British Isles

Feel at home: John Lewis opens Britain’s

‘Smallest rooftop pub in UK’ opens in London

By Georgina Townshend

Department store John Lewis claims it opened Britain’s smallest rooftop pub last week capturing “all the charm of a favourite watering hole” whilst boasting panoramic views of London.

Trend watch: deep sea treats...

Trend Watch

Trend watch: deep sea treats...

By Noli Dinkovski

When chef Brett Redman reopened Hackney bar the Richmond in March, he decided to include a happy hour with a difference. 

Powder Keg Diplomacy: new Lost Society outlet

Lost Society set to unveil new Clapham outlet

The team behind London-based bar and restaurant sites Lost Society and Blind Tiger are set to launch a fifth outlet in the capital, after buying the leasehold interest on a site in Clapham.

Chris Evans: Great Taste judge

Great Taste winners announced

By Jo Bruce

Winning products in the Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, have been announced. The 2010 awards saw 6,021 products entered...

Camra: 2009 Pub Design Awards open

Camra's 2009 Pub Design Awards open

By Gemma McKenna

The Campaign for Real Ale's Pub Design Awards, which reward high standards of design in refurbishing existing pubs and building new ones, open today....

Town & country

Town & country

With some form of smoking ban now certain across the rest of the British Isles, James Wilmore went to Ireland to find out how licensees are coping.In...

Sad Irish eyes

Sad Irish eyes

As a smoking ban moves closer in the rest of the British Isles, Dublin solicitor Joe Kelly documents the full impact of the ban introduced in Ireland...