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Monk Cocktail Bar

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Address: 8 Cavendish Circus, Buxton SK17 6AT, England
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15:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 02:00

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Drinks - Saturday night for 2

A tiny and quirky place ! Great bar staff, welcoming and so chilled ! Great place to sit and enjoy a range of cocktails and other drinks and open until 2am ! Has an upstairs with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kiran M
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SW England
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great cocktails, really good value for money. Studenty/alternative vibe. Friendly staff. Unusual flavour combinations

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tiny and quirky place ! Great bar staff, welcoming and so chilled ! Great place to sit and enjoy a range of cocktails and other drinks and open until 2am ! Has an upstairs with 2 small sofas - great ambience and service. Definitely recommend for the evening or pre dinner drinks.

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Thank Kiran M
Coalville, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small and intimate with an amazing cocktail menu and very knowledgeable staff. Proper cocktails, no premixed ingredients here and very well priced. Loved it!

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Thank CETulley
Stoke on Trent
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my partner and friends. Lovely inside and unusual cocktails.. I had the Bazar Daiquiri and it was delicious..nice little gem in the centre of Buxton..

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Thank xJackiex
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This bar is amazing and wouldn't be out of place in Manchester. The barman knows his drinks and is very friendly. Plenty of atmosphere 👍

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Thank David B
Rugby
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a small but funky cocktail bar in the centre of Buxton. There is a wide range of interesting and innovative cocktails all priced at about £6 which isn't bad at all. Shabby chic decor and friendly staff make for a good night out.

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Thank JW0408
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Really glad we stumbled on this place. The drinks are really reasonably priced, the crowd was friendly and the staff are lovely. We sat upstairs on the comfy sofas and had a lovely evening. The cocktails were a little too funky for me - each one contained at least one ingredient I didn't like so I played it safe when... More 

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Thank Estoycomiendo
Manacháin M, Owner at Monk Cocktail Bar, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind words! It really does mean the world to us. And considering that the original cocktail you ordered was not to your tastes, you've been very generous with your rating - so again thank you! If you ever do find yourself back in Buxton and again order a drink you don't like -... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

What a find. We fell in to this bar by accident, just looking for a quick drink before dinner. We were so delighted we did. 4 great guys behind the bar, working so hard, making cocktails and welcoming everyone. Watching them was entertainment itself. Not sure what to drink, my husband said he would take a recommendation, so the young... More 

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Thank CLNash
LIVERPOOL
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231 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely hour or so spent here having a delicious and well priced cocktail . Lovely place with a lovely vibe about it and highly recommended

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Thank Mike W
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

First of all, compared to Manchester and also other cocktail bars and restaurants in Buxton, the prices are outstanding; average cocktail price is 6.50 and the happy hour deal of two old fashions for 8 is the same as the usual price of one. Next the atmosphere is great with 3 levels of seating nicely laid out over two floors.... More 

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Thank Emma H

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