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It’s basically a darn good excuse to fall off the wagon in Jan and hit up some of the best whisky bars in the city. So don some tartan, chow down on some haggis and have a few wee drams all in the name of a birthday bash! 1. Learn how to cook Haggis with a masterclass at Mac and Wild Devonshire Square Our favourite strapping Scots, Mac and Wild are going all out this year for Burns Night with a whole week of celebrations. Kicking off their ‘Week of Burns’ they’re hosting a Haggis Making Masterclass where you can learn to make it. Eating blood not your thing?  They’re also running a whisky and beer pairing evening and a celebratory Scottish feast on actual Burns Night. Message us for info and tickets.  Haggis Making Masterclass, Monday 23rd Jan, £40pp //Events running until Friday 27th January// Mac and Wild 9A Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YN// For event info and to buy tickets click here  Mac.and.Wild.Tuesday.10th.5 2. The no brainer: London’s oldest whisky shop, Milroy’s Where better to raise a celebratory toast on the 25th then at the whisky mecca Milroy’s? Where else are you going to try a haggis cocktail? It's a peppery play on the classic ‘Bobby Burns’ and has been inspired by the spicing used in haggis. Tasty. To get the party started the bartenders will be giving out a few free drams. See you there! Want in... message us.  Wednesday 25th January 6pm – late// Milroy’s 3 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4NX// For more info and to book in talk to BarChick Milroy.s.of.Soho.1 3. Become a single malt buff at one of London’s most exclusive members bars, Keystone Crescent If whisky is your thang or you just fancy knowing a bit more about the amber nectar in time for the big day itself then get yourself down to Keystone Crescent’s Scotch tasting. Just in time for Burns Night they’re hosting a Macallan Masterclass (Macallan is one of the finest Scotches FYI). After a brief history, you’ll get a chance to sample a few drams from different variants ranging from a 12-year-old Fine Oak to a Rare Cask – boom! Not a member? No problem BarChick will sort it for you. Scotch Masterclass, Tuesday 24th Jan, £10 pp // Keystone Crescent 28 Keystone Cres, Kings Cross, London N1 9DT// Non-members ask BarChick to book you in Keystone_Crescent 4. Take a whisky flight over dinner at the Singer Tavern All week long the lovely folks at the Singer Tavern are serving up a Scottish feast of Haggis, neeps & tatties. Plus you can add a whisky flight to your dinner - hells yeah - and the whole thing cost you a bargain £20.  Perfect place to toast Robbie Burns without breaking the bank. It is January after all. Burns Night promotion run from Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th Jan// Prices start from £12// Singer Tavern, 1 City Rd, London EC1Y 1AG// Ask BarChick to book you a table Singer_Tavern_Dining.000   5. Enjoy an evening of whisky and words at Below and Hidden Lads & Lassies wanting to keep it sophisticated this Burns Night are invited to join the city’s party purveyors, Bourne and Hollingsworth for a colourful hour of Scotch and poetry in their sexy secret bar. In the subterranean surrounds of Below & Hidden, B&H are celebrating the genius of Robert Burns with a tasting of four of Bruichladdich's best whiskies, before rounding the evening off with gin tasting. Want in? Better be quick, tickets are selling fast. Wednesday 25th January 6.30pm-7.30pm// Tickets £25 pp// Below and Hidden 42 Northampton Rd, London EC1R 0HU// Tickets include a welcome cocktail and a tasting flight. Buy tickets here  nFjHPXWjMLSRhwAEPe98wD.vo7plqdbYpmw22j0ths0P43OQFblQP5j3Js6RVmQdKmcvxkK4RZKcFf1Aw9nHOEyJRrooQXFLMTcZ7s2JGTvU9DdW8gp3ghBz5EJe6J4uouCUiB9Gl5.DfyqKvVc1lYpjhX3WXW9ZmzxajnfO1yBo.940x628 6. Sit down to a Scottish banquet at Merchants Tavern Bringing a slice of Scotland to the streets of Shoreditch, Merchants Tavern are paying homage to the humble poet with a specialist Scottish menu and optional whisky pairing. It’s pretty hearty so come hungry! Expect game sausage rolls, haggis (of course!) and they’re rounding dinner with a deep fired mars bar. YES. Wednesday 25th January // Prices from £45pp // Merchants Tavern, 36 Charlotte Rd, London EC2A 3PG// BarChick will get you a table merchants.tavern.booth.4 7. Wash down your whisky with some haggis nuggets at Hawksmoor Spitalfields Anything these guys get up to is BarChick approved, and Burns Night is no exception. They will be serving a whole host of whisky cocktails alongside lamb and haggis nuggets and other inspired Scottish small plates. With free entry it’s gonna be busy so ask BarChick to book you a table. Wednesday 25th January// Hawksmoor Spitafields, 157A Commercial Street, London, E1 6BJ// Free entry burns_night_hawksmoor 8. Dust off your dancing shoes at the Ceilidh Club Given that the Ceilidh Club exists solely to show English folk exactly how fun Scottish dancing can be you know that they’re gonna be pulling all the stops out for Burns Night. Determined to show Southerners how to celebrate Scottish style, they’re laying on an evening of booze, bagpipes and boogying. Events throughout January and February// £34.50 // The Ceilidh Club, Hammersmith Town Hall, W6 9JU // Book your tickets here  Burns_night_celidh.000 9. A night of tartan revelry at Burns Baby Burns Putting on surely the most raucous Burns Night event in London. A party in an East London Church with a load of tartan clad revellers and multiple whisky toasts - it's going to be insane. Expect roaring pipes, twirling fire sticks and a thunderstorm ceilidh. And of course, they’re serving haggis for dinner. Theirs is apparently the size of a sofa! Challenge. Thursday 26th- Saturday 28th January // Tickets from £38.50 pp // Burns Baby, Burns, St John At Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD // Buy tickets here  alistair_veryard_burn_baby_hackney_2016_614_432 10. Fill up on Scottish street food at KERB and Monkey Shoulder’s Burns Hootenanny We doubt you’ll find a tastier Burns Night than KERB and Monkey Shoulder’s pop-up. For one weekend only, foodies can fill their boots on Scottish twists on street food dished up by KERB vendor favourites. Slow cooked venison tacos, fresh oysters with a whisky dressing and haggis scotch eggs are all on the menu. As are Monkey Shoulder Old Fashioneds and a whole heap of other whisky based cocktails. As if the food wasn’t reason enough to go there’s also live music and highland games to keep you entertained. Friday 27th & 28th January from 6pm // Tickets from £20 pp // Burns Hootenanny, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road, SE16 4DG // Buy tickets here  kerb.monkey.shoulder.deeneys.haggis.baws.james.byrne.1.1920x849 11. Wrap up with a whisky at J Sheekey’s Winter Terrace Hunker down under a blanket and make your way through a badass list of single malts at this institution’s Scottish-themed winter terrace. All in the name of Robbie Burns, the infamous J Sheekey have put together a selection of seafood dishes which are served alongside their drams. This is date night stuff. Winter Terrace is open throughout January 12pm – midnight// J