Tag: bars

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With London still firmly in the midst of a gin craze, although somewhat less sordid than the first Georgian gin craze, Paddington’s 146 offers a refreshing and interesting menu for discerning gin drinkers. Located in the Hilton Hotel at Paddington station – London’s most beautiful station with soaring arches and […]

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Grain Store – Cocktails

With some welcome and exciting news, My Partner in Crime and I make our way to the bar at Dishoom in King’s Cross, as someone has told us they serve the best old fashioned in London… It’s 6.30pm on a Thursday and the queue is outrageous. We don’t do queues. […]

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The Rivoli Bar

For my birthday, we had made the plan to go to The Rivoli Bar and have the Iron Lady cocktail in honour of the great Margaret Thatcher; a woman significant to us for several reasons. The menu describes the drink thus: Here we pay tribute to a peerless figure of […]

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The Burger Bros

If craft beer and kick-arse burgers are things that make you happy, and you happen to be in the lovely seaside town of Deal, Kent, then The Burger Bros is the medicine you sorely need. With an amazing range of local and non-local beers, there is always something delicious and […]

Antidote Wine Bar

Last weekend, I escaped the bleakery (new word) of Scarborough and revitalized my soul with London. Antidote Wine Bar lives up to its name’s sake, and provided the required antidote to a poisonous day filled with mundane travel and frantic bustling around town trying to find formal gowns to wear […]

Graveney and Meadow

After a Saturday at work, coming home to a party in full swing is a welcome tonic. In fact, there were many welcome tonics that evening, including a 1989 Arrowfield tawny port from my homeland: mellow, smooth and delicious (both the port and my homeland). Celebrating the wonderful Vanessa’s birthday, […]