5-7 Byres Road, Glasgow. G11 5RD. Douglas fell for the Scots and fed them. Douglas Spencer is an Englishman who likes the Scots. He likes them so much in fact that he gave up what had been a lifetime’s work in the clothing industry and went into the catering trade, in Glasgow. A native of […]
256-260 Byres Road, Glasgow. G12 8SH. Tel: 0141 341 0737. Curlers Tavern website. Curlers Tavern. 1991. Believe it or not this very old public house has quite a few name changes over the years, including; “The Curlers”, “The Curlers Tavern”, “Curlers”, “The Curlers Rest” and “Sinclair’s Tavern.” This is one of around ten pubs in […]
77 Byres Road, Glasgow. G11 5HN. Tel: 0141 342 5726. The Chancellor. 1991. Update…2006. Russell’s Bar. 2006. After passing the once Chancellor I noticed that if had a name change now called “Russell’s Bar Cafe. Another name change for 2008, now called the “Common Rooms.” Common Rooms sign. 2008. The Common Rooms. 2008. This rare […]
383 Byres Road, Glasgow. G12 0TA. Tel: 0141 341 6516. Bobar. 2007. To the right of this bar is the Westend Bar. Update…2017. This popular bar is now called beGIN. beGIN. 2017. Do you know anything about this Bar? If so pleave leave a comment. END.
Wilson’s: 4-6 Byres Road, Partick, Glasgow. G11 5JY. Wilson’s. 1991. This popular west end establishment was built in 1904 and designed by architect William Reid, who specialised in public houses. The original bar had a horse shoe shaped counter. The first licensee was a lady, Mrs Jane Mitchell who held the licence for the Caledonian […]
132 Dumbarton Road. Byres Road, Glasgow. G11 6NY. Closed. Baby Grand. 2007. This was formerly Gorgon Yuill & Company. Baby Grand. Update… June 2009. I passed this popular bar and noticed that the name has yet again changed, it now called AdLib. Update…2019. This is now an Indian Street food. Do you remember this establishment? […]