Upcoming Events

As well as serving cocktails at private parties we also attend many events open to the public, and host our own evenings in collaboration with other organisations, institiutions, artists and cooks. To receive more information about upcoming events sign up here.

The Open Art Fair

18th – 24th March 2020

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Gimlet Bar will serve a menu of exciting and playful drinks specifically created for The Open Art Fair 2020 [see menu below]. We've designed some new cocktail bars too, which will accompany the diverse array of work on display and the theme is 'The Grammar of Ornament' [Owen Jones].

Our menu will involve a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to suit all tastes; from uplifting ‘revivers’ in the morning, to sour, bitter and sparkling pick-me-ups in the evening.

We will also serve delicious wines from small-scale producers in France and Italy.

Fair Opening Times:

Wednesday 11.00am – 8.00pm
Thursday 11.00am – 8.00pm
Friday 11.00am – 8.00pm
Saturday 11.00am – 7.00pm
Sunday 11.00am – 7.00pm
Monday 11.00am – 6.30pm*
Tuesday 11.00am – 6.00pm

Tickets for this event
Our special menu for The Open Art Fair in London
Aside from cocktails we will have delcioous non-alcoholic drinks too. Plus wines from Gergovie Wines and Les Caves de Pyrene. Only at The Open Art Fair. So come and see us!


Dulwich Picture Gallery

Gimlet Bar at Dulwich Picture Gallery

A special cocktail menu created for Dulwich Picture Gallery's inauguration of the new British Printmaking exhibition

Frieze Art Fair 2019

A very special cocktail bar for Frieze Art Fair

Gimlet Bar collaborated with the Kitty Travers of La Grotta Ices to create a menu of alcoholic ices as well as an array of playful 'art world' drinks specially curated for Frieze Art Fair.

Geffrye Museum

Geffrye Museum cocktails in the garden

Drinks inspired by and made using ingredients from each of the three period gardens at The Geffrye Museum. We also invited friend and cook Lucas Hollweg to serve delicious food alongside.

Leila's Shop

Christmas drinks at Leila's Shop

Every Winter we run a festive bar at the wonderful Leila's Shop in Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, serving Christmas themed drinks alongside canapes and food by friends such as Rosie Sykes, Ben Benton and Sam Lowry.

Drawing Matter

We were invited to create 'structural' drinks which complemented an open exhibit of Drawing Matter, the country's largest collection of architectural drawings.

Museum of London

Cocktails for Museum of London

Gimlet Bar conjured a menu of drinks which interacted with the City of London's rich local history as part of an evening of night walks, choral music and performance at St Botolph's in Aldersgate.

Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian Gallery private view

We've been lucky enough to serve drinks at Gagosian Gallery for the private opening of several exhibitions.

Coleman Coffee

Coleman Coffee Roasters

'Terrazzo' and 'transport-related' drinks beneath Waterloo station at one of Central London's hidden gems - Coleman Coffee, a cafe in a beautifully restored Italian delicatessen.

Two Temple Place

Art Exhibition at Two Temple Place

Cocktails at the historic Two Temple Place for the private view of large scale drawings by artist Clara Drummond.

Blacks Club Soho

Gimlet Bar hosted a day at Blacks Club

Gimlet Bar took over Blacks Club in Soho (a three storey Georgian townhouse) for a day. We installed a bar on each floor and served a changing menu of food and drinks in collaboration with cooks Sam Lowry and Kit Hodgson.

Novelty Automation

Robotic cocktails to accompany Tim Hunkin's marvellous machines at Automation

We made a suite of 'robotic' cocktails to accompany Tim Hunkin's arcade machines at Novelty Automation in Holborn.

Violet Cakes

Cakes, cocktails and canapes

Cocktails, cakes and canapes with Claire Ptak at Violet Cakes in East London.

Walkers Court Soho

Walkers Court Sex Shop

Cocktails and lingerie by Isoceles for a week at Walkers Court in Soho.

Prufrock Coffee

Prufrock Coffee with Rosie Sykes

We hosted an evening of drinks and food cooked by chef Rosie Sykes at Prufrock Coffee in Clerkenwell.