Epic basement bar with Girl Power energy as strong as the cocktails. Hell yeah.

It's no secret BarChick is mezcal's numero uno fan. So any bar that dedicates itself to the stuff is alright by us. Especially one that's pinker than a blushing flamingo at a Pride parade. Expect the vibrancy of Mexico and the sexiness of a 1920s Harlem jazz club, in a scarlet basement bar in Stokey. Plush velvet banquet-style seating, low lighting and candles complete the seriously sassy effect. It's a vibe we are here for.

The bar is headed up by Lucia Massey (the brains behind Cuppa Gumbo & Slap Ya Papa) and agave enthusiast Thea Cumming. This babe is the founder of Dangerous Don, a wicked mezcal which with plenty of fire. Boom. Expect plenty of this stuff on the back bar and in the banging cocktail menu. The Fiorella is always our pick. Made with Quiquiriqui mezcal, Italicus, Dry White Vermouth and Empirical Ayuuk, it's a sassy take on a Martini. We'll take three. And to accompany the cocktails, there's tacos from their upstairs neighbours at Tigre Tacos (make sure you order the fish tacos, and be prepared to use a napkin) and wicked live music every night, with a spotlight on female performers. YES GIRL.

By BarChick


92 Stoke Newington High St, Clapton, London N16 7NY, UK


Tuesday - Wednesday 6pm - 11pm
Thursday 6pm - midnight
Friday - Saturday 6pm - 1:30am


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