Special dress code: Drinkers leave the G&T-smelling bar in their special protective gear
You’re advised to wear protective clothing in this bar… the one called Alcoholic Architecture in London. It’s a bar with a twist, you might say. A big twist of lime in a gin and tonic, infused into the air.
That’s all part of the new architectural exhibit by gastronomes Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, well-known in Britain for their masterpieces of food architecture, mostly achieved with ‘jelly,’ or Jello-like gelatin, as we call it in the U.S.
In Alcoholic Architecture, the pair has vaporized gin and tonic into the bar, an “epic cocktail,” they call it. And every effort is made to make you feel that you are immersed in the epic cocktail… the mist, which you are advised to inhale responsibly, the surround-sound of liquid pouring into a glass, the giant lime slices and huge drink straws around the decor…
What a gas, so to speak.
There’s no charge per breath, just a cover of £5 each for an hourly visit, between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. on selected dates until April 25. Go to Jellymongers for schedule and tickets.