Tavla, Hart Shoreditch Hotel London

Tavla, a new Turkish-inspired backgammon bar, has opened inside east London’s Hart Shoreditch Hotel. Meaning backgammon in Turkish, Tavla has “socialising at its core”, offering guests the chance to play the boardgame whilst enjoying cocktails, bar snacks and a soundtrack of vinyl DJs. Located on the ground floor of the 126-room hotel, which presents Hilton’s …

Cocchi Savoy Vermouth di Torino Dry

Italian vermouth Cocchi has developed the second edition of Cocchi Savoy Vermouth di Torino Dry in partnership with iconic London hotel The Savoy. Maxime Schulte, head bartender of The Savoy’s The American Bar, and Elon Soddu, head bartender of The Beaufort Bar, have joined forces to create the “ultimate” vermouth for the Savoy Martini. The …

The K Bar's 'Terrior' menu

The K Bar at The Kensington hotel in west London has introduced its new ‘Terroir’ cocktail menu, inspired by famous European wine regions. Each cocktail on the 15-strong list has been designed to showcase the characteristics and flavours imparted by a selection of the world’s most celebrated terroirs. Wine regions explored include Bordeaux in France, …

Roseate Villa Bath's The Henrietta Bar

Bath boutique hotel The Roseate Villa Bath has opened the doors to its new cocktail bar, The Henrietta Bar. Boasting views of the iconic Henrietta Park, The Henrietta Bar is open all day, offering everything from morning coffee and afternoon tea to aperitifs and nightcap cocktails. A variety of seasonal serves have been created by …

Enzo Sigaut

The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy in London has announced the appointment of Enzo Sigaut as new bar manager. Joining the team alongside head bartender Elon Soddu, Enzo will be taking the helm from previous bar manager Joe Harper, who has in turn taken up position of bar manager at The Savoy’s American Bar. Hailing …

Devils Claw Waeska bar

Waeska bar at The Mandrake hotel in London has unveiled a new cocktail menu rooted in ethnobotany, the study of a region’s plants and their practical uses through traditional knowledge of local cultures. The 14-strong menu has been developed to take guests on “a journey through flavours and feelings” using herbs and botanicals from across …

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. …

The Malt Lounge

The recently launched Prince Akatoki London hotel in Marylebone has opened the doors to its intimate lounge bar. The Malt Lounge and Bar hopes to bring a “sophisticated destination offering” to area, providing Japanese-inspired afternoon tea during the day and rare Japanese whiskies, sake and signature cocktails at night. Seating 30, the warm, modern décor …

The Coral Room cocktails

The Coral Room at The Bloomsbury Hotel has launched its new ‘A Sip of England’ cocktail menu, inspired by the moors, meadows, seas and spires of the country. From Wordsworth’s lakes and Bronte’s moors to the Cornish Riviera, Glastonbury and the Bloomsbury Group’s Sussex retreat, The Coral Room’s new cocktail list sets out to offer …

1st Step USA, Passport menu at St James Bar

St James Bar at London’s Sotitel St James hotel is preparing to launch ‘Passport’, a new cocktail menu inspired by flavours and cultures from around the world. The menu, which officially launches on November 1, has been designed to resemble a real passport, with each cocktail displayed with a stamp of the country it is …