There's a tree trunk, right in the middle of the bar and it's filled with whisky cocktails. Enough?
- 9 Christopher Street, London, EC2A 2BS
- +44 (0) 20 7247 4580
- Opening Times
- Mon-Wed 17.00-00.00
- Insider Information
- If a tree's worth of whisky's not enough they also have an international Whisk(e)y library with over 250 bottles organised by flavour and at three very reasonable price points.
Time Out Says…
On one side of the room, three cabinets filled with over 250 bottles offer six descriptions: smoke, fruit, spice etc. Each brand is placed by a ‘relative’ – find your ‘favourite’ and try its cousin. Dots give you the price – one, two or three dots; £7, £9 or £11 a slug. Two barmen pace the joint (well, there’s no bar to stand behind) and willingly chat whisky. But we’re neglecting the ‘novelty’ – in the middle of the room stands half the trunk of a magnificent 185-year-old oak tree, glass-topped for punters to sit at, with two booze-filled rivers hewn in to the wood and slopping beneath the surface.Read more…
Design My Night Says…
There's no doubting the centrepiece at Black Rock, as guests gather around an 18ft, 185-year old oak tree trunk which also acts as an interactive cocktail ageing system. A must-visit for whisky aficionados and novices alike, Black Rock pushes boundaries while offering a novel, personal approach to service.Read more…
Square Meal Says…
A bar where there’s no bar, but a tree trunk instead and where the barmen roams the room, serving whisky and whisky-based cocktails to a hip young crowd...you can even have your whisky cocktails poured directly from the tree. If that sounds just a little too fanciful, but you have the yen for a wee dram, there’s a huge collection to choose from; the owners, the guys who brought us Worship Street Whistling Shop, have amassed 250 different varieties from around the world.Read more…