London Cocktail Week

We all know the discerning gent has a penchant for a good cocktail or, more likely, a few good cocktails. So be assured in the knowledge that it’s the start of London Cocktail Week today (7th-13th October), a celebration of mixology and balanced flavours throughout the capital.


But with a plethora of events, pop-up bars and themed cocktail antics shouting for the attention of the discerning drinker, just where should you choose to pull up a pew?


Elysium Magazine has the answer as we pick out the main attractions for the discerning gent perusal during London Cocktail Week. Go forth and drink…responsibly.


Quintessentially Vodka Pop-Up Bar @ Crazy Bear

Quintessentially Vodka, the ultra-premium vodka opens the doors to its pop-up bar at Crazy Bear Private Members Club during the 8th-9th October. Cocktail highlights include such delights as a Wasabi Martini or a Beetroot Mary paired with sushi to perfect a luxury drinking and dining experience. Sittings cost from £35 per head and bookings in advance required via London Cocktail Week.


Where: Crazy Bear – 17 Mercer Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9QJ



Beluga Vodka Siberian Express @ L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

Beluga, the Russian super-premium vodka, brings a slice of its Siberian home country to the capital as it teams up with the two Michelin starred French restaurant. Expect bespoke cocktails such as the Beluga Sling and a White Russian ice cream made with blackberry Caviar, Moscow Mule Sorbet and chocolate air.


Where: L’Atelier – 13-15 West Street, London, WC2H 9NE



Buffalo Trace Mad Men Pop-Up Bar @ Seven Dials

No London Cocktail Week would be complete without mention of Don Draper et al from Mad Men. The drinking antics of the 1960s advertising executives are the stuff of legend – and now you can immerse yourself in bourbon-soaked retro Americana to enjoy an Old Fashioned or Buffalo Manhattan. Book a seat for you and your friends here.


Where: 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7PB



For more details, events or to purchase a wristbands for discounted cocktails visit London Cocktail Week.

Amit Chakravarty

Amit Chakravarty

Amit has a refined taste for all things luxury lifestyle, with a particular penchant for men’s style. He’s keen on the latest watches – especially classic timepieces, new drinks, luxury travel, fine dining, executive technology, new gadgets and sports for the discerning gent.