Behind the bar


August 18th, 2023

High Seas High Tea at The Landmark London

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho samples the seafood-centric afternoon tea at the grande dame of luxury 5-star hotels in London.

July 14th, 2023

Summer in the City: New York’s Best Rooftop Bars

Summer has arrived in New York City. What better way to admire the striking skyline than from a rooftop bar? With breathtaking views, happy hour specials and tasty food, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the summer.

April 19th, 2023

How to Fit an Integrated Wine Cooler

Integrated wine coolers are designed to sit on the floor or surrounded by cabinets on all sides excluding the door.

March 7th, 2023

International Women's Day: Behind the Bar with Mixologist Ludmilla Samohin

Located on the ground floor of the Hilton, Lake Como is Taffeta, an elegant lounge and bar. The back wall is dominated by a selection of spirits and a long bar. Behind it you’ll find Ludmilla Samohin, Head Mixologist who is taking the Italian drinks world by storm, rustling up some of the most innovating drinks menus.

August 10th, 2022

Retox to Detox at the South Place Hotel

Team Coco ventures into the buzzy City to see if South Place Hotel’s new package is worth the hype (spoiler alert: it is)

July 12th, 2022

TH@51 is reinventing modern Indian cuisine at the St James Court Hotel

Fans of the fabulously opulent Taj Hotel Group will surely be familiar with the old world glamour of the St. James Court Hotel. […]

July 1st, 2022

Hush Mayfair Unveils ‘The New Dolce Vita’ Courtyard with Disaronno in London

Here at House of Coco, we are always on the lookout for ways to make your summer that little bit sweeter. […]

June 28th, 2022

The Act is bringing the West End to Notting Hill

Hannah Tan-Gillies checked out The Act, Notting Hill’s all-singing all-dancing new weekend destination for an evening of delicious cocktails and excellent show tunes. Live entertainment in Notting Hill never […]

June 5th, 2022

Eight new London restaurants we’re checking out this summer

Summer is the season for al fresco – but it’s also when the London restaurant scene comes to life. […]

March 6th, 2022

The best London food and drink spots in March

Spring is very much on the horizon, we can feel it. […]

January 20th, 2022

Ramp up the romance this Valentine’s Day with these 13 London restaurants

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, don’t get caught up making last minute plans. […]

December 19th, 2021

Get your alpine fix with the Botanist Gin’s Winter Terrace at Bar 31

With Omicron throwing a massive wrench into everyone’s winter travel plans, we’re getting our alpine fix at The Botanist Gin’s new alpine themed winter terrace at The Shangri-La London’s […]

December 6th, 2021

Getting in the Christmas spirit with Miracle at Henrietta Hotel

The Experimental Group’s fabulous Miracle pop-up has landed at Henrietta Hotel bringing enough Christmas cheer to brighten up even the dreariest of Decembers. […]

December 6th, 2021

Down the rabbit hole with Queen of Hoxton’s Alice in Winterland pop-up

Queen of Hoxton, the queen of cool East London rooftop hangs, is welcoming the return of its winter Alice in Winterland pop-up, which took TeamCoco babe Hannah Tan-Gillies down […]

September 2nd, 2021

Our favourite drinks for your last barbecue of 2021

The summer heat may be gone and autumn on the horizon, but before we pack up our bikinis for good – we’re pulling out all the stops for the […]