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Absolutely Cocktail Bar

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Beautiful place, nice cocktails but strange atmosphere

I came over from glasgow to visit my sister and popped inside for a some cocktails after walking... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2013
Glasgow_Sarah_Whitey
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Great potential but might want to rethink a few things

My friend and I decided to check out this bar on Friday night (12/04). Upon entering, we were... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2013
ashtia
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Edinburgh
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7-11 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

More of a tarot theme bar. Nothing like the photos where it looked bright and ultra modern. Must have changed hands and name. You are welcomed by a door with a fortune teller in it. I found it all a bit tacky, sorry.

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

The rating I've given is probably a bit unfair and misleading as we couldn't find the damned place. We had planned a one night stay at Tigerlily on George street and I'd taken the time to research some of the cocktail bars in the area...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2013

Had booked this bar for a birthday party around 3-4 weeks in advance of the date (+£100 deposit). THREE DAYS before the night, I was emailed a cancelation notice due to 'electrical faults' - although my Edin bar contacts say report that they had failed...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

I came over from glasgow to visit my sister and popped inside for a some cocktails after walking past. I was greeted a Spanish girl who told us to have a seat. The bar is absolutely gorgeous and nibbles were provided :-) The hostess asked...More

3  Thank Glasgow_Sarah_Whitey
Reviewed 15 April 2013

My friend and I decided to check out this bar on Friday night (12/04). Upon entering, we were impressed by the decor and by how polite and attentive the staff were. We were also struck by how quiet the place was, given that this was...More

Thank ashtia
Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

I joined a few friends in my first visit to this bar. Not impressed at all after waiting about 20 minutes to get served and then ordered three drinks called moo moo's that cost £20!! The atmosphere was not great or maybe I felt old....More

3  Thank Chunk828
skene90, Manager at Absolutely Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2013

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your feelings with us about your visit. Firstly I would like to say sorry that you did not enjoy your time within our cocktail bar. I want to address your points on an individual basis....More

Reviewed 3 March 2013

Me and my friends found this newly opened place on our "girls night out". The place amazed us by great classy décor, vibrant atmosphere, table service and an extraordinary menu as many of the cocktails are absolutely unique and can not be found anywhere else!...More

2  Thank R0niCs
skene90, Manager at Absolutely Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Hello and thanks for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed our cocktail bar as well as our BlueBerry Mojito! One of our favorites also! We no doublt look forward to welcoming you back to the bar and exceeding your expectations...More

Reviewed 27 February 2013

Even though this place si quite difficult to find on Hanover street, it is absolutely fantastic!! I was amazed by the posh décor and the ambiance of the place. The staff is knowledgeable and the unique cocktails are just delicious. Blueberry mojito is my absolute...More

3  Thank AlzbK
skene90, Manager at Absolutely Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2013

Hello and thank you for taking the time out to review us on TripAdvisor. We are glad you loved us and the Blue Berry Mojito is a favourite with nearly everyone! We hope to see you back in the bar soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2013

Utterly fabulous cocktail bar. The bar staff know what they're up to, both with cocktails on the menu and anything that you might want to drink. The table packages are good value and its a great night out.

1  Thank Ej-pigme
skene90, Manager at Absolutely Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2013

Hello and thank you for your review of Absolutely Cocktail Bar. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and in such a positive way. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 February 2013

This place has got to be one of the best cocktail bars in Edinburgh. Having only been around for a mere few months it is definitely one of my favorites. It has a unique twist on cocktails that will have your taste buds swirling around....More

1  Thank jbrigain
skene90, Manager at Absolutely Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2013

Hello and thank you for your review. We are pleased when people take time to praise us and give us comments so we wanted to say thank you and offer you a free cocktail on your next visit as a thank you for being our...More

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