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Bar News

Stonegate buys The Living Room bars

Stonegate buys The Living Room bars | August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stonegate Pub Company, which operates Slug and Lettuce and Yates’s, has announced the acquisition of The Living Room name and its 13 sites …

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Sky launches app to attract football fans to bars

Sky launches app to attract football fans to bars | August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new interactive smartphone app has been launched by Sky Business to help official Sky Sports licensed venues to attract customers around football …

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Baileys adds luxury with Belgian chocolate

Baileys adds luxury with Belgian chocolate | August 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Diageo is to launch a new premium sub-brand of cream liqueur Baileys in September called Baileys Chocolat Luxe, using real Belgian chocolate blended …

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US-style cider to be launched into UK bars

US-style cider to be launched into UK bars | August 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Scottish brewer Tennent Caledonian is to bring an American-style cider to the UK with the launch of Hornsby’s exclusively in the on-trade. The …

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Mixology

Frizzenti promotes twisted classics for sparkling wine

Frizzenti promotes twisted classics for sparkling wine

Italian sparkling wine brand Frizzenti is promoting sparkling twists on classic cocktails to bars as it grows on-trade distribution. With the wines’ light …

Rum cocktails add flavour to Jamaican pop-up

Rum cocktails add flavour to Jamaican pop-up

Jamaican rums Wray & Nephew and Appleton Estate have been chosen for a pop-up at The Jam Tree bars in Chelsea and Clapham …

Luxardo launches search for Masters of Maraschino

Luxardo launches search for Masters of Maraschino

Bartenders are being challenged to create a new serve for Luxardo Maraschino liqueur with the prize of a trip to Italy and a …

Profiles

All Star Lanes, Manchester

All Star Lanes, Manchester

The first bowling alley outside London for All Star Lanes brings with it a destination cocktail bar The new All Star Lanes in …

Pacha, London

Pacha, London

A major refurbishment of Pacha in London is keeping the brand at the forefront of clubbing Pacha has been synonymous with the club …

Surf Bay, Cornwall

Surf Bay, Cornwall

A surfing-inspired bar and restaurant in Cornwall is helping to change perceptions of holiday parks Sipping cocktails on a bar terrace, watching the …

Drink

CAMRA names Champion Beer of Britain at GBBF

CAMRA names Champion Beer of Britain at GBBF

Elland Brewery in West Yorkshire was announced today as winner of the Champion Beer of Britain award for its Elland 1872 Porter at …

Absolut goes abstract with new designs

Absolut goes abstract with new designs

New designs have been unveiled for Absolut’s range of flavoured vodkas, using artistic abstract imagery rather than images of fruit. The new look …

Hotel bar matches beers and bites

Hotel bar matches beers and bites

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London has launched a beer and food pairing menu in partnership with beer sommelier Marverine Cole to tie …

Features

Team to raise charity funds at Ardbeg Islay Half Marathon

Team to raise charity funds at Ardbeg Islay Half Marathon

A team from the drinks trade will be raising funds for the National Brain Appeal this weekend by running the Islay Half Marathon, …

Win an £8,000 combi steamer with Rational

Win an £8,000 combi steamer with Rational

UK’s leading combi steamer brand celebrates 40th anniversary by giving away latest model The company that invented combi steaming, Rational, is 40 years …

Boutique Bar Show coming to Manchester

Boutique Bar Show coming to Manchester

Cocktail competitions and presentations by leading experts on cocktails and spirits are among the line-up of events at this year’s Boutique Bar Show …

Bar Essentials

UPGRADING YOUR LIGHTING NEED NOT COST THE EARTH

UPGRADING YOUR LIGHTING NEED NOT COST THE EARTH

Creating the right environment for your paying customers is essential if you wish them to feel comfortable and to stay longer which in …

GO IN to show new products at Restaurant 2013

GO IN to show new products at Restaurant 2013

GO IN (UK) will be showing a number of new products for the first time at Restaurant 2013 (stand C49, 7-9 October 2013, …

New Consolis X-10 EPoS till gives bars more flexible payment options to avoid missed sales

New Consolis X-10 EPoS till gives bars more flexible payment options to avoid missed sales

Consolis launches integrated EPoS/payment system for pubs and bars for under £60 a month.  Recent research from Santander UK revealed that many small …

Featured Videos

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: London casting

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: London casting

Jimi Pearce (pictured), formerly of London bar Wax Jambu, won the London heat of the film-themed Disaronno Mixing Star competition with a drink …

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: Edinburgh casting

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: Edinburgh casting

Ian Sanderson (pictured) of Tiki Bar in Glasgow won the Edinburgh heat of the film-themed Disaronno Mixing Star competition. His cocktail, Marcello’s Old …

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: Manchester casting

Disaronno Mixing Star 2013: Manchester casting

Tim Laferla (pictured) of Love Lust Liquor and Burn won the Manchester heat of the film-themed Disaronno Mixing Star competition. His cocktail was …