100 Wardour St main bar

Mark Ludmon visits 100 Wardour Street – D&D London’s destination for food, drinks and music on an iconic Soho site The address of 90 to 100 Wardour Street in the heart of Soho in London has had a colourful history. In the 1960s, it became home to the legendary Marquee Club where many of the …

Steve and Fay Briddon have opened a bar in the picturesque West Yorkshire town of Holmfirth Holmfirth in West Yorkshire continues to attract tourists thanks to its popularity as a TV location, most notably for sitcom Last of the Summer Wine for nearly 40 years. There is now another reason to visit the small town …

The Light Lounge bar

Mark Ludmon finds a sleek, glamorous cocktail bar just off Leicester Square in London’s Chinatown Amid the hurly burly of London’s Leicester Square and Chinatown, is a glittering gem of a cocktail bar, The Light Lounge. Tucked away upstairs opposite a Chinese tea shop and Japanese diner, the bar quietly opened last summer, with a …

The Dark Horse Bath

Emily K Goodman reports on The Dark Horse that is riding high in Bath Louis Xavier Lewis-Smith is not the first ex-brand ambassador to set up a bar, but he is the first to do so in the West Country. With a board of close friends including Anistatia Miller from drinks publisher Mixellany and Xavier …

The Gibson cocktail bar London

Two leading bartenders are behind new London cocktail bar The Gibson An oasis of elegance and Edwardian style, serving up world-class cocktails, has come to a drab stretch of Old Street in London. Nestled between Shoreditch and Clerkenwell, The Gibson is an intimate bar celebrating the classic gin, vermouth and onion cocktail of the same …

bronx bar knutsford

A bold new bar is causing a stir in the Cheshire town of Knutsford New Moon Company has been causing a stir across the north-west with its distinctive destination bars and pubs, from The Old Sessions House in Knutsford in Cheshire to The Old Blind School in Liverpool and Beef & Pudding in Manchester. Its …

Hockley Arts Club Nottingham bar

The Hockley Arts Club is a new creative space for eating and drinking in Nottingham Spread over four floors, The Hockley Arts Club in Nottingham has been described as “a seemingly endless adventure of a bar”. With an eclectic series of rooms, it has been created by the team behind Das Kino, the bar, restaurant …

K Bar Kensington

Offering “effortless decadence”, K Bar has opened at The Kensington hotel in South Kensington in London. Inspired by the sophisticated atmosphere of a gentlemen’s club, the bar features deep-grained oak panelling with integrated bookcases, softened by racing green and royal blue hues, and finished with dimly lit lighting and accents of polished brass detailing. K …

Mr Fogg's Gin Parlour

A destination for gin and cocktails can be found hidden above Mr Fogg’s Tavern in London An “eccentric” gin parlour has been created in the bar tucked away above Mr Fogg’s Tavern in St Martin’s Lane in London’s Covent Garden. Accessed through a side door on New Row, the Gin Parlour and Salon claims the …

Turk's Head

The team behind Whitelock’s Ale House in Leeds have created a new bar Cocktails, craft beers and spirits from independent producers are on the menu at a new Leeds bar inspired by the dram shops that gave way to the gin palaces of the 18th century. The Turk’s Head has been created as a separate …