Cocktails

  • pigalleemailWe check into Le Grand Pigalle for a 24 hour pitstop in Paris

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    What: Soul Store West

    In a nutshell: Ribs and music in North London hotel

    Summing it all up: There's a hotel, diner and cocktail bar coming to Kilburn and Chicago Rib Shack are supplying the food side of things

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  • The Gibson celebrates their first year with new cocktail and locally sourced bar menu

    The Gibson, one of the hottest bars of 2016, is celebrating its first year in operation with the launch of a new cocktail and food menu.Going well beyond the standard crisp and nuts route, The Gibson’s new locally sourced menu features inventive flavours and exotic ingredients specially chosen to be enjoyed alongside their extensive list of award-winning cocktails.

    Led by Marian Beke

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  • Artesian

    Updated 13/2/17 following a recent visit

    We popped down to Artesian last week to see how the new menu is shaping up. Headed up by Dino and Gabor the new bar team have been working intensively over the last 12 months to develop the menu. We're pleased to see that the attention to detail behind it really shows through.

    The Perception menu includes a range of esoteric ingredients such as Unico, a Hungarian liqueur, soursop, saffron and

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  • The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy is launching a new cocktail menu

    We’ve noticed that London’s top hotel bars are upping the ante with a flurry of new menu releases and updates - each packed with novel drinks based around increasingly adventurous concepts. 

    The latest establishment to join the fray is The Savoy’s Beaufort Bar. Launched this week the menu features 20 newly created drinks and is one of their most impressive and ambitious undertakings to

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  • ‘Best bar in the world’ team bring NYC’s BlackTail to Bloomsbury

    Updated with impressions of the pop-up

    Since originally writing this piece, we've had a chance to try out the Blacktail pop-up firsthand at the launch. We were wondering if it could really match our high expectations, based on our immediate love of the New York original. And we're very pleased to report that those expectations were easily matched.

    They have five cocktails from the New York

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  • Dandelyan at Mondrian London announces new menu ‘The Vices of Botany’

    Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan) is one of the busiest personalities in the London bar scene and we’re constantly impressed by the innovative and thoughtful approach he brings to drinks and cocktails. We’re pleased to see this creativity continue this month with the launch of a brand new menu at the award-winning Dandelyan bar in the Mondrian London.

    The fourth menu from Ryan entitled 'The Vices of

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  • The Old Fashioned trolley launches at One Aldwych

    Forget dry January, this is the sort of news we like. The Lobby Bar in Covent Garden's One Aldwych hotel has launched something we can really approve of - a specially-made Old Fashioned drinks trolley. Wheeled around the bar, it has three types on offer:

    • Bourbon Old-Fashioned (“One-Fashioned”): macerated morello cherry & spice syrup with Angostura bitters
    • Tequila Old-Fashioned: kaffir lime leaf
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  • bletchley

    Naked restaurant The Bunyadi was never going to be an easy act to follow, but the team behind that are giving it a go with a WW2-themed cocktail bar where you decode your own personality to work out your true cocktail colours, inspired by Bletchley Park.

    It gets better - not only will there be a war room and cipher machine based on Alan Turing’s machine of

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  • fish emailBrick Lane has a fun new 'dining room and drinking den' that's worth taking note of

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  • bobbyfitz2

    What: Bobby Fitzpatrick

    In a nutshell: Rum cocktails and pizza in West Hampstead

    Summing it all up: This West Hampstead spot comes from the same people behind Coil Laundry in Exmouth market. Expect rum cocktails and pizza with a distinctly 70s feel. 

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  • The Aplpha Beta cocktail bar comes to the Modern Pantry with Mr Lyan

    There’s a new cocktail bar coming to Finsbury Square, and it sounds worth breaking Dry January for, particularly as the drinks list has bee designed by Mr Lyan, aka Ryan Chetiyawardana who’s been called, among other things, the king of cocktails *and* world’s best bartender.

    The Alpha Beta bar takes over the space at the front of the Modern Pantry on Finsbury Square, so it’ll have a handsomely paired bar

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  • Tony Conigliaro to open Untitled bar in Dalston

    Just when we thought 2016 had little else to offer us, along comes a new bar by one of the shining lights of the London bar scene. 

    Tony Conigliaro has announced the launch of ‘Untitled’ in Dalston this month. The enigmatically named bar will be the third bar from Tony and his team, already known for his award-winning 69 Colebrooke Row in Islington and Bar Termini in Soho. 

    The new space has been put together with the help

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  • Swift bar launches in Soho

    Cocktail duo Bobby Hiddleston and Mia Johansson will join forces with the team behind Night Jar to launch a new bar in the heart of Soho this month. 

    Taking the place of what was once the iconic LAB Bar on Old Compton Street, Swift will feature an 'elegant and grown up' cocktail offering. Staying true to its name, the venue will be characterised by slick, speedy service and will feature two distinctive bars spread across two floors.

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  • Boom Burger brings Boom Shack cocktails and sandwiches to Brixton

    Boom Burger have been meaning to open in Brixton for some time - and now they're finally settling down with the Boom Shack. It's the latest venture from the founder of the original burger joint on Portobello Road, Joshua De Lisser.

    The main part of Boom Shack is the cocktail bar, with the focus is more firmly on the Caribbean-influenced drinks menu. At breakfast,

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