The Glass guide to London Cocktail Week

LONDON Cocktail Week is starting soon and offers many enticing events to choose from — Glass is here to help with our must-do-and-go guide.

Monday October 2 — Super Pearl: Black Pearl takes over Super Lyan, 6pm until late

Black Pearl, an award-winning Melbourne cocktail bar, takes over Super Lyan in Hoxton, East London. The theme of the take-over is superheroes and the primary liquor of this Australian-British collaboration is Bacardi.

Super LyanThe interior of Super Lyan bar

The recommended cocktails at Super Lyan are the Brumble Slushie and Jessica Rabbit — both are LCW special £6 cocktails.


Bacardi rum - Brumble Slushie - Super Lyan 2Brumble Slushie cocktail

Super Lyan - Jessica RabbitJessica Rabbit cocktail

Thursday October 5 — The Devil’s Darling Classics Collective, 7-9pm

The Devil’s Darling, a classic cocktail bar in The Napoleon Hotel near Liverpool Street, is partnering with Colin Dunn, a whisky expert, to host a one-off evening celebrating the history of whisky cocktails. The £15 ticket includes a five-course classic whisky cocktail experience. Each cocktail will be accompanied by a history of the cocktail, how it was created and how it has evolved over time, as well as a specially chosen vinyl record that fits the story behind the cocktail.


The Devil's Darling barThe Devil’s Darling bar

The recommended cocktail is Stormy Bobby, which is also a special LCW £6 cocktail.

Stormy Bobby - The Devil's DarlingStormy Bobby cocktail

Friday, October 6 — Suze presents a Parisian takeover of The Devil’s Darling, 6pm until late

The Devil’s Darling will be rapidly moving from their classic Whisky experience and transporting Londoners to the French capital. One of The Napoleon hotel’s cocktail bars will be hosting two of Paris’ best bartenders who will combine a selection of classic cocktails with traditional French brands.


Interior of Devil's DarlingInterior of The Devil’s Darling bar

Other recommended LCW special £6 cocktails

Talker Remember the Maine at Black Rock, Shoreditch —located below The Devil’s Darling at The Napoleon Hotel

Black Rock LCW2017Talker Remember the Maine cocktail

Late Glory Fizz at The Worship Street Whistling Shop, near Liverpool Street

Late Glory Fizz - Worship Street Whistling Shop BottleLate Glory Fizz cocktail

Southern Quaglino’s Fizz at Quaglino’s, Mayfair


Southern Quaglino's Fizz

Southern Quaglino’s Fizz cocktail

by Allie Nawrat 

London Cocktail Week is running from Monday October 2 – Sunday October 8 across 250 venues.