Staying Power - The Bars And Restaurants That Stand The Test Of Time

Here today, gone tomorrow, bars have a reputation for short-term success. A Few can take aim, the times and keep on top of the game.Ten years, I was sitting in the Groucho Club on a late summer evening in conversation with a now famous haute couture designers, the new wave of drinking culture , What the enveloping of the capital, arguing HAD London, the sun never really been exciting to drink at this time Mucha very secondary element of the list overall experience - was Simply White or red wine, beer only in a pint glass of vodka and that cam all that paint stripper thing for the bartender to. Goal in the nineties we were on the verge of a cocktail movement. New World Wines Chardonnay and Shiraz have made the commonplace, the Bordeaux, while new conceptual drinks like Red Bull have been seriously shaken the market, people have to drink landscape enhancement, and challenges us, had to think about drinking more lifestyle. Slowly, what seemed to be behind the bar Taking Over the focus of the night. People were whispering rumors lead through the night bars in the early morning hours, where glamorous glitterati rubbed hips with the international jet-set over martinis and Manhattans were. Theys, together with the Groucho was the place everyone wanted to see, and her popularity seemed untouchable MOST cynical.Of all races, everything has a life span, we cynically Agreed: fashion is dead in a season, and a trendy bar - and you want to dignity do not bet the house it would you? Concluded that we simply do not last Both Fashions and the bars, the subject of today's snaking queues would be drunk quickly yesterday's news again as the beverage Want That Were in His. Of course, in most areas we were not far wrong. Mondo, Saint, Titanic, Riki Tik ... Are all on the line oz HAVING been dropped from their favorite celebrity day. Many others have switched from exclusive A-list to excellence godawful tourists DID. The Gin Sling Became the Sea Breeze was the Bramble was the Vanilla Mojito ... But it's not all doom and gloom. Today, ten years for others, I'm back in the leather couch Sami Sami Groucho, ordering from the menu and a Red Bull, a drink, their ability to fads and trends seem to transcend, to symbolize the expectations of the nightlife culture. It is the history and cultural heritage, and reach almost timeless appeal. Fashionable work for a while, drank Every owner, manager and promoter, and hopes ultimately striving for one thing - and this is the next classic. Since the classics, while small in number, there are far superior level fashion. Dotted among the vast community unique wonder that the world be filled bar, a few classics really stand the test of time, riding the cyclical waves reach credibility immortal. The Groucho is one of those timeless classics. Over the years, there is always at the top of the game ITS, populate its membership list, which sit in the same name of the pages, the press of the celebrities, along with the successful and powerful in the world of media.Nowadays Been, octogenarian founder members comfortably alongside young performers and their long-term future seems set in stone. Comfort Is Another long-time winners - or more to the point, the ubiquitous rock 'n' roll-owner, Mark Fuller, of the original message was twenty years ago with the same success. This incarnation of the Most Recent one of the most famous clubs in London, now with a fine dining restaurant, the capital among the best, and glittering disco in the basement, is a rare constant in the world of the oscillating mode. Another face always that HAS connected with bar and club domination Jake Panayiotou Who is the original celebrity hot spot, Brown ran for a decade before we STIs in hay-days. His last years at the top of the FEW Wellington Club in Knightsbridge, the old club members rise to new heights have not yet seen. But it is not only the members of the Club Through the Ages battle unscathed Can. Such events led music as medicine bar in Islington, Bar Rumba, The Cross, The End Bar Vinyl and all their mettle has been proved, while the likes of Hanover Grand, The Gardening Club and the Iceni have closure collapse of 'hip' history. So what it is, the one-hit wonder is apart from the immortals? What makes a classic? Three features seem to be the cores of all long-term winner through the pump. "Quality, choice and adaptability," says Case, The Groucho outstanding bar manager, such as ET cocktails behind the bar shaking sent. "You need to provide a quality experience in the drinks, the music, the food and people. You need the customers what they want, and you must adjust the time." Subtly underlines the point that my Red Bull came in silence at the table reach into their own compartment, dressed with a single, perfectly folded napkin.Can stamina to Be So really simple? With twenty years of success behind The Groucho, the club is quite Authority on the subject, purpose Darwin, who was adopted, "the fittest win at the expense of their rivals because they adapt successfully in their environment." Sounds pretty familiar to me, and let's face it, you can not argue with Darwin.HERE TO selection of bars, thinking that we want to do it quietly in ten years STAYOur ... Mayfair EmbassyAn allround club for round-Society offers, news food has Michelin-starred restaurants, drinks are as good as any great cocktail bar, a basement club and a guest list, the double than those who could see who of London. Covent Garden: The End Of The Most respected dance music AKAOne & capital goes, with Mr. C behind the success of ICT. Music is always before the age of ICT and the drinks are a world away from dance music came the most. KNIGHTSBRIDGE Wellington Club with over 100-year history-has been reborn as The hottest exclusive venue in Wellington for the city. Lounge bar and club in one, and equally popular with the pap and the press. WEST: Woody'sOn the banks of the longest canal in London, is woody, as set by the members bar for the music industry. Three floors of food, drink and dance with a collection of the best music and cocktail bartenders in the country. Islington: Barite medicine that the bar "credible" the Islington card has been set. One of the original DJ bars, has been the home of the clubbing community has in the 1990s. Camden: Bar VinylReputedly the first DJ bar in London, a bar with a vinyl record store is the only combined worth ses sels in Camden. The bar is tiny, with the goal of enormous and the future is enormous. Shoreditch Shoreditch HomeOne the originator of the movement, made Mark STI Home Before everyone else sat and assert themselves. It is a shaggy basement into a smooth, funky cocktail bar and restaurant and order Moved to continue to define the time. SOHO: The media Groucho's favorite pub, The Groucho Is Like A party in your own living room with the kind of people that want everyone to eat right arm Their Own's turn at any party. Now complete with a modern bar on the first floor to the classic leather and wood on the ground floor, there is a members bar, which bound all the suits and to see in another 20 years maturity. Hoxton: Hoxton Zigfrid newcomer is set in the will, most likely Zigfrid here in ten years. Brainchild of leading designer bar, Paul Daly, who appeal to them more creative and sincere Hoxtonians The district is a hotbed of creativity, it has proven quite popular. Fitzrovia: Social Collaboration Between The Breakfast Group guru bar and music gurus, Heavenly Social, this backstreet bar on the concrete bunkers, some of the best live music and DJ-LED. Now with sister came in Islington, Nottinghamshire is a great future for the social granted ....
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