That’s it. It’s over. February is here which means that Dry January is no more. If you’ll be hitting up the nearest pub to celebrate come lunchtime, satisfy yourself in the meantime by scrolling these cocktail-filled Instagram feeds.
Looking Glass Cocktail Club
Shoreditch cocktail stalwart Looking Glass Cocktail Club is a speakeasy style drinking den with an impressive cocktail menu, and quite often live accompanying music.
Booze + London Underground themed decor? Where do we sign? Since taking up residence in Carnaby’s Kingly Court last year, Cahoots has brought 1940s vintage glamour back to the London cocktail scene. Weekend afternoons are reserved for “Squiffy Picnic” time.
The ever growing empire of Simmons Bars now encompasses seven (soon to be eight) branches across central London, each with their own quirky take on the classic cocktail bar. The disco ball skull and old school desk style tables are favourites of ours.
If it’s over-styled, food PR type shots you want, then the Nightjar Instagram account is the one for you. However, the City Road haunt does offer up an impressive cocktail menu, including several vintage spirits. We’ll take the Mad Hatter’s Punch, thanks.
Mr Fogg’s, claiming to be the Mayfair residence of intrepid explorer Phileas Fogg. The website isn’t the easiest to navigate, but it’s fair to say that eccentricity is stamped through this place like a stick of rock.
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