Babbity Bowster acquired by Merchant City Hotels Ltd


Contrary to what has been reported, Babbity Bowster on Blackfriars Street in Glasgow’s Merchant City has not been acquired solely by Caledonian Heritable but by Merchant City Hotels Ltd.  – a joint venture between Robert ‘Bobsie’ Mullen and Caledonian Heritable.

The pub is changing hands for the first time in more than three decades and is currently closed for a refurbishment.

Edinburgh-based Caledonian Heritable is owned by the leisure industry entrepreneur Kevin Doyle, and also owns the Archerfield golf resort, in East Lothian and The Dome and Ryan’s Bar in Edinburgh.

The deal to acquire Babbity Bowster was brokered by Bruce & Co The value was not disclosed.






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