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Jimmy Badgers, Inverness's newest venue to celebrate its grand opening

By Alan Shields

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The Highland capital's latest nightspot hopes to bring some glitz and glam when it opens this week.

Jimmy Badgers will welcome its first customers on Thursday May 19 at 6pm.

The concept is a gin and fizz bar with an array of classic cocktails and an extensive list of creations by the three resident expert mixologists.

Owner Don Lawson, who also runs the city's famous Johnny Foxes, said “ We are excited for the opportunity to add something new and original to Inverness.

“It’s our goal to provide an experience that not only speaks to the local population but tourists too.

“We wish to build upon the mystique and allure of our great city’s nightlife through creating good food, fantastic drinks selection and we aim to provide a positive feel good vibe by way of our mood lighting and sound system.

“There is a mixture of Boujee, Art Deco and the Prohibition Era in our interior design.

“JB’s will serve an extensive selection of premium wines,champagnes, proseccos, spirits and cocktails, carefully curated by bar manager Ruairidh Ross , formerly of Johnny Foxes who brings over 10 years’ experience in luxury drinking and dining to Jimmy Badgers, fusing tradition and innovation, the bar’s exclusive new cocktail menu has been designed with every guest and every sip in mind.”

Jimmy Badgers, on Church Street, is open seven days a week from 11am to 11pm Sun-Thurs. 11am-midnight Fri/Sat.

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