Quaglino's 'Wishes' menu

London bar Quaglino’s is unveiling a new three-part cocktail menu, featuring serves based on the wishes, whims and aspirations of consumers. Devised by Quaglino’s bar team, led by bar manager Marco Sangion and head mixologist Federico Pasian, ‘Wishes’ is separated into three sections: Wish, Season and Wine My Way. The first section of the menu, …

Giulia Cuccurullo, Patrón Pefectionists UK finalist

Giulia Cuccurullo has been crowned the UK finalist of the 2019 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition with her cocktail, The Bridge. Giulia and her fellow finalists, Alex King of Artesian Bar; Josh Joyce of Fare Bar; Harry Cosmo Boardman of HMSS; Kieran Grieves of Cairn Hotel Group; Jack Riley of Present Company; Ryan Snedden of Lucky …

1800 Tequila Visionaries

Sam Boevey of The London Cocktail Club has been crowned the winner of 2019’s 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition. Now in its third year, the 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition is a celebration of creativity. 2019’s entrants were tasked with creating a cocktail inspired by an iconic artist from the worlds of art, style, design or music. …

Funkin Innovation Champion 2019

Funkin has named Alexandra Ulijaszek-Scott of Aqua Shard, London the winner of the 2019 Funkin Innovation Champion cocktail competition. Following a closely fought final, Alexandra landed herself a one-year, part-time contract with Funkin Cocktails, worth up to £5,000, a trip to Bar Convent Berlin and £1,000 in cash. To enter this year’s competition, bartenders across …

The Marilyn Monroe Collection at May Fair Bar

London’s The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel is paying homage to Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe with an exclusive exhibition featuring the star’s legendary outfits, screenings and movie-inspired cocktails. Four outfits that Marilyn Monroe wore in her films and press conferences will be on view at the The May Fair between 24 September to 21 …

Gong bar baijiu cocktail menu

Gong, the cocktail bar at Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London has revealed new baijiu cocktail menu to celebrate the brand’s Asian heritage. Baijiu is a Chinese spirit made from grain. In China, it fuels social occasions and is typically consumed as a shot. Inspired by the history of Chinese culture, each of Gong bar’s …

Bloomsbury Club Bar Mad Monkey

The Bloomsbury Club Bar is inviting guests to place their fate in the hands of the Diviner this September with the launch of a new immersive cocktail concept. The bar is offering drinkers an insight into the hedonistic and debaucherous lives of the infamous Bloomsbury Set, and the spiritual aftermath of the First World War, …

Trader Vic's London

Iconic Polynesian-inspired restaurant and bar Trader Vic’s London is inviting guests to celebrate World Mai Tai Day on 30 August. The tropical drinking den, located at the London Hilton on Park Lane, will be hosting an exclusive party to mark 75 years of ‘Mai-Tai – Roa-Ae’. As part of the celebration, Trader Vic’s London has …

Blind Spot cocktails

St Martins Lane hotel’s late-night speakeasy bar Blind Spot has teamed up with niche perfumers Miller Harris for a one-off cocktail collaboration. For two months from the 27 August, Blind Spot will be serving a bespoke cocktail menu based on the latest Miller Harris fragrances: Blousy, Brighton Rock and Dane Amongst The Lace. Just like …

Monin Pink Peppercorn

Monin is tapping into current flavour trends with its latest launch: Pink Peppercorn syrup. The newest addition to the Monin portfolio “captures the unique aromatic and floral character of the vibrant South American berry”. Monin Pink Peppercorn can be used within a range of cocktails and non-alcoholic serves, designed to help bartenders elevate G&Ts and …