Condé Nast Traveller

“The Apple Star was our favourite – a refreshing, sweet-but-sour short drink containing JJ Whitley Gin, apple cordial, lime and Amaretto.”

In the heart of Covent Garden, this cosy drinking den is the latest venture from the Boglione family, founders of Petersham Nurseries. Enter through a red velvet curtain for interiors inspired by the horticulture roots of the family. Francesco Boglione’s art collection of contemporary botanical paintings lines the walls, the sleek bar is made up of hundreds of hand-dipped bronze leaves, and there are dried flower displays and foliage on almost every surface. Take a seat on a leopard-print bar stool with gnarled metal legs inspired by tree branches, or in an alcove lined with velvet sofas and distressed leather chairs.Read full article: