Distilled Beverage

The Dead Rabbit is coming to London

The World's Best Bar is coming to London

By Sophie Witts

New York’s The Dead Rabbit, which took the top spot at the World’s 50 Best Bars in 2016, is heading to London next month to take over at Claridge’s for one week only. 

Hospitality Openings: June 2015

Hospitality Openings: June 2015

By Liam Garrahan

A round-up of June's hospitality openings that include Smith & Wollensky, Vincent Café and Cocktail Bar, and Inn on the Square.

Cocktails sales are set to soar in 2015 as consumers look for something special on their big night out

Top cocktail trends for 2015

By Carina Perkins

The UK has seen an unprecedented cocktail boom over recent years, and the category is set to outpace the drinks market in 2015. With this in mind, BigHospitality has compiled a list of the hottest cocktail trends for the year ahead.

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.

Cocktails could help lure consumers away from their current 'pre-load' culture

Premium brands driving on-trade spirits growth

By Becky Paskin

A growth in cocktails, premium drinking venues and the rise of the Weekend Millionaire has fuelled growth of the spirits market, which is largely driven by premium brands.