Over the course of two days last October, top London bartender and bar owner Ryan Chetiyawardana caused quite a storm on the London bar scene when he announced the closure of the hugely popular Dandelyan in the same week as it took the No 1 slot in the World's Best Bars list.
The bar finally closed earlier this month - but already they've
This Dalston tequila and mezcal bar features margaritas on tap, all the agave spirits you could need and is backed up by a Mexican sharing menu.
Gosnells, which is London’s only meadery - and can we pause just for a moment even to to consider how great it is that we have a meadery at all in 2019? - is about to bring its drinks direct to drinkers with the launch of its first bar. The honey-focused set up can be found in an upstairs room above Coal Rooms in Peckham from 8 March and will be of course offering lots of mead, plus small plates from the Coal Rooms kitchen downstairs.
Selfridges are paying more than just lip service to Valentine's Day this year. (Sorry, we simply couldn't resist). They're launching The Lip Bar - a teeny micro bar experience which is part art installation, part Japanese beer bar.
It's the brainchild of Japanese artist Daido Moriyama who has covered every inch of the bar with one of his photographs showing a close up of lips. Entry to the bar costs a tenner and that also gets you two drinks - a choice
When the bartender who ran the World's Best Bar for years prepares to open an all-day bar and restaurant in London with fellow top class mixologist Monica Berg, you better believe people are going to sit up and take notice. And when TÁ TÁ Eatery is in charge of the food? Lucky Old Street.
Expect Irish food, drink and hospitality at this Islington bar which is serving up everything from cocktails featuring Barry's Tea to curry chips and Tayto crisps.
This new Duke Street spot hopes to be so welcoming that you view it as a sort of home from home (with better cocktails and food than you'd make yourself).
They're an unlikely pair but gypsy beermaker Mikkel Borg Bjergsø has teamed up with 80s pop icon Rick Astley to open a super hip beer bar in Shoreditch. I know!!
Fancy a martini in swish surroundings? We round up the very best hotel bars in London right now.
Opening up at The Great Northern Hotel is this three roomed martini bar with fabulous views over the area and everything to entice martini lovers to King's Cross.
On the cusp of London Cocktail Week we take a look at London's booming bar scene and pick some spots you're going to want to try...
Cocktails by Rémy Martin and bar food by Claude Bosi - sounds like a cocktail bar match made in heaven. Thankfully it's closer than that - taking over the downstairs bar space at Michelin House in South Ken.
A-lister and all round London geezer Idris Elba heads up a team opening London's soon-to-be hottest new bar at The Waldorf Hilton. The Aldwych bar promises tropical cocktails and a raft of enticements for a VIP crowd.
It's the fifth Phileas Fogg inspired bar to hit London, this time just off the strand. Expect mad cocktails and a recreation of the Victorian era Orient express too.
Respected restaurateur and chef Anthony Demetre is bringing his vision of a Spanish/Italian vermuteria to the new Coal Drops Yard part of King's Cross.
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