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Boutique Bar Show

  • 02/10/2018
  • FREE

Welcoming boutique brands, world leading speakers and unique show experiences for industry professionals looking for something new and interesting.


Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Southbank, London, SE1 9PH

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Promising quality brands on every stand and equality for all exhibitors, the Boutique Bar Show was created and has maintained an ethos that puts the liquid centre stage and provides the perfect platform for new products to showcase themselves to our targeted audience of industry professionals and influential taste makers.

In 2018 the Boutique Bar Show will be working in partnership with the Tequila and Mezcal Fest with both events integrated together and will be hosted during London Cocktail Week.

Guests will be able to meet over 100 exciting products and producers, enjoy a diverse line up of international speakers and take inspiration and ideas on cocktails from a number of leading London bars who will be partnering with the event.

Main Stage Timetable: Curated by The UKBG

12.00 – 12.45: How to build a great bar team

Join Declan McGurk (Bar Manager - American Bar at The Savoy), Mia Johansson (Founder - SWIFT) and Peter Dorelli for a discussion on building and developing a professional bar team that strive to excel in all aspects of the business.

13.30 – 14.15: Secrets of the top hotel bars
Hosted by Remy Savage from the Artesian and friends, London’s hotel bars have consistently been recognised as some of the best bars in the world. This session is an unmissable opportunity to gain an insight into the drinks programs of some of the best in the business.

15.00 – 15.45: Low ABV and apertivo
Hosted by Rudi Carraro & Luca Missaglia discover how low-abv & non-alcoholic drinks became a 21st-century global trend. This session willl take you through a journey that will reveal the truth about vermouth, amaro, rosolio and aperitivi; looking at how drinking habits have changed across the years, from the classic Milano Torino to the modern Spritz...

16.15 – 17.00 CBD Cocktails & More
Hosted by Thomas Aske of Fluid Movement and the founders of Beyond Alcohol, this session will look at the rise of cannabidiol in mixed drinks and other interesting opportunities that exist with plant-based substances to create a more mindful drinks program.

Feature Bars at BBS:
The UKBG Bar 
– a collection of the most esteemed UKBG members will come together to create a selection of cocktails for guests to enjoy at the Boutique Bar Show.
Boutique Rum Bar – Georgi Radev of Laki Kane has put together a selection of the finest and smallest rum producers to be showcased in a selection of unique cocktails and samples for the rum connoisseur.
The Northern Lights – take cocktail, drink menu and operational inspiration from some of the Norths leading operators with a selection of guest bartenders producing drinks and sharing ideas throughout the day.