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Monk Cocktail Bar

8 Cavendish Circus, Buxton SK17 6AT, England
+44 1298 24255
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This bar is a 'must'

This is by far the best place to get a drink in Buxton. Not only are the staff extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nickystraughan
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Buxton, United Kingdom
Disappointed

Visited with friends who were lager drinkers. Only one brand of lager on offer and it wasn’t to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JCN_13
,
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great cocktails” (12 reviews)
“little gem” (10 reviews)
“pricey side” (2 reviews)
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8 Cavendish Circus, Buxton SK17 6AT, England
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+44 1298 24255
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"great cocktails"
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"little gem"
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"excellent bar"
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"palace hotel"
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"relaxed atmosphere"
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"well worth a visit"
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"gins"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best place to get a drink in Buxton. Not only are the staff extremely knowledgeable and professional regarding mixing cocktails, they are especially congenial. If you don't like the look of what's on the menu board just have a chat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends who were lager drinkers. Only one brand of lager on offer and it wasn’t to their taste. So much so it was returned to the bar after a few sips, it wasn’t cheap either. The cocktails on the board didn’t appeal to...More

Thank JCN_13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little cocktail bar. Excellent staff who can make just about anything from scratch. A tad on the pricey side but all in all a nice place for a quiet drink.

Thank Sharon H
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Cocktails are very good. Well presented and tasty. A bit on a pricey side but every venue offering coctails is lately. Good customers service but a place is very hipster like. Not to my fancy but I guess some people love it. I'd probably be...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Went into the bar not knowing what to drink. Nathan the lovely barman took the time to find out what I liked then made me a cocktail which was gorgeous. Went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our time there. Will be...More

1  Thank sued1232017
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Came away with my boyfriend and saw this place was highly recommended. Had an amazing couple of nights and all the staff were amazingly friendly and talented. We tried several different cocktails and was both mesmerised with how much goes into just one drink! Would...More

Thank Georgia D
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This unusual cocktail bar also does beers and spirits. It is unbelievably cool and trendy but at aged 59 I didn't feel at all out of place, instead I felt transported back to 1977 to trendy little wine bars that I used to frequent!! The...More

2  Thank julieanddavidmccoy
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were recommended to come here as they had an extensive choice of gins. The quirky little place did not disappoint. We had a lovely pre NYE drinks evening early doors. The staff were very friendly and talked to us about some of the different...More

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Chanced on this bar by accident but what a find! Bags of character, fantastic drinks list, bar tenders very helpful and knowledgeable on their gins and i left my drink choices to their recommendations- wasn't disappointed at all - fabulous place!!!

Thank Emma K
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Currently in Buxton for a weekend break with friends and just happened to stumble across this venue. Small, but that doesn't affect the impact of the staff attention to clients, cocktail & spirit selection and on our visit a GREAT live band. This is a...More

Thank Mr B
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Roy D
1 March 2015|
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Response from Manacháin M | Property representative |
Hi Roy, Our opening hours are as follows: Monday: Closed Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday: 3PM till Midnight Friday & Saturday: 3PM till 2AM Hope to see you in March.
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