Sheekey 28-32 St Martin's Ct, London WC2N 4AL// Ask BarChick to book you a table j.sheeky 12. Become a whisky buff with Little Bat This hot little cocktail hangout in Islington have teamed up with Glenfiddich this Burns Night to offer whisky lovers a chance to learn all about this famous brand of Scotch. In the hour long masterclass, guests will be invited to taste three variations of Glenfiddich. One of which is from their freshly launched experimental series. The evening is presided over by Mark Thomson – a serious single malt buff so be sure to stick around and have a drink with him afterwards off the bars special menu. Glenfiddich Masterclass 8pm Tuesday 24th January // Little Bat, 54 Islington Park St, London N1 1PX// Ask BarChick to book you a table littlebat 13. Indulge in a stylish Scottish supper at 108 Marylebone This super chic brasserie is serving up banging three-course traditional Scottish dinner to celebrate Burns Night. They’ve even enlisted the help of renowned whisky expert David Miles to host the event, so you can learn a thing or two about the good stuff whilst you chow down on your haggis. 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You’ve successfully managed to shake off the New Year’s hangover but now all that seems to lie ahead is a month of tight purse strings and starvation, right? WRONG. We’ve managed to secure some pretty killer exclusive offers at some of London’s best bars to help you beat the January blues. So if you fancy a half price boozy night out or even your first drink on us then chat to BarChick Concierge for free. We're your boozing PA and we’ll sort out an epic (cheap) night. Where: London Cocktail Club – various locations What: happy hour for the whole of Jan! Our favourite cheeky cocktail crew are giving BarChick readers an exclusive happy hour for the whole month of Jan. They’re offering you and up to 10 mates 2 cocktails for 1 cocktails! How: Ask BarChick to book you a table and find out which LCC bars are participating T&Cs: The offer is valid Tuesday - Thursday 5pm-9pm. To redeem - message BarChick  lcc-oxford-circus Where: Loves Company What: £5 drinks from the special menu The best party bar in Old Street is helping you kick off your night with a bang with an exclusive drink offer. From Mon-Thurs, all drinks on the special menu are priced at a fiver – pow! How: Message us  if you want the low down on how to get this money saving hack. T&Cs: The offer is valid Monday - Thursday 5pm-8pm. To redeem - message BarChick  Where: The Bloomsbury Club Bar What: Free glass of punch on arrival Throughout the month of January, this late-night literacy themed hangout is greeting BarChick concierge users with a complimentary glass of punch. Basically, the first drink is on them! How: Chat to our Concierge service and they'll book you in  T&Cs: The offer is valid Monday - Sunday 4pm-2am. To redeem - message BarChick the bloomsbury club bar Where: Upstairs at the Ten Bells What: Discounted Espresso Martinis and Old Fashioneds The lovely folks at our favourite east end boozer are serving up two of this year’s hottest drinks - Espresso Martinis and Old Fashioneds – for a discounted price this Jan. Just whisper the secret phrase to one of the hot bartenders upstairs and before you know you’re in for the long haul. How: Want the magic word – better talk to BarChick. T&Cs: The offer is valid Tuesday - Friday 5pm -7pm. To redeem - message BarChick dryjantb Where: Mommi What: 50% off your first round of drinks Undoubtedly one of Clapham’s coolest bars is offering you a whopping 50% off your first round of drinks this Jan. If there has ever been an excuse to break dry Jan it’s for these guys and their house-infused Pisco Sours. How: Message BarChick for details about how you can claim your 50% off voucher. T&Cs: The offer is valid Sunday - Friday from 5.30pm. To redeem - message BarChick Where: Seven at Brixton + Three Eight Four + Boceto What: Free drink for your friend and groups of 4+ get a free bottle of bubbles Two of Brixton’s more civilised drinking dens and Hackney’s night-cum-day spot renowned for its small-batch cocktails are offering your drinking buddy a free drink this Jan – BOOM! So whether you’re looking for a cheap date idea or the mate you’re dying to see is skint, ask us to book you a table. And as if they weren’t being generous enough, if you book in as a group of 4 or more we can hook you up with a free bottle of bubbles! How: Message BarChick Concierge. and we’ll sort it for you. T&Cs: The offer is valid throughout January but must be pre-booked via BarChick Concierge. Where: Three Six Six What: £7 Umami cocktails One of London’s most experimental cocktail bars has created an exclusive offer just for BarChick on their Umami cocktails. In keeping with the vibe of this kinda kinky cocktail den, all you need to do is lean over the bar and whisper the special phrase into the ears of one of bartenders – cheeky. How: For the special phrase and more info message us here. T&Cs: The offer is valid Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm. To redeem - message BarChick cocktails1 Where: Singer Tavern What: Half price skinny Prosecco When it comes to not breaking the January diet on a night out with friends, the Singer Tavern has got your back. They're offering you half price skinny Prosecco so you can booze guilt free without worrying about the waistline. Sound to good to be true - we ain't kidding. How: Ask BarChick Concierge to book you in T&Cs: The offer is valid Monday - Wednesday 5pm - 9pm. To redeem - message BarChick Where: The Four Sisters Bar & The Four Sisters Townhouse What: £5 drinks from their specials menu One of these bars has a market to glass concept and a weekly changing menu, the other has an impeccable list of classic and contemporary seasonal cocktails. Both have a stellar reputation for serving seriously killer cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere. This January you can sample the drinks on the special menu for a kick-ass price – a fiver. How: Talk to BarChick and we will hook you up with epic offer. T&Cs: The offer is valid all January.To redeem - message BarChick Where: Quaglinos  What: Discounted Wild and Beautiful cocktail and no min bar spend This sexy art deco inspired Mayfair haunt is going all out when it comes to deals this Jan. Not only are they offering BarChick users a discount on one of their infamous signature drinks, they’re also waiving the minimum spend for BarChick users during the week! You no longer need to steal the bosses credit card for to go to this one. On top of that they’re also lowered the price of their bottomless brunch of us punters. If there is onething we love more than booze its brunch. How: To find out more, and to redeem the exclusive two BarChick deals above message us here. T&Cs: These offers are valid Monday-Friday 5.30pm – 11.00pm. Bottomless brunch offer is available Saturday and Sunday. 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Of course you are.  It doesn’t have to be all about lemon and hot water though people, BarChick’s on hand to advise you how to drink that bit healthier; so ditch the pints, sack off the sugar and drink to your health.

