Tiny Rebel bar

As part of its £2.5m new production site on the outskirts of Newport in south Wales, Tiny Rebel Brewery has unveiled a new bar. Officially launched earlier this month, the new 30,000 sq ft facility in Rogerstone has allowed the brewer to increase capacity to five million litres annually – nearly nine million pints. Alongside …

Dutch Bristol

One of Bristol’s most historic buildings has been turned into a quirky, contemporary bar Dutch, selling 80 different types of gin. Jackie Annett reports Bristol’s historic Old Market area has a new bar that is enjoying quite a lot of local publicity thanks to its huge selection of gins. The city’s first dedicated gin bar …

FirePit Bingley main

A grade II-listed fire station in Bingley in west Yorkshire has undergone a million-pound transformation into FirePit Smokehouse & Sports Bar, reports Jackie Annett. Photography by Adam Johns Transforming a grade II-listed building in Bingley, near Bradford, into an American-style diner and sports bar is no easy task. But the designers of the FirePit have …

Anna Codorniu terrace

The cool vibe of Barcelona’s best beach clubs has been transported to the heart of London Docklands this summer, offering cavas and sangria cocktails. The Anna de Codorníu Terrace on the Thames pop-up has been created in the 17th-century Grade I-listed Columbia Wharf at DoubleTree Hilton Docklands, running until the end of September. Decorated with …

wonderland bar

Mark Ludmon goes down the rabbit hole to explore a new pop-up bar in London Colour-changing cocktails and other drinks inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are on the menu at a theatrical pop-up bar running in London until September. The Wonderland Bar has been created by production company EBP and theatre company Les Enfants …

The Lost & Found Knutsford

Revere Pub Company has opened The Lost & Found in Cheshire, reports Mark Ludmon. Pictures by Ben Carpenter If is four years since The Lost & Found burst onto Birmingham’s cocktail scene. Now firmly established, the concept is being rolled out by Revere Pub Company, part of brewer Marston’s. After opening a second site in …

Voyage of Buck Edinburgh

Big Red Teapot has opened Edinburgh bar The Voyage of Buck, reports Mark Ludmon. Pictures by Kate Lenart Back in the late 19th century, William “Buck” Clarence developed a taste for travel. Over the decades, he spent time in places such as France, Taiwan, Egypt and Cuba, bringing mementoes from his adventures back to his …

Castle St Townhouse Liverpool

Castle St Townhouse, a new destination for food and cocktails, has opened in Liverpool. Mark Ludmon reports Jason McNeill has been bringing late-night drinks, food and entertainment to the people of Liverpool since he and his brother Gary took over Circo in Albert Dock seven years ago. He has now unveiled an all-day dining and …

Bar & Beyond Sheffield

The Deltic Group has opened its third Bar&Beyond in Sheffield. Mark Ludmon reports Established as a leader in the clubbing sector, The Deltic Group is making in-roads into late-night bars. It has been busy rolling out two bar concepts this year, Steinbeck & Shaw and Bar&Beyond, which bring a stripped-back edgy feel alongside classic party …

The Four Sisters Townhouse

Victorian hideaway The Four Sisters Townhouse has opened in the City of London, reports Mark Ludmon Tucked away down narrow cobbled streets behind St Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London is The Four Sisters Townhouse. Reminiscent of a secretive Victorian gentleman’s club, it is the second bar from Andrew Green and Simon Bastable who …