In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Top HK bars offering bottled cocktails for delivery
With Hong Kong bars and pubs closed for another 14 days, we’ve rounded up the establishments offering cocktails you can enjoy at home.
The top 10 trending cocktails in UK bars
Funkin Cocktails has released the latest ranking of the top 10 trending cocktails in UK bars, with the Porn Star Martini once again coming out on top.
Harvey Nichols launches pre-mixed cocktails
Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has launched a range of pre-mixed cocktails, which includes an Old Fashioned, Vesper Martini and a Negroni.
Connaught marks 11th birthday with new cocktails
One of London’s most celebrating drinking dens, the Connaught Bar, has marked its 11th birthday with a new cocktail menu inspired by the venue’s famous guests.
WLC Drinks: Coupette
WLC’s resident sybarite, Lucy Shaw, heads to French-inspired bar Coupette in Bethnal Green for a Champagne-laced Piña Colada and a nostalgic strawberry cocktail with a lickable white chocolate rim.
Le Café Alain Ducasse launches no-alcohol coffee cocktails
Ducasse Paris’s signature coffee brand, Le Café Alain Ducasse, has announced that the summer menu at its London and Paris sites will offer non-alcoholic coffee-based mocktails.
Dalloway Terrace collaborates with Ramsbury Estate
A single-estate gin and vodka producer based in Wiltshire, Ramsbury has launched a two-month residency at the Dalloway Terrace in London called ‘Estate of Mind’.
Conrad London St James to launch political cocktail menu
The London hotel’s iconic Blue Boar Bar will offer a new cocktail menu in collaboration with political cartoonist David Lewis.
Jason Atherton opens bar at Victoria Palace Theatre
Chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton has joined forces with London’s Victoria Palace Theatre to launch his first bar called Pavlova’s.
American rapper Nas to open London restaurant
American rapper Nas is to open a UK branch of his fried chicken and waffle restaurant Sweet Chick in London’s affluent Fitzrovia district this year.
Pidgin team to launch new London venue
Founders of Asian-inspired Hackney restaurant Pidgin are set to launch a new sandwich, soft serve, craft beer and cocktail shop in King’s Cross development Coal Drop’s Yard this summer, called Sons and Daughters.