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51st State.

408 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.

image of the 51st State Sauchiehall Street

51st State Drugstore Cafe, 408 Sauchiehall Street.

The 51st State Cafe was situated right next door to Pythagoras.

This was Glasgow's first American styled diner. The waitresses skated around the premises in their roller skates wearing short denim skirts. Serving Hamburgers, steaks, Chilli. There was a soda fountain plus cocktails at the bar.

The full name of the cafe was the 51st State Drugstore Cafe.

51st State Drugstore Cafe advert 1977

A 1977 advert for the 51st State.

Do you remember this diner, if so please get in touch.



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