We have been known to say that Fifty Pounds is the “gin drinker’s gin” and a fair few bars agree. A few more discerning bars, shall we say…

Jake’s Bar – cocktail maven Jake Burger (job title: libator) knows a thing or two about cocktails and quality drinks. It should come as no surprise that Leeds’ Jake’s Bar carries Fifty Pounds.

Jakes Bar Leeds
Jakes Bar Leeds

Liquor Store – According to this year’s Eat Drink and Sleep Awards, The Liquor Store is Manchester’s best bar. Their back bar collection is impressive and features Fifty Pounds’ very recognisable bottle.

Liquor Store Manchester
Liquor Store Manchester

Fifteen – Jamie Oliver’s social enterprise venture is celebrating – remarkably – its 15th anniversary. As well as the modern British menu, the cocktail bar reflects the JO approach to quality, artisanal produce.

Fifteen by Jamie Oliver
Fifteen by Jamie Oliver

Gin Tub – Hove’s Gin Tub stocks over eighty gins, including yours truly. They also offer a rather splendid afternoon tea should you be so inclined – and a rum cage, if you’re not.

The Gin Tub
The Gin Tub

 

Holborn Dining Room – While chef Calum Franklin’s pies are causing something of a stir (do seek him out on Instagram), this all day dining room at the Rosewood Hotel also features a gin bar with – wait for it – over 500 bottles.

Holborn Dining Room
Holborn Dining Room

The Launderette – Manchester’s burgeoning reputation for food and drink has spread far from the city centre. This Chorlton bar offers cocktails, pizzas, an outside terrace and, of course, the true source of a stonkingly good gin and tonic.

The Laundrette

Duck and Waffle – located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, Duck and Waffle offers a 24/7 service, great views over London and, clearly, a bar manager with great taste…

The Duck and Waffle
The Duck and Waffle

Hoi Polloi – the Ace Hotel chain oozes cool in key cities around the globe including London, where their wood-panelled bar and brasserie Hoi Polloi offers an all-day menu and a fine selection of gins.

Hoi Polloi Ace Hotel
Hoi Polloi Ace Hotel

Smokestack – is it a cocktail bar with music or a music bar with cocktails? Either way, Smokestack in Leeds has a fine reputation for its drinks and its atmosphere.

Smokestack Fifty Pounds
Smokestack

House Of Tippler – Tim Oakley trained at Babington House in Somerset, and opened House of Tippler in 2012. The aim: classic and seasonally inspired cocktails, beverages and locally sourced food. Our classic London gin would seem to fit then…

House of Tippler
House of Tippler

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