The Mezzanine at The Stratford

Zoe Fryday explores The Mezzanine, Stratford’s new premium night spot Tucked away inside glamorous 24-storey skyscraper The Stratford is a chic new cocktail bar, The Mezzanine, and it’s bringing a touch of Mayfair to east London. The warm, opulent venue offers a space for hotel guests, long-term residents and locals alike to meet and mingle. …

Nolita Social

Zoe Fryday visits Nolita Social, the new bar making waves in Knightsbridge, London One of the most well-heeled locations in central London, Knightsbridge is teeming with designer shops, high-end restaurants and luxury five-star hotels. A place for the elite, rich and glamorous, you can’t help but feel important as you walk the well-paved streets. There …

Berkeley Bar and Terrace interior

Zoe Fryday checks in to The Berkeley, London to discover the hotel’s new luxury cocktail bar If you’re familiar with The Berkeley, you’ll know of the Blue Bar. This legendary hotel cocktail den has a new sister venue, and its offering a fresh kind of drinking experience for residents and walk-in visitors alike. The Berkeley …

Murder Inc interior

Zoe Fryday visits Murder Inc in London’s Fitzrovia, the latest bar from The Cocktail Trading Co The Cocktail Trading Company (CTC) never fails to impress and excite when it comes to serving a bit of tongue-in-cheek theatricality, taking imbibers on a tantalising journey into the weird, wacky and wonderful. Murder Inc, the team’s latest venture, …

Lyttleton Arms

The Lyttelton Arms gets a stylish makeover, with the help from hospitality designer JMDA Nestled in the heart of Hagley in Birmingham, The Lyttelton Arms radiates character and charm. Transformed from a country pub experience to a premium restaurant and bar, the site has been chosen by owners Mitchells & Butlers to become a high …

Kwãnt

Zoe Fryday catches up with Erik Lorincz at his new London cocktail bar, Kwãnt It’s not just cocktail-loving consumers that are flocking to West London’s hottest lounge bar, Kwãnt, but bartenders too. Nestled beneath critically acclaimed Moroccan gastro brasserie Momo, on Heddon Street in Mayfair, this stylish drinking den is the pride and joy of …

Lyaness interior

Zoe Fryday explores Lyaness, Ryan Chetiyawardana’s new bar at Sea Containers London. Photography by James McDonald Last year we waved goodbye to Dandelyan, the exquisitely fresh, forward-thinking cocktail establishment from renowned mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan). Just days before winning the coveted title of World’s Best Bar at The World’s 50 Best Bars 2018 …

Vintry & Mercer's Do Not Disturb bar

Zoe Fryday steps back in time to the Prohibition era at Vintry & Mercer’s Do Not Disturb bar. Photography by Amy Murrell Tucked away on the cobbled streets of Garlick Hill, London sits Vintry & Mercer, a new luxury boutique hotel with 92 bespoke rooms and suites, two restaurants, a roof terrace and a underground …

Lost Society

Zoe Fryday gets a taste of 1920s glamour at the Lost Society in Battersea. Photography by Alex Winship Cameras at the ready. There’s a new picture-perfect venue in town. With a stunning 1920s-inspired interior décor, exemplified by radiant, interactive neon artwork, splendid botanical displays and glorious gold in abundance, the Lost Society is breath of …

Ziggy's bar at the Cafe Royal

Zoe Fryday visits Ziggy’s, a new hotel bar that plays homage to music legend David Bowie Let’s rewind to the year 1973. Following a concert at the Hammersmith Odeon, David Bowie famously held the retirement party for his dramatic alter ego Ziggy Stardust
at the Café Royal. Almost forty years later, the iconic Regent Street hotel …