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London Mayor calls for 10pm curfew to be scrapped

Sadiq Khan says the policy has ‘worrying consequences’.

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Tier 2 Covid measures will be catastrophic for London hospitality, says UKH

UKHospitality (UKH) says Tier 3 job support needs to be extended to businesses in Tier 2 to avoid widespread job losses ‘within weeks’.

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Breaking: London to move to Tier 2 Covid measures on Saturday

Under Tier 2 restrictions households are banned from mixing in pubs, bars and restaurants.

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‘The world upside down’: How curfew is affecting the on-trade

'The guys trying the hardest are taking the biggest hit.'

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Cocktails in the City raises £15,000 for The Drinks Trust

With more than 1,500 guests, 5,000 cocktails and 30 bars, the event ran in keeping with government guidelines and was a huge success.

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Trade highlights at this year's London Cocktail Week

Throughout the month of October, members of the drinks trade can enjoy the likes of a wellbeing hub, VR experiences and shuffleboard-Sundays.

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Final bar list for Cocktails in the City announced

Got your ticket for this year’s Cocktails in the City: Community Spirit Edition trade session yet? Imbibe is the official trade media partner for the event’s first ever trade session, which is taking place this Friday 11 September in London’s Bedford Square Gardens.

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London's hospitality businesses at risk from lack of tourists and office workers

A call for a campaign to support the capital's hospitality and tourism businesses has been made by over 90 business leaders and UKHospitality.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cocktails in the City raises £15,000 for The Drinks Trust

With more than 1,500 guests, 5,000 cocktails and 30 bars, the event ran in keeping with government guidelines and was a huge success.

News |  People & Places

Trade highlights at this year's London Cocktail Week

Throughout the month of October, members of the drinks trade can enjoy the likes of a wellbeing hub, VR experiences and shuffleboard-Sundays.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Final bar list for Cocktails in the City announced

Got your ticket for this year’s Cocktails in the City: Community Spirit Edition trade session yet? Imbibe is the official trade media partner for the event’s first ever trade session, which is taking place this Friday 11 September in London’s Bedford Square Gardens.

News |  People & Places

London's hospitality businesses at risk from lack of tourists and office workers

A call for a campaign to support the capital's hospitality and tourism businesses has been made by over 90 business leaders and UKHospitality.

News |  People & Places

Cool Cocktails: Dukes Gin Martini, Dukes Hotel, London

In the second of our new Cool Cocktails series, Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials has hand-picked the classic from one of London's best bars.

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Coupette to launch new menu this September

The Bethnal Green bar's new Urban Legends & Their Uprising Tales menu will comprise six chapters and 24 cocktails.

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Milk & Honey to close after 18 years

The legendary cocktail bar is re-opening for 10 weeks before shutting its doors for the last time in October.

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Soho streets to be pedestrianised this summer

Some are calling it ‘the Summer of Soho’.

News |  People & Places

Cool Cocktails: Dukes Gin Martini, Dukes Hotel, London

In the second of our new Cool Cocktails series, Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials has hand-picked the classic from one of London's best bars.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Coupette to launch new menu this September

The Bethnal Green bar's new Urban Legends & Their Uprising Tales menu will comprise six chapters and 24 cocktails.

News |  People & Places

Milk & Honey to close after 18 years

The legendary cocktail bar is re-opening for 10 weeks before shutting its doors for the last time in October.

News |  People & Places

Soho streets to be pedestrianised this summer

Some are calling it ‘the Summer of Soho’.