SAINTLY SPIRITS

Kamm & Sons Kamm & Sons Ginseng Spirit is the hero of the healthy drinking world. This British aperitif contains 4 types of ginseng along with 40 other botanicals including manuka honey and echinacea (see ya later flu). It’s got a lower ABV than most spirits so you won’t get too p*ssed, and ginseng is actually good for metabolizing alcohol; if you’re gonna drink during that detox, this is the way to do it. Get your health kick with a Sunshine Mary: Kamm & Sons, yellow tomato juice, a squeeze of fresh lemon, 6 dashes of green Tabasco sauce, a pinch of salt, pepper, and celery salt and a touch of horseradish. KAMM.SON Tequila Hit hard by the January blues?  You need a shot of tequila. It’s the only spirit that’s proven to release happy endorphins (you know, the same as chocolate and sex). Also, being made from agave and all things organic it’s also been linked with dissolving fats and lowering blood pressure. Keep it natural baby and make sure it’s an 100% agave tequila like Aqua Riva. If you’re not keen on shooters and don’t fancy sipping it neat, go for a Tommy’s Margarita: tequila, lime juice and agave syrup - it comes from the same plant as tequila and contains only natural sugars which leaves you less dehydrated after drinking. Or if you’re heading out hit up BarChick’s favourite Margarita joints in London and get loco. TEQUILA

CALORIE COUNTING

No-one likes a calorie obsessor (unless they’re the creator of this site: getdrunknotfat.com). That said it’s a little too easy to sink half your daily allowance in a few cocktails: just because it’s liquid doesn’t mean it don’t count people. If you can’t fit in your jeans but don’t wanna ditch the booze altogether, here are a few that won’t have you piling on the pounds faster than you can say Piña Colada. Vodka, soda & fresh lime aka. Skinny B*tch They don't call this one skinny for nothin’. The queen of low-cal drinking, vodka and soda with a squeeze of fresh lime (step away from the cheap cordial) comes in at less than 90 calories a drink. SKINNYBITCH Martini At just over 100 calories get straight to the point with a Martini; gin or vodka, vermouth and lemon peel. Add an olive if you’re feeling dirty. MARTINI G&T Keep it simple with a G&T and if you’re looking to save 50 calories by switching to slimline, make it a good’n like Fever Tree – after all tonic makes up 70% of your drink, don’t f*ck it up. GINTONI Champers Celebrate detoxing in style with a glass of Champagne. It’s not only sexy and small but it has fewer calories than a glass of wine or beer. Need more? Medical research (no, not done by BarChick) has also said that Champagne is linked to lower rates in heart disease. CHAMPAGNE

KEEPIN’ IT SIMPLE

An obvious point would be to keep it simple. If you can’t stave off the whisky, pour it on the rocks. Need your gin fix? Forget the sours and reach for the tonic. Also the boys at Cocoface are making the world a better place, so why not spice up a fresh coconut with a bit of rum, that’s one healthy drink right there. cocoface Boozing or not keep hydrated. Flush out toxins and keep sexy with 2-3 litres of water a day, you know the drill. Matching every drink with a glass of water does the world a favour in the morning, even if it does mean you spend all night queuing for the toilet." ["post_title"]=> string(37) "January's Guide To Healthier Drinking" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(4) "open" ["ping_status"]=> string(4) "open" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(35) "januarys-guide-to-healthy-cocktails" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2017-01-05 18:58:03" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2017-01-05 18:58:03" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(27) "http://barchick.com/?p=3725" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } [3]=> object(WP_Post)#412 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(18370) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "4" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2017-01-01 12:20:15" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2017-01-01 12:20:15" ["post_content"]=> string(25364) "Nothing soaks up the heavy night before than a big fat roast. With banging meat, heaps of crispy potatoes and the don of all Yorkshire puddings, it gets pretty competitive out there. We toured the town to bring you the ultimate roast, whatever part of London you’re in. Hope you’re hungry… Want us to book it for you? Course you do.  Message BarChick Concierge (it's free, yo) and we'll recommend the best ones and get it all sorted.

