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  • The Gibson celebrates their first year with new cocktail and locally sourced bar menu

    The Gibson, one of the hottest bars of 2016, is celebrating its first year in operation with the launch of a new cocktail and food menu.Going well beyond the standard crisp and nuts route, The Gibson’s new locally sourced menu features inventive flavours and exotic ingredients specially chosen to be enjoyed alongside their extensive list of award-winning cocktails.

    Led by Marian Beke

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  • Artesian

    Updated 13/2/17 following a recent visit

    We popped down to Artesian last week to see how the new menu is shaping up. Headed up by Dino and Gabor the new bar team have been working intensively over the last 12 months to develop the menu. We're pleased to see that the attention to detail behind it really shows through.

    The Perception menu includes a range of esoteric ingredients such as Unico, a Hungarian liqueur, soursop, saffron and

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  • The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy is launching a new cocktail menu

    We’ve noticed that London’s top hotel bars are upping the ante with a flurry of new menu releases and updates - each packed with novel drinks based around increasingly adventurous concepts. 

    The latest establishment to join the fray is The Savoy’s Beaufort Bar. Launched this week the menu features 20 newly created drinks and is one of their most impressive and ambitious undertakings to

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  • Dandelyan at Mondrian London announces new menu ‘The Vices of Botany’

    Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan) is one of the busiest personalities in the London bar scene and we’re constantly impressed by the innovative and thoughtful approach he brings to drinks and cocktails. We’re pleased to see this creativity continue this month with the launch of a brand new menu at the award-winning Dandelyan bar in the Mondrian London.

    The fourth menu from Ryan entitled 'The Vices of

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  • Drink Shop and Do in King's Cross adds a spritz bar

    If you fancy a spot of after-work drinking in King's Cross, then the new revamp at Drink Shop & Do might do the trick. They've recently had a bit of a do-over and revamped their bar into a spritz bar. It kicks off after 5pm, with an Aperol and Campari Spritz menu on offer. And alongside that, there's a small food menu of vegan-friendly salads, frittatas, soups and stews. Worth a look, we think, if you're in the

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  • The Old Fashioned trolley launches at One Aldwych

    Forget dry January, this is the sort of news we like. The Lobby Bar in Covent Garden's One Aldwych hotel has launched something we can really approve of - a specially-made Old Fashioned drinks trolley. Wheeled around the bar, it has three types on offer:

    • Bourbon Old-Fashioned (“One-Fashioned”): macerated morello cherry & spice syrup with Angostura bitters
    • Tequila Old-Fashioned: kaffir lime leaf
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  • polo

    Popping over the pond, Ralph Lauren has just opened his first eatery in London. Ralph's Coffee & Bar takes the Manhattan spots of The Polo Bar and Ralph's coffee and combines them for London. The new space can be found at the Polo Ralph Lauren store on Regent Street.

    So what can you expect? Well, obviously it's rather beautiful in a clubby sort of way with saddle leather banquettes, a brass-topped bar, wooden panelling and green billiard cloth on the walls. There's

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  • The Aplpha Beta cocktail bar comes to the Modern Pantry with Mr Lyan

    There’s a new cocktail bar coming to Finsbury Square, and it sounds worth breaking Dry January for, particularly as the drinks list has bee designed by Mr Lyan, aka Ryan Chetiyawardana who’s been called, among other things, the king of cocktails *and* world’s best bartender.

    The Alpha Beta bar takes over the space at the front of the Modern Pantry on Finsbury Square, so it’ll have a handsomely paired bar

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  • fount

    If you’re an intrepid cocktail explorer keen to hunt down the next big thing or the freshest flavour combos, you’re in luck - The Fount has just opened in Selfridges, and the menu is wild.

    It’s headed up by world’s top mixologists, Ryan Chetiyawardana, who also won International Bartender of the Year in 2015, and he’ll be using his own personal spirits to whip up many of the unique drinks on offer.

    The menu is divided up into lots of sections, including tea and

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  • archerst

    If you find yourself in need of some Christmas spirit while braving London’s shops this festive season, duck into Archer Street, a newly cocktail pop-up on the fifth floor of Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge. The bar will be dishing up all kinds of stiff drinks, which you can enjoy while you soak up the highly festive atmosphere and recline on one of their many velvet armchairs.

    The Let It Sloe is Archer Street’s take on a mojito, given a Christmas twist, and is made

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  • Tony Conigliaro to open Untitled bar in Dalston

    Just when we thought 2016 had little else to offer us, along comes a new bar by one of the shining lights of the London bar scene. 

    Tony Conigliaro has announced the launch of ‘Untitled’ in Dalston this month. The enigmatically named bar will be the third bar from Tony and his team, already known for his award-winning 69 Colebrooke Row in Islington and Bar Termini in Soho. 

    The new space has been put together with the help

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  • Swift bar launches in Soho

    Cocktail duo Bobby Hiddleston and Mia Johansson will join forces with the team behind Night Jar to launch a new bar in the heart of Soho this month. 

    Taking the place of what was once the iconic LAB Bar on Old Compton Street, Swift will feature an 'elegant and grown up' cocktail offering. Staying true to its name, the venue will be characterised by slick, speedy service and will feature two distinctive bars spread across two floors.

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  • Hopscotch brings feel good vibes, buns and cocktails to Brick Lane

    Hopscotch, a playful new bar and restaurant that’s all about the atmosphere, has landed in Brick Lane. They’re serving up buns, ‘bombs’ and cocktails, in a venue with a 1am license that’s full of cool little touches that make it perfectly suited to its East London location. The man behind it all is Jonathan Cowley, who’s got an impressive list of names under his belt, including Milk &

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  • otherist

    Fans of the popular City lunch hotspots the Anthologist, and the Folly and Fable, will be pleased to know that there’ll soon be a new opening from the group on Old Broad Street: The Otherist.

    If its sister restaurants are anything to go by, the new venue will be a useful new place for city workers to enjoy a proper wine and dine session. It’ll live on the site of what used to be the Old Broad Street branch of the Corney & Barrow wine bar, a chain recently

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  • Fox Bar is bringing espresso martinis on tap to Brixton

    Inspired by the knees-up watering holes of Chicago and New Orleans, FOX BAR is a new underground drinking den hitting Brixton. It follows the original Fox Bar, also by Soho House, which launched in Chicago.

    Dark spirits are the name of the game here, so there’ll be plenty of bourbon, whiskeys and rums on the drinks menu. Their signature cocktail, the

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