Old Dumbarton Road, Partick. The Bun & Yuill House Tavern. The large building with a smoking chimney in the centre of this drawing of 1827 was a tavern known as the “Bun and Yill House” or Bunhouse (yill is an old Scots word for ale). It stood on Old Dumbarton Road on the approach to […]
8 Cresswell Lane, Hillhead, Glasgow. G12 8AA. West End. Bar Budda. West End. also see Bar Budda, Langside. Bar Budda, Sauchiehall Street. Bar Budda, St Vincent Street. Update 2019… Now called Zizzi. Do you know anything about Bar Budda or Zizzi? If so please get in touch. END.
Partick. The Ark Inn, Partick. c 1850. The Old Bridge at Partick by William Simpson (1823-1899.) The watercolour shows the view from Partick looking across the River Kelvin to Yorkhill, c 1850. The house in the foreground was once a Tavern called the Ark. Behind it can be seen the arches of the Old Partick […]
469 Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow. G11 6EJ. Tel 0141 569 1011. This well established Partick local was known in the 1890s as the Windsor licensed restaurant. The owner Robert R Davidson was a native of Aberdeen and the son of a well respected member of the trade in the granite city. The old restaurant had […]
16 Dowanhill Street, Partick, Glasgow. G11 5QS. Tel: 0141 562 3175. The Dowanhill Bar has been around for many years. In 1899 Andrew Wotherspoon was landlord paying an annul rent of £80. The Dowanhill Bar sits proudly at the corner of Dowanhill Street and Dalcross Street formerly known as Buchanan Street. To read more on […]
157 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow. G11 6PT. Tel: 0141 576 0175. The Dolphin. 1991. This is one of the oldest family run pubs in the city of Glasgow. The Farrell family have been trading as publicans since 1888. To read more on the history of this popular west end bar you will have to wait until […]