Edinburgh nurse slates native bar claiming cocktails ‘do not match Instagram publish’

An Edinburgh cocktail bar has been slated for serving up cocktails which do not appear like the drinks they promote on Instagram.

Morgan Gillies was sad when the Chasing Unicorns drink she ordered from Sweet Bar arrived trying nothing like what she anticipated.

The nurse, from Addiewell, West Lothian, forked out £5 for the cocktail which was bleak in comparison with its vibrant Instagram counterpart.

In social media photographs the cocktail, which is marketed as being made with Bombay Sapphire, St Germain, watermelon, bubble gum, citrus, sweet floss, and glitter, seems to be stuffed to the brim with a bit of crimson, yellow and turquoise sections and crammed with crushed ice.

A bitter rainbow candy has been positioned on the highest alongside a big clump of pink sweet floss.

Nonetheless, in contrast, pictures of what Morgan was given present a three-quarters full glass of orange colored liquid with a layer of sweet floss balanced throughout the highest of the glass.

Upset together with her order, Morgan posted the comparability pictures on Twitter on Sunday writing: “Appears the identical proper sufficient.”

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Morgan Gillies was lower than impressed together with her cocktail order

The publish has now collected over 7,000 likes, tons of of retweets and dozens of feedback from Twitter customers who have been shocked by the distinction.

@etjorgensen wrote: “They’re well-known for making the drinks in Instagram posts look wonderful however nothing like what you truly get.

“I might identify at the very least six locations in Edinburgh that do much better cocktails.

@xteesh stated: “Insta vs actuality if I’ve ever seen it.

@HarpSilver commented: “I’d take it again and get the barman to make it once more.”

@katiemsmart replied: “The pure lack of effort.”

One other social media consumer shared a picture of their unlucky order of the Chasing Unicorns cocktail which additionally got here as a big disappointment.

Iona Blair shared a photograph exhibiting her bleak trying cocktail, writing: “what the hell”.

Fraser Kyle, operations supervisor of Sweet Bar Edinburgh, Montpellier Ltd, claimed that the cocktail was marketed falsely.

He stated: “Advertising used an outdated inventory picture.

“They’ve been informed to not use this.

“The spec of the drink was modified previous to closure final October.

“Clearly we’ve solely been open now for six weeks for the reason that finish of the compelled Authorities closure.

“Any points with the product itself we are going to evaluate the product spec and retrain the employees accordingly.”


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