Bruichladdich Distillery

For Burns Night, on 25 January, Bruichladdich Distillery from Islay will be raising a toast to its Scottish heritage and provenance with a series of celebrations across London. The distillery has collaborated with a number of venues, including Cub, Wilder, The Conduit and Galvin at Windows’ 10 Degrees Bar, adding modern twists on classic dishes and …

Bar Douro

Portuguese wine bar and restaurant Bar Douro is opening its second London site, located in the Finsbury Avenue development at Broadgate. Helmed by restaurateur Max Graham, the new venue, like its sister flagship in London Bridge, will offer a contemporary take on traditional Portuguese cuisine and regional wines. Situated in a Grade II-listed building, Bar …

5-a-Day at The Blind Pig

Jason Atherton’s flagship bar The Blind Pig has revealed a new ‘Greatest Hits’ menu in dedication to venue’s most celebrated cocktails. The list comprises of eleven cocktails spanning the speakeasy’s last seven years, and includes old favourites from the ‘Long and Short Tails’ menu, which takes its inspiration from the nation’s bestselling children’s books, as …

BrewDogAF

Independent Scottish craft brewer BrewDog is launching a new bar dedicated to alcohol-free in central London. The BrewDog AF Bar, which is set to open its doors on January 6, is the first of the company’s global bars to feature a line-up solely devoted to drinks without alcohol. It will offer 15 taps of draught …

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 …

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 …

The Churchill Bar & Terrace - The Traveller

London’s The Churchill Bar & Terrace has unveiled ‘Shades of Winston Churchill’, a new cocktail menu inspired by Winston Churchill and classic British food pairings. The autumn/winter menu, led by head bartender Giacomo Guarnera and his team, pays homage to the many roles Winston Churchill played in his life, combined with classic British food duos. …

We Are Bar Group

We Are Bar Group has acquired the former Balls Brothers site at Adams Court in the City of London. We Are Bar Group owns and operates nine other bars and restaurants throughout the City of London branded as Jamies Wine Bars, We Are Bar, Number 25, Willy’s Wine Bar and The Crosswall. Andy Frisby of …

Nine Lives cocktail

South London’s Nine Lives has introduced its latest nine-strong cocktail menu, which sees a continuation of the bar’s commitment to sustainability. Ingredients for the new menu, which features serves named after “solid 90s hip-hop tunes”, have been sourced using waste products from the bar and local businesses around London Bridge, alongside vegetables and herbs from …

Gymkhana

February will see Mayfair-based Michelin-starred Indian restaurant and bar Gymkhana reopen its doors following a period of closure for refurbishment. Inspired by the elite clubs of India where members of high society socialise, eat and drink and play sport, the restaurant has been synonymous with classic and contemporary, boldly spiced chatpatta Indian food since it …