Highlights August 2018

August was a jam-packed month in the height of the surprisingly warm English summer that brought us coverage from summer cocktails, rooftop bars to indulgent afternoon teas. Here we share some of our hottest highlights (no pun intended)...

The New Generation Festival in Florence made it onto the front cover of The Daily Telegraph and received a glowing review...

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BOTTLES is a “grown-up spot to broaden your Italian wine horizons”, say Condé Nast Traveller, who showcased the Old Spitalfields Market hotspot as their 'Bar Of The Week', praising the laid-back drinking environment.  

It was chips and dips all round at Women’s Health, who featured four delicious HIPCHIPS dips in their August issue...

Women's Health September 2018

National Geographic wrote a beautiful piece about visiting Raasay Distillery, exploring the island, luxuriating in the tranquility and drinking plenty of whisky….

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During ‘Afternoon Tea Week’, The Savoy was crowned one of the best afternoon teas in London by Town and Country, “world-famous” in fact.

Where to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week 2018 | Town & Country Magazine UK

Ten of London's best teas to try during the week-long event (14 to 20 August)

Olive Magazine included Wild Thyme Spirits' beautiful Gin Lovers Retreat on the remote Hebridean island of Colonsay in their guide to the U.K.'s best gin experiences.

The best UK gin experiences

Looking for an activity to treat your favourite gin lover? Here our the top gin experiences in the UK, from gin tasting experiences to gin distillery tours and even hotels with a gin theme! Check out our top British gins here for more inspiration...

Black Cat Cabaret was the star of the show in The Metro, who deemed it a “riot of fun and circus skills”. The show continues until the 30th September.

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Martini-lovers rejoice. Not one but two of our clients, modern middle-eastern restaurant Sarona, and Ask For Janice in Farringdon, serve up the best martinis on the metropolitan line, according to The Evening Standard. Ask For Janice’s gin martini was made with our very own Colonsay Gin!

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The Nudge was shouting about Chiringuito in Bethnal Green as London’s hottest new rooftop bar.

Chiringuito | A Rooftop Bar & Restaurant In Bethnal Green

Finding a new spot to build a rooftop bar in London can be tough. So when the folks at Chiringuito came across their venue, it was a convenience to say the least. And we mean that very literally, being, as it is, a former public toilet.

The Guardian shared the recipe for the summery Strawberry Ice-cream Negroni at Coin Laundry in their cocktail of the week feature…

Cocktail of the week: strawberry ice-cream negroni

The good mixer Mellowing Campari with the dessert makes for a creamy and fresh take on the classic

Sommelier Ben Humberstone at legendary London restaurant Simpson's in the Strand recommended his favourite English wines for a piece in Atlas Magazine.

A guide to English Sparkling Wine | Atlas (EN)

It's taken a while, but wine critics have started to take English Sparkling Wine seriously. Here sommelier Ben Humberstone of Simpson's in the Strand gives us a rundown of the best vineyards on the scene Ben Humberstone | July 2018 The UK has gone through a real food and drink renaissance in the last couple of decades, with a renewed interest in the provenance of their food and drink and seeking out authentic ingredients.

HarvestFest, the all new Autumn season at Skylight was featured in Stylist as one of the best seasonal pop ups and events in the city.

Autumn 2018: The best seasonal pop ups and events in London

skip to main content Stylist logo Open site navigation Close site navigation Copyright © 2010-2018 Stylist Life Posted by Megan Murray Published Say hello to the best events and pop-ups coming to London this Autumn... Hot on the heels of the relentless 2018 heatwave, autumn is looking pretty good to us right now.