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The best bars, pubs and cool drinking spots in London.

Drinking at Ever After, Shoreditch’s Cool New Bar

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Happiness Forgets, the award-winning speakeasy on Hoxton Square in Shoreditch. Recently, owner Ali Burgess has opened up a sister cocktail bar next door and, of course, I was dying to go and discover the bar for myself. When I arrived, I was pretty much buzzing …

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Little Mercies: The Neighbourhood Crouch End Bar You Should Know About

Little Mercies is the kind of cool neighbourhood hangout every Londoner wishes they had within stumbling distance of your house but most of us don’t.  Pared back decor, relaxed atmosphere, friendly service – there’s a lot to love about this Crouch End bar. Still, it all pales in comparison to the two stars of the …

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The Story Behind Coupette – Bethnal Green’s Chic French-Inspired Bar

It’s no secret that there are plenty of brilliant cocktail bars in London, but Bethnal Green’s very own French-inspired bar Coupette should be at the top of your list. Take it from me – I’ve made my way through many, many cocktails in the search of London’s best bars. From the outside, Coupette has that …

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The Best Bars in London: The Dilettante’s Guide to Where to Drink in London Right Now

Looking for the best bars in London? Don’t miss this guide – London’s best drinking spots, area by area. I hate to come across like a braggy-mc-braggface but if there’s one eternal truth, it’s that London knows how to do a good bar.  Scrap that – it knows how to do an absolutely amazing bar…. …

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20 London Bridge Bars You Need to Have in Your Little Black Book

Looking for the best bars in London Bridge? Don’t miss these cool spots – hidden cocktail speakeasies, chic wine bars and drinks with a view…unmissable London bridge bars for your little black book. London Bridge has a surprising number of cool little bars tucked out of sight. What was once a rather dreary area has …

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Shaking Things Up at Trailer Happiness, Notting Hill’s Cool Rum Bar

Trailer Happiness sits on the corner of Portobello Road, bringing a touch of Caribbean flair to the pretty Notting Hill area. All you need to know about it? This is a tiki rum bar in London that packs a punch.  It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Trailer Happiness here at London x …

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19 Brilliant London Breweries + Map For Exploring Them

It wasn’t so long ago that London’s brewery scene was, well, a little flat.  Luckily for all of us,  those times are gone – these days you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to discovering the city’s ever-growing map of craft breweries.  Need proof? These are the breweries in London you shouldn’t miss. Split out …

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