B.Y.O.C opens third London bar

Clandestine drinking den B.Y.O.C., where customers are asked to bring their own spirits, is opening a third site in the London borough of Camden next month.

B.Y.O.C's vintage Italian drinks trolly

B.Y.O.C’s vintage Italian drinks trolley

Standing for “bring your own cocktail”, in keeping with its speakeasy theme, B.Y.O.C. Camden is located behind a discreet door on Camden High Street.

Like the Covent Garden original, revellers have to venture down a spine-breakingly narrow staircase to get to the dimly lit basement bar.

Customers are asked to supply their own base spirit and £25 in exchange for as many bespoke cocktails as they can cram into their two-hour slot.

In addition to off the cuff cocktails to suit patrons’ palates, the bar will serve a simple food offering including artisan cheeses and charcuterie boards.

Aiming to evoke a bygone era, the 50-seater bar is modelled on a prohibition casino and boasts vintage roulette and blackjack tables.

The star of the show is a vintage Italian drinks trolley kitted up with an arsenal of fruit and vegetable juices, syrups, herbs, spices, bitters, salts and homemade cordials.

“With Covent Garden consistently booked it was time to offer an additional location with more space and a slightly different feel,” said B.Y.O.C. owner Aleksey Nikulin.

“Consumers have responded strongly to the flexibility of providing spirits of their choosing and having cocktails made to suit them. The bespoke experience is demonstrative of where the market is heading,” he added.

B.Y.O.C. Camden will be open Tuesday through Sunday and will be available throughout the week for private hire.

The original B.Y.O.C. in Covent Garden opened in last February, with a second bar in Brighton following in November.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Supply Chain Assistant

Speciality Drinks
Park Royal, London, UK

Customer Services Administrator

Speciality Drinks
Park Royal, London, UK

Gin Buyer

Craft Gin Club
London (Fitzrovia)

Customer Service & Operations Administrator

Marussia Beverages UK Ltd
London, UK

Sales Account Manager

Berkmann Wine Cellars
London, UK

Sales and Brand Manager

The Duchess Virgin Gin & Tonic
London, UK

Brands Sales Executive

Woolf Sung Ltd
London, UK

International Logistic Manager

Wine Source
London, UK

Prosecco Springs

London,United Kingdom
26th Apr 2018

Spirits & More

Rome,Italy
19th May 2018

db Awards 2018

London,UK
23rd May 2018
Click to view more

The Global Malbec Masters 2017

the drinks business is proud to announce the inaugural Global Malbec Masters 2017

The Global Sparkling Masters 2017

the drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Sparkling Masters.

Click to view more