His stated aim is to have 40 Budda
bars across the UK.
27 1, ELWICK BUDDA
(2), 7-4 fav; 2, Telegraph Road (1), 6-1; 2.
This hasn't stopped the owner of the Budda
bars from successfully dipping his toe into the murky waters of rock and opening two new bars which have sold their soul to rock'n'roll.
We've teamed up with Coors Light to offer the winner and five mates a limo trip to the Horse Shoe Bar in Glasgow, our Pub of the Year, then on to Budda
, the Coors Light Nightclub of the Year.
Meanwhile, over in Glasgow, Budda
have launched a new Friday night excursion called Urban Groove, fusing US house and garage with funk and jazz.
27 (480m): Telegraph Road, Elwick Budda
, Romeo Zone Man, Highview Cracker, Castle Gale Tim (W), Emma's Ginger (W).
The 29-year-old is general manager of Bar Budda
in Glasgow's St Vincent Street, helping to deliver first-class food, drink and entertainment in one of the city's busiest districts.
Bite the Bullet at Club Budda
and hear Colin Walker, of New York Alliance fame, with his first club residency for a while after picking this trendy venue to unleash his style of city- that-never-sleeps house.
Eventful: Oli's clients include the Bar Budda
chain, left, and Glasgow's Ubiquitous Chip in Glasgow; The only way is up: Oli; with his staff who have formed a tight team to make the firm succeed
If you're the kind of pubber who doesn't think much of those showroom-style city joints, and feel more at home downing bottles of cider in a Barfly, then Crow Bar - owned by the same people who run the slicker Budda
bars (there's one across the road) - is likely to be your bag.
Sat on the corner premises that housed the short-lived Locomotiv, it is the latest venture from the owner of Budda
The brainchild of David Davidson, who also owns the Budda
bars, Crow Bar is a rock venue inspired by a club he visited in Chicago.
Liz, who is going to Sri Lanka at the end of the year to help survivors of the tsunami, looked tanned and toned as she left trendy Cavendish Square club before hitting Funky Budda
THE West End of Glasgow is converting to Budda
-ism with the opening of a new branch of the Budda
bar and food chain on Cresswell Lane.
Group, a bar chain with 10 venues across the country, are looking for staff at all levels, including a general manager, assistant managers, head chefs, chefs de partie and bartenders.