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Going for (cheap) lunch in the old Daily Record building

In the late 80s I worked in Cheapside St and used to frequent 'The Record' canteen of an afternoon for lunch. The menu and prices were brilliant and would go along the lines of - homemade soup 25p, steak & chips £1.10, and maybe apple pie and cream 30p. It was supposed to be staff only but there...
by Alanangles
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:59 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Going for (cheap) lunch in the old Daily Record building
Replies: 13
Views: 3022

Re: Remembering old Snooker Halls

Thanks guys, cracking info an pics. Much appreciated.
by Alanangles
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:41 am
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Remembering old Snooker Halls
Replies: 15
Views: 11425

Re: Remembering old Snooker Halls

Billiard and Snooker Rooms from 1962 Brilliant stuff, thanks Robert. Allan, 22 Tollcross Rd Cecil's Billiards Rooms, 272 Paisley Road Crown Billiards Rooms, 57 Keppochhill Road Crown Billiards Rooms, 98 Sauchiehall Street Devlin, 165 Gt George Street Glasgow Billiard C, 175 West George Street Glasg...
by Alanangles
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:58 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Remembering old Snooker Halls
Replies: 15
Views: 11425

Re: Chubby Chesters on Ingram St

The Egg Man wrote:A great pub with good singers is an oxymoron.


Correct, it was a bit of an oxymoron.
by Alanangles
Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Chubby Chesters on Ingram St
Replies: 3
Views: 2045

Re: Videodrome on York St

Fatman wrote:I went to Henri Afrikas, and remember the Videodrome but never went in it. Didn't it used to be a puggy arcade at one time too?


Not sure about the puggys. It was a good night in there though (apart from the odd ned or two)!
by Alanangles
Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Videodrome on York St
Replies: 5
Views: 3617

Chubby Chesters on Ingram St

Chubbys was another of my haunts in the late 80s, great pub with good singers a plenty. I seem to remember it was burnt down circa 91ish...it was situated just across and along from Corinthian, pretty much where the Versace shop was on Ingram St...
by Alanangles
Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:03 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Chubby Chesters on Ingram St
Replies: 3
Views: 2045

Videodrome on York St

Anyone else out there who frequented The Videodrome on York St in the mid to late 80s? It seems strange to think now, but it was such a cool place with all the tv screens everywhere. And only 100 yards from Henry Afrikas for those who were going 'up the dancin'!! And yes, Cookies was then visited fo...
by Alanangles
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Videodrome on York St
Replies: 5
Views: 3617

Remembering old Snooker Halls

Hi all, can anyone remember the name and location of some old Glasgow snooker halls? I'm sure there was one on Sauchiehall St where Firewater now resides! Any additions would be welcome, cheers.
by Alanangles
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Remembering old Snooker Halls
Replies: 15
Views: 11425

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