Jess Astbury

Articles written: 66

Online Content Executive at DesignMyNight. Rediscovering all of London's gems after three years spent oop north! @Jess_Astbury

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The Chic Restaurant in the Sky

Sky Garden
City of London

Situated atop one of the City’s most eye-catching skyscrapers, the Sky Garden offers three dazzling destinations at one strike. Established by those incredibly talented creatives at Rhubarb, guests rise to...
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The Way of The Whisky


New Speakeasy style whisky bar Mizuwari - situated beneath skewer specialists in Bincho in Soho - will introduce London's discerning cocktail lovers to some of Japan's finest. Mizuwari means 'mixed...
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Releasing New Records

Northcote Records

For those who couldn't get enough of the fun times crammed into Venn Street Records, the team behind one of Clapham's best bars has opened another site on Northcote Road....
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Bring Your Own...Cocktails!

Covent Garden

With exposed brickwork, an original fireplace, gramophone and vintage signs from the 1920’s, B.Y.O.C. (or 'Bring Your Own Cocktails') is a secret underground hide-away in the heart of London, providing a totally...
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Rivers Run Rum in East

Portside Parlour

Portside Parlour is a pop-up rum bar in collaboration with Appleton Estate Rum, with killer cocktails, lit by candlelight and set to a backtrack of rock 'n' roll blues. Opening...
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A Star Rises by Hackney Downs

The Star by Hackney Downs

Sitting at the edge of the Hackney Downs, labelled the "new" London Fields, The Star by Hackney Downs is the new London pub of choice for "grown up ravers". Head...
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Stained Glass Cocktails

Heaton, Butler and Bayne Bar
Covent Garden

Below the new Covent Garden restaurant, Heaton, Butler and Bayne - new venture from Robert Siegler (Broadway Market's The Market Café and Le Deuxieme) - lies a cocktail den straight...
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How To Pull Everyday of The Week...


Lazybones in Farringdon is a new American themed cocktail bar and diner with an incredibly unique decor and a mouth-watering food menu. One of the newest additions to the Farringdon...
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Hot Cabaret in Piccadilly Circus

The Black Cat Cabaret
West End

The Black Cat is an awe-inducing show full of extraordinary entertainment, not to be missed. From Burlesque dancers to acrobats the array of displays are widely varied, with something to...
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Love is Blind

The Blind Pig at The Social Eating House
West End

The Social Eating House has a secret hidden above it; The Blind Pig, a cocktail bar with New York-esque dark tones, leather bar stools and booths for a social after...
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