Taking place at The Hub on the Royal Mile on Friday 3 May to Saturday 4 May, 16 of the city’s top bars will create their own unique show-stopping signature serves and compete to be crowned 'Best Bar' at this year's Cocktails in the City Edinburgh.
Festival-goers can sample these incredible creations from the likes of Juniper Bar, Nauticus, Harvey Nichols, Copper Blossom — to name but a few — before casting their vote for the winning serve.
Cocktails in the City Edinburgh brings back all of the ingredients that has made the event such a success in previous years, along with some exciting new additions for 2019.
As well as being given the chance to try the new full strength Rhubarb and Ginger gin from Edinburgh Gin thanks to two new cocktails created in partnership with Harvey Nichols, visitors can also look forward to the following at this weekend-long cocktail party...
With a whole floor dedicated to all things gin you’ll want to get lost down this garden path.
Pick your own botanicals and be the first to try try Edinburgh Gin’s newest cocktail with a mystery serve from Harvey Nichols.
Sample new floral cocktails from Copper Blossom and Roku Gin,or try a range of new unique flavour pairings with Pickering’s Gin and Juniper Bar
Cocktails in the City have partnered up with Laurent-Perrier and Stylist Magazine to create a campaign showcasing contemporary Champagne cocktails involving leading women within hospitality around the UK.
Launching this weekend in Edinburgh, Sian Buchan of Panda and Sons, Georgia Thresh of Hawksmoor and Kelsie Hammy of Nightcap have created a collection of new drinks inspired by innovation, sustainability and clean cocktails using Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé, Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut and Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut. Be the first to try them this weekend.
Celebrate 100 years of the Negroni and select from a range of three contemporary variations from the Campari Bar created to encourage guests to enjoy this infamous Italian tipple.
Scotch whisky cocktails are all the rage at the minute, so why not dip your hands into the Laphroaig Sensory cocktail cabinet to discover some of the more weird and wonderful tasting notes associated with this highly polarising and distinctive Islay Whisky, before sampling one of two exciting new serves.
Taste test your way through three flavour chambers with a collection of the finest new craft spirits in an intimate 30 minute tasting session.
Finally, there's Live DJ sets from Nasty P, al fresco dining from some incredible street food stalls and not to mention over 30 new cocktails to try.
• Cocktails in the City takes place on Friday 3 May -Saturday 4 May 2019 at The Hub. Entry costs £12.50 and includes a cocktail from the bar of your choice. All additional cocktails cost £6.50. Tickets can be bought here, but be speedy as they sell out quick.