Get a taste of the tropics with Laki Kane bar London…
What is it: Laki Kane is a tropical themed bar and rum club
Where is it: 144-145 Upper Street, London, N1 1QY
Why go: To escape the mania of the city, chill out with a really good cocktail and try out their rum masterclasses
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If all this sun has you hankering for a break away from the city, but your work hours or your budget make that pretty difficult, we have something that might just heal your wounds a bit. For a truly tropical escape is heading to London – Laki Kane – Islington’s newest bar and hottest new hangout…
Polynesian for ‘lucky person’ and the culmination of many years of planning by founding partners Steve Kyprianou, Georgi Radev and Sam Robson, it is situated on Upper Street Islington. The concept of the bar means it is seperated into two separate areas over two floors. Downstairs of Laki Kane bar London will be a tropical escape for all those who enter, with everything from the interior and furtniture to the menus and scents reflecting on sunnier climes.
Inspired by its founders adventures to the far flung corners of the globe, it marries together elements from places such as Asia, Polynesia, Indonesia and the Caribbean. A host of delicious cocktails are available featuring a range of exotic ingredients from all over the world, sugar cane syrups and the best rums, all served in bespoke vessale and served with a theatrical twist. A menu designed by renowned chef Michael Moore will also be available with a host of tropical-inspired dishes to compliment the cocktail offering.
Upstairs will be the Laki Kane’s very own Spiced Dry Rum Club offering you the chance to experience the world of rum unlike ever before. Take part in tastings by London’s foremost bartenders and rum experts where you will learn the process of distilling and even walk away with your own personalised bottle of rum.
Speaking about the launch Georgi says: “Over the last 15 years I’ve been travelling around the world, learning and teaching about rum, Tiki and cocktails, and discovering a host of weird and wonderful bars on the way. The exotic destinations I’ve been to have become a big part of my life and now I want to bring a taste of this to London for us all to enjoy, even though we might not get the same weather! Laki Kane is an escape and we’re creating everything with that in mind, from the decor and service, to the food and an exciting cocktail menu made with incredible tropical ingredients that most people will have never experienced before. Rum will of course be at the centre of all of this and we’re excited to also be sharing the knowledge of this amazing spirit upstairs in our Spiced Dry Rum Club.”
Laki Kane bar London opens on the 6th July and we for one can’t wait to head down to a tropical paradise that’s miles away from the grey metropolis of the city. Devour the cocktails, sample the food and let yourself unwind as the sun sets over London.