Media Release: The Fox & Ferret set to open in Hamilton with weekend of Halloween celebrations


HAMILTON’S newest bar, The Fox & Ferret, opens its doors on Thursday 27th October with a launch party featuring live music from Fury and the Ambassadors before rolling onto Halloween weekend with a Saturday night Halloween party with fabulous prizes for the best-dressed revellers.

Located at 9 Townhead Street, on the site of the former Amigo’s Bar and Restaurant, the Fox & Ferret will be bringing something new to the town in its serving of a quality food and drink offering at reasonable prices.

A spokesman for Glasgow-based The Urban Pub Company, owner of The Fox & Ferret, said: “We’re delighted to launch the first ever Fox & Ferret in Hamilton to bring a refreshing new quality hospitality offering to the town.

“We’re confident that The Fox & Ferret will appeal equally to young couples, affording them a degree of privacy, as well as a bunch of guys out for a few beers, girls out to enjoy a glass of fizz as well as larger parties of friends out to celebrate a special occasion over a meal and a refreshment.

“Hamilton has, until now, suffered from neglect by major licensed operators, and we are confident that The Fox & Ferret will give locals the quality of licensed offering the town has so desperately needed.”

The opening of The Fox & Ferret marks the first stage of an expansion strategy recently announced by The Urban Pub Company aimed at opening up a string of new outlets all based on the concept of serving a quality food and drink offering at reasonable prices in locations neglected by major licensed operators.

It will be followed closely by The Dog & Duck in Cambuslang and the Rat & Parrot in Bishopbriggs over the coming weeks.

The Urban Pub Company operates a number of licensed premises throughout the Central Belt, including: The Lincoln Inn, on Glasgow’s Great Western Road; 1901 on Pollokshaws Road; The Wise Monkey, Great Western Road and The Scotch and Rye in Summerston.

It also manages a number of outlets on behalf of various pubcos and independent operators. This management side of the business has flourished in the last six months, adding six outlets to a burgeoning portfolio.


For further information please contact Susan Christie on tel 0141 561 4018

Issued on behalf of The Urban Pub Company by Liquorice Media tel 0141 561 4018

Date 19th October 2011

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