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Cocktail of the Day: Kammerling’s Townhouse Tonic
Today begins London's Cocktail Week and here at Hg2 we have decided to feature the best bars. Today's cocktail of the day: Kammerling's Townhouse Tonic.
Michel Roux Jnr to launch new bar at Parliament Square
Fans of Michel Roux Jnr, listen up! The Michelin-starred chef is launching a new bar at his restaurant Roux, to be called Roux at the Pembury.
Bijou Bar, Radisson Edwardian Heathrow Hotel
Jetting off on your holiday? There's always time for a cheeky tipple before the flight, which is why guests are flocking to Radisson Heathrow's Bijou Bar.
Review: Proud Kitchen, Camden
Hg2 spends a night of food, frolics and burlesque at Proud Kitchen - a great addition to the Proud Camden stable .
Hg2 Interviews Bartender Warren Lee
We track down bartender extraordinaire Warren Lee and grill him on his art.
Hg2 Chats to Manager at the Artesian Bar Alex Kratena
Alex Kratena manages the Artesian bar at the Langham Hotel. We chat to him about life, style and cocktails.
We Catch up with Chef Nuno Mendes
We interview chef Nuno Mendes, the 'wild child of the culinary world'.
The Playboy Club London Opens
After so many years of being banished to the wilderness the Playboy Club London has opened its doors in Mayfair, playing host to hedgies, plutocrats and bunnnies
The Worship Street Whistling Shop opens in Shoreditch
The Worship Street Whistling Shop is a Victorian-inspired bar dedicated to molecular mixology, and opened its doors in Shoreditch in April.
McQueen, Shoreditch, is inspired by screen legend
With an interior influenced, it seems, by the actor Steve McQueen, the McQueen bar/club/restaurant can be found on Shoreditch's Tabernacle Street.
Experimental Cocktail Club, Chinatown
There's nothing quite like a late-night speakeasy-type bar to set the mood for some flamboyant cocktails. Enter Chinatown's Experimental Cocktail Club.
Mason & Taylor – The East End’s New Local
The team behind the Duke of Wellington bring you East London's coolest new independently supplied pub.
Down the Rabbit Hole at Callooh Callay
Embrace the absurd at Hoxton's Callooh Callay Bar this weekend.
Afternoon Tea at Momo
Momo launches its afternoon tea menu - traditional English classics with a North African twist.
Nick Clarke reaffirms his affection for hedonistic London
In the latest of our fortnightly columns for The Independent, Nick Clarke descends on London Town and falls in love all over again.
Review: Made in Camden at The Roundhouse
Chalk Farm Road's live music venue The Roundhouse opened its in-house bar and restaurant Made in Camden back in 2010.
Draft House’s free cask giveaway – tomorrow!
To celebrate the launch of its first dark beer, Powerhouse Porter, Draft House will be giving away a cask of beer at each of its properties tomorrow.
The Folly opens on Gracechurch Street
Charmingly eccentric and situated on Gracechurch Street, The Folly is a restaurant, a deli, a bar and a florist all at once. A welcome addition to the city.
ClubTEN opens its doors next to St Paul’s Cathedral
ClubTEN, a basement club/restaurant/bar situated in the shadow of St Paul's, vows to liven up the pavements of Godliman Street.
The Best Halloween Parties in London
In preparation for a night where the capital is out in force, we've compiled a round-up of the best Halloween parties in London.
The Cumberland Hotel Opens Rhodes Patron Bar
London's Cumberland Hotel opens its Rhodes Patron Bar, stocked with, as you might expect, an impressive array of Patron tequilas.
Mr and Ms. Smith’s Hoxton Grill Review
Fellow hedonists Mr and Ms. Smith share their Hoxton Grill review.
Glo Glo’s Shoreditch – Grand Opening
New East End opening Glo Glo's Shoreditch promises fabulous cocktails, DJs and Pan Asian cuisine to boot.
Hg2 Art launch at Hix Oyster & Champagne Bar
This week was all about Hg2 Art. And to celebrate its launch, we - along with 200 of our closest friends - celebrated with an appropriately-decadent party.
Champagne Thursdays at the Bourbon Bar
From now until the 23rd of October, JW Steakhouse's Bourbon Bar are serving knock-out champagne at knocked-down prices. Pass the Krug.
St James’ Courtyard – Outdoor Dining

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