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Kaleidoscope bar brings 200 rare whiskies to Liverpool Street

The Whisky Society opens its first non-member bar in Liverpool Street, where 200 rare single malts will be on offer to the public alongside other liquors, cocktails and more, with food provided by upstairs neighbour Mac & Wild.…

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GQ announces its own pop-up at Rosewood London

GQ Bar is the magazine's first pop-up in London, serving up food and drink designed to bring its pages to life, like wagyu beef burgers and a trademark Manhattan with two types of Bourbon.…

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Skylight brings traditional British lawn games to its rooftop bar in Wapping

Tobacco Dock is home to the latest themed rooftop bar and restaurant, thanks to Skylight, who’ll be providing street food, cocktails and plenty of traditional lawn games.…

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Test Driving Westerns Laundry - the new restaurant from the folk at Primeur

The folk behind Primeur have opened a second restaurant, Westerns Laundry. We went to see how their empire is expanding…

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Ray's Bar Dalston launches summer menu with half price cocktails

With summer surely just around the corner (or at least for today), Ray’s Bar, a subterranean bar beneath Voodoo Rays are launching their summer cocktail menu with 50% off drinks.

Created by head bartender Dave Miller (Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, 214 Bermondsey), the summer menu launches this week and focuses on redefining modern classics using traditional techniques. Miller has introduced drinks whic…

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Islington's Plaquemine Lock is Bocca di Lupo chef’s pub with Louisiana cuisine

After gaining a reputation for cooking Italian, Jacob Kenedy returns to his US roots with a stonking cajun and creole menu at his new Lousiana-themed Plaquemine Lock on Regent’s Canal.…

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Darbaar launches Lotus, a new bar in The City featuring Indian-inspired drinks

Another new bar is heading for the City as the people behind Darbaar are set to open a new bar called Lotus. This was previously part of the restaurant itself and now it'll have a menu of spice-infused spirits and Indian twists on classics. Chef-patron Abdul Yaseen has also created a fresh menu of Royal-inspired dishes to accompany all the new booze.

Starting with those cocktails, they're inspire…

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Australasia’s Best Bar, The Baxter Inn comes to London

These days you don't need to travel the world to visit the best bars - they're all coming to London. Dead Rabbit is coming to Claridge's and now The Bloomsbury Club Bar (BCB) is bringing in cult Sydney bar The Baxter Inn for a bar residency this month, which kicks off on Wednesday 24th May.

It's hot on the heels of their own February pop-up which saw New York’s BlackTail visit Londonall as part…

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Copenhagen's Mother Pizzeria is coming to London

Italian meets Danish with the arrival of Mother to Battersea. Best known in its native Denmark, this is their first spot out of that country and they'll have a big outdoor space too.…

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London's best cocktails for World Cocktail Day

 In honour of World Cocktail Day, Saturday 13 May, we asked the Hot Dinners Drinks Editor, Louis Fernando, to select a shortlist of five cocktails you should try. Here's what he came up with...…

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La Fromagerie is bringing cheese to Bloomsbury with their latest spot

Head upstairs for oysters at the seafood bar, downstairs for the Tasting Room, or pick up some delicacies from the special ‘walk-in cheese room’ to take home with you at La Fromagerie Bloomsbury.…

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Bistro Vadouvan brings French-Asian fusion to Putney Wharf

The owners of Hammersmith institution Potli have made the jump south west, to try their hand at French-Asian fusion - think spiced bouillabaisse, duck leg pot au pho and Middle Eastern-spiced beef tartare.…

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