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Rogano. 1991.

Rogano Logo

Rogano Logo. 1980s.

Rogano is one of my favourite places in the city of Glasgow. When I walk through the main doors of the restaurant I feel as if I have just stepped back in time and get a shiver, the hairs on the back of my neck even stand up.

To read the full history of this wonderful establishment click here.

Rogano group

Directors of Rogano Ltd, 1961, at the annual staff dance, held at the Central Hotel. Left to right Mr. M R Thierrin; Mrs. John C Grant; Mr. D G C Grant, chairman and managing director; Mrs. V Grant; Mr. John C Grant; Miss V Grant and Mr. H R Murning, general manager.

Rogano group1

Mrs. and Mr. J C Grant, Miss Valerie Grant, Mr. D G C Grant and Mrs. V Grant. 1960.

Grant family

Interior of Rogano 1956. Left to right Mr. M R Thierrin, Miss Valerie Grant, Mr. Robins Millar, Mrs. Grant and Don C Grant.

Rogano old

A view of Rogano 1930s. Note the off sales on the left.

Rogano kent road

Rogano, Kent Road, 1963.

Rogano Kent interior

Interior views of Rogano, Kent Road.

Rogano Kent interior

Another view of the Kent Road premises.

More coming soon. If you wish to read more and see more pictures then contact us and we will respond quickly.

Rogano Advert 1970

Rogano Advert 1970.

Rogano sign 1970

Chef  James Murchie

Chef James Murchie, herbs make so much difference to the flavour. 1970.

Rogano ASdvert 1970

Another Advert fdrom 1970.


Rogano 2008

Rogano with seating outside. 2008.

Rogano was part of a chain of pubs and restaurants owned by Alloa Breweries which included Sloans, Argyll Arcade, Victoria & Albert, Buchanan Street, The Brasserie, West Regent Street.

In the News 1972...

Valerie Grant and members of the Ben 1972

From left: Mrs. MacFarlane (Rogano Ltd); Mrs. and Mr. I. Ingram (Samuel Dow); Mr. G Fleming (Friarshill Hotel, Paisley); Miss Valerie Grant (Rogano Ltd); Mr. Ian Kennedy (Peter Dawson); Miss Jean Orr (Skandia, Glasgow.) 1972.

Rogano advert 1975

Rogano and Skandia advert 1975.

Rogano advert 1976

Rogano advert 1976.


Mousetrap advert 1976

The Mousetrap wine bar advert 1976.

Rogano North Street and Mitchell Library.

Rogano on the left with Mitchell Library North Street.

Interior of Rogano's Bodega at the Glasgow Exhibition 1888.

The Bodega, Glasgow Exhibition 1888. James Henry Roger.


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