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 […]
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 […]