EVENT – Cocktails in the City (Edinburgh) 28th November 2012

The UK’s Largest Cocktail Evening Returns to Edinburgh

Cocktails in the City

Cocktails in the City is returning to Edinburgh on Wednesday 28th November at the stunning Mansfield Traquair. From 6pm – 10pm, you will be able to buy cocktails from a range of Edinburgh’s finest bars.

Celebrating Edinburgh’s vibrant cocktail scene, Cocktails in the City is the UK’s largest ever interactive cocktail evening with 12 bars and 350 cocktail enthusiasts making over 1,200 cocktails.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, beer anarchists Brew Dog and celebrity tequila queen Cleo Rocos will be holding court in the Tutored Tasting Room hosted in the chapel educating visitors on Whisky, Beer and Tequila. Visitors will also learn more practical cocktail tips and tricks on the main stage with demonstrations on cocktail making at home.

Founder Andrew Scutts comments; “This show reflects the increasing trend and popularity of cocktail culture and the fact Edinburgh has a world leading cocktail bar scene. This event is a unique opportunity to discover all Edinburgh top bars under one roof and learn the skillful art of cocktail making”

Participating Edinburgh bars include: Harvey Nichols, Rick’s, Bond No 9, Amicus Apple, Hotel Du Vin, Monteiths, The Blackbird, The Voodoo Rooms, Lebowskis, 56 North, Tonic, Grand Cru.

For £18.00 visitors receive three tokens upon entry and are able to exchange them for a cocktail, made by themselves under the expert tuition of the city’s top bartenders. Visitors will also be able to watch main stage demonstrations or participate in private tutored tasting sessions.

Make some delicious cocktails


You can buy tickets via the Cocktails in the City website . £18.00 for three cocktails is good value.

The hash tag on twitter is #CocktailsintheC The hash tag is launched with the aim of raising awareness of the bustling Edinburgh bar scene, with the city’s bars now being home to some of the world’s very best bartenders.

You can follow Cocktails in the City news on twitter @CocktailsintheC and via their Facebook page.


We have a whopping 5 pairs of tickets to giveaway to some of our lucky readers (worth £180).

All you need to do is watch this hilarious video and note what vodka brand does our friendly canine need to make the nolet no9 cocktail?

Email your answer to competitions@edinburghspotlight.com by 5pm on Monday 26th November 2012. You MUST be over 18 to enter. Winners will be notified by email shortly after the closing time. All decisions are final.

Good luck!

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