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The Cocktail Lovers’ Best Cocktail Bars in North London

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White Lyan – king of the cocktail jungle?

Do you hate it when you get to the end of the drink and all you’ve got left are watery dregs? Or when a Mojito is just a tad too sour for your taste buds? Fear not when sipping at White Lyan the creators have done away with ice and citrus in their quest to find the perfectly balanced cocktail.

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Taking Tea With George at the Gilbert Scott

Tea time takes on a glamorous twist in St. Pancras

Left: Earl Grey; right: White Tea, spiffing tea-time cocktails at Gilbert Scott

Think quintessential English afternoon tea and finger sarnies, cakes, scones and pots of Earl Grey spring to mind. Nothing wrong with that except the idea of the ritual is usually better than the tea itself. Don’t get us wrong, we love a sweet confection as much as the next person but even we start to feel a little nauseous when they’re served up en masse from 3pm-5pm. That’s why Taking Tea With George at the Gilbert Scott is such a hit – you get all of the elegance and naughtiness you yearn for but none of the cloying sweetness…

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