CENTRAL

SEA CONTAINERS AT THE MONDRAIN

We’re talking Clay Oven Roasted Leg of Lamb with mint yoghurt and coriander seeds and a f*ckton of crispy roast potatoes, steaming veg, meaty gravy, the works. Plus you’ll be right on the Southbank… insane riverside view, tick. Post lunch stroll when you feel like you’re gonna explode, tick. Thought roasts were just for Sunday? Think again. They’re serving it up from Good Friday to Easter Monday. Wild. 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD

BLACKLOCK

Chops from Hawksmoor

Our favourite place for a chops fix, the guys at Blacklock are now taking on Sunday roasts. Built above their in-house charcoal grill is a meat suspension bridge that slow-roasts whole cuts of beef rib, middlewhite pork and Cornish lamb legs served alongside massive yorkshires, duck fat roast potatoes and marrow gravy all for just £20! Sip on Bloody Marys, Breakfast Martinis and cold-pressed juices with mini gin bottles too. Sundays never tasted so good.

24 Great Windmill St, London W1D 7LG

Dean Street Townhouse Simple straightforward feeding Soho on a Sunday is a whole different vibe to any other day; it drops the weekday hardcore hustle and late night debauchery and, just like us, spends the whole of Sunday recovering. They keep it pretty simple at the Townhouse with straightforward beef or chicken which is pretty perfect for hungover days when you need to keep the energy levels to a minimum. Two courses are only £24 too so it’s winning all ‘round. 69 – 71 Dean Street, London, W1D 3SE Tom's Kitchen Tradition with all the posh trappings You're not gonna get your mum's bland but miraculously spot on slapdash meat and two veg special here, but you're gonna get just that turbocharged. If you want to stick to tradition, no problem: settle into the roast of the day served with fresh veg, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pud. But if you wanna go wild, try the seven hour confit lamb served with mashed potato and balsamic onions. Got a massive sweet tooth at the table? Seal the deal with a pear and blackberry crumble with clotted cream or a baked Alaska with panettone and vanilla ice cream. Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA Hawksmoor Air Street The King of all roasts These guys are the biggest meat heads in town which means that the Hawksmoor roast is probably the best the goddamn city’s got to offer. They cook their beef on charcoal and serve it with duck fat potatoes, bone marrow and all the rest of that roast-y goodness but if you’re feeling less carnivorous then this Hawksmoor specialises in seafood so take a look at those lobsters. By all means, whatever part of town you’re in, hit up the nearest Hawksmoor for total roast perfection. 5a Air Street, London, W1J 0AD ROAST.Hawksmoor (2) Corrigan’s Mayfair Great post-stroll grub Hit this place after a brisk walk in Hyde Park; it’s got a mean roast that isn’t all about the meat. With beef and lamb on the menu they’ve got some great variety and for those feeling fishy you can order up hake, cod or brill instead. They have the perfect Bloody Mary and a great wine list too. Also, their exceptional sommelier advocates free pouring, our hero! 28 Upper Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 7EH  Riding House Cafe Banging brunch meets Sunday lunch These guys do a serious brunch/lunch all rolled into one, It’s the perfect spot to kick back in if you’ve decided to brave the hectic hoards on Oxford Street. They’ve got roast chicken for two and a rib of beef as well as small plates, salads and soups which we’d just eat as extra sides - poutine chips? Hello! If you’re feeling the effects of last night’s booze, we say just get back on it and order up one of their four Negroni options. 43-51 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7PQ ROAST.Riding.House.Cafe Coq D'argent City staple Perched on the roof of No. 1 Poultry is this City brasserie doing Sunday lunch proper. Whether you want a traditional roast or something a bit more adventurous, they've got you covered. We're talking roasted leg of lamb, Yorkshire pudding, roast veg, rosemary and garlic sauce; corn-fed chicken supreme, Gruyere cheese and black truffles, artichoke and celeriac puree and Cep risotto, artichoke, mascarpone and parmesan crisp. Noice. 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ

NORTH

THE ALBION

A whole goddamn pig

This beautiful Georgian building draped with wisteria and weeping willow houses a roast of champions. Literally. It’s won awards. Their lamb rump, pork belly, fore rib and whole Sasso chicken are all kindsa good but we’re desperate for a chance to round up 15 people order their whole roast suckling goddamn pig. Yeah, baby.

10 Thornhill Road, London N1 1HW

PIG AND BUTCHER

In-house butchery and bigass sharers

With a name like that there’s gotta be some good meat on the menu, right? Not only do they butcher all their own meat on site but they’re big into brining, braising, smoking and curing. All their veg is fresh from Kent and their fish swims in from the south coast, if you want quality then you’ll get it here. Share a Special Reserve chicken for two or go big with a 35-day aged roasted Hereford sirloin. Your veggie mates won’t be disappointed either, their roasted Potimarron squash and poached egg could tempt the most hungry of carnivores.

