• Test Driving Nine Lives and Tigre Tacos - a bit of London Bridge bar life at home


    Tacos, cocktails, a play list and even incense for the atmosphere - we get Nine Lives bar delivered to our home.

  • Hawksmoor reveal a new cocktail range for delivery - Fuller Fat old Fashioned included

    Hawksmoor reveal a new cocktail range for delivery - Fuller Fat old Fashioned included 

    As we plunge into another lockdown, Hawksmoor are on hand again to make things just that little bit better. They've converted some of their best cocktails into bottled and canned versions and you can get them delivered anywhere in the UK. 

    Much as Hawksmoor is known for its steaks, the restaurant group is really almost as much about the cocktails too, so this is a

  • The Connaught Bar in Mayfair is the World's Best Bar for 2020

    connaught bar is world's best bar for 2020

    This is VERY poor timing. As London spends its first evening in lockdown once again, one of our bars has just been named best in the world.

    The Connaught Bar nabbed the top spot at the hugely competitive The World's 50 Best Bars 2020 which revealed its list today. It was a "deserving winner" said the judges "for the work that is put in and the level of artistry applied to the cocktail craft."

    London was the best

  • Best drink and cocktail trolleys in London's bars and restaurants


    Now that everywhere's table service, you might as well go the whole hog and get your drinks mixed for you there as well. Here's our guide to London's best cocktail and drinks trolleys for tableside action.

  • Bar Notes: Kwant

    kwant bar london review

    Where is it? On Heddon Street, underneath Momo

    Who's in charge? Running things here is Eric Lorincz who previously headed up the American Bar at The Savoy which he took to the top slot in the World's Best Bars list.

    What's the vibe? Think subtle tropical meets clubby drawing room - so the chairs are studded Chesterfields while the plants and decor are a bit tiki.

    Why is it

  • Havana-inspired Bar Bolivar in Canary Wharf is from the Casa do Frango team

    bolivar bar opening in Canary WharfExpect strong drinks and a bar food menu to match at this Havana style cocktail bar in Canary Wharf from the Caso do Frango team.

  • London's pizza joints and cocktail bars win big on the world stage

    Bel-Air brings wholesome LA-fare to Farringdon with their second branch

    The news is bleak. We know that. So, frankly, we're going to take the wins where we can find them and over the past week or so London has done rather well on that front. We may be an international laughing stock over our response to Covid, but at least when it comes to pizzas and cocktails we're world-beating.

    Pizzas first. The 50 Top Pizza Europe 2020 list came out just before the weekend and London

  • Test Driving JAE by Jay Morjaria at Untitled - Korean drinking food to die for

    jae restaurant review dalston london

    We head to Dalston to check out Jay Morjaria's permanent residency, JAE, at Untitled bar - where the Korean drinking food makes you want to order everything on the menu.

  • Tayer + Elementary reopens with Kitchen FM doing the food

    tayer and elementary reopens

    A Hot Dinners exclusive

    One of London's coolest bars reopens tonight with a hot new food offering. Tayēr + Elementary by Alex Kratena and Monica Berg created quite the stir when it first opened (you can read our Test Drive here) with its cutting edge cocktails and an equally innovative food offering by

  • Crossroads Cocktail Bar takes over from Ladies & Gentleman in Camden

    crossroads bar camden

    Opening its doors in Camden tonight is new bar Crossroads. It sees husband and wife team Bart and Monica Miedeksza taking over the Ladies & Gentleman Bar in Camden. The bar will still be owned by L&G's William Borrell, but run by Bart and Monica.

    Lockdown gave the team a chance to give the bar a new look and, when it reopens tonight, it'll focus on both cocktails and wine.

    Bart previously managed High Water in Dalston and was

  • The Berkeley are now sending cocktails by bike to Knightsbridge residents

    berkeley's blue bar does cocktail deliveries by bike

    Look, we were already jealous about folks living in SW1, but now we're even more so.

    Not only are they in one of London's swankiest postcodes, but now they're also getting an at-home cocktail service direct from The Berkeley's Blue Bar.

    The Blue Bar Bikes are now available seven days a week. So if you fancy one of their martinis mixed for you on your doorstep, you simply call them up and one of the team will

  • BAO launch Cocktail Rescue alongside Rice Error in Hackney

    Bao launches Cocktail Rescue alongside Rice Error in Hackney

    BAO have been very busy of late. They've recently launched their new home-delivery service Rice Error in Borough and Fitzrovia (you can read more about that here - and look out for a Test Drive next week). Now they're getting ready to bring Rice Error to Hackney - but that's not

  • Test Driving Top Cuvee's new park delivery service

    top cuvee park wine delivery

    In what's rapidly becoming the new normal, Londoners, unable to go to bars or restaurants, are switching their social lives to London's parks along with picnics and booze. So you've got to hand it to Highbury's Top Cuvee who have not only spotted the trend but hopped on board.

    The restaurant, which had already done a stellar job of moving to delivery with their Shop Cuvee offering, yesterday started delivering wine and cocktails by bike to two

  • London’s best drinks… wine, beer, cocktails, bars and more...

    London’s best… wine, beer and cocktail delivery servicesWhether you want a case of some interesting natural wines delivered, need to overhaul your drinks cupboard or fancy going out for cocktails, it's all here in our comprehensive guide to the best drinking to be enjoyed in London. 

  • Whisky cocktails to order in for World Whisky Day

    whisky cocktails in london for world whisky dayTo celebrate World Whisky Day this weekend, we've picked out five whisky cocktails worth ordering around London. All of these can be delivered the day you order, if you're in the bar's catchment areas.

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