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50 Bars Every Londoner Should Have Been To

(1) Comments | Posted 6 May 2016 | (00:00)

London's bar scene is the most epic in the world. From the late night dives to Martini trolley pushing hotel bars and cocktails from the best bartenders in the world, these 50 bars are a MUST for London's boozers. Message BarChick Concierge aka. your boozing PA for the...

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BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

(0) Comments | Posted 19 August 2015 | (15:15)

Where else can you find a week long desert party with naked people everywhere, fancy dress, more UV lights than a public toilet in Peckham, free cocktails, free love, free everything and more fun people than a BarChick event? Burning Man that's where, it's BarChick's home...

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The Punniest Cocktail Names in the World

(0) Comments | Posted 3 July 2015 | (15:49)

Because sometimes bartenders get bored...

The good, the bad and the 'Bols Deep' dirty; here are the punniest cocktail names around the world.

Now go order one and try to keep a straight face.


WHAT: Appleton 12yr, homemade Baileys, 1 whole egg

SERVE: Shake with...

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UK's Best Roof Terraces

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2015 | (00:00)

Whether you're after work boozing in London or getting a Brighton beachside fix, when the sun shines on the UK it's basically criminal to drink indoors. Go and grab that extra vitamin D while you can at one of these epic rooftop bars.


Boozing on...

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Egg Cocktails: Why You Should Be Drinking Them This Easter

(0) Comments | Posted 3 April 2015 | (13:34)

It's the time of year that everyone gets eggstatic over chocolate, but BarChick will be swapping chocolate eggs for egg cocktails - and no we're not yolking. Whether it's whipping up whites in a sour or shaking yolks for a flip, eggstraordinary things can be done with those babies. Some...

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A Guide to Rio Carnival

(0) Comments | Posted 12 February 2015 | (15:32)

In Britain the start of Lent is marked with paltry pancakes. In Brazil, the whole country throws one of the biggest parties known to this planet, and we are quivering like a whippet at a racetrack in excitement. Baby, it's carnival time, and here's how to do it.

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2015's Hottest Drinks Trends

(0) Comments | Posted 30 January 2015 | (13:41)

Aperol Spritz? That is like SO last season. 2014 probably saw you creaming over craft beers, falling deeper in to your love affair with burgers and thinking you were on trend sipping Spritz' al fresco.

But just like fashion, a new year brings new things - so it's out with...

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Best in (Boozy) Travel 2015

(0) Comments | Posted 15 January 2015 | (13:13)

A week into Jan and already planning how the hell to get outta here? Nothing gets you through the January blues like booking a trip, even more so when there are bangin' beaches, bargain booze and world class bartenders waiting.

Travel in 2014 rocked. In the UK Liverpool became famous...

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10 Exciting London Openings For 2015

(0) Comments | Posted 7 January 2015 | (14:48)

2014, what a year. Bottled pre-batched cocktails became the norm, Ryan Cheti got into botanicals, food pairings cropped up, LCC expanded yet AGAIN, and basically everyone got high at The Shard.

Let's not get too comfortable because 2015 is looking even bigger and better. There's even...

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How to Make the Ultimate Mulled Wine

(0) Comments | Posted 9 December 2014 | (14:11)

As London gets colder, the wine is getting hotter; that's right people it's officially mulled wine season and time to say yes please to Christmas in a cup! This ain't no time for those dodgy mulling tea bags and some pre-made bottle of wine job, this is a time to...

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Best Rooftop Bars in the World

(0) Comments | Posted 18 November 2014 | (23:00)

BarChick have been hopping between rooftops to bring you the ultimate guide to where's hot up in the clouds, worldwide, all year round.


Buenos Aires: Carnal

First impressions say American rock'n'roll bar: neon lights, hanging glasses and hell-for-leather party vibes; but the double whammy...

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An Ultimate Weekend In London

(0) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (16:46)

Sure, there are great times for boozing hard, but when the weekend rolls in, we say get up and get out there; this is the best city in the world after all.


What's a weekend without brunch? Caravan gets the vote every time. Load up on...

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Nine Ways to Drink Like a Cuban

(3) Comments | Posted 13 October 2014 | (13:44)

When it comes to cocktails the Cubans have been doing it right for years; The Mojito, The Daiquiri and The Cuba Libre each originated here, the hailed home of rum. Cuban bartenders were once hands-down the most celebrated in the world and their influence stretched far and wide. Feeling nostalgic?...

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A Beginner's Guide to Oktoberfest

(0) Comments | Posted 23 September 2014 | (15:37)

Giant jugs of beer, sausages and hordes of tourists / Germans in lederhosen? It must be Oktoberfest, time to don a dirndl and do your best to booze like a Bavarian.


What's it all about?

Over 200 years ago, a Royal...

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Where to Drink During London Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted 9 September 2014 | (00:00)

Yup, it's that time again so get your fashion face on, mingle with the models and be sure to hit up the BarChick London Fashion Week hotspots.

The British Fashion Council get in the girls behind London's best bar guide to bring you the...

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New York Fashion Week: A Survival Guide

(0) Comments | Posted 5 September 2014 | (15:18)

New York Fashion Week, an annual parade of passive aggressive dressing, party-crashing and big time blagging. Floods of photographers and many, many... many bloggers descend on the Lincoln Centre in the hope that their ensemble will make it into the pages of... well, anywhere really.

Whether you want to join...

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The Freelance Revolution: London's Best Places to Work From

(0) Comments | Posted 21 August 2014 | (17:55)

With 1 in 7 of us now loving the flexible working lifestyle, and the number of self-employed people and freelancers having soared to highest level since records began - the way Londoners are working has changed (for the better we say).

Luckily bars and cafes are changing...

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Top 10 Rum Bars

(0) Comments | Posted 15 August 2014 | (16:06)

It's World Rum Day this weekend (Saturday 16th August), so get drinking the stuff. Here are our favourite places to play pirate and swig it baby.

The Artesian - London

Do not conga in here wearing a lei garland, this ain't no tiki, Hawaiian shirt affair. The Artesian...

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How to Drink at a Festival

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2014 | (15:09)

Never been to a festival? Or did you celebrate your 10th Glatso this year? BarChick has the best ways to get your booze on while still keeping it classy. It's all about the prep work, the ingredients and never leaving your tent without it... you'll never drink 6...

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Best Botecos in Rio

(1) Comments | Posted 3 July 2014 | (17:11)

Botecos are about good food, good beer and good company. We drink in pubs in the UK, they hang out in Botecos in Brazil. Here's BarChick's pick of the best of 'em:

And for all things Rio, there's a whole boozy city guide.

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