Category Archives: Cocktails

Season to be merry: Christmas cocktails

As Christmas gets under way, here is a last look at some of the festive cocktails that we have come across over the past few weeks. The Maestro himself, Salvatore Calabrese, got into the Christmas spirit with a menu of … Continue reading

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Spice up your life: Anise bar in London

With ingredients such as mango chutney, cardamom, pea puree and kaffir lime, the cocktails at Anise bar in the City of London are clearly the work of bartenders who have access to the kitchen of an Indian restaurant. The bar … Continue reading

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Designed for drinking: London Fashion Week

More than 5,000 people will be descending on the catwalks of London this month for London Fashion Week, and bartenders have been designing their own collections – for drinking rather than wearing. From The Roof Gardens in Kensington to 45 … Continue reading

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Going for gold: Olympics cocktails

In the build-up to the Olympics, bars and pubs were being warned by the organisers at Locog to avoid any mention of the Games. So no writing “Watch the games here” on a chalkboard or adding Going For Gold Cocktails … Continue reading

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Royal service: cocktail ideas for the Diamond Jubilee

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee kicking off a summer of celebration in Britain, bars have a great opportunity to attract customers and drive sales. Many drinks companies have come up with special jubilee serves for toasting the Queen, from Bénédictine … Continue reading

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New York times: new bars in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Most visitors to New York City stick to Manhattan where some of the world’s best bars can be found, from the five-star hotels of Midtown to the speakeasies of the East Village. But for cocktail lovers, it is becoming essential … Continue reading

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Follow the map to 52ºNorth

Over the past six months, London’s bar and club scene has welcomed a major new player, Alula Leisure. Headed by leisure entrepreneurs Tim Lalic and Vahram Papazyan, it has taken on two legendary venues in the capital: Jonathan Downey’s Match … Continue reading

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