Drinking Cocktails in Glasgow City Centre

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It would be rude not to drink cocktails in Glasgow. There are many of bars in the city, some better than others, so here’s a list of bars I like to visit for a cocktail or few. Glasgow is blessed with beautiful historic buildings with lovely features to look at. Some venues have a story […]

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In Search of the Best Negroni in Lucca


My Negroni search continues… This time in the beautiful city of Lucca, which is known for its medieval city walls, a hundred churches, Puccini, Boccherini, Paolini and many other famous artists. Located close to Pisa and near the Ligurian Sea, Lucca is a must-visit town in Tuscany. There are, of course, many bars and restaurants […]

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Best Winter Bars in Brighton

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I hate being cold. So, in the winter I’m always looking for cosy venues to hang out, have some food and enjoy a good glass of wine, mulled drinks or a cocktail. Below I have listed bars in Brighton and Hove that are perfect for the season, whether you are looking for a wine bar, […]

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The Spiritualist – For All Your Spirit Needs

Visiting The Spiritualist in Glasgow never gets boring! They have an excellent collection of spirits and liqueurs (approx. 320 bottles last time I asked!) and you can order pretty much any cocktail you can think of. Located in the buzzing Merchant City, just a stone’s throw away from George Square, the venue is open for […]

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Loft14 Sky Bar – Cocktails with a View

I’ve been to some stunning ‘sky bars’ in the past, but quite often find that whilst the views are usually spectacular, the cocktails often fall short. It’s as if the views alone should satisfy, and the cocktails and service are an afterthought (and usually seriously over-priced!). At Loft14 in Berlin, however, not only were the […]

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SISU – A Nordic-inspired rooftop bar in the centre of London

Sisu is the new cocktail hotspot located on a rooftop on bustling Oxford Street. However, when you make it all the way to the top, you’ll find an instant Nordic calm – at least until all the queues start. There is a lot of wood and plants and that Scandinavian simplicity that makes you feel […]

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Brighton Cocktail Week

Brighton’s biggest cocktail week took place over ten days (18–28th May) as a part of Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. Just under 30 bars and restaurants each had a special cocktail menu for Brighton Cocktail Week for wristband holders to enjoy for just £5. Each menu had five cocktails using Absolut vodka, Blackdown […]

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Great Glasgow City Centre Cocktail Bars with an extra Oomph!

There are so many fantastic bars in the centre of Glasgow, some of them more fantastic than others, and some really overrated ones! For some, it’s all about the décor (or, as Glaswegians say, ‘a bar for poseurs’), whilst for others, it’s all about the product, whether they offer hundreds of gins, whiskies, or other […]

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5 Drinks you Must try in Milan (+ the great bars you need to visit)

Milan is spoiled for choice when it comes to bars and restaurants. There are a few drinks that are especially good in Milan and should not be missed when you want to experience something just a little bit more special. 1 Negroni Sbagliato in Bar Basso Bar Basso was the first bar to introduce an […]

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