Eating and drinking: Mix it up with cocktail week

Glasgow Cocktail Week will once again bring together the city’s finest venues, delicious drinks, parties and even bigger events to celebrate mixology from September 24th.

Celebrating cocktail culture across the city, almost 40 of Glasgow’s most loved venues are taking part to bring memorable moments and delicious drinks to the festival including The Citizen, Abandon Ship Bar, Cranside Kitchen VEGA, Fore Play Crazy Golf, Champagne Central and The Gate.

They’ve even got some intriguing new events planned for this year’s festival! A Silent Disco blends neon-lit silent disco with a distinct music genre to complement Instagrammable cocktails. Guests will flip through the channels while sipping on matching handcrafted serving – it’s a highlight of the festivities not to be missed, with music provided by a local DJ and a sensory masterclass! IG: @glasgowcocktailweek

Cameron House, Loch Lomond

The luxury five-star hotel re-opened this week after it was rebuilt following a fatal fire in 2017.

Located In the heart of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Cameron House Hotel offers 140 guest bedrooms, including 24 luxury suites. New features include the intimate lobby bar, serving cocktails, champagne and Cameron House’s Signature Afternoon Tea.

An award-winning spa with a rooftop infinity pool, an 18-hole championship golf course, and a 234-berth marina are also part of the Cameron House Resort. Guests can enjoy a variety of water activities around Loch Lomond’s shores, such as speed boat and jet-skiing excursions as well as calm paddle boarding, fresh water fishing, and champagne cruises onboard the Celtic Warrior. IG: cameronhouselochlomond

Luckenbooths, Edinburgh

Bon Vivant restaurant group has announced the opening of its new Edinburgh restaurant, which will take up the Capital’s historic City Chambers.

From September 24th, Luckenbooths is set to bring a refreshing twist on much loved local favourites when it launches as part of Cheval Old Town Chambers expansion in the heart of the Capital. Classic Scottish delicacies such as Campbell’s Haggis and Beef Shin Bon-Bons will be served alongside dishes such as a crispy duck bowl with Asian ‘slaw, watermelon, and toasted sesame. IG: luckenboothsedinburgh

Phil MacHugh is Managing Director at SKAPA and one of Scotland’s most influential communicators.

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