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Bar Operations:

BarChick is a global bar guide, that covers the most awesome places to drink in 70 cities around the world. Our mission? Help people experience the best bars, drink killer drinks and have the best time. As part of our expansion, BarChick's launching a new product and we’re looking for a dynamic, smart, super-organised and energetic person to head up a new part of the business: Bar Operations. You’ll be responsible for building relationships with the best bars to help our users get through the door and have an awesome time.

Responsibilities for the role will include:

Identify the key bars BarChick needs to be working with Build and manage relationships with bar owners and bartenders Activate brand partnerships in bars Help create new feedback systems between BarChick, consumers, brands and bars Figure out what bars and brands want to know about BarChick consumers Create and improve systems for all of the above Have fun   Want in? Email us your CV and a note to say hey at talktome@barchick.com  " ["post_title"]=> string(19) "BarChick is Hiring!" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["ping_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(18) "barchick-is-hiring" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2015-11-25 12:06:32" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-25 12:06:32" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(28) "http://barchick.com/?p=33389" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } [1]=> object(WP_Post)#407 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(55066) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "4" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2015-11-24 11:40:33" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-24 11:40:33" ["post_content"]=> string(12795) "Nothing warms up winter like a hot date, and it's the best time of year to get to it; festive pop-ups all over town, Champagne bars at ice rinks, hot cocktails, fireside sessions and winter wonderlands.


Winterville East London’s answer to Winter Wonderland, but with more beards. There’s so much going on here that it’s perfect for date night. Go retro on the Ferris Wheel, go wild around the ice rink and warm up with mulled wine at Bar Humbug. There's also a secret cinema hiding in there somewhere. And don’t forget to have a go on the crazy golf course. Victoria Park, Grove Road, Bow, London E3 5TB winterville.2015 Southbank Christmas Market It doesn’t get much more festive than a stroll along the Southbank checking out their riverside market, something mulled in hand. It's lined with traditional wooden chalets where your fill of bratwurst, mulled wine as well as loads of Nordic-style crafts and tree decorations (that nobody actually buys). If it gets a bit too cold by the river, head in and check out what’s going on in the Southbank Centre or use our ‘hood guide to see where’s best to hit for cocktails. Southbank, London SE1 8XX Vauxhall Christmas Tree Maze Get lost in London’s largest Christmas tree maze! With over 500 Nordic fir trees covered in fairy lights in Vauxhall’s Pleasure Gardens, this pretty much spells festive date. If your date’s a bit sh*t you could always get ‘lost’ and run too. Kennington Lane, London SE11 5HY christmas.tree.maze


City Social The swankiest of Jason Atherton’s empire has it all: the impressive view, the slick decor and a wicked new winter menu that's inspired by all things botanical - and each serve is one hell of a show. The Day Of The Truffles is the one to order, the 'plant vemon' / booze comes to your table inside a plant and you have to pour it from there in to your glass, it's cool. Tower 42, Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ Duck & Waffle Taking the date in to the late night? Get up to the UK’s highest bar and restaurant - and it's open 24 hours a day baby!  Rich Woods aka. The Cocktail Guy is the brain behind the drinks and they're some of the best in London, a Terry's Chocolate Orange inspired Negroni? You got it. Note: if heights aren’t your thing then you’re gonna have to man up, no date’s gonna be impressed when you freak out in the glass lift. Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY duck.and.waffle Cocktails on the London Eye Not just a tourist trap, the London Eye’s joined forces with the boys from Cocktail Trading Co to mix up the perfect winter cocktails to sip on as you gaze over the city. Pros: the drinks are great and it’s impossible to run out of things to talk about, even if you just point and name buildings. Cons: if the date’s not going well, you’re literally trapped in here for an hour. Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB Lodge d’Argent It’s all French chalet vibes on one of London’s hottest rooftops this winter. Get in on the apres-ski action and curl up under fur blankets. Hungry? You're in the right place so get your fill with Croque Raclette and wash it down with Alpine Sours. That'll warm up those cockles. Coq d’Argent, 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ lodge.d.argent


