A few months ago I was asked if I’d like to do a cocktails review for a new website called Social and Cocktail. Well, this was promptly filed into the ‘yes please’ category, as you can imagine!
The new website launched a month or so ago, and is a fun resource for cocktail making, recipes, ingredients and of course those all-important sampling reviews.
Our night at The Voodoo Rooms started a little something like this, and the rest of the review can be found at the link below.
The Voodoo Rooms is a plush old belle of a Victorian venue, and the bar’s interior definitely has a little bit of an old Parisian style of glamour. Black and gold is the colour scheme of choice, and if you ever want to know what a ‘well-stocked bar’ is then this place should clear up any queries of definition.
We went in on a Saturday night and the place was buzzing. The DJ in the corner booth is mixing in some Studio 54-esque disco tracks, and my drinking companion and I head in for round one. A Dry Martini for me and a girly Cosmopolitan for Emily. It’s a busy night and so our drink is being prepared further along the bar. I am mildly annoyed that the barman doesn’t check how I’d like the drink finished; olive, lemon or whathaveyou. As it turns out, a perfectly mixed mouth-puckering gin martini with a lemon twist is soon in my thirsty grasp. Emily’s cosmo with requisite flambéed orange zest is also good, juicy, and unashamedly passé! ….
for the full review go to http://www.socialandcocktail.co.uk/blog/review-the-voodoo-rooms-edinburgh/