We’re continuing our ‘How to Support City Businesses‘ series, sharing info on how to support a variety of large and small hospitality businesses during these unusual times. Below, find out what five of our favourite bars are doing – from delivery to gift vouchers to online fundraisers.
Oriole have just launched their cocktail delivery service, which means you can enjoy one of four signature cocktails at home – from the fresh and tangy Chiang Rai (Tanqueray Ten gin, goji berry liquer, dragonfruit coulis and lemon juice) to the oaky Hokkaido Cooler (Nikka whisky from the barrel, Aloe Vera wine, watermelon juice and osmanthus syrup lemon juice); click here to order. You can also donate to their excellent fundraiser to support their staff and charities, and be entered into a prize draw to win a bottle of fine wine or spirits – click here to donate.
Discount Suit Company may have closed its doors for now, but its sister venue The Sun Tavern are making sure thirsty Londoners are well catered for with their delivery service. Shop online for bottles and specially created hampers and kits, including a beer pong set and a Quarantini kit. Click here to shop.
One for the gin-lovers in your life: Mrs Fogg‘s have three incredible gin-based experiences available. Enjoy the lower deck Gin Adventure, where you’ll create your own gin in the EnGINe Room (click here to buy), or try a Pink Gin Cruise, where you’ll create a selection of your own spectacular pink gin cocktail twists (click here to buy). Our personal favourite is the Gin Brunch, where you can feast on a classic Indian-fusion brunch menu and ‘boat-emless’ gin cockails or G&Ts (click here to buy). Use code SUPPORT25 to get 25% off all vouchers.
The Alchemist have been busy as bees trialling a cocktail delivery service – while it’s not currently available, click here to follow them on Instagram and see what they’ve got planned for the days ahead. For now, you can support them by visiting their online shop and buying one of their prints, hipflasks, and other merch.
Don’t let Black Rock‘s bar closure stop you from enjoying their quality selection of whisky – their subscription service, Whisky Me, is still up and running, popping hand-selected whisky drams through your letterbox. For a monthly fee starting at just £7 a month, you can sample their finest and favourites in letterbox-friendly pouches – whether you’re a whisky connoisseur or a total newbie. Click here to subscribe.
Keep an eye on the blog to find out how to support more retail and hospitality businesses at this time, both large and small.
Click here to donate to Hospitality Action – a charity supporting individuals who work in hospitality and may be facing difficult circumstances due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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