Tag Archives: Cocktail Bars

Giffard enjoyed a double celebration at Bar 1806 Melbourne !

We all know that the hospitality industry rarely needs an excuse to celebrate – ‘Oh look its Tuesday lets celebrate’….’Did you say you’ve got tomorrow off? We should celebrate immediately’….’I see you are celebrating, we should toast to that’…You get … Continue reading

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Mum said, if you’re going to spend most of your life in a bar, you may as well get paid for your time

Born into a family line of bartenders, Iain Griffiths learned his trade in Brisbane, improved it in Melbourne, polished it in Sydney and brought it to perfection in London via a stint in Edinburgh. Why trek half way around the … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s Mixology Magic

No self-respecting cocktail blog is complete without a trip down under to the great melting pot that is Melbourne. Actually in the summer it’s more of a furnace and that means ultra-cool cocktails are almost compulsory. Where Sydney might be … Continue reading

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Top London Cocktails & Views at Madison

Summer in London is my favourite time of the year. Usually it is confined to two or three days with a wet afternoon sandwiched in the middle but this year, summer has decided to stick around and mess with Londoner’s … Continue reading

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Up A Cocktail Bar Without A Paddle

Situated in the Ménilmontant region of Paris is Gossima, the first true ping pong bar in Paris. Gossima’s owners were former world champions and they have married their adoration of sport with their love of cocktails. As you might imagine … Continue reading

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Milan Shows Off Cocktail Fashion

Our tour of Europe’s cocktail bars continues with an easterly hop, up and over the Alps, to Milan, home to Italian fashion, two great soccer clubs and some jaw-droppingly good bars. Now you might think that bouncing around the world, … Continue reading

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Loving Lyon’s Cocktails

After all the fun in Paris, this week we headed down to Lyon, the gateway to the glorious South of France. Our first port of call was Le Comptoir de la Bourse, an outstanding bar that stands out for more reasons … Continue reading

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Where To Go For Fantastic Cocktails in Paris

The Cocktails and Spirits Show 2014 was on in Paris a week or so ago, so we were back in the French capital, enjoying the sun, the tennis from Roland Garros and one or two cheeky cocktails in the 11th … Continue reading

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Cool Crystal Iced Teas For Summer

Every now and then something comes along that’s just a little different, just a little special. Raphael Trémérie, Bar and Restaurant Manager, of the Crystal Lounge Bar at the Brussels Sofitel, has been chatting to our very own Pauline Quigis, … Continue reading

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A Stiff Drink with Death & Company

Death & Company, in Manhattan’s East Village, is a bar for grown ups who enjoy their cocktails in an atmosphere that is more sophisticated than hip and more understated than obsequiously trendy. As for the cocktails, well they’re to die … Continue reading

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