As you walk through an arched doorway of this bespoke bar, you are transported into another world: a world full of imagination, wonder and, nonetheless, alcohol. It’s like you found one of those places that has the power to teleport you to another dimension. The Cocktail Geeks have literally done that by transforming their bar into a Super Mario-themed corner. From January 22, and stay until June 9, you can sip a themed out-of-this-world cocktail at the Edinburgh Arches.
The Cocktail Geeks is an ever-changing entertainment-themed bar that switches up every few months. It is also a privately owned establishment, so visitors can drink thoughtfully crafted cocktails while supporting a small local business. Their website states, “We are a small independent team using our passion for all things geeky to create unique and immersive drinking experiences inspired by some of our favourite works of entertainment.”
So, for now, you can head down to The Cocktail Geeks to enjoy some boozy concoctions at the Super Cocktail Co., discovering the adventures of Angus, Mario’s “Scottish bartender cousin”. Try the Piranhacus Giganticus with Sipsmith London Dry Gin, Midori Melon, Green Chartreuse, apple, wasabi, and strawberry shrub foam, or the Shy Guy with Akashi-Tai Yuzu Sake, Caorunn Raspberry Gin, Evangelista Limoncello, raspberry and lemon & oregano foam.
While the next theme has not yet been announced, earlier bar themes consisted of Game of Thrones, The Witcher, Alice in Wonderland, and more. The team has really put the imagination to work and the results turned out spectacularly!