Houston’s New Witchy Wonderland ‘The Cursed Cauldron’ Pop-Up Cocktail Bar Conjures Its Spell on October 13th

Witchcraft and cocktails collide from October 13th to October 31st at The Cursed Cauldron pop-up at Ninja Ramen, enchanting Houstonians with a menu of elixirs and potions, Tarot readings, performances, & more

Prepare to be entranced as The Cursed Cauldron, a mystifying pop-up cocktail bar, materializes for a limited time in Houston this October. From Friday the 13th through Halloween Night, The Cursed Cauldron will cast its spell at Ninja Ramen from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily, offering an immersive experience where witchcraft and cocktails collide.

Founded by long-time hospitality professionals Alexis Mijares and Angelique Cook Cavazos, The Cursed Cauldron is a limited-time pop-up cocktail bar that transports guests to a realm of magic and mystery where every detail has been meticulously crafted. From bewitching decorations and art pieces modeled after a witch’s apothecary to live entertainment that enchants, every element will come together to create a realm where magic is palpable.

The talented cocktail coven within The Cursed Cauldron features some of Houston and Texas’ most talented Witches and Warlocks who have honed their bar craft to perfection, curating a menu of spirited potions and elixirs that will leave guests spellbound as they indulge in concoctions that are both delicious and dazzling. The menu for the pop-up boasts an array of handcrafted cocktails with many featuring local artisanal syrups from Levels of Grandeur, each unique in flavor, presentation and muse.

Drinks like the Hexpresso Martini and Sex Magic On The Beach provide fun witchy takes on classic favorites while Hecate’s Torch and Oshun’s Offering dive into flavors as unique as the deities they are inspired by. Curated shots, spirit-free options, and coven-sized serves like the Bruja’s Brew will also be on the cocktail menu. Below is a sneak peek of the spellbound sips: 

Coven’s Calling

Aviation Gin, Dry Sherry, Elderflower, Sage, Black Pepper, Lemon, Fever Tree Tonic Water

Lilith’s Lullaby

Cantera Negra Blanco, Chili Liqueur, Pomegranate, Rose Water, Hibiscus, Beet, Orange, Lime

Oshun’s Offering 

Flor de Cana 12-year Rum, Pumpkin, Brown Butter, Almond, Orange Liqueur, Lime

Freyja’s Cup 

Heaven’s Door Bourbon, Strawberry, Rose, Honey, Lemon, Fever Tree Blood Orange Ginger Beer

Bruja’s Brew (Coven Serve – shareable cocktail)

Cantera Negra Reposado, Creme de Cacao, Macadamia Nut, Coconut Milk, Mexican Vanilla, Ceremonial Chocolate

Food items will also be available for purchase including bewitched ramen, char-BOO-terie boards and other tricks and treats. 

Attendees will also encounter wandering fortune tellers, Tarot card and aura readers, mystical performers, and a Magical Makers Marketplace where seekers of the arcane can discover an extensive selection of goods from local makers to enhance their spells, potions, and rituals. Among the other surprises that await, guests will discover Instagram-worthy installations stationed throughout the reimagined space and daily interactive components that create a fully immersive experience.

The Cursed Cauldron is a fleeting phenomenon that will be open from October 13th to October 31st before vanishing like a wisp of smoke after Halloween night. So gather your coven, summon your friends, and prepare to be enchanted with memories that will linger long after the final sip.

The Cursed Cauldron will be located at Ninja Ramen at 4219 Washington Ave. For more information and updates about the pop-up, visit the website or follow @cursedcauldronhtx on Instagram for the latest.

About The Cursed Cauldron:

Founded by long-time hospitality professionals, Alexis Mijares and Angelique Cook Cavazos, The Cursed Cauldron is a bewitching pop-up cocktail bar located in Houston, TX, where witchcraft and cocktails collide to create an enchanting and immersive experience. From Friday the 13th through Halloween Night in 2023, The Cursed Cauldron invites guests to explore a world of magic and mystery, indulge in captivating elixirs, and encounter fortune tellers, all within a bewitching atmosphere.

Photos: Angelique Cook and The Cursed Cauldron