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PARLIAMENT Poitín & WHISKEY LIST

The Sun Tavern hosts the largest range of Irish Whiskey & Poitín legally available through our spirit tasting sessions, to buy from our bottle shop or simply neat or mixed into a classic cocktail. We aim to show the strengths and dynamic flavours of an array of Irish whiskey and Poitín at The Sun Tavern. Our tasting sessions immerse you […]

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QUICK 5: CONNOR BLOOMFIELD

Where are you from? I’m from a town in N. Ireland called Fivemiletown (no joke). How long have you been in London? About 5 weeks What do you find most enjoyable about working for DSC? Thinking on my feet when you have to make bespoke cocktails and pulling some dodgy dance moves behind the bar. What’s your favourite DSC cocktail? […]

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THE SUN TAVERN’S SUMMER MENU

The Sun Tavern decided to release its 2nd edition of their menu that was inspired by the British summer and aimed to utilise British ingredients. We wanted to celebrate the emergence of great products sourced locally from friends in the industry to accompany the: Mezcal, Tequila, Gin, Rum, Irish Whiskey and Poitín commonly found in our mixed drinks and cocktails. We […]

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QUICK 5: TOMMY UNWIN

What is better, working and The Sun Tavern or Discount Suit Company and why? Hahaha, nooo you can’t ask me that! They are two completely different bars and great in their own way. Do I have to choose? Ok…Discount. We have a great team down there at the moment and I’m learning a lot, but The Sun Tavern will always […]

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Mendoza Pale Ale – TST X CTB

Two of our bar tenders at The Sun Tavern, Ciaran and Tommy pursued the great opportunity to create a beer through collaborating with the Camden Town Brewery. The boys got to produce two kegs of their creation ‘Mendoza Pale Ale’, one of which they kept to flow through The Sun Tavern’s taps, whilst the other stayed at Camden Town Brewery to […]

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Young Cuban – GUEST COCKTAIL – DSC

For Discount Suit Company’s Guest Cocktail May edition, we introduced the UK winner of the Bacardi Legacy Competition; Ally Martin’s Young Cuban. Continuing our featuring of this year’s UK Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition finalists, we are pleased to present Ally Martin, (Peg + Patriot) and his winning entry: Young Cuban. Ally was one of two bartenders selected to move forward […]

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Fords Reviver – Guest Cocktail – DSC

A twist on a classic Savoy cocktail; ‘Corpse Reviver No. 2’ This cocktail is a stronger martini style than its older brother. The mixed drink includes Fords gin (made by the 86 co.), then is stirred with Cocchi Americano, Poire Williams and a pinch of citric acid. Originally the Corpse Reviver was designed as a breakfast drink to relieve hangovers […]

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ST. PATRICKS DAY 2015

Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. For our first St. Patrick’s Day at The Sun Tavern, we had a smashing night, not a […]

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BAR CHICK: COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK

PINA FUMADA In June of last year, DSC’s very own Pina Fumada was chosen as Bar Chicks cocktail of the week, featuring in the London Evening Standard. “The classic Pina Colada is given a 2014 makeover by ditching the creamy coconut and swapping rum for a splash of smoky mezcal to balance out the zesty freshness that comes from the […]

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DSC IN DIFFORD’S GUIDE

The Discount Suit Company received a surfeit of kind words on Difford’s Guide. This was greatly appreciated, here are some snippets… “Discount Suit Company is a name on everyone’s lips. The subterranean venue near Liverpool Street has hit the ultimate balance between being chic, cool and yet unpretentious and relaxed” Jane Ryan, Difford’s Guide. “A new edition to the scene […]

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