Tag: Bar of the Week

Zuma Restaurant - London Copyright - Richard Southall

Bar of the Week: Zuma London

A symbol of the transient nature of life, the cherry blossom (sakura) season dates back to the eight century. Hanami (literally, “looking at flowers”) parties and picnics take place each year as the cherry blossom front sweeps the length of the country, typically beginning as early as February in Okinawa, ...

Artesian Bar

Bar of the Week: Artesian Bar at The Langham

A destination bar within The Langham – Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’ – Artesian Bar has launched a new minimalist cocktail menu. Focussing on the mantra ‘less is more’, the list’s 22 new cocktails aim to champion just two flavour combinations. Over the space of eight months, the venue’s award-winning team ...

Goose Island Brewpub Shoreditch

Bar of the Week: Goose Island Brewpub, Shoreditch

Inspired by Goose Island Beer Co.’s original Brewpub in the brewery’s native Chicago, a London outpost opened at the end of last year, taking over a site on the corner of Shoreditch High Street and Great Eastern Street. Alongside Goose Island beers already available in the UK - including Midway ...

Purl London

Bar of the Week: Purl London

Named after an old English drink of warm ale, gin, wormwood and spices, Purl London occupies a vaulted cellar in Marylebone. Opened in 2010, the bar was one of the first to join a new wave of prohibition-era speakeasy bars, having since become renowned for an innovative approach to cocktails, ...

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Bar of the Week: Nine Lives launches new sustainable cocktail menu

Sustainability is at the heart of Nine Lives, a neighbourhood bar tucked away on Hollyrood Street, near London Bridge station. Opened last year as a project from Sweet&Chilli, the bar is committed to reducing their carbon footprint: many of the ingredients used are sourced from the bar’s own back garden, ...

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Bar of the Week: The Glade at sketch

London’s most sensorially stimulating restaurant, bar and art space – sketch has become a London icon since opening in 2013. An idiosyncratic blend of ineffable luxury and off the wall interiors, each visit feels like a tumble down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. Directly opposite the powder pink dining room ...

Nine Lives Bar

Bar of the Week: Nine Lives

Outside Nine Lives, the newest project from Sweet&Chilli, the bar’s only real tell-tale sign of existence is a tallied number nine logo. Adorned across a vintage leather jacket, on the bar's website, the logo looks as though plucked from a Dead Kennedys or Black Flag album cover. It's so punk, in ...

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Bar of the Week: Untitled Bar, Dalston

With Dalston having served as London’s coolest place to live for such a long time, recently overtaken by Peckham, it’s perhaps surprising that such a flagrant tribute to Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory hasn’t seen the light of day – until now. The first East London bar from Tony Conigliaro, often ...

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Bar of the Week – The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy

One of London’s oldest and most popular hotels, The Savoy is home to not just one, but two of the World’s best renowned bars. First opened in 1903, The American Bar is bright, opulent and classic, while the windowless downstairs Beaufort Bar has a far more sedate, still luxurious, atmosphere. ...

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Bar of the Week – Mr Fogg’s Residence

Heavily-themed around the adventures of Phileas J. Fogg - the protagonist of Jules Verne’s ‘Around The World in 80 Days’ - Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair is just one of the Inception Group’s venues based around the character. Mr Fogg’s Tavern near Covent Garden is essentially a pub with a ...