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…

Mabel

Mabel

In the back of a cheese toastie store you usually expect to find a store room with cheese and bread in it, not a bar, and not one that’s self described as a ‘Cocktail Den and Rum Empire’ – but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Mabel in Paris. Mabel, is a cocktail bar twice…

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…

The Connaught Bar

The Connaught Bar

Consistently ranked among the top 10 cocktail bars in the world you’ll find the Connaught Bar tucked in the corner behind the central staircase of the famous Connaught Hotel. The decor is classic wood panelling painted a cool grey and highlighted with silver leaf with low marble tables, leather trim about the place. The drinks…