While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Cider to benefit from ‘all seasons’ push
Herefordshire-based Little Pomona has launched an initiative to reposition cider as a drink that is suitable for any time of year.
Hydes plans multi-million pound investment into its pub estate
Manchester-based brewery and pub company Hydes is making a multi-million pound investment into its 50-strong pub estate this year.
Petition for pub ‘The Midget’ to change its name
A petition has been launched to change the name of the Greene King pub The Midget’ after the term was highlighted as derogatory.
Simon Rogan collaborates with Fell Brewery for new beer range
Chef Simon Rogan’s Our Farm has teamed up with Fell Brewery in Cumbria to create a range of seasonal craft beers.
93-year-old landlady whose Welsh pub served ‘only Bass’ has died
Bessie Davies, the “iconic” publican of the Dyffryn Arms pub in the Gwaun Valley in Pembrokeshire, has died at the age of 93.
Guinness cocktail called ‘the badger’ re-emerges to terrify beer fans
Images of Guinness served on top of Smirnoff Ice in a pint glass have re-emerged online, with drinkers sharing their horror at the drink.
Pubs still waiting for festive footfall after tough year
British pubs are still waiting for a lift in festive footfall after another challenging year for the trade, according to new research.
Shane MacGowan put €10,000 behind the bar for his wake
The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan’s wake was hosted at a tiny Irish pub last week where he made sure that €10k was put behind the bar to pay for everyone’s beer.
Five fine ciders for your Christmas table
Food and drinks experts have named fine cider as the beverage most overlooked for its abundant flavour, quality and gastronomic versatility. Here, db outlines five top picks for what would bring a dash of discernment to a festive feast.
Professionals offer top tips for Christmas entertaining
Food and drink experts have divulged their top tips for Christmas drinking and dining to assist in the festive season running smoothly.
Enjoy a pint in Britain’s first ever cat pub
The Bag of Nails in Bristol has been named Britain’s first cat pub, with resident felines propping up the bar alongside drinkers.