80 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 0QD

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RED LION AND SUN

Takeaway roast dinners

This pub is surrounded by so much greenery that you’ll probably rock up after a lengthy walk with mud on your shoes and someone else’s dog in tow. Luckily, pups are welcome. Their roast is mega with loads to choose from braised lamb shank to a veggie nut roast, you can even get it all to take away if the hangover’s *that* bad. Booking is essential. You have been warned.

25 North Road, Highgate Village, London N6 4BE

THE PRINCESS OF WALES

Calling the people of Primrose Hill

Passing this pub on a Sunday is like passing an actual people magnet - you’ll be pulled inside before you know it. Not only do they have a jazz band tapping their toes for the afternoon, but you can hang downstairs in the bar, fill your face on the second floor and then, weather permitting natch, freshen up in their little garden (complete with original Banksy, y’know). Their food is all locally sourced and tastes amazing so take a wander around Primrose Hill then finish off here before the Monday fear hits.

22 Chalcot Road, London NW1 8LL

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THE BULL AND LAST

Taxidermy and trimmings

If you’re on the hunt for British pub grub at its best then this is your spot. Work up a sweat on Parliament Hill and make your way here where a taxidermy moose and bull hang high above the punters down below. Lunch here will last you the day, especially if you squeeze in some starters first - you should. Their roast sirloin and roast pork belly come with more than your average trimmings, and the veggie option of sheep’s cheese gnocchi is damn good too. It’s time to go big.

168 Highgate Road, London NW5 1QS

SOUTH

THE CROOKED WELL

South’s best roast

Probably the most famous roast south of the river, you’ve gotta be really dedicated to this cause ‘cos you need to book in mega advance or be prepared to queue. But with brick walls, low lighting and proper gastro pub vibes as well as chunky cuts of beef, all the trimmings and epic meaty homemade gravy, it’s totally worth the wait. Make sure you check out their ‘secret mix’ Bloody Marys too, it just wouldn’t be Sunday without one.

16 Grove Lane, London SE5 8SY

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THE FLORENCE

Urban bolt-hole

This self-titled 'grand old dame of a pub' in Herne Hill has just had a faux rustic refurb and it's all kicking off with epic Sunday roasts. If you're a recently converted urbanite with roots still deep in the country, this'll sort you right out. Think roast Hampshire pork belly, roast rump of beef and Suffolk chicken all served with roasted potatoes, roast carrots, swede, seasonal greens and Yorkshire puddings. They've also got their very own microbrewery on site alongside biodynamic wines. Got a hound? All are welcome. Not made a booking? Best not to chance it even if it is SE; this place is already getting rammed.

131-133 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London SE24 0NG

THE TRINITY

Perfect rumps

Somewhere along the line this place has been voted ‘Best Sunday Lunch’ so it’s definitely worth getting to. Not just any old roast, their organic rump of beef is totally killer, as is the leg of lamb and chicken with trimmings to die for. The veggie Wellington and butternut risotto has got it going on for those herbivore mates too. This isn’t your chill and fill your face kinda place though, the glasses are polished and napkins are pressed. This treat is not one to drag the hangover crew to.

202-206 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX

HOUSE OF TIPPLER

Manhattans with your mutton?

With a helping hand from Tim Maddams (the dude from River Cottage, team Tippler rustle up a damn good roast in that neighbourhood cocktail joint of theirs. We’re talking pork belly with crackling, topside of beef or a mix of both when you just want damn well everything. Chuck in a roasted vegetable pithivier to keep the veggies happy and stick around for the desserts. Wash it all down with South London’s best Manhattan. Sundays don’t get much better than this.

123 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8HU

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POWDER KEG DIPLOMACY

Flying the British flag

PKD are all about British produce so you know their roast is gonna be epic. You can take your pick from sirloin of beef with creamed horseradish, slow roasted pork belly, rosemary and garlic lamb or roast chicken with bacon crisp and bread sauce as well as a shallot tartlet for veggies; all ridiculously good and only £20 for two courses. Team it up with a damn good beer or one of their many cocktails - Tequila Maria, come at us - and you’ve won Sunday.

147 St. Johns Hill, London SW11 1TQ

THE AVALON

Clapham’s still got it

You’re gonna need to get here early to score a table because this is where most of Clapham comes to pig out. Serving up all the usual mega suspects like roast beef, pork belly and chicken with bread sauce alongside some epic trimmings but they’ve also got burgers, steaks and pizzas for those mates who aren’t feeling a roast. Get involved in the cocktail menu or order up a bottle of wine and if you’re lucky you’ll snag a seat by the fire.

16 Balham Hill, London SW12 9EB

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THE CANTON ARMS

A sunday sesh in Stockwell

A 10 minute walk from Stockwell tube, this place does a mean Sunday session. You can’t make a booking but the wait is softened by their Bloody Marys. It’s full of south London families and groups of mates so it’s all local, friendly, lazy Sunday vibes. Serving up either chicken, lamb, beef or pork to a pretty damn high standard and some great plates to share, the only difference between the roast here and cooking up a banging one at home is you have to pay up at the end - but when the food is this good it’s worth every penny.

117 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1XP

THE CALF

The game is on

Board games? Check. Booze? Check. Yorkshire puddings so big you could wear them as a hat? Check. The Calf in pretty Clapham Old Town ticks all the boxes. For bigass roasts of beef, pork and chicken, parsnip nut roasts and Bloody Marys to spice up your life, this place is a popular haunt for couples and groups of scrabble-lovin’ mates. Bring your dog and score the armchairs by the bar or take a huge group and reserve a long table in the back room. Best bit? They serve roasts all damn day, ideal for sleeping off the hangover post-gravy fix.

