'Drink, Feast, Conquer' - enjoy a stout around the fire pit at this year's Viking themed festive pop up bar in Edinburgh

Viking heritage, mulled wine, log fires and hot cocoa are at the centre of this year’s latest pop up bar where visitors can ‘drink, feast and conquer.’
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As this year’s festivities get into their swing, locals and visitors alike will be able to visit Thor’s Tipi Bar which is the newest pop up to take up residence at the Waverley Mall Festival Village.

Two canvas tipis will form the bar area and it will be decked out with wooden tables and benches and lit up with festive lighting.

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The bar will be under two tipis and have a real fire pitThe bar will be under two tipis and have a real fire pit
The bar will be under two tipis and have a real fire pit

The bar, which has also made its mark at pop ups across the UK, is visiting Edinburgh for the first time and promises a novel experience for Christmas shoppers, workers, visitors and families alike.

“The location is right in the heart of the city centre with such fantastic travel links for visitors and locals of Edinburgh.

“This brand new pop up will continue to provide a very current and relevant offering to our customers throughout the festive period and is perfect for our overall vision we are striving to achieve for our rooftop area here at Waverley Mall.”

The unique menu has something on offer for everyone as they feature both hot and cold cocktails with a festive twist, beers from around the world, local ales and stouts and an extensive wine list.

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Festive favourites such as mulled wine and hot chocolate will also be on offer as well as teas and coffees to combat the cold weather.

Maria Farrugia, Co-Founder of Thor’s said: “We have always admired the Christmas offering in Edinburgh and are thrilled that we can now be part of it.

“We have welcomed thousands of people across the country over the last four years to enjoy the unique festive atmosphere that we pride ourselves on and we hope the people of Edinburgh will enjoy the experience as well.

“Our roaring fire, ambient lighting and friendly staff create a delightful space to get you in the festive mood.

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“Families, friends and even dogs are welcome in our tipi. Step inside and experience Christmas in a cup!”

Jacquelyn Stewart, Centre Manager for Waverley Mall said: “We are delighted to welcome the arrival of Thor’s Tipi Bar here at Waverley Mall’s iconic rooftop over the festive period.”

Thor’s Tipi Bar is open daily between 10am and 10pm on top of Waverley Mall until 4 January 2020.

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