Highlights December 2017

With Christmas celebrations long forgotten and the threat of the January blues looming, here at Kapranos PR we are indulging the last of our festive spirit by taking a look back at some of our December best bits. From glamorous cocktails in the decadent surroundings of the Savoy, to hidden Christmas grottos in Liverpool, the promise of exciting new openings and indulgent bottomless brunches, December was the perfect end to a spectacular and exciting year.

 

Time Out included the devilishly delicious and decadent ‘Iceclair’ at Melba at The Savoy as one of their top foodie trends of 2017.

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For an evening of glitz and glamour reminiscent of the roaring 20s, Vogue recommended The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy as one of it’s ‘top 10 best places to enjoy a night-time tipple in London’.

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Rachel Hosie from The Independent stepped back into the Seventies, as she reviewed Bobby Fitzpatrick’s bottomless brunch.

 

Bobby Fitzpatrick brunch review

Upon entering Bobby Fitzpatrick, I had a strange feeling that I'd just walked into my great aunt's flat. The Seventies-themed restaurant is unlike anything else - well, unlike anything else in civilised West Hampstead, anyway.

London’s only ice rink boasting spectacular rooftop views, SKYLIGHT, was included by The Guardian as one it’s great days out for December.

 

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ES Magazine’s Douglas Blyde went down for a cut and cocktail at Blade, Soho’s hair salon/members’ club - a place of craft lagers, seaweed gin and impeccable haircuts.

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The Evening Standard included the gloriously dark and daring entertainment of the Black Cat Cabaret in its list of where celebrate in the capital between Christmas and New Year.

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The opening of Rasaay Distillery’s overnight accommodation, offering spectacular jaw-dropping views of the Cuillins was included in Scotland on Sunday.

 

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For a Christmas dinner quite unlike any other, Stylist’s ‘Outgoing’ guide featured Christmess at The Imaginarium as the perfect destination to indulge in a night of debauchery, jazz and blues, cabaret and mouth-wateringly delicious festive dishes.

 

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Liverpool Echo took an exclusive look inside Graffiti Spirits Group’s, secretive Christmas grotto Miracle on Seel Street, complete with Christmas trees, snow globes and an assortment of festive concoctions.  

Look inside Miracle on Seel Street Christmas themed bar

Look inside Miracle on Seel Street Christmas themed bar

The return of The World’s Best Martini Challenge in January, promising innovative twists on the quintessentially British cocktails was previewed in Bar Magazine.

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