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Gallagher Brothers To Open A Bar In MCR

Sleuth ponders the rumours

Written by . Published on January 9th 2014.

Gallagher Brothers To Open A Bar In MCR

SLEUTH is amused by the story of Liam and Noel Gallagher opening a bar in Manchester.

It seems to have come from The London Evening Standard or maybe from the fevered imagination of a journalist high on illicit substances trying desperately to think of a story to make an early 2014 mark.

Lovely, maybe the Israelis and Palestinians should open a bar together.

The story goes like this.

Liam Gallagher was shopping in Manchester for Madchester wigs (something like that) with his mother Peggy when 'Eureka!' - what the city needed was another bar. Their bar

And why not name it after an Oasis song?

Why not call it Champagne Supernova? Brilliant. (Although Sleuth would have preferred Digsy's Diner or She's Electrik or Substitute Cigarettes And Alcohol.)

Or even Oasis - one of Manchester's original rock'n'roll bars back in the sixties on Lloyd Street in the city centre.

The rumours have been enriched by the further rumour that Champagne Supernova will be located underground in the Deansgate/Spinningfields area. Which is vague, very vague. 

But the story gets better.

Ever had a family feud? Well, why not patch things up by opening a bar? 

Apparently Liam, after a chat with his mum, has invited brother Noel to be part owner of the new establishment. Thus the famous feud between the pair of loud mouths will be over. Peace will break out. Apparently Noel's accepted.

Lovely, maybe the Israelis and Palestinians should open a bar together. Call it the Casbar. Then rock it.

Sleuth hopes the story is true but he does have possession of one of the classic cock'n'bull stories in recent years from Manchester.

Remember this story back in 2012 about the vault in Jamie Oliver's Restaurant in the former Midland Bank and how foolish it made the media look?

From an original Confidential story, the NME made something up or misread it, then claimed Jamie himself, personally, while cleaning out the vault in his new King Street restaurant found original Joy Division master tapes.

Then The Sun, The Star, The Telegraph and others repeated the story without one of them thinking to ring the restaurant and find out if it were true.

Could this Gallagher brothers' bar story be just as stupid? 



In other food and drink news...

Lennon and McCartney to open bar in Liverpool, called Imagine, the first business venture for John Lennon in many years.

The Proclaimers to open a vegetarian burger bar in Auchtermuchty called Lettuce from America.

The Cheeky Girls are to open a bar in Lembit Opik's imagination called Fantasy.

Beethoven and Mozart have plans for a bar in Salzburg called My Arse!, which is Austrian German dialect for Unsubtantiated Rumour. 

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AnonymousJanuary 9th 2014.

Without looking back with any kind of anger, Oasis on Lloyd Street wasn't a bar. It was a club, in a basement. Live bands but no bar. For drinks you'd go over to the Nags Head or the Rising Sun.

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SleuthJanuary 10th 2014.

You're right, Sleuth was writing this in a rush and humbly apologises

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