The Hoxley and Porter Cocktail Bar

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All aboard this Orient Express themed bar on Upper Street, where everything is tailored to fit the legend of the apocryphal explorer ‘Hoxley’, who allegedly disappeared with a rare diamond, never to be seen again.

Food is okay, but the drinks are what makes this place special, with exotic liqueurs and lots of West Indies inspiration. Bar staff are dressed like old-timey train conductors and when they turn on the charm, all this attention to detail makes for a unique evening.

If the atmosphere is giving you wanderlust, order the adventurous concoction Whatever Doesn’t Kill You, which comes with an edible absinthe-soaked scorpion… Hoxley & Porter creates the perfect setting for a date with a difference.