Cocktails present 'a terrific opportunity' for bars and pubs to drive footfall

Cocktail sales on the rise

By Melodie Michel

Cocktail sales have grown by 10.8 per cent over the last two years, according to CGA Strategy’s Mixed Drinks Report 2014.

This will be the seventh edition of the Boutique Bar Show in London

The Boutique Bar Show comes to London

By Lauren Houghton

The seventh edition of the Boutique Bar Show in London will be taking place at The Grand Hall St Pancras from 16 to 17 September. 

The restaurant itself will have 240 covers and will serve European dished using British ingredients.

D&D London re-launches Quaglino’s

By Lauren Houghton

Restaurant and late night venue Quaglino’s in London’s Mayfair is set to re-open this October after undergoing a multi-million pound renovation.

Spirits sales are benefiting from premiumisation and the cocktail boom

Alcoholic drinks: Spirits trends and innovations

By Carina Perkins

In the fourth part of our special feature on alcoholic drinks we look at the key trends and innovation in the on-trade spirits market, which is riding high on the wave of the cocktail boom.

Communion Bar opens on May 22nd

Raido brothers launch third venture

By Melodie Michel

Jose and Mel Raido are set to open the Communion cocktail bar on the same street as their existing venues Church Street Hotel and Angels and Gypsies Restaurant in London.

The East London Liquor Company is the brainchild of former Barworks operations manager Alex Wolpert (left) and master distiller Jamie Baxter (right)

Spirits production returns to East End

By Luke Nicholls

A new craft spirits company is set to bring spirits production back to London’s East End next month with the launch of a gin, whisky and vodka distillery and adjacent cocktail bar.

Expert flavour maker Steve Pearce kicks off his 2014 Chemistry of Cocktails lecture tour this month

Cocktail lecturer gives key advice for bartenders in 2014

By Luke Nicholls

A leading drinks flavour expert claims bartenders and mixologists will need to ‘think outside the box’ if they want to stand out from the ever-growing crowd of bars and restaurants serving cocktails in 2014.