Laki Kane

Zoe Fryday visits London rum bar Laki Kane, where guests are getting a true taste of the tropics From the lush, verdant palm trees, bamboo and vivacious floral displays that greet inquisitive customers as they walk through the front door, through to the signature rum selection and vibrant tiki-style cocktails, you won’t find much at …

Grays & Feather

A new boutique sparkling wine bar and wine merchant named Grays & Feather has opened its doors in Covent Garden on Wellington Street. Designed as an escape from the city and inspired by wanderlust and travel, Grays & Feather showcases undiscovered and unusual wines from small, hidden experimental winemakers from across the globe. The wine …

Onima

A five-floor Mediterranean and Asian themed venue called Onima has opened on Avery Row in Mayfair. Onima comprises a bar, restaurant, private members’ club and rooftop terrace inspired by “the spirit of Mykonos”. The venue is the vision of founder Alexandros Andrianopoulos, who managed establishments such as Nammos and Interni, and helped to create a …

Fare food and drink

The owners of Sager + Wilde are launching an all-day-dining bar and canteen on Old Street in Clerkenwell, London. Located in the historic Morelands building on Old Street, Fare Bar + Canteen presents a multifunctional, open space split across two floors. Michael Sager and Marcis Dzelzainis’s new venue offers a grab-and-go coffee area, intimate cocktail …

Banyan Leeds

Bar operator Arc Inspirations is investing £1.5 million to open Banyan Bar & Kitchen in Newcastle, its first site in the North East. Spread across two floor and encompassing 10,000 square foot of space, the site will take the group’s portfolio of bars to 19, when it opens next year in a prime city centre …