When do Glasgow pubs open?

Scottish pubs in 'stranglehold'

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs in the central belt of Scotland have been dealt another blow, with their closure period extended by a further week.

Tim Douglas and Mitch Stark of CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Partnership finalist - CC Blooms, Edinburgh


Having enjoyed many years as Edinburgh’s most famous gay nightspot, CC Blooms was, understandably, feeling a little jaded when experienced licensees Mitch Stark and Tim Douglas took on the leasehold of the Punch Taverns site in 2008.

How many G&Ts could you drink? Edinburgh Gin can produce gin for 2.5m a year


Edinburgh Gin launches 2.5m G&T distillery

By Nicholas Robinson

Edinburgh Gin’s new Port of Leith-based distillery, which has been built on the site of a former biscuit factory, will be able to produce enough gin for 2.5 million G&Ts a year.