• We dive into Sexy Fish's Mayfair new sustainable cocktail menu


    Sexy Fish, one of Mayfair's busiest and unashamedly flamboyant venues is looking to change their image (before you panic, rest assured - the wagyu gyoza aren't going anywhere). With a renewed focus on zero waste and use of sustainable ingredients, the team are now looking to step up the profile of The Bar.

    Led by Caprice Holdings' bar director Xavier Landais, The Bar at Sexy Fish has recently launched 'Cocktails to Whet your Senses', the latest edition

  • Dalston's Untitled is launching the Asahi Moon Garden (with yakitori!)


    Like many others, we were rather taken by Tony Conigliaro's Untitled in Dalston. Wonderful cocktails, a beautifully designed room and the tempura chocolates are still among our favourite things ever. 

    And when we visited, we were much impressed by the potential for the huge outside space at the back - and now they're unveiling its

  • Vijay's Bar and Lounge opens upstairs from Lokhandwala on Charlotte Street


    Charlotte Street has a new drinking den worth searching out. Tucked above the Indian restaurant Lokhandwala, Vijay’s Bar & Lounge will serve up a long list of wines, cocktails and premium spirits. On the cocktail front, they'll be using floral syrups and Indian spices to give drinks a kick. So Spice Route features Red Saffron infused Sailor Jerry Rum, Camomile Infused Cointreau, Liquore Strega, Anise Syrup, Cinnamon Syrup and Goji Berries Bitter, while Star of

  • Marcus Wareing opens George's Bar at The Gilbert Scott


    Opening today with a swanky new look courtesy of the David Collins Studio, is the bar at Marcus Wareing's The Gilbert Scott. And it has a new name and menu to match its elegant redesign.

    George's Bar - it's named after the building’s original architect, Sir George Gilbert Scott - was already pretty impressive looking, but it really does look gorgeous now. And to match the surroundings, the cocktail menu's had a going over too.

    Bar Manager, Dav Eames's

  • Shoreditch's The Blues Kitchen launches new bar Moonshine Minnie's

    moonshine minnies shoreditchThe Blues Kitchen on Curtain Road has given its basement bar a completely new look with a whisky-based drinks list and a women-only soundtrack.

  • The St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar is getting its own Champagne school


    Just in time for this year's celebrations of the 150 year anniversary of St Pancras Station, the station's St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar by Searcys is getting a fresh new look. Just over a decade after it opened, the new design means it'll now have a Kitchen Bar which will be just the ticket for meetings during the day or evening chef demos using the space's open kitchen.

    One key element of the redesign has been the reworking of the old private dining

  • London bars Dandelyan and Coupette big winners at CLASS Bar Awards 2018


    It was a big night for the London bar scene last night which came out as the bar capital of the country winning 12 awards at the respected CLASS Bar Awards 2018.

    The event, held at Lindley Hall in London saw industry experts from across the country recognising the talent, achievements and diversity of the UK bar scene.

    Dandelyan at Mondrian London, by Mr

  • Rochelle Canteen at the ICA launches its cocktails and bar snacks menu


    Hot Dinners popped along to the official launch of Rochelle Canteen's bar at The ICA on the Mall last night. The restaurant has already been garlanded with positive reviews since it opened (and won a Hot Dinners award into the bargain for its AMAZING rabbit and bacon pie). Now it's pushing its cocktails and bar snacks into the

  • Horatio Street Social, a new bar opens on Hackney Road this week

    Horatio Street Social, a new bar opens on Hackney Road this weekTwo ex-CalloohCallay bartenders launch their first venue in the basement of The Nelson’s Head

  • Lyles new bar menu brings Michelin starred snacks and small plates to Shoreditch

    Lyles new bar menu brings Michelin starred snacks and small plates to Shoreditch

    James Lowe’s restaurant Lyles, in Shoreditch’s Tea Building, is launching a new standalone bar menu. And it's sounding rather good.

    It’ll be around 10 to 12 small dishes, alongside a mix of new and old dishes. Based on the first look at a sample menu (like the set menu, the bar menu will change daily) there’ll be plenty of variety on the price front with dishes from £4 for an individual oyster

  • Bar Bingo aims to offer London's coolest bar crawl


    Ever wanted to be more in the know about London's coolest bars? A new company aims to do just that.

    Bar Bingo is a cocktail based bar crawl where no bar is more than five minutes walk from the next. As founder Helen Glaberson explained to Hot Dinners "As industry insiders we take it for granted where the best bars are, but actually a great deal of Londoners don't know about some of the city's best bars.

    The tour books the bars and atable for you, so you

  • Best new bars in London - winter 2017 edition

    jacksolomonsWith so much happening in the world of London drinks of late, we’ve rounded up our selection of the best new bars and cocktail menus across the capital.

  • Kultured pops up in Soho with fermented cocktails and kimcheese bagels

    Kultured pops up in Soho with fermented cocktails and kimcheese bagels

    For a while there, fermented drinks, food, and just about everything was all the rage. And then there was a brief lull. Perhaps to make way for other, slightly less bacterial trends.

    Now, here comes Kultured to make us fall in love with tangy, probiotic-laden food and drink all over again, with their fancy, townhouse-based pop-up bar in Soho.

    Operating out of Great Windmill Street, they'll be

  • StreetXO launches cocktail bar CircusXO

    StreetXO launches cocktail bar CircusXO

    Street XO restaurant in Mayfair has just launched its very down destination cocktail bar – CircusXO. Downstairs in the restaurant, the drinks menu at CircusXO is the culmination of many months of work and input the multi Michelin-starred chef and the bar team at StreetXO.

    With the cocktail list at StreetXO popular since opening, Muñoz committed to creating a stand-alone bar to showcase them, with the aim of making CircusXO a

  • Artesian bar at The Langham announces a new all-star bar team

    Artesian bar at The Langham announces a new all-star bar team

    Some very exciting news from one of our all-time favourite bars in London. Artesian bar at The Langham Hotel have announced that Remi Savage and Anna Sebastian will take over the respective roles of Head Bartender and Bar Manager starting this November. 

    Remy joins Artesian after four successful years at Paris speakeasy

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