87 Rectory Grove, London SW4 0DR

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THE PALMERSTON

Because the Yorkshires are worth it

The roasts here are award winning and totally repping all the British seasonal ingredients that you want for a heartwarming feeding. All family vibes (you are in Dulwich after all) cosy fireplaces and fine Sunday dining, the Yorkshires in particular are outta this world and if you’re here for the booze good luck navigating that wine list. Less hangover central, more gourmet feasting, the food here is worth dropping the extra cash.

91 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8EP

EAST

The Hemingway Book in for a roasting This place is nearly always booked up for a roast so make sure you get in there quick. It’s decked out with some cool furniture; art deco mirrors sit alongside buffalo horns. Their roast is just what the doctor ordered on a Sunday, their Scotch eggs are a must and with most of the meat coming from the green fields of Devon, you can expect the perfect grub. 84 Victoria Road, London, E9 7JL // From 12-9pm The Royal Oak Columbia Road ain’t just about flowers Sundays at Columbia Road Flower Market wouldn’t be complete without a dip into The Royal Oak, bang smack in the thick of it all. The fun bit is getting busy downstairs but no one likes an elbow in their face when they’re eating… head upstairs for less noise and a feast! Designed for “those who dine in packs”, you can order up a whole chicken, lamb shoulder or sirloin so round up your mates, it’s feeding time. 73 Columbia Road, London, E2 7RG ROAST.the.royal.oak Jones & Sons The hottest boy in town Deep in Dalston you’ll find this old Victorian textile factory that now houses Jones & Sons. If you want a piece of their roast action, you gotta book ahead; this place is popular and not just with the trendy East End crew. People are rolling in for all over town to get their hands on the roast here. Order up and you’ll see why. 23-27 Arcola St, London E8 2DJ