Zelman Meats This new kid on the Soho block is from the guy behind Burger & Lobster, so you know it's going to be good. It's all sexy red leather, good lighting, sourced art and a monthly changing Soho legends playlist. The best booze comes on tap, we’re talking beers, vermouths, wines and Japanese whiskey and soda. Perfet date material. Wallet feeling tight? Try the meat raffle. You can win 1kg of meat cooked for you and your (hopefully hungry) date. 2 St Anne’s Court, London W1F 0AZ Foxlow Balham Foxlow have hit the south and their new balham joint is perfect for when your date night could do with a fried chicken fix, or if you can't be bothered to leave your hood. Keep it upstairs and tuck into their epic food then head downstairs to their bar, The Owl, for some classic cocktails. Hungover? You want a Shaky Pete’s Ginger Brew, it's BarChick's fail safe cure. 15-19 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9EX foxlow.balham.bar (1) The Lodge Fondue is the perfect date sharer and the guys at this winter pop up have got it nailed. This is one of the best apres-ski sans ski bars this side of the Alps, holed up in Clapham with killer hot cocktails like Jamaican Hot Toddies and Baked Alaska Buttered Rums. You can leave your ski goggles at home and replace them with booze goggles if necessary. Because Tinder profiles lie. 409 Clapham Road, London SW9 9BT Sexy Fish The clue’s in the title at this brand new Caprice Holdings spot; it’s sexy and the fish is epic. If you can get a table here, you’re pretty much guaranteed another date. With Damien Hirst gold mermaids on either side of the bar, Frank Gehry fish lamps, an actual waterfall and the world’s biggest live coral reef tank, this place is king of the conversation starter. Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BR Sexy.Fish.bar (1)


Mr Fogg’s Tavern Sneak upstairs at this Victorian tavern and hit Aunt Gertrude's gin parlour. All 19th century oddities and drinks served as five different ‘acts’, there’s a cocktail in there for everyone.  If the velvet arm chairs and hushed ambience of upstairs is all a bit intense for a date, stay down in the tavern where huge grogs of tankards, meat pies and corseted bar maids will keep the date flowing. 58 St. Martin’s Lane, London Wc2N 4EA mr.foggs.tavern.salon 68 & Boston This Soho space is split between two floors; downstairs all the wine bottles are £20 but upstairs is where you wanna hide out if you're a cocktail lover. Perfect for date night, it’s all low, sexy lighting, oak panels and impeccably dressed bartenders. Behind the booze is Eric Yu of the Breakfast Group, Martin Malley of Planet of the Grapes and Luca Cordigleri from China Tang so safe to say they know their sh*t.  Rumours of a grand piano and bottles of Champagne for £20 might just be enough to keep BarChick down in the wine bar though... 4-5 Greek Street, London W1D 4DD


Found This candlelit speakeasy under Casita is Shoreditch’s new hot date spot. Perfect for hiding away from the madness in Shoreditch, down here is dim lighting, an killer cocktail menu and dark little nooks and crannies to get naughty in. Order a Found Espresso Martini made with calvados or a Mescal Negroni, your date will go wild. Under Casita, Ravey Street, London EC2 4QW WC Wine & Charcuterie Sure it's a bit last year but this wicked wine bar in a disused bar in Clapham is still up there with the best date hangouts. After a chilly walk around Clapham Common head down here, grab a booth, pull the curatins and drink wine by candlelight. Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AJ WC.Wine..Charcuterie Old Tom & English This is your go-to spot for a Soho underground date.It’s beautiful down here with red carpets, hidden velvet booths, metallic barware and relaxed but extravagant 60s vibes.  The drinks are retro too and killer. Note, if you want in you gotta book, baby 'cos this place is reservations only. 187 Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZB


