Hope all you lucky people in couples enjoyed Valentine’s Day!
We would love to let you know how we spent ours. We don’t go on many date nights but we thought this year we would treat each other. Our favourite cocktail bar were doing a special night which included: glass of champagne on arrival, two cocktails of our choice from their menu, nuts selection and olives finishing with a lovely 3 tier stand food platter.
To start the champagne was lovely and not too dry but unfortunately we didn’t catch the name or country it was from!
The four cocktails ordered between us both were called:
• The Nuthatch
• Sloe Dancing
• Afternoon Bramble
• Rhubarb and Ginger Gin Fizz
We picked all 4 gin based cocktails as we love Gin. These all had a different taste and flavour.
The Nuthatch is shaped after the bird and the cocktail bar, it is one of the well-known cocktails they make! If we go we always have to order it. This signature cocktail uses Edinburgh Gin raspberry liqueur giving it a fruity flavour. Decorated with burning rosemary!
Sloe Dancing is a Sloe Gin cocktail. Slow Gin is a berry flavoured Gin giving it a less alcoholic taste in your drink and a lovely juicy flavour!
Afternoon Bramble we had never tried before which came in a lovely teapot shaped jug and included Brockman’s Gin. This cocktail was a fruity mix of Pear, Cherry and Lemon tickling your tastes buds. Which was decorated with a bramble floating. You may think the fruit don’t go well together but with the addition of the Gin it was beautifully concocted.
Rhubarb and Ginger Gin Fizz, this contains the Edinburgh Rhubarb and Ginger Gin. This cocktail you can first take the distinctive sharp and sweet rhubarb, which was closely followed by a fiery kick from the ginger. This cocktail would please and ginger spice lovers!
Whilst drinking our cocktails we were brought over a 3 tiered food platter stand consisting of: the bottom plate loaded with a selection of cheeses and hams, the middle plate included crackers, bread and butter and finally the top plate had a range of miniature desserts such as fudge truffles and macaroons. The food was delicious and they should serve it more often! The cheese and crackers went down lovely first of all with our champagne!
They serve olives and nuts already which are lovely to snack on whilst drinking the cocktails. The nut selection is definitely worth it and the olives are in a lovely chili flavoured oil to add that extra kick of flavour!
This little cocktail bar is worth a visit! During the week (Tuesday – Thursday) they have a selected few cocktails for only £5! What a bargain.
This is our favourite place to drink and we can’t wait for our next trip! Little announcement from themselves is new cocktails are on the way to their menu soon!!
Check out their website for all information about table booking, location and cocktail and drinks menu, click here!
Follow their Instagram: @the_nuthatch
Thank you for reading and we would love to know all about how you spent Valentine’s Day.
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