WEST

The Truscott Arms It’s all gravy, baby In its own words, “this is a pub worth travelling for”, and we can’t help but to agree with it. This five-storey Victorian pub happily lends itself to any occasion, from settling in at the bar with a pint (or even a cocktail), to enjoying a formal dinner with friends in the restaurant upstairs. Whatever your flex, it’ll do you proud but it’s their Sunday roast that we book in for. From lamb, to pork, to beef rump with seasonal roasted veg, potatoes, puddings and crazy good gravy, it truly is a roast of champions. We dream about that gravy. 55 Shirland Road, London, W9 2JD ROAST.the.truscott.arms Princess Victoria Save room for pudding What used to be a Victorian gin palace is now Uxbridge Road’s best spot to hit if you’re roast hungry on a Sunday. They have over 400 wines to choose from, a cigar and wine shop, a herb garden courtyard and some seriously good food. They’ve got beef, pork belly, lamb and roasted poussin all served with dripping roast potatoes and hella good veg. If you’ve still got room after that, hit the cheeseboard, sticky toffee pudding or gelato. There’s always room for gelato. 217 Uxbridge Rd, London, W12 9DH The Scarsdale Tavern Post-shop feeding Location-wise this spot is perfect if you’re jamming in some Sunday shopping/Whole Foods perving as it’s only two minutes from High St Ken. Down one of the quieter streets, this pub’s the one literally covered in greenery. Inside it’s all rearing horses framed by heavy gold frames, chunky tables and a crowd that lunches here on the reg. They don’t serve the world’s best roast but what does appear from the kitchen will fill you to the brim and satisfy your Sunday hunger cravings. 23a Edwardes Square, London, W8 6HE ROAST.the.scarsdale.arms The Idle Hour One for the Barnes locals Hidden down a small alley in the far away hideout that is Barnes, it’s the locals’ best kept secret. Of the many clocks that line the walls, there is not one that tells the right time so you can lose a couple of hours here. The roast is a big event for these guys (as are the burgers, but that’s another story); they make sure their meat is from one of the best butchers in town. The choice is either a whole roast chicken or a roasted leg of lamb served with goose fat potatoes, veg and gravy. For a minimum of two people, rally your pals and get carving. 62 Railway Side, Barnes, London, SW13 0PQ The Harwood Arms If your name’s not down, you’re not coming in It’s no secret that the Harwood Arms does a banging roast, so make sure you book ahead because rocking up on a Sunday, mates and hangovers in tow, is not gonna go down. The Sunday menu changes with the chef and the season but whatever’s on the menu will come with a side of the whole shebang whether you’re into meat, fish or just banging veg. 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We say screw cutting things out in 2016, just do things differently. January can be a pretty fun month, especially if you do it the BarChick way. DON’T: JOIN THE GYM… INSTEAD: GO RAVING The beauty of a rave is you can dance for 6 hours straight with it feeling like 2 minutes. Drink lots of water, lose weight by sweating and have a damn good time. It’s practically a month’s worth of gym sessions in one night, SORTED. rave INSTEAD: HAVE MORE SEX Sex is like doing a 20 minute skipping session but a lot more fun, obviously. It’s exercise, so use and abuse this fact. Don’t get sweaty with strangers in a gymnasium – and don’t even get us started on Bikram yoga. Instead, pick someone you like, use that dimmer switch and whack on some Marvin Gaye… you know what to do. sex DON’T: GIVE UP DRINKING… INSTEAD: DRINK BETTER COCKTAILS Drinking doesn’t HAVE to be bad for you, maybe you’re just ordering the wrong thing. It’s all about drinking the right way  - for example, tequila lets off happy endorphins (Jen An loves the stuff). Plus loads of bars do skinny cocktails. The Anthologist has a whole load all year round, such as the Skinny Superfood Collins that’s only 105 calories with Gin Mare, fresh basil, raspberries, blackberries, agave and fresh lemon juice, served long with soda. tequila INSTEAD: DRINK MORE WATER It’s something we all know but somehow ignore, yet having a water in between drinks really does fend off the hangover and helps you remain a respectable person. Get into the habit of having a glass between drinks and downing a pint before bed and you’ll be good to go in the morning. Hangover who?! water DON’T: GIVE UP DRINKING TO SAVE MONEY… INSTEAD: LEARN HOW TO MAKE COCKTAILS AT HOME Drinking cocktails at swish bars can start to add up, so if you’re watching the bank balance and not the liver, head to one of the many cocktail classes in London and learn to make a signature cocktail. Stock up your booze cupboard, throw some parties and make the drinks yourself! It saves you money plus it makes you look bad ass. Not sure which ones to try? We’ve got that sorted for you! make cocktails DON’T: CUT OUT BAD FOODS… INSTEAD: TRY NEW WEIRD FOODS We could all cut out cheese, pizza and chocolate but where is the fun in that? Instead of cutting food out, bring new foods IN (bonus if it’s something healthy, obvs!). The fruit and veg aisle always has some weird looking stuff, dragon fruit is a good place to start. Live a little. vegetables DON’T: LEARN A NEW SKILL… INSTEAD: LEARN A NEW PARTY TRICK The music is playing, the drinks are flowing and the party tricks are coming out. Do you want to say “I took up Italian lessons this year” or do you want to impress with a damn good party trick? 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It’s basically a darn good excuse to fall off the wagon in Jan and hit up some of the best whisky bars in the city. So don some tartan, chow down on some haggis and have a few wee drams all in the name of a birthday bash! 1. Learn how to cook Haggis with a masterclass at Mac and Wild Devonshire Square Our favourite strapping Scots, Mac and Wild are going all out this year for Burns Night with a whole week of celebrations. Kicking off their ‘Week of Burns’ they’re hosting a Haggis Making Masterclass where you can learn to make it. Eating blood not your thing?  They’re also running a whisky and beer pairing evening and a celebratory Scottish feast on actual Burns Night. Message us for info and tickets.  Haggis Making Masterclass, Monday 23rd Jan, £40pp //Events running until Friday 27th January// Mac and Wild 9A Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YN// For event info and to buy tickets click here  Mac.and.Wild.Tuesday.10th.5 2. The no brainer: London’s oldest whisky shop, Milroy’s Where better to raise a celebratory toast on the 25th then at the whisky mecca Milroy’s? Where else are you going to try a haggis cocktail? It's a peppery play on the classic ‘Bobby Burns’ and has been inspired by the spicing used in haggis. Tasty. To get the party started the bartenders will be giving out a few free drams. See you there! Want in... message us.  Wednesday 25th January 6pm – late// Milroy’s 3 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4NX// For more info and to book in talk to BarChick Milroy.s.of.Soho.1 3. Become a single malt buff at one of London’s most exclusive members bars, Keystone Crescent If whisky is your thang or you just fancy knowing a bit more about the amber nectar in time for the big day itself then get yourself down to Keystone Crescent’s Scotch tasting. Just in time for Burns Night they’re hosting a Macallan Masterclass (Macallan is one of the finest Scotches FYI). After a brief history, you’ll get a chance to sample a few drams from different variants ranging from a 12-year-old Fine Oak to a Rare Cask – boom! Not a member? No problem BarChick will sort it for you. Scotch Masterclass, Tuesday 24th Jan, £10 pp // Keystone Crescent 28 Keystone Cres, Kings Cross, London N1 9DT// Non-members ask BarChick to book you in Keystone_Crescent 4. Take a whisky flight over dinner at the Singer Tavern All week long the lovely folks at the Singer Tavern are serving up a Scottish feast of Haggis, neeps & tatties. Plus you can add a whisky flight to your dinner - hells yeah - and the whole thing cost you a bargain £20.  Perfect place to toast Robbie Burns without breaking the bank. It is January after all. Burns Night promotion run from Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th Jan// Prices start from £12// Singer Tavern, 1 City Rd, London EC1Y 1AG// Ask BarChick to book you a table Singer_Tavern_Dining.000   5. Enjoy an evening of whisky and words at Below and Hidden Lads & Lassies wanting to keep it sophisticated this Burns Night are invited to join the city’s party purveyors, Bourne and Hollingsworth for a colourful hour of Scotch and poetry in their sexy secret bar. In the subterranean surrounds of Below & Hidden, B&H are celebrating the genius of Robert Burns with a tasting of four of Bruichladdich's best whiskies, before rounding the evening off with gin tasting. Want in? Better be quick, tickets are selling fast. Wednesday 25th January 6.30pm-7.30pm// Tickets £25 pp// Below and Hidden 42 Northampton Rd, London EC1R 0HU// Tickets include a welcome cocktail and a tasting flight. Buy tickets here  nFjHPXWjMLSRhwAEPe98wD.vo7plqdbYpmw22j0ths0P43OQFblQP5j3Js6RVmQdKmcvxkK4RZKcFf1Aw9nHOEyJRrooQXFLMTcZ7s2JGTvU9DdW8gp3ghBz5EJe6J4uouCUiB9Gl5.DfyqKvVc1lYpjhX3WXW9ZmzxajnfO1yBo.940x628 6. Sit down to a Scottish banquet at Merchants Tavern Bringing a slice of Scotland to the streets of Shoreditch, Merchants Tavern are paying homage to the humble poet with a specialist Scottish menu and optional whisky pairing. It’s pretty hearty so come hungry! Expect game sausage rolls, haggis (of course!) and they’re rounding dinner with a deep fired mars bar. YES. Wednesday 25th January // Prices from £45pp // Merchants Tavern, 36 Charlotte Rd, London EC2A 3PG// BarChick will get you a table merchants.tavern.booth.4 7. Wash down your whisky with some haggis nuggets at Hawksmoor Spitalfields Anything these guys get up to is BarChick approved, and Burns Night is no exception. They will be serving a whole host of whisky cocktails alongside lamb and haggis nuggets and other inspired Scottish small plates. With free entry it’s gonna be busy so ask BarChick to book you a table. Wednesday 25th January// Hawksmoor Spitafields, 157A Commercial Street, London, E1 6BJ// Free entry burns_night_hawksmoor 8. Dust off your dancing shoes at the Ceilidh Club Given that the Ceilidh Club exists solely to show English folk exactly how fun Scottish dancing can be you know that they’re gonna be pulling all the stops out for Burns Night. Determined to show Southerners how to celebrate Scottish style, they’re laying on an evening of booze, bagpipes and boogying. Events throughout January and February// £34.50 // The Ceilidh Club, Hammersmith Town Hall, W6 9JU // Book your tickets here  Burns_night_celidh.000 9. A night of tartan revelry at Burns Baby Burns Putting on surely the most raucous Burns Night event in London. A party in an East London Church with a load of tartan clad revellers and multiple whisky toasts - it's going to be insane. Expect roaring pipes, twirling fire sticks and a thunderstorm ceilidh. And of course, they’re serving haggis for dinner. Theirs is apparently the size of a sofa! Challenge. Thursday 26th- Saturday 28th January // Tickets from £38.50 pp // Burns Baby, Burns, St John At Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD // Buy tickets here  alistair_veryard_burn_baby_hackney_2016_614_432 10. Fill up on Scottish street food at KERB and Monkey Shoulder’s Burns Hootenanny We doubt you’ll find a tastier Burns Night than KERB and Monkey Shoulder’s pop-up. For one weekend only, foodies can fill their boots on Scottish twists on street food dished up by KERB vendor favourites. Slow cooked venison tacos, fresh oysters with a whisky dressing and haggis scotch eggs are all on the menu. As are Monkey Shoulder Old Fashioneds and a whole heap of other whisky based cocktails. As if the food wasn’t reason enough to go there’s also live music and highland games to keep you entertained. Friday 27th & 28th January from 6pm // Tickets from £20 pp // Burns Hootenanny, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road, SE16 4DG // Buy tickets here  kerb.monkey.shoulder.deeneys.haggis.baws.james.byrne.1.1920x849 11. Wrap up with a whisky at J Sheekey’s Winter Terrace Hunker down under a blanket and make your way through a badass list of single malts at this institution’s Scottish-themed winter terrace. All in the name of Robbie Burns, the infamous J Sheekey have put together a selection of seafood dishes which are served alongside their drams. This is date night stuff. Winter Terrace is open throughout January 12pm – midnight// J Sheekey 28-32 St Martin's Ct, London WC2N 4AL// Ask BarChick to book you a table j.sheeky 12. Become a whisky buff with Little Bat This hot little cocktail hangout in Islington have teamed up with Glenfiddich this Burns Night to offer whisky lovers a chance to learn all about this famous brand of Scotch. In the hour long masterclass, guests will be invited to taste three variations of Glenfiddich. One of which is from their freshly launched experimental series. The evening is presided over by Mark Thomson – a serious single malt buff so be sure to stick around and have a drink with him afterwards off the bars special menu. Glenfiddich Masterclass 8pm Tuesday 24th January // Little Bat, 54 Islington Park St, London N1 1PX// Ask BarChick to book you a table littlebat 13. Indulge in a stylish Scottish supper at 108 Marylebone This super chic brasserie is serving up banging three-course traditional Scottish dinner to celebrate Burns Night. They’ve even enlisted the help of renowned whisky expert David Miles to host the event, so you can learn a thing or two about the good stuff whilst you chow down on your haggis. 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Ladies and Gentlemen

