London will be getting shaken and stirred once again to celebrate the return of London Cocktail Week.
This year the festival is going digital and ditching the wristbands, with festival passes activated through the DrinkUp.London app. A £10 pass entitles discerning drinkers to £6 cocktails in many of the capital’s best bars throughout the seven-day celebration.
Those wishing to attend can expect special events, masterclasses and pop-ups all across London from internationally renowned bartenders and spirit brands.
Go to destinations include:
St James Bar at the Sofitel Hotel – Inspired by Coco Chanel’s 1920’s Paris apartment, this is the perfect spot for socialising over a drink. A digital pass here entitles you to special Raspberry Pink Martini’s Ingredients include: Cointreau, pink gin, raspberry syrup, lime juice.
Barbecoa in Piccadilly – Steakhouse, BBQ and all-day delicious dining from Jamie Oliver in a cavernous, imposing setting. A digital pass here entitles you to The Big Smoke, a bartenders special. Ingredients include: Buffalo Trace bourbon, Smoky Rinse, Texas Smoked demerara sugar syrup, Angostura bitters and egg white with a Shiraz float.
Other bars within close proximity include: Quaglino’s, Anthenaeum, Hawkes Moor on Air Street, The London Cocktail Club on Shaftesbury Avenue and Palmers Court.
For a full list of participating bars & restaurants click here to go to London Cocktail Week’s website.