Barstar Of The Day: Aug 27th. Toby Saltonstall

Saying farewell to the Barstars of Edinburgh with a big thank you to them and all their fellow bar staff during the Festival Fringe and all year round, Richard appropriately ends his tour of the city near Ocean Terminal in what is branded as ‘the finest battlecruiser on North Fort St’.  The he meets the lucky owner who finally landed his pub. Cheers until next year!

Name: Toby Saltonstall

Age: 39

Bar: The Dreadnought

Background: Born in Halifax he read Theology at Durham University. He moved to Edinburgh to work as a DJ and had residences at Cabaret Voltaire and Opal Lounge amongst others. Next he became Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell’s correspondence manager then moved to being a project manager for the US investment bank Franklin Templeton, in Edinburgh. He now owns this freehold pub so he is able to sell beer from his brother’s Brass Castle Brewery and several others..

Ambition: To play football for Man Utd, curl for England and realistically to keep the pub going for as long as possible.

Favourite Drink: Brass Castle Mindsweeper (Double IPA)