Maclay Inns celebrates craft beer with opening of 27th pub

By Emma Eversham

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Munro's in Glasgow becomes Maclay Inns' 27th pub and will strengthen its position as a craft and cask beer operator
Munro's in Glasgow becomes Maclay Inns' 27th pub and will strengthen its position as a craft and cask beer operator
Scottish pub and bar operator Maclay Inns has increased its portfolio to 27 and strengthened its hold in the craft beer market with the opening of Munro's in Glasgow's West End. 

The company took over the former Captain's Rest pub on Great Western Road and spent £400k on a three month refurbishment of the site before re-opening it as a craft and cask beer pub earlier this month. 

Munro's, named after the car showroom which occupied the site before it was turned into a pub, will specialise in craft beer and cask ales from around the world. Eight craft and cask taps will be available with six of them changing regularly and drinkers will be given the chance to sample three different beers in third of a pint measures for £3.50 for cask and £4.25 for craft.

Craft beer journey

Maclay Inns managing director Steve Mallon, said craft and cask ale had 'always been at the heart of Maclay's business' and when the opportunity to take over the Captain's Rest came up it was 'the perfect fit'.

“As a company we have always differentiated ourselves through our focus on offering quality beer; this is particularly evident in Munro’s sister venues in the west end – the Lansdowne Bar & Kitchen, the Three Judges and DRAM – Munro’s is very much the next step forward in our journey," he said. 

“We are confident that the bar will become popular with craft beer lovers but we have also added a great wine and premium spirit list to ensure there is something for every taste.”

Munro’s was redesigned by Design Build Deliver who used recycled and re-used furniture and fittings to create a 'stylish industrial feel' inspired by the site's former use. 

Alongside the beers, Munro's will offer a food menu featuring sharing platters, thin and crispy pizzas, sandwiches, beer bite nibbles and main dishes with prices starting from £3 for beer bites and £9 for large sharing platters.

Maclay Inns, which operates six pubs and bars in Glasgow and another 21 across the country, including Edinburgh and Aberdeen, will also create 20 jobs with the opening of its latest venue. 

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