68 Saltmarket, Glasgow. The Singing Saloons on the Saltmarket are on the right hand side. The photograph was taken from Bridgegate with Glasgow Cross in the background.
11 Saltmarket, Glasgow, G1 5NA. Tel: 01415524955. The Tolbooth. 1991. The Tolbooth was once called Coggan’s Coat of Arms. To the read the full history of this popular Irish theme bar click here. One of the licensee’s was James McCready who obtained a certificate 12th March 1963. Exterior view of Coggan’s Coat of Arms. (The […]
166 Saltmarket, Glasgow. G1 Tel: The Old Ship Bank. 1991. The Old Ship Bank has been successfully run by the Hyslop family now for many years. Today Frank jun controls the running of the pub. I was so surprised when I met Franky one Sunday afternoon, the place was jumping, I could hardly get in […]
28 Saltmarket, Glasgow. This is a watercolour by W R Mainds showing the back of a timber building at 28 Saltmarket which housed the Old Nightingale Tavern, reputedly Glasgow’s first singing saloon. Two women are standing in the doorway of the building opposite the saloon. Thanks to the Mitchell Library. Singing Saloons were especially […]
37 Saltmarket, Glasgow. G1Tel: 01415520567. Graham’s Bar, 1991. To read the full history of this old establishment click here. This old public house is now called O’Brien’s. O’Brien’s. August 2005. In 1892 Mr Graham the proprietor once reported what he say in London was awful, “A throbbing mass of drunken humanity of every age and […]
68 Saltmarket, Glasgow. G1 5LD.Tel: 01415520844. The Old Empire Bar. 1991. Dominick McCreadie traded here in 1877, owing to the City Improvement Trust Mr McCreadie was moved from the opposite side of the street where he traded since 1863. He lived with his wife and family in nearby Steel Street for over twenty years. At […]