Badger & Co Edinburgh

Signature Pubs has been inspired by the writer of The Wind in the Willows for its bar Badger & Co in Edinburgh’s New Town Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad of Toad Hall are still remembered by many of us 108 years after Kenneth Grahame created them in his classic children’s book, The Wind in the …

Tales of the Cocktail Edinburgh

The international Tales of the Cocktail festival, under way in New Orleans this week, is coming to the UK next year for three days of events in Edinburgh. After previous outings to Vancouver, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City, Tales of the Cocktail on Tour is coming to Scotland from April 2 to 4. The programme …

Foundry 39 Edinburgh

Pub and bar operator Revere is to open two more sites for its cocktail bar The Lost & Found in Leeds and Cheshire and debut a new concept in Edinburgh. After the success of The Lost & Found that opened in Birmingham nearly four years ago, two more sites are set to be opened in …

The Dark Horse Bath

British bars are among the best in the world in the lists of top 10 nominees announced for this year’s international Spirited Awards. Bars in London, Edinburgh and Bath have been selected by the 110 judges from over 1,500 put forward for the awards that are run as part of the Tales of the Cocktail …

Chop House Leith

Scottish operator The Compass Group is set to open a second Chop House Bar and Butchery in Edinburgh in August, with a larger bar area than its first site in Leith. It has taken over a new space in The Arches in the New Waverley development in East Market Street in Old Town with a …

Badger & Co Edinburgh

Signature Pubs, which operates leading bars in Edinburgh, and The Howlin’ Wolf in Glasgow are among winners in this year’s BII Scotland awards. They were announced at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, hosted by STV presenter Jennifer Reoch, in front of an audience of over 400 people from Scotland’s licensed trade. …

Diageo Reserve

Bars across Edinburgh are to be taken over by 100 drinks ambassadors and bartenders from drinks group Diageo for a “World Class Takeover”. For one night only on Thursday March 3, cutting-edge cocktails and new tastes and experiences will be brought to 20 bars: Treacle, The Bon Vivant, The Devil’s Advocate, Bramble, The Lucky Liquor …

Tigerlily Edinburgh main

Leading cocktail destination Tigerlily in Edinburgh’s New Town has undergone a major refurbishment When Tigerlily opened in 2006, it set a new benchmark for cocktail culture and boutique hotels in Edinburgh. Since then, its bar has maintained a reputation as a destination for drinks, acting as a breeding ground for some of Britain’s best bartenders. …

copper blossom edinburgh

The Speratus Group has unveiled restaurant and bar Copper Blossom in Edinburgh Classic and cutting edge come together at a new restaurant and cocktail bar that has been created by The Speratus Group in Edinburgh. For the company’s ninth site, it has invested around £1m in creating Copper Blossom on the corner of George Street …

Frankenstein Bier Keller

A German beer bar has been created in the basement of Edinburgh bar Frankenstein by leading operator Glendola Leisure. With waiting staff clad in traditional Bavarian dress and live music from oompah bands, the Bier Keller in George IV Bridge aims to be a party destination where dancing on tables is encouraged. It is open …