Sex And The City has had a huge effect on all things fashion and modern over the years. This includes the cocktail world, in fact the series was the defining moment for the Cosmopolitan, putting the drink’s name on the lips of every woman around the world. Whether you’re looking for an after work drink in Sheffield or an evening of cocktails, just like the SATC girls, then here’s where to go. The key is to try all the cocktail menus these bars have to offer and then start to compare your favourites. So the Cosmopolitan has to be the most famous cocktail of them all, made popular by the lovely Carrie Bradshaw. Closely following with the Manhattan and a Martini cocktail. Below are the best cocktail bars and restaurants around Sheffield, handpicked by a cocktail guru – (that’s me)

Soyo on Rockingham Street has to be one of the best bars around Sheffield, its new, contemporary and glamorous. Expensive but they do have offers on during the week. And let’s not forget how yummy the cocktails are. Your most likely to find celebs in here too, so watch out.

Swanky Franks on Chesterfield Road is an American diner is value for money with home-cooked mouth-watering food. Dine here in style the US way. With something for all ages to enjoy.

The Ivory on Regents Terrace is a cool, classic piano bar and grill. The Ivory has fabulous food and friendly staff too. With a wide range of fabulous cocktails at the click of your fingers.

The Wig and Pen by the Milestone on Campo will not need much of an introduction following their Ramsey’s Best Restaurant 2010 fame. Additional to this there’s a wide range of cocktails for you to choose from.

Las Iguanas located on Fitzwilliam Street is a quirky, Latin American restaurant. With fresh authentic food from all over the world, so you really won’t be disappointed. Try their delicious Caipirinha cocktails and you’ll never look back.

And just in case you just can’t wait to try out all these exciting cocktails and restaurants, then why not start experimenting with your own cocktails. Why not start by making a cosmopolitan and make Carrie proud!
Drink Recipe for a Cosmopolitan
1 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Triple sec
1/2 oz Rose’s Lime Juice
1/2 oz Cranberry juice
Lime wedge

Mixing instructions:
Shake liquid ingredients like hell in a shaker with ice. Place lime wedge on the rim of a Martini glass. Pour mix into the glass, up.
Grab a cocktail with your best girlfriends, and drink up!