Camden’s Daughter This place is new and it's from the guys behind Camden Town Brewery’s epic local beers. Wicked. They're mixing hops with Lebanese street food and rotating spits of chicken alongside freshly dripped coffee. As if it couldn't get better, Tuesdays are cheese nights. Legends. 289-291 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2JS camdens.daughter.interior The Sun Tavern This pub in Bethnal Green was taken over by the Discount Suit Company boys and it's simple but effective. They rotate eight banging local beers so whenever you go you’re sure to get something new but if you wanna move on to cocktails, it's what these guys do best. Plus you can trade some rock ‘n roll vinyls for a freebie. Cheap date. 444 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN PUB.SUNTAVERN People’s Park Tavern This pub is awesome, they brew their own beer, get up a huge fire pit to keep you warm outdoors and their food is spot on too. Throw in the DJs that rock their decks each weekend and this is the place that'll keep your date going from afternoon to an all-night session. 360 Victoria Park Road, London E9 7BT" ["post_title"]=> string(21) "Hot Winter Date Ideas" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["ping_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(21) "hot-winter-date-ideas" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2015-11-24 14:56:22" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-24 14:56:22" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(32) "http://www.barchick.com/?p=55066" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } [2]=> object(WP_Post)#408 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(58149) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "4" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2015-11-20 16:14:48" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-20 16:14:48" ["post_content"]=> string(3245) "The Connaught bar Snap! This is BarChick’s favourite hotel bar too. It mixes glam, Art Deco, a David Collins designed interior and divine existence. Having a bad day? The Connaught will bring you right up to scratch... we especially love the welcome drink on arrival, the bar snacks and the double frozen ice in our Martini. Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 2AL Dandelyan Since Dandelyan opened in the Sea Containers building, now the Mondrian Hotel, it rocked the world of hotel bars and sits up there with the best of them! A lot of this is down to the slick Tom Dixon design, but most importantly the drinks menu has been created by Ryan Cheti and his team of talented bartenders and it's killer. It's packed with botanical ingredients; some of the cocktails are even made without alcohol and just as good. Everything on that menu is delicious. Mondrian Hotel, 20 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PD RIVER.dandelyan Peg and Patriot There's a triangle of Bethnal Green bars and this place sits in that trio. 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Mixed up by the wonderful Alejandro and served from a beautiful Martini trolley alongside a side of olives or nuts to make sure you don’t wobble on the way out. 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The Americas

Miami - Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company John Lermayer, global bar legend and all around great bartender, has brought you the neighborhood bar you wished you lived next to. Classy and refined, but with an undercurrent of debaucherous inclinations (hey, it is Miami), this is where to get world class cocktails, epic American chow, and let the good times roll. 237-B 20th St. Miami Beach, FL 33139 NEW.SWEET.LIBERTY San Francisco - Whitechapple Smuggler’s Cove has long been our go-to spot for our dose of rum and tiki, so we were thrilled to hear that owner Martin Cate was putting together a little slice of the Big Smoke filled with the biggest gin collection in the US. Like stepping into another time and place - Victorian London, to be specific - with arched ceilings like a tube tunnel, old school wall paper and pipes running everywhere. With 120 cocktails plus a constantly growing gin list, this is paradise for gin lovers. 600 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94102 Chicago - Green River  When we heard that Danny Meyer and the Dead Rabbit were joining forces for a new project in Chicago we were pretty excited. Obviously the hospitality is top notch - what else would you expect from the guy who literally wrote the book on service - and the drinks are made by the best in the game. Although housed in a hospital (planning ahead for your liver?), once you get up to the bar itself that’s perched on the 18th floor with a pretty ridiculous view, you’ll settle into this vaguely irish nest and never want to leave. 259 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611 NEW.GREEN.RIVER (1)


Singapore - Gibson As if having Jigger & Pony, Sugarhall, etc in their holster wasn’t enough, the crew have gone and pulled a hat trick with Gibson. More of a distant cousin then a sister venue, this time they went for a different angle loading their menu with lobster and oysters and organizing their 30 drink strong menu around moods: Finding Comfort, Forging Friendship, and Sharing Happiness. Expect pretty crazy flavour combos that are meant to keep your palate guessing. Level 2, 20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089832 Seoul - Charles H After kicking ass and taking names over at the award-winning Nomad Bar, rising star Chris Lowder packed his bags and headed to Seoul and the new Charles H in the Four Seasons. With a pretty impressive CV filled with our favorite NYC hangouts (including Booker & Dax and Amor y Amargo), you know these drinks are ace with a serious nod to the Prohibition-era of speakeasies. Leather booths, metal lattice work, tiles and sexy lighting - plus some of the best service you’ll find in town - is going to make this your togo spot. The Four Seasons, 97 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea NEW.CHARLES.H

Australia/New Zealand

Sydney - Dead Ringer The second venue from the team over at Bulletin Place (http://www.barchick.com/find-a-bar/sydney/bulletin-place), it’s nothing like it’s older sister. Oozing of class and a level of comfortably that’s borderline addictive, they’ve really blurred the line between bar and restaurant - creating an environment that will suck you in for hours where food and booze effortlessly merge. Clear the rest of your night, you’re in for the long haul. Surry Hills, 413 Bourke St, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia


