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Review: World Whiskey Day 2018 – TST

The 19th May was Whiskey Day the world over, and since we’re more than partial to the odd drop ourselves, we thought we’d put on something a bit special to mark the occasion. One of the highlights of the day was the launch of our new Parliament Whiskey & Poitín list, with over 150 Irish whiskies and poitíns added to […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2018 Review – TST

On 17th March we celebrated Irish Christmas for the fourth successive year over here at The Sun Tavern. We spent the evening honouring the man who helped rid the motherland of snakes… and drinking a fair bit of the pure drop to boot. Festivities got underway with a spot of traditional sporting activity on our big screen – with the […]

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Non-Specific, March – TST

The 8th March saw a very special edition of Non-Specific, as our very own GM Ciaran Ó Dubhthaigh jumped on our turntables for the eve. This departure from the norm was to mark the occasion of his imminent departure, since he is off to pastures new – namely, Melbourne in Oz -at the end of the month to get some […]

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Non-Specific, February – TST

On February 15th, Trampolene frontman Jack Jones joined us to spin another set of Non-Specific Rock ‘n’ Roll. Fresh from supporting Liam Gallagher and touring the country, the boy from south Wales was back in town and headed Sun Tavern-wards to take his place at our decks. To mark the occasion, we were all treated to an exclusive first hearing of […]

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Burns’ Night 2018 – TST

The eve of 26th January heralded the return of Burns’ Night to The Sun Tavern, the night during which we pay our respects to the great Rabbie Burns -‘Scottish national poet’, waxer lyrical on haggis, mice and red, red roses. The night kicked off with a spot of spoken word. Our good friend and poet, Will Conway, took to the […]

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International Poitín Day 2017 – TST

The Sun Tavern celebrated International Poitín day for the third time last weekend, raising a collective glass to toast the spirit’s long and sometimes illicit past. We started Poitín Day three years ago due to our sizeable collection – in fact, it’s the most extensive this side of the Irish sea. The boys were working hard all day on the […]

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The Sun Tavern – 6th Menu

We had a little chat with Connor and Jamie who were the two main curators of this menu, here is what the had to say… Jamie: The concept behind the menu was indigenous spirits. Obviously here at The Sun Tavern we make a big deal of Poitín which is indigenous to Ireland and so then wanted to bring to light […]

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The Dead Rabbit X The Sun Tavern

On the 4th October we welcomed The Dead Rabbit and their Beverage Director, Jillian Vose behind the bar, for what ended a royally riotous night. We had a bespoke cocktail list made up of three of Jillian’s concoctions, and three of our own, all built around Slane Irish Whiskey. And it all took place slap bang in the middle of […]

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Non-Specific, May 2017 & The Sun Tavern Menu Launch

Umbrella Radio’s monthly takeover at The Sun Tavern for May saw Hoxton Radio’s Founder and Director, David Preshaah, take to the decks, spinning his take on non-specific Rock’n’Roll.  The event coincided with The Sun Tavern’s new cocktail menu launch, so there was extra cause for celebration! Every month Umbrella Radio take control of the music at The Sun, usually with […]

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Dewar’s Whiskey Wednesday – Launch Night

SCOTCH EGGS SOCTCH WHISKY SCOTCH COCKTAILS   On Wednesday 7th September, The Sun Tavern launched their monthly Whiskey Wednesday bespoke cocktail menu in conjunction with Dewar’s Blended Scotch Whisky.   Given that this occasion wasn’t an Irish one they thought they’d go the extra mile for scotch sake! The Sun Tavern just so happens to have some bangin’ Scotch Eggs […]

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Boozy Brunch Bevvies

In addition to the recent Bloody Mary Menu, Sundays at The Sun Tavern have got a little better and a little boozier with the introduction of their Boozy Brunch Bevvies featured on the back of the Bloody Mary Menu for under 6 quid!   First up along with the Bloody Marys…   Michelada – Homemade Sangrita Mix, Lime and Sun […]

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Interview: Dave Mulligan – Bán Poitín

Here is Dave Mulligan, co-founder of Bán Poitín, giving us an insight to his relationship with The Sun Tavern in Bethnal Green, the infamous spirit of poitín and his sprirt brand Bán Poitín. This is the first interview in a series of videos that The Umbrella Project will be releasing with brand owners, ambassadors local heroes and our friends.   You […]

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Bloody Marys on a Sunday

Spice up your Sunday with The Sun Tavern’s Bloody Mary hangover cures… Running every Sunday, this will include a TST twist on a classic Bloody Mary, an irish inspired take, the Bloody Murphy and finally, the Mad Mary with an optional meat stick.   The Sun Tavern Bloody Mary – Vodka, Sun Spice Mix, Fresh Tomato Juice & Celery – £7 […]

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