Cocktails

  • bloomsbury club bar

    The Bloomsbury Club Bar is kicking off its new Club Residencies Project this November with a visit from world-famous The Clumsies. All the way from Athens, the first residency will be providing all manner of Greek tipples and treats. It holds some serious weight in the cocktail world, having landed itself a place in the top 10 cocktail bars in the world within a mere two years of its launch.

    From 2 - 4 November, the Clumsies will be providing

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  • Fox Bar is bringing espresso martinis on tap to Brixton

    Inspired by the knees-up watering holes of Chicago and New Orleans, FOX BAR is a new underground drinking den hitting Brixton. It follows the original Fox Bar, also by Soho House, which launched in Chicago.

    Dark spirits are the name of the game here, so there’ll be plenty of bourbon, whiskeys and rums on the drinks menu. Their signature cocktail, the

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  • sartoria menuThe Savile Row Martini.

    Updated 27/10/16 with Test Drive

    Like the sound of strong cocktails and brilliant Italian bites to accompany them? Who wouldn't? Italian mixologist Simone Caporale (who used to work at Artesian - once the World's Best Bar) is

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  • Cocktails for starters, mains and desserts thanks to Ray’s Bar in Dalston

    The people behind inimitable East London pizza joint Voodoo Ray's and Dalston Superstar are launching Ray’s Bar, a new basement cocktail bar on Kingsland Road.

    Punters who choose to follow the drinks menu as intended, split up as it is into aperitifs, mains and desserts will be in for a long boozy night. You won’t even be able to crack into one of ‘mains’ until it’s past midnight, giving you all the more

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  • manhattanclub

    Those in charge of sorting out Christmas party, but tasked with the harrowing prospect of finding something ‘a bit different’ will be pleased to know The Manhattan Club’s new immersive speakeasy experience.

    For the entirety of the festive period, West London’s Brunswick Studio will be transformed into a roaring ‘20s themed speakeasy, taking attendees back in time via a raft of entertainment and a five and six-course tasting menu. There’ll be dress up,

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  • gardenWe look at the new and interesting places to eat in New York. Our second day includes a meal to beat at Brooklyn's Olmsted.

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  • shrimpWe look at the new and interesting places to eat in New York

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  • cocktailweekLondon Cocktail Week returns for 2016 – here’s our pick of the best dining and cocktail events.

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  • chasepop

    Vodka and seafood - who could ask for more? That's what's being promised at The Great Chase - a pop up bar coming to Kensington Place this week. The restaurant has teamed up with Chase Distillery, turning the room that's usually a private dining room into a very British bar serving up all manner of the distillery's cocktails.

    In addition to their signature drink, The Great Chase, they'll have The Mar-tea-ni (Chase rhubarb vodka, Chase elderflower liqueur, Earl Grey

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  • dandelyanWe got in touch with some of the winners to ask them for their recommendation for the must-have drinks from their lists at the moment.

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  • virgindandelyn

    As if there wasn't enough of a reason to head to New York, a new collaboration between Virgin Airways and Dandelyan – the critically acclaimed bar at Mondrian makes the whole trip a must-do. Awarded Worlds Best Cocktail Menu at Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards last week and Best Bar Team in London by Time Out, Ryan Chetiyawardana has put together a series of cocktails to be served up at Virgin Atlantic's London Heathrow Clubhouse.

    Ryan's series of

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  • littlebirdpop

    On the eternal quest for London’s best gin and tonic? Try Bankside this summer. Boutique distillers Little Bird Gin are joining forces with The Distillery bar at the Hilton Bankside hotel to create The Little Garden, a whimsical al fresco gin pop-up.

    You might have tasted a Little Bird Gin cocktail at their regular spot at Maltby Street Market, but for those who haven’t had the pleasure - they create London Dry gin in small batches, using botanicals such

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  • shochu

    We've long had wine pairing and then there was beer pairing - now London is seeing a new-ish trend for restaurants to pair food with cocktails. We recently tried the cocktail pairing menu at the Clove Club Bar. And now there's another intriguing combination in Fitzrovia with Rokas Shochu launching a Kaiseki Cocktail Pairing Menu next week.

    The seven course menu of small dishes has been worked on by the ches in conjunction with the bar team. Diners

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  • oldfashioned

    So Sager + Wilde Paradise Row are launching an Old Fashioned (the drink AND the style) cocktail bar up on their Mezzanine level, and if that wasn't enough to get you down there pronto, just feast your eyes on the cocktail list they've knocked up.

    • Classic Old Fashioned
    • Olive Oil Old Fashioned
    • Toasted Coconut Old Fashioned
    • Burnt Maple Old Fashioned
    • Tonka Bean & Rooibos Old Fashioned

    Alongside

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  • rokcocktail

    It's been quite a while in the planning but the downstairs bar at Rok in Shoreditch is now officially ready to go. The a new 24 seat bar space will open this month and here's what you need to know:

    They have an ace mixologist on the job - the seasonal cocktail menu is designed by Matt Whiley.

    The food may have a touch of Ikea about it but it also sounds like perfect bar snacks - such as duck pate with fermented

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