Antwerp - Dirty Rabbit Taking a page out of Swayze’s book, this bar is one part Road House, one part vintage game hall (so get your pinball and pool skills at the ready) and one part tongue in cheek humor. Neon signs remind you to not take it all so seriously with slogans like “Normal is so f***ing overrated” and “Happiness is Expensive,”. Everyone here obviously is having a great time, lounging on broken in leather sofas with dented barrel tables and sipping on excellent cocktails. Aiming for the 30-somethings, this isn’t the place to get legless but don’t be surprised if things get a touch out of hand. After all, they do have a stripper pole…. Gentplaats 1, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium NEW.DIRTY.RABBIT Cologne - Suderman Despite calling itself a “tribute to a pub” - this is one slick number. The small but evolving cocktail list is inspired by the Cologne's oldest market that is on their doorstep, plus they’ve got rotational seasonal beers and their own house vermouth on tap. DJs rock the vinyl decks playing a mixture of hip-hop, jazz and soul; this dark wooden den walks the line between laid back and high class. Nice. Sudermanplatz 3, 50670 Cologne, Germany Hamburg - The Chug Club After welcoming us with open arms at Le Lion - Bar de Paris for years, Bettina Kupsa has branched off to finally do her own project. With an approach to cocktails similar to tapas, her serves - called Chugs - are somewhere between a shot and a full-blown measure meaning you can try everything and retain your dignity. Housed in St Pauli, they like their tequilas here, so get embrace their hospitality and stay for a while. Taubenstr. 13, 20359 Hamburg, Germany NEW.CHUG.CLUB Helsinki  - Books & Antiques Once upon a time there was a kitsch little speakeasy called Books & Antiques. But then came the great flood and the B&A world went dark for a few years. Thankfully, those wet days are behind us and they’re back once again. Head to 100 Dogs and ask if there’s any room - it’s only 20 seats - and snag one if you’re lucky. Also, keep your eyes open in January when they’ll be running a pop up called 100 Ball filled with meatballs and Fernet. Malminrinne 1, auki ke–la klo 18–01, Helsinki, Finland London - Silk Stockings Our favorite neighborhood bar Satan’s Whiskers (http://www.barchick.com/find-a-bar/london/satans-whiskers) has opened another bar, this time over in Dalston. They’ve followed the same rules as before with quirky taxidermy, epic old school hip-hop, and delicious classic cocktails but at Sill Stockings there’s a bonus: a serious tequila angle. 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From adult-sized bouncy castles and boat parties to midnight money showers and supper clubs in lighthouses, BarChick dug deep to find you some of the most epic NYE parties to ring in 2016. New Year’s Eve at The Rumpus Room It will be frivolous, it will be hedonistic and it will be totally glam.  Embark on a 1920s transatlantic voyage whilst peering out of the floor-to-ceiling glass of the Sea Containers building; it's kinda like a knees up on The Titanic, but without it sinking. There will even be a live 8-piece jazz band and DJ, both of whom promise to give all guests a high-octane experience, especially a few glasses of Champagne in. If you’re minted and/or too munted to go home, book an NYE room package which includes an overnight stay, 2 tickets to the Rumpus Room extravaganza, Perrier-Jouet champagne and a legendary buffet breakfast on New Years Day. Tickets from £69//Hours from 8pm - 3am//20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD Rumpus_Rooms_5465d99032fae The (Silver) Mansion A ‘nighthouse’ is a place where the best parts of a nightclub and those of a house party are mixed together in order to explode euphorically. The dress code is silver, the DJs will pump it all from house to electro swing, dancers will contort around cages, singer/s will be belting out jazz standards, VJ Daton will have psychedelic movies on rotation and clairvoyants will be at your disposal. It’ll be just like obsessively changing the channel on the telly, but real and within reach. Tickets from £30//Hours from 9pm - 4am//Location to be revealed 48 hours before the event... New Year's Rhythm & Blues Rendezvous at Nightjar Proper New Orleans knees-up with Dom & The Iko's who'll be playing in the vein of Fats Domino and other upbeat rhythm-and-blues maestros. The event kicks off with glasses of Champagne for all and the fun continues to steadily flow by way of small plates, canapes, wine, beer and signature (legendary) Nightjar serves. All included in the price. Go all out. Tickets £150 (food & booze included)//Hours from 7:30pm until late//129 City Rd, London EC1V 1JB For Your Eyes Only at Maggie’s Club Get shaken and stirred at Maggie’s. She’s not taking no for an answer. This year, they want you dressing as an 80s Bond, babe or baddie. If you smash it, you’ll get a prize, as though ‘just for the fun f*ck of it’ wasn’t incentive enough. From Belvedere vodka Martinis to bacon butties, Maggie’s will have you sorted. If you don’t pass out before midnight, you’ll be provisioned with a glass of Moet et Chandon Champagne. Ladies, BarChick urges you to ditch the hot pants, dress up as your best Sean Connery and put everyone else to shame. We will salute you. Tickets from £30//Hours from 9:30pm - 5am//329 Fulham Rd, London SW10 9QL Regression Sessions at The Laundry This one’s for those who want to forsake glam and focus on the mad child within. There will be shenangians, there will be so much room for activities and there will be drum and bass playing as it’s the perfect genre for frenzied and unfettered adolescents. All the trappings of a quarter life crisis-ridden twenty-something’s birthday party will be here: space hoppers, bouncy castles, massive ball pit, photobooths and retro video games. BarChick is well ready to regress. Tickets from £27.50//Hours from 10pm - 6am//2-18 Warburton Rd, London E8 3FN Pukka Up Boat Party Bring in the new year on The Thames as it’ll be