has been sold to NewRiver REIT for £106.8m. The deal sees the group extend its pub estate from 331 to 629 sites and includes 97 Scottish pubs such ...

New Macallan Distillery breaks the boundaries of distillery design

The Macallan has officially unveiled its new £140m distillery and visitor experience in Speyside at its Easter Elchies estate, and it is stunning. Owners, Edrington, the international premium spirits company, commissioned the new distillery in 2012 and appointed the internationally acclaimed architect, Rogers Stirk Harbour + ...

Benromach announce plans for own gin – Red Door Gin

Gin is to be distilled for the first time at The Benromach Distillery in Forres. The new gin will be called Red Door Gin,  after the distillery’s distinctive red...

Stuart McCluskey gets set to open the Register Club within The Edinburgh Grand

Edinburgh will soon boast a new club in the shape of the Register Club – the latest venture by The Bon Vivant Group. The new club will be situated within The Edinb...

Focus on: Church on the Hill, Glasgow

Check out the new-look Church on the Hill in Glasgow's Southside ...

Kopparberg unveil new £6M summer campaign

Kopparberg is encouraging drinkers to make the most of the summer weather with a new £6M  campaign, entitled “Outside is Ours”.   The campaign encourages peo...

Singl-end Opens in the Merchant City – Jocelyn O’Keefe reports

Singl-end – yes, that’s how you spell it – is a cafe famous for its brunches and home-made bakes. Now it has just branched out from its Garnethill residence and opened a second instalment in Glasgow’s Merchant City. The original Singl-end was a converted warehouse space owned by the Pagliocca family which opened four...

THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF REMOVING THE BEER-TIE FOR THE SCOTTISH PUB TRADE – STUART ROSS – FORMER BELHAVEN BOSS

What will removing the beer-tie mean to the Scottish trade - Stuart Ross, former Belhaven Chief gives his view in an open letter. ...

A NEW VENTURE FOR BUZZWORKS: THE T-BAR

Buzzworks has just unveiled its new bar and music venue in Ayrshire: The T-Bar, the first designated bar in the company’s portfolio. The location for the pub is ne...

LOCH LOMOND TEE OFF WITH COLIN MONTGOMERY

Loch Lomond Whiskies, The Official Spirit of The Open, has agreed a high-profile partnership with Colin Montgomery to promote the brand’s range of award winning si...

JIMMY MARR: THE COMEBACK KING

Jimmy Marr is certainly a legend in his home town of Dundee. He is a well known businessman and was also a past owner of Dundee Football Club. Over the years he has ...