Cool cocktail bar, quiet during the week.
Try the buttered old fashioned for a stronger alcohol flavour.The Something Italian pairs bourbon with one of our new favourite things, Cynar artichoke liqueur, as well as a splash of amaro digestif to create a strikingly bitter drink which is likely to challenge some palates.Joyeux Bordel, when its not hosting a Tiki or après-ski party, is very much in-line with the rest of the group in as much as its a gorgeous bar.Photo credit: m/ /photos prev, next, prev, next.January and mid-summer are typically the biggest lulls youll have in the cocktail industry, when people are either drinking in the park or not drinking at all.And so, it was with these thoughts, as I was enjoying my seriously strong Green Chaud and pungent raclette, I decided to find out why.Loved the theme - great friendly staff too.Xavier is explaining to me what goes in to creating these facelifts for the bar, which are by no means a cheap investment.Chalet Bordel is now the second of these self-hosted pop-ups, with Tiki Bordel having taken over in the summer.
A crew of studiously colloquial staff keep things running smoothly; and yes, theres a chap at the door whose job it probably is to decide whether you donkere hoeren can enter or not, but he seems like an amiable sort.
Tommy's something was very good!
Something Italian (9.50) had something American in it too (bourbon, with Cynar artichoke liqueur and amaro digestif) and was almost challengingly bitter.
Accueil aux petits soins!They must fight temptation, preserve their balance and remain indestructible.This is where the cool kids come to play on the weekend, avoiding the jostling crowds of Cargo for the sound system, intimacy and good drinks of the subterranean bar.Good cocktail bar in hoxton, open until late, nice environment and great cocktails.Its a bit silly and a bit French and a bit fun, but mostly its encouraging people to come down and try a whole new style of cocktail, spirit and culture.Great cocktails, Bar men are very knowledgeable and friendly, and it opens until late.Back in the summer Tiki Bordel was a rum-fuelled party, decorated with elaborate island grasses, trees and staffed by bartenders wearing an eye-watering amount of floral shirts.Try saint germain des pres!Staff was not so friendly.
Now called Chalet Bordel for the winter season.