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 […]
161 West Nile Street, Glasgow. James D Wilson’s was situated at the corner of West Nile Street and Renfrew Street, formerly known as the Drummond Castle Bar. To read the full history of this well known Cowcaddens hostelty, check back soon for our second book. also see Forfarshire Bar. Other pubs James D Wilson […]
47 West Nile Street, Glasgow. G1 2 PT. Tel: 0141 221 4677. Smiths. 1991. Now called Vronis. 2007. Vronis. 2007. Vronis Wine Bar opened in June 1995 by Alan Tomkins. To read more on Alan Tomkins licensed premises click here.
West Nile Street, corner of West George Street, Glasgow. Spot the Dummy – on the left is artist designer Edmund Smith, in the centre the Prof; on the right John Kraska. 1970. I am standing in this boozer with the joiners and plumbers when one of the bowler hat brigade pokes his head in the […]
115b-115c West Nile Street, Glasgow. Furlong’s. 1991. The history of this old established hostelry goes back to the years 1872 when Whyte & Thornton restaurateurs occupied the premises. In 1873 John Campbell Galloway took over the business and the Choral Restaurant was born. Taking its name from the Choral Music Hall that stood at the […]
17 West Nile Street, corner of Drury Street, Glasgow. G1 2PS. Demolished. The Castle Vaults. C 1916. Left to right unknown barman, maybe Duncan Forbes, Ian Ross and brother Laurence Ross. Thanks to Gary and Margaret Sheldrake for the image. The Castle Vaults. 1964. Thanks to the Mitchell Library. There has been licensed premises on […]