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 …

Savage Garden Poppy Field cocktail

Rooftop bar Savage Garden at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel by the Tower of London has launched a new cocktail menu. The concept takes its inspiration from London’s dark, gruesome history, from Tower Hill to Tynburn, The Bloody Tower to Murder Mile and Aldgate to St Paul’s, capturing bloody murders, betrayals, intrigue, dramatic disappearances and …

The Retiring Room

A new bar inspired by the retiring rooms of India’s train stations is opening its doors underneath Mayfair restaurant Bombay Bustle. The subterranean venue, named The Retiring Room, comes from Samyukta Nair, entrepreneur and co-founder of restaurant brand Jamavar. Designed by Fabled Studio, the interiors take influence from the faded glamour of the retiring rooms …

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 Lost Alhambra

The Adventure Bar Group, the team behind Tonight Josephine, Bar Elba and Blame Gloria, have opened The Lost Alhambra bar in Leicester Square. Described as the operator’s most Instagram-worthy venue yet, the new late-night bar is situated on the original site of the notorious Alhambra Theatre, which opened its doors in 1854. Once described as …

The Alchemist Canary Wharf

Bar and restaurant group The Alchemist is to open its biggest site to date, located in Canary Wharf, London. The 6,200 sq ft space will include two outdoor terraces, a 100-cover restaurant and three bar areas, with an all-day dining menu and new ‘grab and go’ bagel offering available alongside The Alchemist’s signature theatrical cocktails. …