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AN ORIGINAL BLACK SWAN PAPERBACK &
American Express. 115 Hope Street. 226 3077. Foreign Money Shop. Tourist Information Centre. St Vincent Place. 221 9798. Thomas Cook. 15 Gordon Street. 221 9431. Most travel agents also handle currency changes. and many are open when the banks are closed.
I Citizens Advice Bureau 212 Bath Street. 331 2345. Can help with anxious queries. but expect to queue.
I Dental Care Glasgow Dental Hospital. 378 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7020.
I Late Chemist Sinclairs. Great Western Road. 339 0012. 9am—9pm. 7 daysa week. (For emergency prescriptions. overnight or at the weekend contact the police at any 24-hour station).
I Lost Property/Police situated at Strathclyde
Police headquarters in 17 /
Pitt Street. 204 2626. I Medical Care 24-hour accident and emergency units at the Royal Infirmary. Castle Street. 552 3535 and the Western Infirmary. Dumbarton Road 339 8822.
I Atholl Arms 134 Renfield Street. 332 5265. Open until midnight Mon. Tue. Sat: 1am (ﬂexible) Wed—Fri; 11pm Sun. Elegant. airy. city centre bar with wood panelling and limited but wholesome selection of meals.
I Baby Grand Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. Open 8am—midnight Mon—Wed; Sam—lam Thurs. Fri; 10am—lam Sat;
lOam—l 1pm Sun. Tucked away behind the local railway station. the Baby Grand is small but handsome. with a choice of the trendicr tipplcs. some unusual and delicious snacks and meals and regular. live. bluesy jazz. It's no‘ cheap though.hke.
I Cul de Sat: 44 Ashton Lane (off Byres Road). 334 8899 (bar)/334 4749 (restaurant). Open Ham—11.30pm Mon—Sat; 5—1 1pm Sun (bar); noon—11.30pm Mon—Wed; noon—midnight Thurs—Sat: noon—1 1pm Sun (restaurant). Low-ceilinged. atmospheric cafe-bar. with two separate personalities: a daytime retreat. with sun streaming through the windows. or an evening gathering point for the arty folk ofthe West End. Downstairs. there is a bright and pleasant if pricey creperie. serving a
wide choice of meals and snacks.
I The Horseshoe 17 Drury Street. 221 3051.0pen Ham—midnight Mon—Sat; 6.30—11pm Sun. Large. modernised Edwardian pub. with an eponymously shaped bar rumoured to be the longest in Britain. Busy but airy. with food available. Ilandy for (‘cntral Station.
IThe Halt Bar 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Open llam—l 1pm Mon—Sat; closed Sun. Certainly one of the best bars in town. with three different spaces. live music on a regular basis and customers from all walks of life.
I The Park Bar 1202 Argyle Street. 339 1715. Friendly and traditional bar. in which Northerners (or teuchters) are known to congregate. bringing with them their bagpipes. impromptu ceilidhs and bonhomie.
I The POI SIIII 154 Hope Street. 333 0980. Open llam—l 1pm Mon—Thurs; llam—midnight Fri. Sat; closed Sun. A centre for
the geinuine whisky lover.
with nearly 250 malts and almost 40 blends and de-luxe whiskies.
Needless to say. you‘ll want to savour the full fifth-of-a-gill measure they are served in.
IThe Variety 401 Sauchiehall Street. 332 4449. Open Ham—midnight Mon—Sat; 12.30—2.30pm. 6.30—1 1pm Sun. A recently refurbished but down-to-earth establishment.offering reasonably priced drinks and the kind oftypically Glaswegian clientele which inhabited the nearby Griffin before it went upmarket.
I The Buttery 652 Argyle Street. 221 8188. Open noon—2.30pm; 7—10pm Mon—Fri; 7—10pm Sat; closed Sun. Quiet and secluded wood-panelled eaterie in the centre of town. which serves a good selection of Scottish produce — including local fish and game — all cooked with ﬂair and imagination. I Change AtJamaica Clyde Place. 429 4422. Open noon—midnight Mon—Wed; noon—2am Thurs; noon—5am Fri. Sat; 6.30pm-midnight Sun. An extensive menu in stylish surroundings. and the added advantage of opening hours stretched to their limit on Friday and Saturday nights. when breakfast is served between 2am and 5am.
I The Hogano 11 Exchange Place. 248 4055. Open noon—4pm. 7—10pm Mon-Sat: closed Sun. Regarded by many as the best restaurant in town. with a stylish art deco interior dating from 1935. and some quite splendid fish and seafood dishes.
I The Triangle 37 Queen Street. 221 8758. Open noon-10pm (dining room); noon—~l 1pm (brasserie) Mon—Sat; 6pm—10pm Sun. A very attractive-brick-red interior with work by local artists including a delightful mural byJan Nimmo.
RIVER SIGHTSEEING TRIPS & CANDLELIT DINNERS from BROOMIELAW LANDING at Corner Jamaica Street and Railway Bridge Times & Fares from Ticket Kiosk 31 Broomielaw 041 221 8702
94 The List 11— 17 August 1989