Operations | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 30

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Time to go back to beer basics

Quality is key as on-trade sales decline continues, brewers say IT’S never been so important for operators to get the basics right when it comes to serving …

New look for island hotel

THE Harbour Inn & Restaurant on Islay has been relaunched with a new look. Owners Neil and Carol Scott have revamped the seven guest bedrooms in the hotel, …

Hotels check in with ISG

CONSTRUCTION services firm ISG has secured a further two hotel projects in Scotland. The firm, which recently completed work to extend guest accommodation and …

Highland venue relaunched

AN Inverness-shire accommodation business has reopened following a revamp. Loch Ness Lodge, which is located on the banks of the loch, has seven bedrooms which …

Lower costs in the bag

A NEW ‘bag-in-keg’ system will provide a valuable resource for brewers looking to expand across the country, according to its UK distributor. The reusable …

Ensure your coffee offer is full of beans

AS operators strive to introduce as many income streams as possible amid tough trading conditions, hot beverages are seen as an attractive option by many. The …

Island wholesaler left with little leeway on pricing

GIVEN its remote location and the high cost of transportation it faces, Orkney and Shetland Islands wholesaler JW Gray often has little leeway when brewers put …

The best cellar in the Town

THE Town Bar & Restaurant in Dundee was crowned the Best Cellar, North Region, at the 2011 Innserve Best Cellar Awards, which recognise exceptional cellar …

An extra hour for Her Maj?

SCOTTISH pubs should be granted extra trading hours for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this June, the SBPA has said. The trade group has asked licensing boards …

Why quality care leads to profits

IT might be among the least glamorous aspects of running a pub, but it remains one of the most important. Beer dispense experts told SLTN last week that …