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2 Highgate Road, London NW5 1NR

Kentish Town

Opening hours

Tues - Su: 5pm - late

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Barchick Says

Date Updated: 23/11/2015

Hot dates in Kentish Town’s underground toilets were once reserved for George Michael, but these days this neighbourhood has changed, and it’s looking hotter than ever. Down some narrow stairs, push back the blue velvet curtain and enter Ladies & Gentlemen, a naughty neighbourhood cocktail bar that just happens to be in a converted Victorian lavatory. Genius.

Headed up by Vestal Vodka’s William Borrell (do check out his boozy barge trips) – he’s given a nod to the space’s previous incarnation with the original exposed tiles in one corner. Apart from that there’re no toilet-based gimmicks or glory holes in sight. Instead there’s a handful of tables, book shelves, a record player, 70s speakers, mirrors reclaimed from a Kilburn pub and lights foraged from a skip.

This place is about good ol’ fashioned drinking, good food (sausage rolls, f*ck yeah), good company and live music (Thu-Sat). Speaking of Old Fashioned, they do them damn good down here: one for the gents (Bulleit Rye, homemade butterscotch, Peychaud’s Bitters and Wether’s Original), it’s mega, try one, or three. The drinks are playful and packed with seasonal ingredients (some from a local allotment plot), and if you want to geek out, get chatting about their 16-litre copper still behind the bar. That baby is churning out bespoke spirits all day while you’re sleeping off that hangover.


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Take a cheapskate, Take a client, Take a date, Take your mates, Take your mistress, Take your mum, Food, Killer cocktails, Music, Parties, People watching, Evening, Late