The Vanguard


Located in the loft space of the Jewellery Quarter's trendy 1000 Trades, this stylish little bar offers a slightly alternative menu from your average cocktail spot. Specialising in expert mixology, the skilled bartenders produce creative concoctions and home-made ingredients, such as their innovative use of strawberry water. Alongside cocktails, The Vanguard also aims to draw a greater focus to an all-but-forgotten beverage, mead, with plenty of South London-brewed Gosnells available to sample.

The Vanguard is headed up by Samuel 'The Vermouth Ambassador' Boulton, whose previous work has included the launch of the bar at Harvey Nichols, and projects with Gabriel Boudier and Chairman's Reserve. A cocktail consultant and bartender himself, this is Sam's first solo launch.


  • Happily Affordable
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 -
Tuesday 16:00 -
Wednesday 16:00 23:00
Thursday 16:00 23:00
Friday 16:00 0:00
Saturday 16:00 0:00
Sunday 16:00 -



The Vanguard, 16, Frederick Street, B1 3HE


Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row

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