Sustainable Cocktails: London’s best bars

FAM bar Oxford Circus

Looking for sustainable cocktails in the city? Whether you want a cool spot for after-work drinks, a venue for a birthday celebration or the perfect date location; we have rounded-up our top five favourite London cocktail bars as summer hits the city…

NINE LIVES BAR
Bermondsey, 8 Holyrood St London SE1 2EL

Nine Lives Bar Cocktail

Located just round the corner from London Bridge, this is a neighbourhood favourite for those in the know. The spot oozes coolness and they use inventive flavours like coffee, caramel and popcorn. If you like your drink with a little more zest; we recommend the Pink Panther with white grapefruit and watermelon.

Perfect for: after-work drinks

CUB
153 Hoxton Street London N1 6PJ

Pink Cocktail Cub

Founded by the award-winning mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan, Cub strives to be the perfect blend of luxury and sustainability. It’s also the perfect blend of food and drink. If you haven’t done so already, read our interview with Mr Lyan.  He says: ‘I really believe in a cocktail being an amazing way of people coming together. It suits a kind of mood and you can change the direction of somebody’s night more with a cocktail than you can with anything else because you can tailor everything.’

Perfect for: dinner & drinks date night.

THE SPREAD EAGLE
224 Homerton High Street London E9 6AS

The Spread Eagle

‘London’s first 100% vegan pub’, The Spread Eagle has a whole range of flavoursome cocktails with exciting Mexican flavours. Expect rums, mojitos and the odd spicy concoction, all brilliantly suited to the vegan food menu provided by Club Mexicana. Even if the tequila doesn’t get you going, there are DJ sets every weekend.

Perfect for: drinks and dinner with friends.

FAM BAR
Central London 31 Duke Street London W1U 1LG

FAM bar Oxford Circus

Unique among the chains along busy Oxford Street, FAM bar is where you go to find soul on a West End high street. Whether your tipple is alcoholic or non-alcoholic, these fresh and fruity cocktails will hit the spot. Feeling fam-ished? Order a Dingley Dell ham and cheese toastie on the side.

Perfect for: the post-shopping drink

SCOUT & GOLD TOOTH BAR
224 Graham Rd Hackney, London, E8 1BP

Scout Bar

If you’re one for trying new flavours, then this is the bar for you. At Scout & Gold Tooth, they smoke and ferment their ingredients to create sustainable cocktails with truly original and innovative flavours. Would you expect anything less from Hackney? By the time you’ve taken your first sip, you’ll want to order more out of pure curiosity…

Perfect for: something different

Remember to always drink responsibly.

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