Pravda Vodka Bar
May 11, 2018
Vodka, as you may well have gathered, is the speciality here. The bar stocks a huge array of different vodkas. Popular with the after-work crowd during the week it becomes a clubbier, livelier place on weekends, the volume cranking up, the music pulsing. The bartenders know a good deal about the vodka on offer and will even pair it with dishes on the menu. The vodkas are divided into regular, premium, deluxe and limited edition and are priced accordingly. While most of the vodkas are Russian in origin they also stock a range of new world vodkas from Europe and Canada. Bottle service is available for those who want it and while vodka is the big draw here, they also serve a range of cocktails, mostly vodka-based and all with Soviet-inspired names the Russo-Canadian Martini is laced with maple syrup while the Perestroika is splashed with cassis and cranberry, there are also drinks named for Trotsky, Tolstoy and, of course, Lenin (though not Stalin, funnily enough. They also stock a decent selection of beer. The Soviet theming extends to the décor which is red and bold with booth-seating lining the walls and Lenin’s face on the walls. Spread over two floors, it’s a sizeable space, though not as big as many of the clubs in the area, which means it can get pretty busy on weekends.