The Virgin Mary: Europe's first dedicated alcohol free cocktail bar

The Virgin Mary Bar | Silk Tree Botanics news

Heard the one about the Irish pub with no booze? Yes, really.

The Virgin Mary bar will open its doors on Capel Street in Dublin 1 next month, serving an extensive range of cocktails, wines, beers and mixed drinks, all with one thing in common – zero per cent alcohol.

It is the latest project from drinks industry experts Oisín Davis and Vaughan Yates, who also collaborated on the creation of the Poacher’s range of Irish-made mixers. According to Davis, the idea for the bar came from a trend they identified in the growing popularity of non-alcoholic cocktails and craft beers, and a desire to offer non-drinkers a space in which to socialise without being exposed to alcohol.

Read more about The Virgin Mary on The Irish Times