The Mezzanine

A world-class cocktail bar tucked away in The Stratford, a beautiful SOM-designed, 42-storey building from the team behind The Chiltern Firehouse and St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.

Please be aware that due to Government guidelines last orders will be at 10PM, and our restaurants & bars will close at 11PM everyday. For the avoidance of doubt, due to Government Tier 2 guidelines all diners must reside at the same demise unless meeting for the purposes of business or dining outside on one of our beautiful terraces.

 

World Class Cocktail Bar

The menu features modern techniques applied to familiar classics inspired by the New York cocktail scene between 1930 and 1960. It is both extensive and unique, with four distinctive cocktail sections and a wide selection of whiskies including rare, small batch liquids from Japan, Scotland and America. There is also an extensive selection of premium spirits and Champagnes.

Opening Times:
Thursday 7PM – 10PM
Friday 4PM – 10PM
Saturday 12PM – 10PM
Sunday 12PM – 7PM

Walk-ins welcome or book via OpenTable below.

The Mezzanine Christmas Afternoon Tea

Sit back in the luxury of The Mezzanine and enjoy lobster brioche rolls, classic cucumber and turkey & cranberry sandwiches. Followed by scones with jam & clotted cream and a selection of pastries; Gâteau Opéra, Battenberg, Lemon Meringue Pie, seasonal Macarons and Mince Pies. Priced at £29 for the Classic Afternoon Tea, £40 for the Champagne Afternoon Tea which includes a glass of Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, or £55 to pair your Afternoon Tea with cocktails from the Mezzanine team. Available on Saturdays & Sundays, from 1PM-5PM.

The Mezzanine Christmas Sessions

On Friday and Saturday evenings, we have live music to see you through your weekend nights.  Join us from 7PM and catch our curation of toe-tapping bands for December while you sit back and sip away on cocktails.

The Lineup, 7PM till 10:30PM:

Friday 4 – The Swing Rhythms Trio
Saturday 5 – Kadija Kamara

Friday 11- The Swing Rhythms Trio
Saturday 12 – Soul Brother Acoustic

Friday 18 – Soul Brother Acoustic
Saturday 19 – The Swing Rhythms Trio

Wednesday 9 December - Deck The Balls!

Our resident Queen, Envy, is back at The Stratford for a riotous night of Christmas Drag Bingo! Envy will perform a little show as well as hosting the night’s bingo naughtiness, all within safe social distancing. Beware… She takes no prisoners, and will lead guests through a riotous night of Christmas themed Bingo, fun and games, with plenty of prizes to be won…⁠

Entry is £5pp which is added to your bill at the end of the night. We advise booking a table in advance (6 max per household or bubble). Make sure you select the correct date for each event, and select a table time between 5:30PM – 7:30PM. The event will start at 7:30PM, so ensure you book a table at a time before then. Card details are taken to secure your booking with a 24 hour cancellation policy.⁠

Wednesday 16 December - The Big Fat Christmas Quiz

The Big Fat Quiz Company are back with a very special Christmas themed Quiz featuring The Tootz, a 5 piece brass band for a LIVE music round & musical interludes! Hosted by a very special Quizmaster who’s learnt his craft at Secret Cinema we guarantee the stuff in between is every bit as good as the questions.⁠

Entry is £5pp which is added to your bill at the end of the night. We advise booking a table in advance (6 max per household or bubble). Make sure you select the correct date for each event, and select a table time between 5:30PM – 7:30PM. The event will start at 7:30PM, so ensure you book a table at a time before then. Card details are taken to secure your booking with a 24 hour cancellation policy.⁠

The Team

The engaging bar team is led by Elias Yiallouris & Enrico Gonzato, with experience from some of the worlds best bars such as Dandelyan, Connaught and The Savoy. We asked Enrico to tell us his secret for consistently producing such memorable new drinks.

“FIND THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF THE DOMINANT SPIRIT IN YOUR COCKTAIL. EVOKE EMOTIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND ENGAGE AND INSPIRE THROUGH YOUR CREATION.”

 

Cocktails

Our menu has a firm emphasis on sustainability, with the team getting as close to zero-waste as possible by creating re-purposed ingredients in their onsite lab. The cocktail menu is divided into Signature Cocktails; a permanent selection of re-imagined classics, Effervescent Cocktails; three lightly sparkling flavourful drinks, Euphoric Cocktails; a heady selection of pure indulgence and Revelatory Cocktails; a discovery of taste and innovation.

TROPICAL SOUL

Porter’s Old Tom Tropical Gin / reclaimed bitters / house banana syrup / kombucha

TAPATIA FIZZ

Tapatio Blanco Tequila, cucumber and grapefruit agave blend, sparkling

Ro'Bust'a Move

Bacardi Ocho Anos Rum, toasted coffee, Islay smoked pineapple skin, bitters

'M' Martini

Choice of Hepple Gin or Stolichnaya Elit Vodka with homemade Champagne distilled bitters

'M' Manhattan

House blend of Rye and Bourbon Whiskeys with homemade bitters and Barolo Chinato (an aromatised wine made from Barolo wine and herbs and spices).

Gold Boulevardier

House blend of Scotch and Bourbon with homemade vanilla bitters and tumeric vermouth

Vivi Margarita

House blend of Agave spirits and Muyu Chinotto with lacto-fermented lime and honey

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