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Monk Cocktail Bar

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Excellent!!

A cosy atmospheric bar that is staffed by a friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable team. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt M
via mobile
Fabulous and friendly

Away for a weekend with my mum. Popped in to start our evening, couldn't have found a more friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adventurer782485
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“little gem”(10 reviews)
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8 Cavendish Circus, Buxton SK17 6AT, England
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All reviews great cocktails little gem bar staff are excellent bar hen do pricey side relaxed atmosphere lovely evening great fun well worth a visit barman gins decanter mixologist nye concoction decor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cosy atmospheric bar that is staffed by a friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable team. They know their stuff and are a credit to buxton night life. Just a sound bunch of guys!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matt M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Away for a weekend with my mum. Popped in to start our evening, couldn't have found a more friendly bar, really attentive bar tenders who came up with fabulously different cocktails. Definitely worth a look in.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adventurer782485
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife went here as she wanted a few cocktails. We came here in the afternoon and bar itself was very welcoming. Lots of choices of cocktails and some good beers mixture of Belgian Abbey, craft ale. Only downside was the bar on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slothmonkey1985
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We dropped in for a quick beer or two after eating, it was pretty busy but we were still served quickly which is always nice and is a reflection of how good the bar staff are. There are a couple of seats outside which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shortshank2015
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Monk bar last night for my Hen do We had a fabulous time - we had a reserved area at the front by the window - the guys behind the bar were great fun and the cocktails were yummy Fortunately I didn’t make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A very small space that makes fantastic cocktails. Friendly and warm environment which usually plays good music. May here live music on occasion too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What made this place special is it’s quirky, boutique feel without the pretentious feel. The place is full of everyone and anyone - from the young couple having a romantic drink in the corner to the girls having a pre-dancing cocktail to the baby-boomers catching...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MeneJ
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We have frequented Monk many times, and have always enjoyed it’s cool vibe. The bartenders (mixologists, mixmatitions, mixmagicians or whatever they prefer?) are both very friendly and skilful in their art. There’s always a cocktail specials board up, but knowing their craft, they’ll gladly rustle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Craig S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Came to Buxton and The Peaks to celebrate our anniversary and was looking for a bar to have a few drinks and unwind. I came across Monk Bar via previous reviews on TA. I liked the intimate look of it and the menu of crazy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hiphopsoul123
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

By far the best bar in Buxton. Staff incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. Cocktails were all very creative and lush, so much so we drank the entire menu on Friday night!!! Lots of friendly locals also drink here which is a good testament of a great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Billy S
27 September 2018|
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Response from Craig S | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t like to say? They have a couple of chairs outside.
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Roy D
2 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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