Serving up some excellent craft brew & Christmas cheer, Innis & Gunn proved to be the perfect end to the Edinburgh Yelp event season and a great introduction to the wacky world of Yelp events for some of 2014's newest Yelp folks! Our brew master extraordinaire Claire, led us through the homegrown world of Innis & Gunn's old favourites and new staples. Scotch Whisky Porters anyone? Check out the reviews & photos and keep your eyes peeled for more newbie shenanigans in 2015!
Continue reading "Edinburgh Newbies Meet Innis & Gunn" »
On a cold November night, Edinburgh Yelpers descended on Victoria to eat, drink and snoop their brand new Edinburgh CM! There was mulled cider, there were cute dogs in Yelp gear, delicious pizzas and yes, one or two shimmy hugs were had. Read all the reviews of the event here and see all the fabulous photos on the Flickr page.
Continue reading "Edinburgh's Big Shimmy Hug" »
Over 120 Glasgow Yelpers hit the hottest new venue in town (it's official, they won the Yelpie award!) Wild Cabaret on Thursday night for a night of decadence, glamour and a whole load of fun!
We were treated to delicious cocktails by Luscious Liquid, food by Wild Cabaret and Miss Dixiebelle were on hand to style 18 lucky lady Yelpers into vintage vixens! There were also drinks by Eden Brewery St Andrews and Alexander Wines. We were treated to the smooth tunes of The Precious Penny Pluckers and the card assassin extrodinary, George Speirs who was making his debut performance!
We also celebrated all Glasgow's best local businesses by dishing out some awards – you can read all the winners votes below the link! Thanks to all the Yelpers who partied in fine style and our amazing sponsors.
Check out the photos and read the reviews.
Continue reading "Yelp's 10th Birthday Party at Wild Cabaret, Glasgow!" »
At this super special Elite Event, 20 Elites donned eye masks and dined on 4 courses of Urban Bar & Brasserie's brand new spring menu. Starting with fish soup, followed by goats cheese pannacotta the Elites were delighted to unveil the main of salmon & scallops en papilliotte with ginger, spring onion & sticky rice. Finally we tried the lemongrass crème brulee with saffron shortbread. All dishes were served with matching wines and we were well and truley spoiled by Urban Bar & Brasserie!
Read more about the event here.
Continue reading "Blind Dining with Urban Bar & Brasserie" »
To celebrate World Book Night, 22 Yelp Elites gather at Cushion & Cake. Books were distributed, tea was supped and fizz was popped! Cushion & Cake provided a decadent platter of sandwiches, scones and cakes for Elites to nibble. Drinks were on hand (as per the "you choose!" invitation) and a game of Card Against Humanity was played with Elites reading out their best/funniest pairings!
Read more about the event here.
Continue reading "World Book Night with Cushion & Cake" »
The Gallery is on display! 90 Yelpers headed along to Ubiquitous Chip for the grand unveiling of the gallery. 76 photos adorn the walls of the Brasserie and Yelpers were able to gaze at their glory while dining on delightful canapés by Ubiqitous Chip. Aperol Spritz and Wild Turkey were on hand with the refreshment, while Barry Neeson provided some live art for entertainment (which was later auctioned for Glasgow Women's Aid!). All prints are up for sale for just £10 each. Read more about the event here.
Continue reading "Gallery of Glasgow Opening Night at Ubiquitous Chip" »
On Tuesday night, 70 Yelpers celebrated the launch of Yelp's Gallery of Glasgow at Stravaigin. Fabulous cocktails were served by Aperol – an Aperol Spritz was a refreshing twist in the depths of Glasgow winter – and a Honey Manhattan made with Wild Turkey. Stravaigin treated us to a selection of tasty canapes – ranging from South Indian dahl on a coconut and curry leaf blini to roast pork belly, kimchi and baby gem baozi and West coast crab and salt haddock with pickled apples and celeriac. We had a fabulous photo booth with some awesome Glasgow icons as props, and a photography masterclass to help Yelpers make the most of their snapping! You can read all the reviews of the event here, check out the event photos on Facebook as well as the photo booth hilarity!
Continue reading "Gallery of Glasgow Launch Party at Stravaigin" »