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10-12 West Nile Street, Glasgow. The Royal Restaurant was a famous landmark in Glasgow for over one hundred years. Established in 1853 by Charles Wilson & Son a cook and confectioner who built the Royal into one of the best places in town to dine and have a good drink. The Royal Restaurant was […]
Royalty Burns Club Bowlers and Golfers. The Royalty Burns Club was founded in 1882, but that it is a very lively nonagenarian was obvious at the annual dinner and dance in the Central Hotel, Glasgow, where a really festive atmosphere prevailed. After the traditional meal Cliff Hanley took matters in hand in proposing “The […]
£500,000 Hotel Plan Withdrawn. 301 Albert Drive Pollokshields. 1970. 116 St. Andrew’s Drive. 1970. Applications by the Reo Stakis Organisation for a £500,000 hotel plan for Pollokshields, Glasgow, which were to have come before the city Licensing Court, were withdrawn on the eve of the court’s sitting. Two hotels had been planned one ‘The Knowe’ […]
Elderslie Street, Glasgow. Interior view of Ruxton’s Bar. 1971. This old pub dates back to 1867. William Gilmour was the first licensee. He was not new to the licensed trade as he occupied a public house as a wine and spirit merchant at 7 Greenhill Street, Anderston since 1860. He lived at 2 Bothwell Street […]