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 …

The Alchemist Canary Wharf

Zoe Fryday steps into the theatrics of The Alchemist’s new London flagship Guests of The Alchemist’s new London flagship in Canary Wharf can expect flames, plumes of fragrant smoke and glimpses of mad science. This won’t come as a surprise to those who know the brand, as it’s renowned for its unconventionality and theatrics. As …

The Lost Alhambra is bringing even more theatre and fun to London’s West End. Zoe Fryday reports The Adventure Bar Group is famous for its dazzling, concept-led venues, including Tonight Josephine, Bar Elba and Blame Gloria. The latest addition to the collection, The Lost Alhambra, is no exception. Situated in London’s buzzing Leicester Square, on …

Cahoots Control Room

Zoe Fryday explores Cahoots’ new overground station-inspired Ticket Hall and Control room Attention all passengers. Central London’s chic, experiential cocktail bar Cahoots has expanded its Soho empire. The celebrated 1940s underground train station-inspired speakeasy, set inside an abandoned tube station turned air raid shelter, has a brand new sister venue, and its located just next …

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 …