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the general
20 minutes ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Morgan it wasn't the Greeen Tree as I originally posted - it was the Auld Hoose as I stated in a later post.

 

Had a tree in the pub!!

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Stuart Lyon

General - yes I remember it well!

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graygo
On 6/26/2018 at 14:05, Morgan said:

Cheers Stuart.

 

It’s the Bistro and the Melville Lounge I was after.

 

By the way, the diner search?   I was speaking to a girl that says she worked in the place and she claims it was called New York New York, which a few folk had suggested to me on here. We almost went for it but when we asked her about the decor, her description didn't match what we remember :sad: 

 

 

 

 

 

I've just seen her answer to you and to be fair she was pretty descriptive about the place and seeing as she worked there it sounds like maybe your memory about how it looked might have faded a bit, you cannae even mind what it's called ffs.  :rofl: 

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Ribble

From pub convo tonight, looking for the name of 2 pubs

 

1st was something like a persons name in the grassmarket but not Milligan’s or Maggie Dicksons

 

2nd was along seafield near the corner of seafield place?

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graygo
21 minutes ago, Ribble said:

From pub convo tonight, looking for the name of 2 pubs

 

1st was something like a persons name in the grassmarket but not Milligan’s or Maggie Dicksons

 

2nd was along seafield near the corner of seafield place?

 

Mother Aitkens for the 2nd one?

 

Better known as Ma Aiitkens

 

Edited by graygo

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luckyBatistuta
3 hours ago, graygo said:

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Take it that is the German one?

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graygo
23 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

Take it that is the German one?

 

Aye but feck knows why I put it on this thread.  :facepalm: 

 

 

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luckyBatistuta
4 minutes ago, graygo said:

 

Aye but feck knows why I put it on this thread.  :facepalm: 

 

 

 

:laugh:

 

its on the right thread imo, not that that counts for anything  :laugh:

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Stuart Lyon

The only pub I can find that had a person's name was Waterman's which became Maggie Dickson's

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Ribble
24 minutes ago, Stuart Lyon said:

The only pub I can find that had a person's name was Waterman's which became Maggie Dickson's

 

13 hours ago, graygo said:

 

Mother Aitkens for the 2nd one?

 

Better known as Ma Aiitkens

 

 

Cheers both

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ginga

Maggie Dickson's was also called Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1989 got a picture on my laptop.

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Stuart Lyon

Hi Ginga - some guy on here is looking for a pic of the Bellhaven Inn now the waiting room - can you help please?

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Morgan
11 minutes ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Hi Ginga - some guy on here is looking for a pic of the Bellhaven Inn now the waiting room - can you help please?

So frustrating this.

 

The ‘Belly’ was our local for many years and I can’t find a damn picture either :sad: 

 

Stuart?  I think it’s Belhaven btw.

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ginga

1087belhbelh1989.jpg

 

1120graswate1989a.jpg

 

Don't say I'm not good to you now and again....

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Morgan
8 minutes ago, ginga said:

1087belhbelh1989.jpg

 

1120graswate1989a.jpg

 

Don't say I'm not good to you now and again....

The Bel feckin haven!!

 

:yas: 

 

Very well done ginga :clap: 

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Morgan

@Stuart Lyon Stuart? Now that the Belhaven pic has been found, what was on that corner of Belhaven Terrace and Morningside Road before roughly 1980?

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luckyBatistuta
3 hours ago, ginga said:

1087belhbelh1989.jpg

 

1120graswate1989a.jpg

 

Don't say I'm not good to you now and again....

 

You are an absolute star ginga, it’s been doing my head in. Tried everything I could think to get the Belhaven and nothing. How did you find it?

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Stuart Lyon

Morgan from the look of this OS map it was Morningside Station that occupied this site It closed in 1962 so don't know if there was some other use made of the site before the bank and the pub were built..

Bellhaven_Terrace.png

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Morgan
3 hours ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Morgan from the look of this OS map it was Morningside Station that occupied this site It closed in 1962 so don't know if there was some other use made of the site before the bank and the pub were built..

Bellhaven_Terrace.png

Thanks Stuart.

 

So, between 1962 and roughly 1980/81 (when we think the Belhaven opened) we don’t know what was on that corner. Probably a bank we reckon?

Edited by Morgan

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Morgan
10 hours ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

You are an absolute star ginga, it’s been doing my head in. Tried everything I could think to get the Belhaven and nothing. How did you find it?

That you in the seat by the window wearing your ‘blood doesn’t show’ t-shirt? :whistling: 

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ginga
On 05/07/2018 at 01:23, luckyBatistuta said:

 

You are an absolute star ginga, it’s been doing my head in. Tried everything I could think to get the Belhaven and nothing. How did you find it?

I run the Edinburgh Pub History Facebook page and have over 16,000 pictures of Edinburgh pubs.

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luckyBatistuta
42 minutes ago, ginga said:

I run the Edinburgh Pub History Facebook page and have over 16,000 pictures of Edinburgh pubs.

 

:notworthy:

 

Keep up the good work :thumb:

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crunchy frog
On 03/07/2018 at 18:28, Ribble said:

From pub convo tonight, looking for the name of 2 pubs

 

1st was something like a persons name in the grassmarket but not Milligan’s or Maggie Dicksons

 

2nd was along seafield near the corner of seafield place?

1. Braidwoods?

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Montgomery Brewster
12 hours ago, ginga said:

I run the Edinburgh Pub History Facebook page and have over 16,000 pictures of Edinburgh pubs.

