little red door

The teams from Little Red Door in Paris and the Nightjar in London are set to be among the line-up at Boutique Bar Show in Glasgow. They will be giving presentations at the annual show which is returning to the Old Fruitmarket in the Merchant City on October 28. Rémy Savage and Maxime Le Gal …

baltic ice bar

A bar constructed entirely of ice has been launched in Glasgow, supported by Coors Light beer. Baltic Ice Bar Glasgow at Snow Factor Braehead allows up to 20 people, snug in jackets provided by the bar, to enjoy 45-minute slots in a space where the temperature is minus 5C and the walls, bar top and …

dirty blonde brighton

The best bars, pubs and clubs in Brighton, Birmingham and Glasgow have been chosen by the public through the annual awards run by going-out website DesignMyNight. The best cocktail bar in Brighton and Hove was named as the Speakeasy at The Wick Inn in Hove, part of Indigo Pub Company, while best bar was BYOC …

drygate

“Experiential” craft brewery Drygate has been created in Glasgow featuring bar and restaurant The Vintage The 1960s Drygate building next to Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow’s East End has had many uses over the years, from box factory and print works to bottling plant and offices. It has now found new life as Drygate Brewing …

west beer bar

The team behind Glasgow’s West Brewery are investing in a second bar in the West End of the city. They have taken on the former site of The Halt bar in Woodlands Road to relaunch it as West on the Corner but have temporarily converted it into a pop-up bar called Pop Up West. It …

danny whelan

Danny Whelan from the Kelvingrove Café in Glasgow has won tickets to the Commonwealth Games through a competition run for Chairman’s Reserve rum. His indulgent drink, the Comerette Cooler (pictured), won the most “likes” on the Facebook page created for the competition, Sprint to the Finish, by UK distributor Emporia Brands. The long drink is …

cirque glasgow

A Glasgow venue made up of three nightclubs has been put up for sale through property specialist Christie + Co. Cirque, Massa and The Cellar Door in Queen Street in the Merchant City area is on the market despite trading well and having potential for further growth. Cirque (pictured), which was opened in October 2012 …

Rob Wilkie from Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Café has been crowned the Caledonian Bartenders Cup Champion of 2014. He won the competition against over 20 other bartenders, placing first after two rounds of an intensive judging process at LA Group’s Liquid Arts Academy in Glasgow. In second place was Alix Nardella from Moskito in Glasgow and third …

Bar operator Glendola Leisure is to invest over £1million in a new bar and restaurant as well as a coffee shop in Glasgow’s Central Station. Work has started this week at the Gordon Street entrance to the station, with the two venues due to open in early May. They will create over 40 full- and …

The team behind Malones Irish bars in Aberdeen and Edinburgh are to open a new site in Glasgow, aiming to prove an Irish concept can thrive if actually run by Irish people. It is due to open in the former site of The Universal Bar in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Lane this Saturday to tie in with …