Barrio Familia is a dynamic group of Latin American-inspired, tequila-led, cocktail bars, situated in the popular London areas of Shoreditch, Soho, Brixton and Angel, and the high-end ’60s themed members’ cocktail bar, Disrepute, located in Kingly Court, Soho.
Barrio was founded by Ferdie Ahmed in 2007, inspired by his travels to Latin America and his passion for music. Barrio aims to bring a taste of Latino attitude and full colour flavour to the London bar scene. The first Barrio opened in Angel in 2007 with flamboyant interiors, bold colours and a relaxed, fun, vibrant party atmosphere. These core themes run throughout the further sites in Soho, Shoreditch Brixton creating an instantly recognisable brand identity. Cocktail dreams, Latin cantina, DJs, live music and the best bottomless brunches!!!
Disrepute, is a 60s inspired luxe member’s bar located in Kingly Court, Soho offering the best of London’s cocktail culture. Expect an expertly curated drinks menu featuring a mix of classics and new creations each described by a short story. It is based in the iconic basement in Kingly court, a key location in the infamous Profumo affair scandal.
The Adventure Bar Group is one of the most dynamic bar companies in London, and soon to be UK. After 15+ years they have built a successful portfolio of bars in the bustling areas of Covent Garden, Waterloo, Shoreditch, Clapham and Birmingham.
The Adventure Bar Group began its journey back in 2005, founded by friends Bryan Lloyd, Thomas Kidd, Tobias Jackson and Kieron Botting with a vision to live, breathe, work and go above and beyond for everyone who visits their bars. To constantly evolve their offering, to satisfy the expressed and unexpressed needs of their guests and to consistently exceed expectations.
Known for thinking outside the box, from events to activations to interiors, Adventure Bar Group are always looking to make an impact and set themselves apart from the crowd. Tonight Josephine took the Tinder world by storm with the infamous neon sign “Well Behaved Women Don’t Make History”, now instantly recognisable across the UK. Winter 2019 saw them installing a temporary ice rink…on the rooftop as part of an initiative to raise awareness for Bar Elba as a winter venue as well as a summer venue.
The portfolio currently boasts the below bars and brands:
London Cocktail Club has carved out its own niche in London’s cocktail bar scene, with its speakeasy-style, destination-led basement sites. It is a highly scalable model with a strong pipeline of potential new openings, made more attractive by the current environment.
The London Cocktail Club concept was initially conceived by John James ‘JJ’ Goodman and James Hopkins. JJ was the winner of the World’s Best Bartender award at the Cocktail World Cup in 2008 and, along with Hopkins, aimed to create a collection of bars where customers could experience best-in-class cocktails in exciting environments with added ‘theatre’.
In 2009, JJ Goodman and James Hopkins were the winners of the television show competition ‘The Restaurant’, which brought further exposure and also the prize of partnering with Raymond Blanc and Sarah Willingham. The first site that this founder group partnered on was on Goodge Street which was established under the London Cocktail Club brand. A further eight sites were opened in London over the subsequent eight years, with the first regional site opening in Bristol in 2018.
London Cocktail Club’s sites are all individually unique from a design, decor and size perspective, although the quality of drinks, training and service remains consistent across the portfolio.
The London Cocktail Club has won several awards including:
Icons of Gin’s ‘Bar Group of the year 2018’
Top 10 Best International High-Volume Cocktail Bars at Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards 2017
Winner of Design My Night’s Best Cocktail Bar in the West End 2016/2017
The Springboard Charity’s Best Employer 2017 and Best Career Progression 2017
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