New bar spy - Oriole

Partners behind world renowned Nightjar to open brand new bar in Smithfields Market


Last updated . By Isabella Wardynska.


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What they say:

The brains behind one of London's most notorious bars, Nightjar, have taken over the former Cock Tavern site in Smithfields Market to open a bespoke new drinking experience. Continuing the Nightjar philosophy for customly crafted cocktails and entertainment, Oriole brings its own distinctive flavours to London's night life with a menu inspired by the global flight paths of the Oriole bird.

What we say:

News of this opening has spread like wild fire, and is it any wonder? With the couple behind Nightjar in tow, Oriole has all the makings of another iconic watering hole for this here City. Expect colonial charm, tiki style decor and grand wall murals for the interior design. Of course, luscious libation are on the cards with a menu crafted out of exotic tastes and flavours as well as a central stage for live music to steal the show. See you there.