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An Edinburgh Restaurant Has Opened a New ‘Secret Gin Garden’ to Enjoy Cocktails in a Safe Space

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Stac Polly

Now that the hospitality industry is slowly starting to open, bars and restaurants are keen to show that they are a safe and welcoming place to visit.

With some potential customers still a little hesitant to venture out, competition will be fierce to entice people to book tables.

That’s why Stac Polly, a restaurant in Edinburgh, has undergone a revamp, with a gin garden emerging as a result.

The garden consist of two seperate areas. Two ‘island’ outdoor tables which can seat 4 people each are situated upstairs and a larger area awaits downstairs.

At basement level is a beautiful space which has wooden decking, pretty hanging flower baskets adorning stone walls and gin bottle vases at each table.

Previously a smoking area, the basement gin garden can safely seat 20 people and the owner hopes the redecorated space will evoke a “casual and relaxed” atmosphere.

Restaurant owner Mark Galloway said: “People are already enjoying it as it gives more individual space and isn’t packed, and people want to get out and feel safe at the same time.”

For more info or to book a table visit the Stac Polly website.