410 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. G2 3JD. Tel: 0141 333 1138.
In the 1940s this was Roneo Ltd Steel Office Furniture Store.
It opened as a public house in 1961 by John Milne managing Director of the firm R W Cairns under the name of the Amphora, the name of course, comes from the Greek or Roman drinking vessel. The Cairns family have been trading in Glasgow for nearly 150 years and still run businesses in and around the West of Scotland.
Over the years the pub has had name changes such as Maxaluna and Edward’s.
Amphora Bar, (Cairns), 1961.
Amphora interior view 1961.
Amphora interior 1962.
Edwards Bar, 2005.
The Sauchiehall, 2008.
In recent years this bar / restaurant has been known as Maxaluna, Edwards, The Sauchiehall and is now World Buffet Cook & Indi’s 2019.
In the News 1972…
Amphora Bar advert 1972.
Do you remember Bobby and the Rail Tones?
Sauchiehall Street has well over 75 different bar names in the last 30 years.
Pythagoras of Samos was an ancient Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of Pythagoreanism. His political and religious teachings were well known in Magna Graecia and influenced the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and, through them, Western philosophy.