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The Wick at Both Ends Cocktail Bar

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I'm a London-dwelling northern lass who swapped the East End for Far East on the trip of a lifetime. I blog about food, travel, yoga and spirituality.
Published January 8th 2013
the perfect place to unwind after work
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Wick at Both Ends

Formerly Scruffy Murphy's, The Wick at Both Ends is anything but. It is now an opulent yet cosy bar with a fabulous selection of cocktails, an excellent food menu and a very comprehensive beer list. After a long hard day in the office we took advantage of their 'after work drinks deals' and treated ourselves to the 'DIY Bellini' which consists of a bottle of Prosecco and two fresh fruit juice blends of your choice. We opted for strawberry and orange blossom and pineapple and passion fruit.

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DIY Bellinis with fresh fruit blends

My boyfriend went for the more masculine option of the Einstock Icelandic Toasted Porter, which he described as "chocolatey with coffee notes".

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The Einstock Icelandic Porter

Meanwhile, our friends enjoyed sampling the Deception real ale and a pint of Fruili. Unfortunately, the first glass of Fruili wasn't quite up to scratch (we reckon it had been in the line a couple of days) but luckily the friendly barman was happy to swap it for a fresh pint. In fact, the service was great generally and the staff were happy to advise on beer choice and offer tasters of the ale.

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The well stocked bar and Deception ale

After a few sherbets it was time to line our stomachs and luckily, there was a great menu to choose from with 'Wick and Mix' British tapas at £3.95 each or 3 dishes for £10.

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Wick and Mix tapas menu

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Why? Creative cocktails and tasty food
When: Bar: 12:00–01:00 every day. Kitchen: Monday–Friday: 12:00–21:00 Saturday–Sunday 12:00–20:00
Where: 149-151 West Street, Sheffield
Cost: Moderate
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