508 Great Western Road, Glasgow. G12 8EL. Tel: 0141 237 4040. This venue has had a few name changes in recent years such as: Hubbards, The Wise Monkey, Brewdog “Crafty Pig”, LUCA Little Urban Achievers Club The Viper at the corner was formerly called Cleopatra’s it was soon to become well known all over the […]
226 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9EJ. Tel: 0141 332 3532. Wintersgills. 1991. This was originally Samuel Dow’s establishment. To read the full history, check back soon for our second book. Many will still remember this old pub as the Andros Bar, during the 1970s. Samuel Dow’s old pub, 1939. Samuel Dow, Great Western Road, […]
32 Great Western Road, Glasgow. The New Normal Bar, 32 Great Western Road, after the great fire 1972. Owner Jimmy Hargan opened this pub after his old premises were demolished, the Normal Bar at number 5 New City Road, and called his new bar “The New Normal Bar” at the start of Great Western Road […]
1487 Great Western Road, Glasgow. Tel: 01413571573. Esquire House was built by the Reid family, well known and respected publicans in the west of Scotland. To read more on the history of the Reid family click here. Esquire House advert 1975. Advert from 1977. Esquire House advert 1978.
1051 Great Western Road, Glasgow. G 12 0XP. Tel: 0141 339 5575. Carriages. 1991. Now called Bar Stazione. French for Station. This former railway station was designed by architect J J Burnet, he purposely built the station to look like a west end villa so that it didn’t stand out like a sore thumb, as […]
185-189 Great Western Road, Glasgow. G4 9EB. The Captains Rest, 1980s. Munro Motors occupied this site in the early 1960s. The pub is now known as the Captains Rest. It was also known as the Barracuda Bar. Pharaohs 1991. The Captains Rest 2005. Alfie Conn Celtic fame once owned this pub. In the NEWS 1977… […]