Most exciting bar openings of 2019

From Europe to the Americas and as far afield as Asia, a swathe of bar openings have made a memorable impact on the industry over the last 12 months. SB rounds up its favourite new haunts to grace the on-trade. Last year saw a number of exciting new bars open their doors across the world in cities such as London, New York and Singapore. Among the venues that made our list were an agave spirits-focused…

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SB’s guide to London Cocktail Week 2019

Now in its 10th year, London Cocktail Week (LCW) is preparing to take over bars and venues across the UK capital. Here’s our pick of the top events worth checking out during the bumper 10-day festival. Running from 4-13 October, the 10th anniversary of LCW will see brands and bar teams from around the world descend on London for a week celebrating everything the on-trade has to offer. This year, the LCW village will return…

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Top European bars to visit in 2019

With top bars across the continent, European venues need to shine to stand out. Luckily, there is no shortage of exciting establishments. Europe’s bars have had a stellar year, with venues throughout the continent dominating cocktail culture and collecting an impressive haul of trophies at some of the world’s biggest cocktail contests. While London remains a key player in driving innovation, bars and bartenders across the UK, The Netherlands, Spain, Poland and the rest of…

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