There exists another picture of the Belhaven that I have seen recently . Can’t remember where I saw it or find it.

 

This is when it had big white lettering above attached to the brickwork. 

 

Do do you have this pic of the Belhaven ?

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ginga
On ‎07‎/‎07‎/‎2018 at 09:42, Montgomery Brewster said:

There exists another picture of the Belhaven that I have seen recently . Can’t remember where I saw it or find it.

 

This is when it had big white lettering above attached to the brickwork. 

 

Do do you have this pic of the Belhaven ?

The picture of the Belhaven that I posted was from 1989 - I have another from 1983 similar paint, but only have The Waiting Room on the brick/tile work.

1087belhbelh1983.jpg

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Morgan
5 minutes ago, ginga said:

The picture of the Belhaven that I posted was from 1989 - I have another from 1983 similar paint, but only have The Waiting Room on the brick/tile work.

1087belhbelh1983.jpg

Please post the 1983 one would you?

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ginga

This is the 1983 picture with gold trim to the panels the 1989 picture above has black trim to the panels. Very similar paint jobs.

 

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ginga

Competition time.... what is the name of this pub from 1985 (I have blanked out the name) very topical in more ways than one....

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The Frenchman Returns

140 Leith Walk?

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ginga

Not the name on the board at that time....

 

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3fingersreid

Is it currently “ the mousetrap”?

possibly the old volunteer arms ? 

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Tazio

Is it Marinello's? Currently The Leith Depot.

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Morgan

Definitely Leith, at the foot of the Walk.

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Tazio
2 minutes ago, Morgan said:

Definitely Leith, at the foot of the Walk.

 

It's definitely Marinello's but I'm not sure if that is the name in the timescale the poster means. It has had a few names over the years. Owned by Peter Marinello after he stopped his playing career. 

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Morgan
1 minute ago, Tazio said:

 

It's definitely Marinello's but I'm not sure if that is the name in the timescale the poster means. It has had a few names over the years. Owned by Peter Marinello after he stopped his playing career. 

I think you’re right Taz.

 

We were in there one New Years Day when the derby at Fester got called off at the last minute due to snow. We had been at a Hearts party in a flat just off Lorne Street so it wasn’t far to walk! 

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ginga
4 hours ago, Tazio said:

 

It's definitely Marinello's but I'm not sure if that is the name in the timescale the poster means. It has had a few names over the years. Owned by Peter Marinello after he stopped his playing career. 

Correct location just not the name I am looking for.

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Tazio
7 minutes ago, ginga said:

Correct location just not the name I am looking for.

 

I think you're photo is too early for it being called Meridian, possibly not long long before it changed it's name. Main claim to fame being the bar on Lothian region that had more complaints to the police than any other. If I was in that pat of Leith I normally went into Peter Simon's over the road. 

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The Frenchman Returns

 Bay City, EH - Six, P.J. Lyals, Auld Brig, Copperfields, Marinelo's, the Meridian and The Bridge Bar 

 

So I will go for Bay City

 

Thanks to someones Facebook page

Edited by The Frenchman Returns

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ginga

We have a correct answer - BAY CITY.

1668leitcopp2005.jpg

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joondalupjambo
On 3/7/2018 at 18:28, Ribble said:

From pub convo tonight, looking for the name of 2 pubs

 

1st was something like a persons name in the grassmarket but not Milligan’s or Maggie Dicksons

 

2nd was along seafield near the corner of seafield place?

Bannermans?

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robbo1874

Used to be a strange wee boozer in Blackhall. Just around from that tyre exhaust place. Might have been called the Blackhall bar but not sure.

Also further down the road there was that big boozer near the crossing.

Can't remember it's name but I was an apprentice when it got changed to office space. So that's over 30 years ago:huh2:

 

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joondalupjambo
36 minutes ago, robbo1874 said:

Used to be a strange wee boozer in Blackhall. Just around from that tyre exhaust place. Might have been called the Blackhall bar but not sure.

Also further down the road there was that big boozer near the crossing.

Can't remember it's name but I was an apprentice when it got changed to office space. So that's over 30 years ago:huh2:

 

Blackhall Lounge.   The one down the road name's will come to me.  

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robbo1874
40 minutes ago, joondalupjambo said:

Blackhall Lounge.   The one down the road name's will come to me.  

Could the other one have been something to do with Well? 

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Morgan
2 hours ago, ginga said:

We have a correct answer - BAY CITY.

1668leitcopp2005.jpg

 Never, in a million..  would I have got that.

 

Well done @The Frenchman Returns

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ginga

The pub down the road at Blackhall was the House O' Hill Roadhouse, also called the Bolt Hole and Henry's.

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joondalupjambo
9 hours ago, ginga said:

The pub down the road at Blackhall was the House O' Hill Roadhouse, also called the Bolt Hole and Henry's.

Woke up in the middle of last night and remembered that name!!  Well done.  Was it those two names after or before the House O'hill?   I am thinking afterwards?

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Stuart Lyon

Afterwards - my dad used to drink in the HoH before the Doo'cot opened.

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joondalupjambo
4 minutes ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Afterwards - my dad used to drink in the HoH before the Doo'cot opened.

God I feel old, I drank in the HoH now and again back circa 1975 I think when I was a nipper.

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Stuart Lyon

I was only ever in it about twice with my dad 

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