Bars & City Drinking

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Byrdi

Byrdi is a bar unlike any other, pulling the concepts of seasonality and locality together with culinary techniques, in a venue that is both day and night,

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Murder Inc.

A dingy narrow backstreet traversing the corner between Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road is a fittingly seedy setting for a bar which celebrates

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Scarfes Bar Rosewood Hotel

Scarfes Bar sits to the right as you walk under the arch into the courtyard entrance to the Rosewood hotel and is the hotel's main bar. It's been decorated

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Capitano

Carlton's Capitano might not look it, but this small Italian restaurant on the corner of Rathdowne and Palmerston serves up some of the very best drinks

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Hedonist

The Hedonist Project was launched in Leeds as a pop up originally, and then evolved into a rotating concept bar, that showcased a new direction and creative

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Tayer + Elementary

At first glance, this is yet another brutalist Shoreditch/Hoxton/Old Street bar with bare concrete, exposed aircon ducking and raw steel trunking. But

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Alberto's Lounge

In the no man's land that sits between the city and Surry Hills, dominated by unkempt carparks and gloomy office blocks, this late-night laneway diner

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Big Poppa's

Combing great bottles of wine with oodles of magnificent cheese is a bit of a no-brainer. The French, Spanish and Italians have been at it for centuries,

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Cantina OK

When travelers think of Sydney bars it's often big corporate-owned waterside venues which snarl at open shoes and uncollared shirts. Cantina OK is here

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Swift

Swift occupies the sight of what was a Soho drinkers' institution, LAB bar. Thanks to the experience and dedication of owners Mia Johansson and Bobby Hiddleston,

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Bar Totti's

Merivale's famed Italian joint has made the transition from Bondi to the CBD – fronting the Ivy Precinct on George Street with its wood-fired oven and

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Maybe Sammy

Maybe Sammy feels like a bar that's been cut straight out of a London hotel and set adrift to land on Sydney's shore. It's got the jacketed bartenders

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American Bar at The Savoy

Perhaps the most famous hotel in the world, The Savoy reopened in 2010 after a three-year, £100m+ refurbishment. While the rest of the hotel now sparkles

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The Beaufort Bar

The Beaufort bar occupied the space which was formerly the hotel's cabaret stage, previously graced by the likes of George Gershwin, who premiered Rhapsody

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Kwãnt

You can take the boy out of the five-star hotel but you can’t take the five-star hotel out of the boy! Erik Lorincz’s new bar, Kwãnt, operates to

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The World's Most Sustainable Bar

“Sustainability should be important to everyone everywhere,” states Odd Strandbakken, bar manager of Oslo’s HIMKOK, officially the world’s most

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Bristol bar guide

Once a major industrial city with one of the country's largest ports, Bristol is still England's tenth largest city. It was through Bristol that much of

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Hacha

Appropriately named after the axe used to cut agave piña, Hacha (pronounced 'Acha') is a neighbourhood bar offering a constantly evolving range of 25

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Senios Café Bar

Lying on a pedestrian street in Athens’ textile neighbourhood, Senios (which opened in October 2018) is the third all-day café bar by the team behind

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Amsterdam city guide

Amsterdam is a tolerant city, especially where vices are concerned, and thanks to this broad-minded attitude many tourists arrive in search of 'a smoke'