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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

100 Wardour St The Politicians menu

Soho bar 100 Wardour St is continuing to “contort the conventions of cocktail creation” with a new tongue-in-cheek menu inspired by political satire. The new autumn offering, developed by head mixologist Federico Pasian and bar manager Marco Sangion, has been designed to offer some light-hearted humour in uncertain state of current affairs, transforming some of …

London Cocktail Club Clapham

The London Cocktail Club (LCC) has opened a new venue in Clapham, south west London, which takes its inspiration from some of the biggest blockbuster movies. Guests enter through a cinema-style door on Clapham High Street, following the stairs along the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ to the main area. The immersive bar aims to transport …

Moto Covent Garden

Moto, a new Japanese-inspired bar and retail space, is preparing to open in London’s Covent Garden. The 25-cover bar will serve a range of independent craft sakes and Japanese spirits sourced direct from breweries, which can be enjoyed alongside a contemporary Japanese food and snacks offering. To create the concept, the venue’s founders spent years …

London’s Bermondsey has welcomed Vermouth 49, a new experiential bar that celebrates vermouth and Spain’s aperitivo culture. Located under a Victorian railway arch in Bermondsey, Vermouth 49 is inspired by the vermouth bars of Spain. It serves the fortified wine drink neat or on the rocks, accompanied by a selection of “salty nibbles”. The bar’s …

World's 50 Best Bars 2019, Dante NY

New York-based aperitivo bar Dante claimed the top spot at The World’s 50 Best Bars award ceremony, which took place at Roundhouse in Camden, London last night. 2019’s The World’s 50 Best Bars list features 15 new entries, as well as two re-entries, covering a diverse range of bars from 26 cities across 21 countries. …