ritzy, it’ll be fizzy and it’ll be outrageous. Not only will you get prime front row views of the firework display on the South Bank, but you’ll also be granted access to an epic after party at Great Suffolk Street warehouse where world-renowned DJs will be spinning house and techno until 6am. On board the boat, you'll be able to bask in everything Pukka Up's Ibiza residents are willing to throw your way. It all sets off at North Greenwich Pier. Tickets from £99//Hours from 7:30pm - 6am//North Greenwich Pier, Olympian Way, The O2, London SE10 0ES Cirque Du Soul at the Troxy Loads of drinks with a traveling troop of circus performers in an Art Deco theatre in Stepney is what to expect from this event. It’s gonna be colourful so be sure to adhere to circus attire and dust off the long tails, corsets and top hats. Burlesque and bass will also be variables in this NYE formula. Tickets from £49.50//Hours from 9pm - 5am//490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX cirquedusoul Wolf of Wall Street Party at The Qube Project This 850 capacity venue will be transformed into the debauched offices of Stratton Oakmont in The Wolf of Wall Street for New Year. If you’ve seen the film, you are well aware that it is chock-full of quaaludes, xanax, money stacks and alcohol. If you haven’t, consider this a notice of your imminent night of insanity, should you choose to get involved. There are gonna be beer pong tournaments (WINNING), complimentary NYC pizzas, a midnight money shower and generally greedy and disreputable Wolf of Wall Street-esque antics. Tickets from £20//Hours from 9pm - 3am//191 Victoria St, London SW1E 5NE Disappearing Dining Club NYE Dinner Dance at The Thames Lighthouse NYE in a 19th century lighthouse in the Docklands sound good? Of course it does. If you choose to sign up for the entire spread of the evening you’ll secure yourself a welcome cocktail, canapes, a supper club style 3 course dinner with strangers (mixing sh*t up always bodes well for dinner parties), Balearic DJ sets and heaps of fizz, naturally. If you just wanna imbibe loads from their full bar and dance, after dinner tickets are also available. If dishes such as foie gras ballotine, beef wellington and Jerusalem artichoke soup aren't incentive enough, how about the portion of your proceeds going to charity?
Dinner Dance: 7pm till 4am for £100//After Dinner: 9.30pm till 4am for £35//The Chain Store, 64 Orchard Pl, London E14 0JW
New Year’s Eve Knees-Up at Cahoots The scoundrels at Cahoots are ringing in 1947 in the most debonair and swinging way they know: Moet et Chandon Champagne reception, bottomless cocktail menu, bottle of house spirits for two and endless food rations. Jive with dames and fellas in a space that feels and looks like one of Hollywood’s most famed bygone eras. This means that dressing like a Fred Astaire or a Ginger Rogers is one hundred percent encouraged. The Hotsie Totsies and DJ Emilio will be soundtracking your raucous night and keeping the blitz spirit alive. Bottoms up reprobates. Tickets from £120//Hours from 8pm - 4am//13 Kingly St, London W1B 5PG cahoots (2) Sushi Samba Celebrate the Brazilian tradition of Réveillon by dressing in white and setting candlelit offerings afloat on nearby waters in order to honour Yemenja, the goddess of the sea. BarChick will also be honouring Bacchus as he is the god of wine and loosened inhibitions. As far as food is concerned there will be an offering plates such as kobe gyoza, shrimp tempura, tuna ceviche and tiger maki. Outrageous Brazilian-Peruvian-Japanese fare alongside samba dancers and DJs playing sick 90s RnB bangers on the 38th floor of the Heron Tower? F*ck yes.  An assortment of tickets are available, so choose what suits you best and start the countdown. Tickets from £150//Hours from 5:30pm depending on type of booking//Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY Our House, Your Party at The Little Yellow Door They're about to get evicted from their flat come January, so it's the last NYE they'll be celebrating in their current abode. Seize the opportunity and let the Little Yellow Door team deal with the planning and messiness of a house party for you. No noise complaints, no problem. Tickets include special house punch upon arrival as well as snacks and a selection of games. Sound civilized enough? You just wait... there are only 100 tickets available, so book in pronto. Tickets from £25//Hours from 7pm - 3am//68 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3HT  Bourne & Hollingsworth Presents The Midnight Ball At The Dutch Hall This soiree will take inspiration from Europe's famous balls of bygone eras where 'princesses' and 'heroes' in ball gowns and suits would drink and banter the night away. Make like you're one of the two in this candelabra-lit and marble-lined grand hall, which will be filled with atmospheric sounds from pianists, crooners and string players. Canapes, champagne cocktails and classic B & H cocktails will be at your service to keep the party flowing. Tickets from £50//Hours from 9pm - 3am//The Dutch Hall, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA The.Dutch.Hall.3.web    " ["post_title"]=> string(29) "New Year's Eve In London 2015" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["ping_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(28) "new-years-eve-in-london-2015" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2015-11-17 17:11:58" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-17 17:11:58" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(32) "http://www.barchick.com/?p=58094" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } } ["post_count"]=> int(5) ["current_post"]=> int(-1) ["in_the_loop"]=> bool(false) ["post"]=> object(WP_Post)#406 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(33389) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "4" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2015-11-25 10:12:45" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2015-11-25 10:12:45" ["post_content"]=> string(1178) "

