Alex Mennie Posts

19 June 2020 / Restaurant Reviews

The liberal application of stained glass and gothic windows, as well as the grand luxury of the Lough Bar (once the chapel), will leave you feeling regal and bordering on saintly for the duration of your stay.

14 April 2020 / Bar Reviews
3 April 2020 / London

You have to judge your audience before you start discussing terroir. Pick the wrong time or place and you could end up with a reputation for pomposity, verbiage and downright pretension. In the right circumstances though, it’s the only word that works.

3 March 2020 / Bar Reviews

The top online search result for “Opium London” may lead you to a jade green door on Gerrard Street, but your initial impression may not suggest a chic 1920s inspired cocktail lounge.

30 January 2020 / Restaurant Reviews
26 January 2020 / Bar Reviews

On a cold December night, there is plenty to be said in favour of the warm glow of the refined Scarfes Bar at London’s luxury Rosewood Hotel