Located within the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is The Barbershop Cuts and Cocktails, a Twenties prohibition-inspired speakeasy with a completely purposeful barbershop within the entrance and a whisky saloon within the again providing stay music seven nights every week. Whether or not in search of a brand new sharp look performed professionally, or a spot to sit down again and sip elegantly, that is the spot excellent for each.
Behind the unassuming janitor’s door in The Barbershop is a swanky hideaway lounge that harkens again to the Prohibition period. Upon entry, visitors can anticipate a excessive power music expertise with a variation of musical genres relying on the day. Each Tuesday evening is their signature “Light Karaoke,” the place singers are again by a stay band. The next day is for the nation followers, “Wild West Wednesday,” whereas the remainder of the week’s tunes are all rock’n roll oriented.
The Barbershop Cuts and Cocktails bar program options an in depth number of whiskies. Many of the boozy alternatives are impressed from arguably probably the most outstanding side of the joint, which is stay music. Take the “Six String Sling” for example. Made with Suntory Toki whisky and Drambuie, they add a cherry and passionfruit mixer to it by freezing it within the form of a guitar and serve it in a glass that has a guitar decide embedded within the aspect.
“We’ve got a spread of distinctive cocktails to select from. In true spirit of a whisky bar, lots of our cocktails have a whisky base; nevertheless, we’ve got a spread of different cocktails equivalent to our bestselling Wild Orchid, a gin-based cocktail providing a balanced and refreshing style with a lavender aroma. What makes this a singular style is the added egg whites creating an unforgettable drink.”
Along with all of the liquid delights, additionally they supply a full meals menu of small bites and desk/bottle service for these in search of a extra intimate expertise.
Finally, The Barbershop is a superb place for all music and cocktail lovers. Open seven nights every week, there may be all the time one thing wonderful to see. With celebrities typically performing shock units on stage like Machine Gun Kelly, Macy Grey, Zac Brown and extra, you by no means know who may present up while you’re there.
Photographs by David J Crewe