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Friday, September 17, 2021


Regular articles and general news

A knees up in a brewery

Edinburgh craft brewer, Vault City Brewing, has launched a partnership with Glasgow's King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut to launch a 250-capacity live venue at Vault City's Portobello brewery.

Fine dining by the Campsies

A chef who has worked at Michelin Star restaurants in the UK and France has plans to launch a new fine dining restaurant in Stirlingshire after taking on the Kirkhouse Inn in Strathblane.

The Alchemist reaches the capital

Cocktail bar and restaurant chain, The Alchemist, is to open the doors of its new outlet in Edinburgh next month.

Itison is the industry’s latest Real Living Wage employer

Itison, the Glasgow-based bars group and daily deals company, has become the third Scottish hospitality business in the space of a week to announce that it is now paying the Real Living Wage.

Spirit of Speyside returns for a one-off autumn adventure

Dramming in the dark and blending your own whisky are two of the activities whisky fans will be able to partake in at this year’s ‘limited edition’ Spirit of Speyside festival.

Manorview and Cru commit to the Real Living Wage

Scottish hospitality groups Manorview and Cru Holdings have both announced that they have become Real Living Wage employers this week.

Bartenders battle it out in Edinburgh

Bartenders from across the UK converged on Edinburgh this week to compete in the final of a cocktail competition for single malt Glenfarclas.

Parliament passport vote ‘extremely disappointing’

Confirmation that Scotland’s vaccine certification scheme will go ahead has been described as “extremely disappointing”.

Staff will be exempt from vaccine certification

Employees in late-night venues will be exempt from the Scottish Government’s proposed vaccine certification (or ‘passport’) scheme, according to documents published today (9th September).

Vaccine passports: When is a nightclub not a nightclub?

Ministers' attitudes towards late-night venues betrays a lack of understanding, writes Stephen McGowan.