Banditti Club Rum

The Glasgow Distillery Company has expanded its premium spirits range with the launch of Banditti Club – Glasgow Spiced Rum. Matured and spiced in Glasgow, Banditti Club is made using rum distilled from freshly pressed sugar cane juice on the Island of Maderia. Aged for up to 12 months in oak casks, the rum is …

Felson's

Following a half million-pound investment in the site, a new pool bar inspired by the eight-ball stick hero Fast Eddie Felson has opened in Glasgow. Located in the heart of the city, on the first floor above sister venue Walkabout on Reinfield Street, the new-look site features pool tables and various games packages, complemented by …

Following a £500,000 investment and refurbishment, Stonegate Pub Company’s Aussie-themed bar Walkabout is reopening in the city of Glasgow on September 3. Based on Renfield Street, the new sporty venue includes two bars, booths, and state-of-the-art HD screens showing the latest sports fixtures along with tiered stadium seating. Walkabout will offer a food menu made …

Red Sky Bar Radisson Red Glasgow 1

A cocktail bar has opened at the top of Glasgow’s new Radisson Red hotel, reports Mark Ludmon. Pictures by McAteer Photography Glasgow’s cocktail scene has a new star – and it’s nine storeys high in the sky with views over the city and the River Clyde. Red Sky Bar, part of the new 174-room Radisson …

Auchentoshan has unveiled a series of unique works of art on some of Glasgow’s most iconic bars to coincide with the launch of global cocktail competition, The New Malt Order. Working in partnership with leading lights from the UK street art community, and as part of the West End Festival, four unique murals have popped …

Shilling Brewing Co Glasgow

Glendola Leisure has created brewpub Shilling Brewing Co in Glasgow. Interior pictures by James Harris The elegant building on the corner of West George Street and West Nile Street in Glasgow has been through a number of incarnations over the years. Most recently Horton’s Bar & Kitchen, the grade B-listed 1920s premises were previously home …

The Beer Kitchen Innis & Gunn Dundee

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has announced plans for two new sites for The Beer Kitchen concept after success in Edinburgh and Dundee. It is to open The Beer Kitchen in North Street in St Andrews in mid-November, serving good-quality food alongside a range of 14 brews on tap and a wide selection of bottled …

Spiritualist Glasgow bar

Glasgow’s new bar The Spiritualist offers an incredible line-up of spirits. Photography by Martin Gray Ryan Barrie and Jim Ballantyne have been working together for more than 20 years, fitting out many of Glasgow’s top bars through Camelot Catering Systems. They have finally achieved their ambition of opening a bar together – Spiritualist in Glasgow’s …

Badger & Co Edinburgh

Signature Pubs, which operates leading bars in Edinburgh, and The Howlin’ Wolf in Glasgow are among winners in this year’s BII Scotland awards. They were announced at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, hosted by STV presenter Jennifer Reoch, in front of an audience of over 400 people from Scotland’s licensed trade. …

Doghouse Glasgow

Craft beer and barbecue food have come together alongside a bottle shop at BrewDog’s second bar in Glasgow. BrewDog, based in Aberdeenshire, launched DogHouse in Hutcheson Street in the Merchant City area at the weekend after the success of its BrewDog bar in Argyle Street in the city’s West End. The new bar specialises in …