What they say:
The Whip is a new cocktail bar in Mayfair, located above newly refurbished pub The Running Horse. Carrying on the horsey theme, the bar is an ode to the Kentucky derby, with Southern equestrian decor, and a focus on the julep, the derby's traditional drink, flavoured with home-made preserves and served in pewter tins. The new bar is a chic balance to the English pub downstairs, offering well-executed drinks and showcasing forgotten techniques in a stylish setting.
What we say:
The Whip is a new cocktail bar in Mayfair, inspired by all things Kentucky Derby; juleps, jam jars and jockey silks. Located above Mayfair's oldest - yet newly scrubbed up - pub, The Running Horse, The Whip is a Louisville lilt on the downstairs pub's London persona. With cocktail pros Dom Jacobs and James Chase at the helm, the cocktails sure are refined, skilled, delicious and potent. This new London bar is quickly becoming one of Mayfair's chicest cocktail joints.