£601m worth of gin was sold in the on-trade last year

Why the gin trend is showing no sign of drying up

By Emma Eversham

The popularity of gin in the UK is showing little sign of waning with sales of the spirit breaking the £1bn barrier six months earlier than predicted according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Sam Mitchell, head bartender

Video: Ginspiration from Gillray’s Bar

By Hannah Thompson

Watch Sam Mitchell, head bartender at the newly-renovated and relaunched Marriott London County Hall hotel, demo The Jubilee ‒ a summery, gin-based drink ‒ just in time for World Gin Day on 11 June

Holborn Dining Room's dedicated gin bar stocks 400 different variants of the spirit

Holborn Dining Room opens 400-strong gin bar

By Emma Eversham

Holborn Dining Room, the restaurant at Rosewood London, has opened a gin bar which its owners claim stocks the largest collection of gins in the capital. 

Swingers - The Crazy Golf Club will open its first permanent site in the city in May

Swinger's Crazy Golf Club to open next month

By Emma Eversham

Crazy golf-themed cocktail bar and food outlet Swingers – The Crazy Golf Club, is set to open its first permanent site next month following the success of a pop-up in Shoreditch last year.