A Prescription of Campfire Cocktails for Autumn

Lottie Muir | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lottie Muir

Before I hear another person moaning this week about the shorter days and dark commute home, I would like to prescribe them a remedy of campfire cocktails in the city.

London Bar Serves Cocktail In Hot Water Bottle, Twitter Can't Handle It

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With eateries like the Owl Café and the Cereal Killer Café cropping up left, right and centre, we thought London had reached peak hipster. But ...

10 Most Stylish Cocktail Bars in London

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

The human tongue has over 10,000 tastebuds so it is important to give them a real treat when selecting the perfect drink. I love to discover new venues whilst the classics never go out of fashion. Here are my top ten cocktail bars in London...

Brunch at Radio Rooftop, London - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Sat here writing this review whilst it's raining outside feels appropriate since I enjoyed one of the last days of summer in London just last month,...

Top Picks for London Cocktail Week 2015

Victoria Ferran | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Taking place from the 5-11 October, more than 250 bars across the city will be offering £5 cocktails and there are tons of parties, tastings and tours to enjoy. With such an dizzying array of drinks, here are some signature serves to look out for...

Boulder Cocktails With the Bar Tzar

Mike Gerrard | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

At the casual restaurant/bar Bramble and Hare, Griffin Farro shows that you don't need a foot-long beard and a gallery of tattoos to make great cocktails. Looking like a floppy-haired Buddy Holly, Farro's official title is Bar Tzar.

The Bonneville: Absinthe Minded Pursuit of Cocktails in Clapton

Chris Osburn | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

Gilles' sazerac - that classic New Orleans mix of absinthe and whiskey - was among the best I've tasted in town while his milky, almond-rich Absinthe Suissesse ranked among the more intriguing (and refreshing) drinks I've had in quite some while.

Most Luxurious Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh

Ceri Tinley | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

The Edinburgh Fringe is over and while that may be a disappointment to many art enthusiasts and tourist hot spots, it is good news for those of you who really want to explore the city. The crowds are clearing and you can finally get your foot inside many of the secret delights Edinburgh has to offer.

How To Make A Tequila Sunrise For #NationalTequilaDay

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking tequila isn't just about taking shots at the bar. This National Tequila Day, why not save yourself some pennies (and a splitting headache)...

Top Five London Cocktail Bars to Visit This Summer

Ceri Tinley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

1920s glamour meets industrial chic at Purl, Marylebone. Purl has been opening its doors to cocktail connoisseurs for five years this May. If you are looking for an experience with your cocktail then this is the place for you.

How To Make A Badass Bloody Mary

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The humble bloody Mary has had a bit of a rebrand of late. Once the beverage of choice for our grandmothers, now hipsters, foodies and everyone in ...

The Punniest Cocktail Names in the World

BarChick | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

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.


Imogen Parson | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Parson

Cahoots is an elegant cocktail bar with a hint of speakeasy about it. Located in what was a genuine air raid shelter beneath the heart of London's West End, the space is now a 'disused' underground station complete with a tube carriage where you can sit and sip cocktails amongst the very authentic sand bags, posters and war-time decor.

Summer Steps: A Guide to Alfresco Drinking in London

Lucy Self | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

Weirdly when I mention step drinking to anyone other than my band of reprobate friends, it's generally been frowned upon. But I say screw society! Keep your rammed pub garden benches at the merest hint of a heat wave. When the mercury hits its 20 plus height, you will find me, boyf in tow, swilling somewhere you can always get a seat...

The 5 Best Wines for Your Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Of course I love a glass of wine, but also, wine offers an interesting category of flavours and textures that I've grown more interested in putting into cocktails.

You Can Actually Make Cocktails From Guinness (And They Taste Really Good)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When some people think of Guinness they think of trying it once, hating it and never looking back. But the folks over at the Dublin brewery are so kee...

Egg Cocktails: Why You Should Be Drinking Them This Easter

BarChick | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Whether it's whipping up whites in a sour or shaking yolks for a flip, eggstraordinary things can be done with those babies. Some of our favourite London bartenders have cracked it and are eggcited to showouef their recipes.

Irish Drinks Beyond St Patrick's Day

Ryan Cheti | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've long been a fan of Guinness. It's part nostalgia but it is still my favourite beer. Irish spirits have taken a little longer for me; An Irish gin graced the back bar at Bramble years back, but when I was living in Scotland, Irish Whiskey (they adopt an extra 'e' in there) never really broke through.

A Guide to Rio Carnival

BarChick | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

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.

2015's Hottest Drinks Trends

BarChick | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From getting your smoke on with some mezcal to Vermouth becoming a 'thing' and subbing out booze altogether, faux-style (WHAT?), we've got the low down from London's biggest boozehounds on what's hot for 2015.

Celebrate Burns Night 2015 with a Haggis Manhattan

Michael Stringer | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

After hours of experimentation with different ingredients and techniques I think I have finally found the perfect recipe which encompasses the true Scottish feel in a glass - this is my Haggis Manhattan!

Best Rooftop Bars in the World

BarChick | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the views from the overpriced tourist traps, get yourself sky high and gaze down across the classic NYC skyline. One side shows off uptown and midtown's finest; the Empire State, Met Life, etc and the other side gives a lookout to Wall Street and One World Trade Centre, so park yourself in the middle and get the best of both worlds. Check the loos before you leave too.

The Secret of (Cocktail) Innovation

Ryan Cheti | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Innovation in any means should be about accessibility and relevance. If you create something that's relevant to your own tastes, you're guaranteed to make something new by virtue of your own unique disposition, and hopefully you'll find a new favourite for you and your friends.

Which Has More Calories? A Large Glass Of Wine Or Two Cupcakes?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a large glass of ice-cold white wine after a hard week at work. But what would you say if you knew that your beloved glass...

Hubble Bubble, Halloween Trouble?

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

A thick fog has descended over Food Tube HQ where some frightfully delicious recipes have risen from the shallow depths of the internet... Mwhahahahahahaha!