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100 years of D’Jaconelli’s Café

EDM (Early Day Motion) 791: tabled on 23 May 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates all those associated with the the iconic D’Jaconelli’s Café in Glasgow as it marks 100 years since its opening by Mario Jaconelli in 1924, and its service to the community in Maryhill and across the north of the city ever since; appreciates that it serves hot food and home-made artisan ice-cream in its traditional 1950s interior; recognises that the character of the café has attracted people from all over Glasgow and around the world; notes that the café has been used as a film and television location for famous productions including Trainspotting starring Ewan McGregor, Carla’s Song with Robert Carlyle, and Tutti Frutti featuring Robbie Coltrane; further congratulates the team for their commitment to maintaining an authentic old-fashioned café experience for all of its visitors and the local community; particularly thanks the team for their service to members of the Glasgow North parliamentary constituency office over the years since May 2015; and wishes all at D’Jaconelli’s the very best for many years to come.