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Bird of Smithfield


26 Smithfield St, London, EC1A 9LB

Tel: +44 20 7559 5100


Opening hours

Mon - Weds: 7:30am - 12am,
Thurs - Sat: 7:30am - 2am,
Sun: 9am - 5pm

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Barchick Says

Date Updated: 16/01/2014

Welcome to Bird of Smithfield, the members bar with a no members policy. You heard us; these guys have made this 5 storey building feel as exclusive as a members bar with none of the fees or silly rules. With a cocktail lounge in the basement aka “The Birdcage”, it has turquoise trimmings and sexy décor. Open Thurs-Sat this is the place to be at the weekend. Their cocktail menus change on each floor. The ones down here are nice and experimental and it’s available for private hire too… do it.

Next floor is where to head in the day for a coffee or some sort of gin fix. Bright and airy with seriously good bar snacks, hit the Scotch quails egg. Move on up for the small restaurant, these guys don’t do breakfast and there’s no dinner on Sunday, but other than that it’s ready for you to feast out. They are also the only people to serve UK harvested Caviar and it’s the ex-head chef from the Ivy. You get it.

Want more? Good, cos above this is the BANGING conference room, ready for meetings, screen viewings and private hire. It’s like the living room you never had, filled with insane pieces of art and furniture AND there’s no minimum spend – you just need a min of 10 people. Go eat dinner/party plus it has its own iPod lead so you can play DJ…

And for the grand finale… it’s on the roof terrace and obvs it’s got flamingos (fine they’re plastic) and bbqs for you in the summer. When the sun’s out this is exactly where you’ll find us. This is our kinda bird.

Good For

Take a client, Take a date, Take your mates, Take your mistress, Take your mum, Awesome views, Beers, Dancing, Debauchery, Food, Killer cocktails, Music, Parties, Pulling, Roof terrace, Smoking, Wine, Daytime, Evening, Late