Drinks & Cocktails Category

Friday 24 May, 2013

The Doodle Bar – Battersea

I know that Made in Chelsea is a god awful show, I do know that but I have to say that it is useful for finding some quite cool places in West London. Like the Doodle Bar for example. When I first moved to London I lived in a hideous tenement block around the corner [...]

Thursday 14 February, 2013

Mahogany Bar Wilton’s Music Hall – Aldgate

Wilton’s Music Hall appears to be hanging on to its original self for dear life. The Mahogany Bar was originally built in 1725, it’s pretty damn old and it’s beautiful inside, all original brick work and wooden beams…

Monday 28 January, 2013

Crate Brewery – Hackney Wick

Ok so I think it best that on this occasion I just list what I think is great about the Crate, so here goes; 1. The pizza is the best I have had in London, with toppings like ricotta, caramelised onions and courgette. 2. They have their own Brewery which has garnered much attention from the likes of Jamie Oliver and Truman Brewery, I don’t know much about beer so that’s all I can tell you, that and the labels look cool…

Friday 21 December, 2012

Zetter Town House – Clerkenwell

I challenge you to find a cosier bar then the Zetter Town House. Both eccentric luxury hotel and all day bar, it’s so very English like a stylish drunken aristocrat…

Saturday 15 December, 2012

Ruby’s – Dalston

I love the concept of a speakeasy bar, somewhere tucked away, with no obvious signage, a seating only policy meaning that you are guaranteed a seat and an atmosphere that takes you back in time a bit like that Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris…

Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Clapton Hart – Clapton

I’d heard good things about the Clapton Hart. Rumor had it that the same people behind the Balham Bowls Club and the Tooting Tram…

Saturday 20 October, 2012

Trailer Happiness – Notting HIll

I don’t go out to bars all that much, I usually only get as far as dinner then decide I’m done socialising and head home. Trailer Happiness isn’t somewhere I come often but if I was to recommend a good bar (which I am) then this would be it…