Category: Drink

The Padstow Coffee Company

A true coffee lovers haven, The Padstow Coffee Company offers an extensive range of single estate coffee and specialist brewing equipment so that every coffee drinker can have the very best experience at home. Evolving from a deep passion for coffee amongst close friends, the 18 Duke Street shop in Cornwall is a little taste…

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Camel Valley Wines

Cornwall

On the dreamy sun drenched slopes of Camel Valley in Cornwall, Bob and Annie Lindo transformed their recently purchased farm into an international multi award-winning vineyard producing exceptional British wine. The defining moment for the couple was undoubtedly when Bob Lindo (an ex-RAF serviceman), and his wife Annie decided to purchase a farm in the…

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Nyetimber

Nyetimber has had one aim over the past 30 years; to make the finest English sparkling wine to rival the best in the world. We certainly believe they have achieved that and more thanks to decades of dedicated craftsmanship, passion and a pioneering spirit completely focused on precision and attention to detail. If you don’t…

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Café Kitsuné

Created in Paris in 2002 by Gildas Loaëc, a music producer and Masaya Kuroki, a budding architect the two developed the idea for Maison Kitsuné, a one of a kind brand that fuses their love for French and Japanese styles and combines their love for fashion and music. In 2013 however, a new element was…

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RedFarm

Covent Garden

9 Russell Street Covent Garden is now home to innovative new restaurant RedFarm. The first restaurant from the independent chain to open outside of New York City, RedFarm specialises in Chinese inspired dim sum with a modern and inventive twist. Brainchild of Joe NG – who is somewhat of a dim sum master, and Chinese…

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Hot Gin Roof

Ham Yard Hotel

Back by popular demand Ham Yard Hotel and Sipsmith have once again joined forces on the hotel’s dreamy candle lit roof terrace for the newest instalment of ‘Hot Gin Roof’ – The Chronicles. From Thursday 17th January to Sunday 17th February 2019 the take-over at Ham Hard Hotel will showcase hot gin concoctions to warm…

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The Botanist Greenhouse

Summer at Rosewood London

The Botanist Gin and Rosewood London have collaborated to construct a stunning summer greenhouse right in the middle of Rosewood London’s famous Edwardian courtyard for guests to enjoy a gin experience in London like no other. The courtyard of Rosewood London is the perfect sun trap in the summer and provides a unique outside dining experience away…

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Château Léoube

We absolutely love the organic rosé by Château Léoube – it’s just the perfect summer drink whether it’s enjoyed as an aperitif or over a long lazy alfresco lunch. Grown on the coastal fringe of the protected site of Cape Bénat in the south of France, Léoube’s organic vineyard enjoys the perfect combination of warm sunny…

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DANTE New York City

Ham Yard Hotel Pop Up

Dante is an award-winning aperitivo bar in New York City and it is taking up residency in The Ham Yard Hotel London this summer: here’s what you need know. Dante was originally established in 1915 as a modernist café in New York’s historic downtown neighbourhood of Greenwich Village and was taken over, renovated and given…

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SEEDLIP

The World’s First Non-Alcoholic Spirit

Founded by Ben Branson after a stint in his ‘kitchen in the woods’ using a small copper still and a copy of The Art of Distillation (written in 1651), he eventually created the perfect solution of what to drink when you’re not drinking. SEEDLIP is the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit, thoughtfully created to enhance your non-alcoholic drinking…

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FRENCH CONNECTION

Q&A With Jeany Cronk of Mirabeau Wine

Award winning Mirabeau wine was founded in 2009 when Stephen and Jeany Cronk decided to leave their beloved house in South-West London and move to Cotignac, a small village in the heart of Provence. With barely a word of French between them and their three young children, the family spent a year learning to live…

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Spring Sundowners

Ham Yard Hotel

To celebrate the arrival of spring – as are we all after the gloomy winter months – Ham Yard Hotel is hosting a seasonal pop-up on it’s super cool private roof terrace from 11th -29th April 2018. Inspired by home-grown local ingredients from the roof garden, you can enjoy a cocktail (or two) made using…

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5 of the best rooftop terraces in London

Few things in life beat the feeling of relaxing in the afternoon / early evening sunshine and for those working through the summer in London, nothing beats an aperitif at one of London’s best rooftop terraces – here are a few to add to your list… 1.   A V I A R Y  ,…

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The Dead Rabbit at Claridge’s

Voted No 1 at the World’s Best Bars 2016, New York’s celebrated Irish drinking tavern The Dead Rabbit is coming to London this summer at Claridge’s Bar for an exclusive week-long pop-up. The multi award-winning 19th-century-style bar will be authentically recreated and will be complete with ragtime piano playing and authentic New York-style service designed…

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The Last of the Summer Spritz

Although summer is nearly over, we’ve still got a little time left to embrace la dolce vita and enjoy a refreshing spritz. Here are some of our favourite recipes you may want to try but for more ideas we love this book and also the Life Negroni is a fantastic read. BLOOD ORANGE NEGRONI The ultimate refresher,…

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Kanuka Tea House - St Albans - Humphrey Munson Blog

Kanuka Tea House, St. Albans

The Kanuka Tea House opened its doors in Christopher Place, St Albans just 10 days ago and is already a bustling meeting spot for those seeking a more refined tea experience.  Since 2013, founder John Hesler and his team have been carefully taste-testing teas to bring you some of the world’s finest blends that are naturally good for you.…

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Champagne A. Robert - Perfect Festive Fizz - Humphrey Munson Blog

Champagne A. Robert from Circle Wine

The Perfect Festive Fizz

Earlier this week we caught up with Sara from The Circle Wine Company and she was telling us all about this fantastic Champagne by A. Robert.  We hadn’t heard about it before and with Christmas on the horizon, what better time to try it out. This remarkable family winery has been operating since 1722, making it…

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Cardamom Moscow Mule, Ginger Ale, Lime, Vodka Friday Night Cocktails - Humphrey Munson Blog

Friday Night Cocktails

A few cocktails on a Friday night is a great way to kick off the weekend so we’ve put together a few of our favourites for you to try out… enjoy! Dark & Stormy The tipple of choice for pirates everywhere and perfect for these blustery rain-soaked October evenings, it is of course the Dark &…

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Thomas's - Burberry Cafe - Regent Street - London - Humphrey Munson Blog

Thomas’s Café at Burberry

Burberry have launched a new cafe at their flagship store at 121 Regent Street, London for those seeking a quintessentially British experience. The in-store split level café is named after Thomas Burberry, the Victorian founder of what is now a globally acclaimed British luxury fashion house. As far as the interior design of Thomas’s goes, I instantly fell…

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Grey Goose Summer Terrace - Harvey Nichols - Humphrey Munson Blog

Grey Goose Summer Terrace at Harvey Nichols

This summer it’s possible to be transported to the shores of the Cote d’Azur without even leaving London thanks to the transformation of the Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Terrace into the GREY GOOSE Boulangerie François Terrasse. Guests visiting the terrace are greeted by the understated elegant décor reminiscent of the French Riviera with bold geometric…

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Hendricks Gin & Tonic - Humphrey Munson Blog

The perfect gin & tonic

Capturing that unique sense of British heritage, the iconic and brilliantly simple gin & tonic has to be one of the best Friday night drinks with which to herald the new weekend. In the early 19th century, British officers in India took quinine – an incredibly bitter powdery substance – to ward off malaria. At this…

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