In pictures: Old Fife pub memories

Some are gone, but some remain, do you remember them?

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 5:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 9:28 am
Era Nightclub Kirkcaldy, circa 2000

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The club was located on the waterfront.

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After a few transformations, it's now the Tipsy Cow
It's a beach party. And everyone's dressed for the occasion.
Everyone's out at Jackie-O's, what was known as 'The First Lady of Kirkcakldy'
In May 1997 the former Lister Bar in Kirkcaldy's Lauder Road went up in smoke.
The Esplanade nightspot has been demolished and flats now stand in its place. Picture: Google Streetview
Clem's Bar, Kirkcaldy, sat on the corner of Rose Street in Cown Street. It was demolished in 1972 to make way for the Mecat Shopping Centre.
Kirkcaldy, 1972, during the miners strike some drank by candlelight.
Kirkcaldy 1988, Eddy Melville opens Eddy's Bar.
Coronation Street Star Pat Phoenix visiterd the Penny Farthing pub on Kirkcaldy High Street in February 1979 and took the opportunity to pop behind the bar to give the owners a hand.
It had a snug bar which was traditionally where women would sit. It was demolished in very early 1970s to make room for dualling of St Clair Street
Nick Boomfield pictured here in 2001
Sadly now gone.
Once a popular pub with the residents of Gallatown
The Dutch Mill was the place to be for a while. It later became 4th Avenue, before it was demolished to make way for Aldi at the bottom of Oriel Road.
In 2017, someone was going round Kirkcaldy telling anyone who would listen that he was Banksy. A few 'artworks' also started going up near pubs.
Nicol's pub, Kirkcaldy, 2009. Well after it had closed down. It later became the Duchess.
Sadly the bar is now closed.