Roxy is for social people who want to embrace their playful side, bringing the playground to the bar, with a huge variety of games, and massive rock and indie tunes. Their venues provide a range of entertainment including pool tables, ping pong, bowling, mini golf and karaoke. We caught up with Ben Jones, Commercial Director of …

The Grand Hotel Birmingham, Colmore Row, B3 2BS Housed in one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings on Colmore Row, The Grand Hotel is a Grade II* listed building that re-opened on Tuesday 18th May after a £45million refurbishment. Retaining the building’s French Renaissance exterior, Victorian and Arts & Crafts features, Madeleine Bar follows the tradition …

Dave Watts, Chef and owner of this charming cottage-style pub in the heart of the Test Valley, Hampshire, has lost no time making sure the place stays ahead of the game, particularly during these difficult times.  By serving high quality food with an unusual twist, using local and artisanal produce, not being afraid to be …

THE BLIND RABBIT, Nottingham’s New York inspired bar, grill and live entertainment space, is officially open – becoming the first major venue to launch post-lockdown in the city centre. The heritage building, which is brimming with original features, has sat empty since the closure of Belgian restaurant Belgo in June 2019. But now the flagship venue transports …

Inspired by Sir Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine, The Churchill Bar & Terrace offers award-winning cocktails and dining in a glamorous, yet tranquil, setting tucked away behind Oxford Street. London is home to a portfolio of themed bars. With a bronze life-size statue of a young Winston Churchill, this stylish venue offers people the …

The glamourous Quaglino’s, hidden away within the regal St James’ area of London, is synonymous with style and sustainability. In a more climate-conscious world, sustainability has been at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Now, venues are looking at how they can become greener and do their bit to help the environment. Who says that style …

Located in Clerkenwell and Marylebone, these stylish Georgian townhouses are fuelled by their passion for cocktails, dining, parties and more… As one of the most prestigious places to visit in the world, it’s no wonder that London is full of classy hotels that really reflect the quality and style of the city. Whether you’re there …

Right in the centre of the city that never sleeps, Dear Irving on Hudson takes guests through four different eras with their décor, offering spectacular views of New York City from their rooftop. The Big Apple is renowned for its glitz and glam, with the likes of Broadway and Times Square right at its heart, …

Crossroads

Crossroads, a new cocktail bar with a sustainable ethos and community feel, has opened in Camden, London. Zoe Fryday reports Aiming to breathe new life into Camden’s drinking scene, the opening of Crossroads is music to one’s ears – a bit of positivity that’s much-needed in 2020. Run by Bart Miedekza and his wife Monika, …

Zoe Fryday speaks to bar teams about their reopening experiences, as well as their hopes and plans moving forward July saw the vast share of UK hospitality venues reopen after months of national lockdown. With strict social distancing regulations still in place, bar teams have had to make some big changes and get creative, ready …