The Globe aims to be Edinburgh’s premier sports bar

The Globe Bar within the vintage metropolis has appointed Chris Skene as its new manager as it goals becoming the top-quality sports bar within the town.
Having been involved in the hospitality enterprise for years, Chris brings a wealth of enjoy to the role.

Formerly of TGI Fridays, Tiger Lily and Burgers and Beers Grillhouse at the Royal Mile, he changed into maximum currently business manager at Heriot-Watt university pupil union.

35-year-antique Chris stated: “The independence of the proprietors Bruce Taverns changed into a big issue in me taking up the activity and i’m clearly looking forward to the position and the opportunity to position my stamp on matters.”

Priority for Chris is to set up the venue as a destination of preference for TV sports fans, with the focal point on bringing sport from around the world to the Cowgate bar.

“The purpose is to build the logo and that i need it to be referred to as the Globe international sports bar,” he said.

“we’ve got eight screens, projectors inside the sports activities caves and can show sports from all over the world, and 3 unique events at the identical time.

“I want this to become a destination venue not only a few place in which humans pop into for a pint at the way beyond.

“If you need to look at stay game then this should be the vicinity you need to come to. football, as an example, won’t just be the massive English video games, there will fits from Scotland, France, Germany, and many others. We’ll have Aussie Rules, rugby, boxing, tennis. You call it we’ll try and have it.”

Chris has had little time to draw breath in his new role at the moment of 12 months with The Globe open on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in addition to staging The last birthday party of the decade on Hogmanay with song from the 1960s proper via to the contemporary from 9.00pm-3.00am.