We all seem to be working so hard and such long hours that hitting the hooch every night just isn’t possible for most of us, if we don’t want to burn out or freak out! So we thought we’d put together a compilation of establishments that get our vote for their non-alcoholic offerings.
Redemption is a detoxer’s dream; there is no temptation at this completely alcohol free gastro bar. This extra healthy café at the end of Golborne Road offers a range of fresh fruit juices, enticing mocktails with imaginative involvements of thirst quenching coconuts waters, served alone or along side vegetarian and raw dishes.
www.redemptionbar.com/ Goldfinger Factory, 13-15 Golborne Rd, Portobello/ 07500 745 684
With barginous non-alcoholic cocktails available from £4 you can enjoy a cheap and cheerful alcohol free evening. Here, the lubricated and divine rub shoulders n’ chink glasses! 21 and over only.
www.barriocentral.com/ 6 Poland Street, Soho, And London W1F/ 02077493940
La Bodegra Negra
Hidden away behind a ‘sex shop’ in Soho, La Bodgera Negra offers all the seduction and naughtiness of Soho night out but with a well considered booze-less section on their menu called ‘refrescos’; you can get juiced up on coolers, ice teas and fizzes without the killer come down the next day.
labodeganegra.com / 9 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 5J/ 0207 758 4100
This vegetarian restaurant lies just off Regent St. Their menus are suitable for vegans, gluten free, plus there are a whole load of options for fresh raw juices and a long enticing list of herbal teas and infusions. This sort of place makes us feel very virtuous!
www.tibits.ch / 12-14 Heddon street, London W1B 4DA/ (0) 207 758 4112
All day devouring is an absolute treat at Nopi. Their non-alcoholic cocktails focus of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs, as you’d expect from an Ottolenghi joint. Most dribble worthy, we think is this mix of Kumquat, passion fruit, orange and lemon juices, with kumquat syrup and rose water. Lush! http://www.nopi-restaurant.com/
nopi-restaurant.com/21-22 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NE/ (0) 20 7494 9584
Lounge lover is a sure hit for most occasions and if mocktails are what you are after, they won’t disappoint, with the creative concoctions listed under the ‘Virgin’ section of the cocktail menu. Lounge, love and then wake up fresh as a daisy!
http://www.loungelover.uk.com / 1 Whitby Street, London E1 6JU/ 0207 0121 234
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