London's Best Wine Bars

London's Best Wine Bars

Depending on one’s definition, there are anywhere between 3500 to 4000 pubs and bars within the Greater London area. Over the last few years most of discussion has been focused on how many have shut or been bought out in the last decade and what a great tragedy it is that London’s pub-scene is disappearing.…

Dukes' White Truffle Martini

Dukes' White Truffle Martini

Let the choirs of archangels, angels, seraphim and cherubim (and all the others) cry forth “Hallelujah!”, for it is once again white truffle season, that time of year when we spend vast fortunes on an underground fungus that looks like a mummified testicle but, when thinly shaved, releases a transcendent and heavenly smell that takes…

67 Pall Mall

67 Pall Mall

There’s a plethora of private for profit members clubs these days, often with very little other than decor to separate them. But 67 Pall Mall stands out. Set in a stylishly renovated old bank on Pall Mall, 67 is all about wine and the chance to drink some of the best wines out their at…

The Bar at Rules

The Bar at Rules

Founded in 1798, and serving up classic British food, Rules has long claimed to be London’s oldest restaurants. What’s little known about it is that a few years back the upstairs room was turned into a cocktail bar. It’s quite the secret little cocktail bar. The menu contains the usual mix of classics and house…

Book Review: Where to Drink Beer

Book Review: Where to Drink Beer

Out September 3rd, Where to Drink Beer is the latest in Phaidon’s highly successful ‘Where to…’ guides – previous editions include guides to restaurants, pizza, cocktails and coffee. Their success is thanks in the main to their being second to none in the quality and depth of places they list. Where to Drink Beer has…