Atik Dartford. Photography by Richard Southall

The Deltic Group has launched a new club in Dartford under its Atik brand. Zoe Fryday reports Those in search of the ultimate clubbing experience can head down to Atik Darford. Located on Essex Road, the venue – formerly known as Air and Breathe – was selected by leading operator The Deltic Group to undergo …

Pitcher and Piano

New Sheffield city centre site grows Pitcher & Piano portfolio to 18. Zoe Fryday reports Sheffield has undergone a wave of regeneration in the last few years, with Kelham Island – the old industrial quarter – welcoming a surge of new bar openings and start-up businesses. The city centre, however, appeared to be lacking when …

Heads bar at Heads + Tails

Zoe Fryday visits Heads + Tails, West Hampstead’s new ‘bar of contrasts’ One of the biggest challenges of opening a bar is finding a space to perfectly encapsulate the initial concept. However, in the case of Heads + Tails, a new contemporary cocktail destination in laid-back, village like West Hampstead, the concept actually stemmed from …

Zoe Fryday gets a taste of glamour and Anatolian Fare at Rüya London Situated on one of the most exclusive streets in Mayfair lies Rüya, a contemporary Middle Eastern establishment, personified by its distinct cultural and creative vision. Encompassing an immersive restaurant area, which features an open display kitchen, as well as private function rooms …

Olympic hero Usain Bolt launches UK’s first Track & Records venue. Zoe Fryday reports Those in search of authentic Caribbean flavour can sample the vibrant rum cocktails on offer at London’s first Track & Records bar, restaurant and late lounge. The entire concept of the venue has been developed in collaboration with world-famous eight-time Olympic …

Laki Kane

Zoe Fryday visits London rum bar Laki Kane, where guests are getting a true taste of the tropics From the lush, verdant palm trees, bamboo and vivacious floral displays that greet inquisitive customers as they walk through the front door, through to the signature rum selection and vibrant tiki-style cocktails, you won’t find much at …

Gazelle interior

Zoe Fryday visits Gazelle, Mayfair’s luxury cocktail and dining destination. Photography by James Mason If you haven’t yet heard about Tony Conigliaro and Rob Roy Cameron’s latest collaboration, where have you been hiding? The pair, who are among the top names in the hospitality industry, have recently opened Gazelle, a stylish new venue in Mayfair, …

Bar Soba Greek Street

Bar Soba is back with a lively new site on Greek Street in Leeds. Zoe Fryday reports It’s the start of an exciting new era for Bar Soba. Having recently moved from its original Leeds premises into a modern site on buzzing Greek Street, the chain is “remixing” it up again, adding another layer of …

Incognito Winchester interior

Mark Ludmon steps into the theatrical world of cocktail bar Incognito in Winchester in Hampshire From a Peach Julep and smoky Manhattan to original signature cocktails, the drinks at Incognito in Winchester are served with a theatrical flourish that guarantees the wow factor. “We describe them as Willy Wonka meets Heston Blumenthal,” says Nick Robinson …

Savage Garden DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London

Mark Ludmon explores London’s new rooftop bar, Savage Garden. Photography by Jodi Hinds While 90s Australian pop duo Savage Garden may have queried the name of the new rooftop bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel by the Tower of London, its inspiration goes back further. At its simplest, the hotel is next to Savage …