Drinkers lament last toll of Bells

By Alison Campsie

Published: 08/02/2014

A last drop of Aberdeen history will be served tonight as a legendary Union Street haunt closes its doors after more than six decades of good times and cheer.

Loyal customers of the Balmoral Bar, the only surviving part of the once-grand Bells Hotel, will gather to toast farewell to what has been for many an extended family – and a second home to some.

The building is to be transformed into a £60million office block, but to legions of Aberdonians it will be remembered as an essential ingredient of a night on the town.

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