Punch Room creates elemental cocktail menu

The London Edition hotel’s Punch Room has created a new menu inspired by the five classical elements – earth, air, fire, water and ether. The new menu, The Five: Volume III, is the latest instalment in the venue’s The Five series and has been developed by bar manager Andy Shannon – formerly of London’s Callooh Callay. The menu is split into five sections, each inspired by one of the elements that philosopher Aristotle believed made…

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World of Zing creates bottled cocktails for London hotel

Batched cocktail specialist World of Zing has created an exclusive range of bottled cocktails for the Lincoln Plaza Hotel in London. The London-based bottled cocktail specialist has created three ready-to-drink cocktails for the minibars in each room of the Canary Wharf-based Lincoln Plaza, which is a brand of Hilton Hotels. Drinks include World of Zing’s Margarita, made with Don Julio Tequila, agave syrup, Persian lime macerate and Zing Orange Liqueur; the Bitter Orange Old Fashioned,…

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Idris Elba opens London cocktail bar The Parrot

Luther star Idris Elba has opened the doors to his cocktail bar The Parrot, which will be the first bar in London to offer its own chauffeur-driven car. The Parrot, which has been opened by Elba alongside identical twin brothers Lee and Nicky Caulfield, is a 60-seater venue that will offer “a whole host of A-List surprises”. One of the bar’s A-list options is the result of an exclusive partnership with luxury car maker Aston…

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