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Looking to the next generation!

Youth employment group, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) has added a fresh face to its board to help in its goal of boosting skills in the Inverness and Central Highland region.  And that face is our very own Kenneth Loades! Having worked for CRU Holdings for over a decade, Ken is hoping to make some valuable contributions to the group with…

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A clean sweep of golds for CRU!

We are absolutely blown away, to have been awarded gold for every single one of our venues this year at the ‘Best Bar None’ awards! The ‘Best Bar None’ awards is a unique national accreditation and award scheme that aims to raise standards at licensed premises. Scotch & Rye, Bar One, The Keg and Dow’s Bar & Bistro were all…

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Scotch & Rye crowned Best Bar & Kitchen in Scotland!

When it was announced in August that Scotch & Rye had made the final 3 in the category of “Best Bar & Kitchen” in the Scotsman Food & Drink Awards we were excited to say the least and truly humbled, given how much incredible talent there is within hospitality in Scotland. The event, which featured more than a dozen specially…

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From Inverness to the worlds’ best bar!

Our resident mixologist, and Multi-Site manager of Bar One and Scotch & Rye has just returned from New York, where he showcased his award-winning drink “The Usual” during a guest shift at none other than the worlds best bar, The Dead Rabbit! Grant was tasked by Jack Daniels, with creating a cocktail that showcased the flavours and the history of…

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CRU Holdings’ Grant takes world title at cocktail competition!

Yes, you read that right!  Our very own Manager of both Bar One and Scotch & Rye is now officially, a world champion! The Peter F. Heering classics challenge, is an annual global bartender competition that asks bartenders from around the globe to pick a classic cocktail and modernize it with a twist and shake that best defines their talent, taste,…

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