Cointreau Fizz

A striking bottle-shaped pop-up bar made over 100 years ago by Cointreau is being re-created for London Cocktail Week. The Cointreau Kiosk pop-up bar will debut in the Cocktail Village at Old Spitalfields Market throughout the festival from October 3 to 9, serving up refreshing Cointreau Fizzes. It is based on a mobile bar created …

Monin Studio London syrups

Monin syrups will be showcased at both bars and the final of its national bartender competition as part of the brand’s activities for London Cocktail Week. The highlight will be the UK final of the annual Monin Cup after regional heats around the country. The winner will represent the UK at the global final in …

Courvoisier Oriole

The Golden Age in Paris and New Orleans’ historic cocktail culture will be brought together by Courvoisier cognac as part of its activities for London Cocktail Week. The brand is offering special serves and running a series of events at NOLA bar in Shoreditch to tie in with the festival which runs from October 3 …

Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned

Bars in New York City, Stockholm and Amsterdam are being brought to the UK as part of a pop-up being created for Woodford Reserve whiskey for London Cocktail Week. The Woodford Alliance will be in Shoreditch from October 4 to 6 with a different experience each night that brings together three overseas bars with three …

The Winking Pig

Soft drinks group Britvic has teamed up with leading consultancy Hedonist Drinks for a pop-up celebrating mixers for London Cocktail Week. They are creating a bar called The Winking Pig in the Cocktail Village at Old Spitalfields Market, showcasing a new selection of cocktails plus the company’s “biggest launch of the year for the on-trade”. …

london bike polo

Teams of bartenders are set to swing their mallets in a bike polo tournament being run by Bulldog Gin for London Cocktail Week. Organised with bike maker Brompton, the Bulldog Brompton Challenge will take place in Shoreditch on the last day of the cocktail festival, Sunday October 9. They are pulling together 16 teams, each …

London Cocktail Week logo

A look ahead at this year’s London Cocktail Week, running from October 3 to 9 London Cocktail Week is back. Returning for the seventh year running, it will take over the city from October 3 to 9 with pop-up bars, promotions, tastings and other events. Aimed mainly at consumers, it also offers cocktail competitions and …

Bombay Sapphire London Cocktail Week

Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands (BBFB) is planning a raft of activities for London Cocktail Week across its portfolio, from Grey Goose vodka to Bombay Sapphire gin. Aimed at both cocktail-loving consumers and bartenders, the events range from trade seminars and pop-up bars to “avant-garde” parties, scheduled throughout the week from October 3 to 9. Bacardí rum, …

Ali Reynolds, Aidan Bowie and Dan Dove

Premium spirits specialist Diageo Reserve has revealed what it has in store for its new World Class House running as part of London Cocktail Week. Aimed at the trade and consumers, the pop-up venue at 4-6 Glasshouse Street off Piccadilly Circus will feature a range of masterclasses and other “luxury drinks experiences” across five floors. …

Buffalo Trace Cocktails LCW

Southern Comfort drinks will be served up with Southern fried chicken as part of a range of activities run by Hi-Spirits for this year’s London Cocktail Week. The drinks company, which took over UK distribution of the classic liqueur in April, is creating the New Orleans-inspired Southern Comfort Chicken Stop pop-up at Old Spitalfields Market …