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…

GBR London

GBR London

Dukes, of course, is world famous for its bar. Run by Alessandro Palazzi and his team, it’s recognised by almost every martini aficionado as serving the best martini in London if not the world, so much so that Alessandro and the martinis are both spoken about in hushed tones of reverence. When it comes to…

The American Bar at The Stafford

The American Bar at The Stafford

Ask a Londoner where the American Bar is, and depending on where you are, you will probably get a multitude of answers. Invariable though, they will almost always say “at The Savoy, on The Strand”. If you’re at all considering seeing this so called “Best Bar in the World”, go once for posterity, and never…

The Wine Bar

The Wine Bar

Secreted behind the large staircase that leads down to the small but perfectly curated offering of the food hall at Fortnum & Mason, is The Wine Bar. Originally called 1707, the new incarnation is still the same tucked away wine bar that has had oenophiles making a B line to it and its stunning wines…