Due to popular demand, Kahlúa, the original Mexican coffee liqueur, today announces Kahlúa Coffee House, its first creative food and drink experience, located in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, is to extend its run and work in collaboration with bars across the city.
“…takeover of the Market Restaurant at 104 High Street, features two floors of Mexican inspired coffee cocktails…”
Inspired by the unique heritage of Veracruz, Mexico, Kahlúa Coffee House, a temporary takeover of the Market Restaurant at 104 High Street, features two floors of Mexican inspired coffee cocktails, food, free film screenings and free cocktail masterclasses.
Launched by local hospitality favourites Teacup on Thomas Street and cocktail masters The Liquorists, the vibrant venue opened on 29th March for a month but has proved such a big hit it’s now set to stay open for a second month, closing on the 26th May.
The hugely popular coffee and cocktail masterclasses with The Liquorists and Coffee Circle continue every Thursday, Friday and Saturday upstairs in the speakeasy style room, Salon de Kahlúa alongside the free film screenings on Thursdays at 8pm.
The Liquorists will be taking a break 9th-11th May, making way for guest bars from across the city to stage their own Salon de Kahlúatakeover. Hula, Epernay and Dusk Til Pawn are among the first bars to sign up to host (free) guest masterclasses. Plans are also underway for a special closing party on the final weekend (Sat 25th May) when Kahlúa Coffee House will be participating in Fiesta del Fuego (The Fire Party) collaboration – a raw and cooked chilli festival with competitions, games, bars and stalls, to be held on High Street.
Twitter followers are in for a treat as a host of special competitions, giveaways, promotions and special events will be offered exclusively to tweeters following @KahluaUK #Kahluacoffeehouse in the final month.
Kahlúa Coffee House hosts FREE film screenings every Thursday at 8pm upstairs in the speakeasy bar Salon de Kahlúa. Cult classics selected celebrate Kahlúa’s unique Mexican heritage. Admittance is free of charge, email [email protected] to reserve your seat.
Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke – Thursday 2nd May 8.00pm
Cheech and Chong make their unforgettable film debut in this riotous comedy.
Nacho Libre – Thursday 9th May 8.00pm
Jack Black stars as Ignacio (friends call him Nacho), a Mexican priest who moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for his orphanage in this cult comedy from the creators of “Napoleon Dynamite” and the writer and star of “The School of Rock.”
Cocktail – Thursday 16th May 8.00pm
”When he pours, he reigns.” This 1988 cult classic stars Tom Cruise asNew York City business student, Brian Flanagan, who takes up bartending in order to make ends meet. Soon finding great talent with bartending, Flanagan takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.
Masterclasses in the Salon de Kahlúa
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday mixology masters The Liquorists and coffee connoisseurs Coffee Circle will be giving FREE interactive masterclasses as part of the Kahlúa Coffee House experience. Join them in exclusive speakeasy Salon de Kahlúa to explore Kahlúa’s unique heritage and sample some bespoke cocktails created just for Kahlúa Coffee House.
Masterclasses are held Thursdays at 18.30 and at 18.30 and 20.30 every Friday and Saturday and last an hour. Bookings can be made for up to 10 people. Cocktail and Coffee masterclasses with the Liqourists and Coffee Circle are free and include a signature Kahlúa Espresso Martini. Guests must be 18 or over to apply and spaces are limited. Email [email protected] to book.
Guest Masterclasses 9-11th May
Thursday 9th May at 18.30 – The Northern Quarter’s Dusk Til Pawnwill host a special FREE guest masterclass
Friday 10th May at 18.30 and 20.30 – Epernay will be hosting a special FREE guest masterclass
Saturday 11th May at 18.30 and 20.30 – Hula will be hosting the FREE guest masterclass
Kahlúa Coffee House opens Wednesday to Sunday as follows:
Wednesday 1pm – 11pm
Thursday Noon – 11pm
Friday & Sat 11am – Midnight
Sunday 11am – 10pm
For the latest news visit kahluacoffeehouse.com and follow @KahluaUK#Kahluacoffeehouse on twitter for events, recipes and exclusive competitions.