74 Park Road, Glasgow. G4 9JF. Tel: 0141 334 1982.
The Doublet. 1991.
A Doublet is a man’s short close-fitting padded jacket, commonly worn from the 14th to the 17th century.
The Doublet was opened in 1962, by partners Ossie Prosser and Mr Alexander Don. Mr Alistair Don son of Alexander now owners this very popular west end bar. Alistair is now a prominent figure in the Scottish Licensed Trade Association.
Alistair Don has been in the licensed trade for more than 40 years. He took over the Doublet from his father Alexander Don in 1974. Alexander who was for many years a representative of Dunn and Moore.
Alistair retired from the trade at the age of 69 and sold the pub in 2016.
This was one of the first bars in Glasgow to sell real ale.
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