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Foundry

36-44 Hopetoun Street
Bathgate
EH48 4EU

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Opening Times

Monday9.00 am - 10.30 pm
Tuesday9.00 am - 10.30 pm
Wednesday9.00 am - 10.30 pm
Thursday9.00 am - 10.30 pm
Friday9.00 am - 12.30 am
Saturday9.00 am - 12.30 am
Sunday9.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

9am - 10.30 Mon - Thu
9am - 12.30am Fri & Sat
9am - 10.30 Sun

About the Pub

Former Wetherpoons pub, which is licensed from 11am (12.30 Sunday), with a very mixed clientele.

Now named after the historic foundries which were part of Bathgate until the 1960's

When a Wetherspoon pub, it was named after James 'Paraffin' Young and thanks to him, Bathgate has a good claim to be known as the home of the oil industry. It was here, in 1850, that James Young set up the world’s first commercial oil refinery to process the oil-rich coal from nearby Torbanehill. The Bathgate plant was set up when a search for other oil-bearing sites discovered ‘Torbanite’. Young’s patent gave him a virtual monopoly of the oil industry, even collecting two cents on every gallon of paraffin produced by over 20 American firms. After 1864, when Young’s main patent expired, a Scottish oil-boom began.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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Foundry, Bathgate

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Foundry

36-44 Hopetoun Street
Bathgate
EH48 4EU

Sat Nav Reference

55.9029, -3.64087

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Horsburgh: 5 (Daytime Mon-Sat), 31 (Mon-Sat & Daytime Sun)

Nearby Station (334m)

Bathgate

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