Blanchette, Soho & Shoreditch
French bistro group Blanchette will be serving a vodka, strawberry liqueur and prosecco cocktail at its sites in Soho and on Brick Lane. A discretionary £1 (which will be donated to Women’s Aid) will be added to the bill.
Blanchette Soho: 9 D'Arblay St, Soho, W1F 8DR; Blanchette Brick Lane: 204 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1 6SA
On 12th March, Aster executive chef Helen Puolakka will be joined in the kitchen by Sally Clarke and Angela Hartnett. Half of all ticket revenue will go to Women’s Aid.
150 Victoria Street, Westminster, SW1E 5LB
Shoreditch newcomer Rascals is offering female customers 18.4% off the bill, in reference to the pay gap. Free entry to ball-pit bar Ballie Ballerson (handily located next-door) is also an option. The offers will be available to guests who support #pressforprogress on social media.
97 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3BS
Ella Canta, Park Lane
One of our favourite openings of last year – Martha Ortiz’s Ella Canta – will be donating £5 from each Talavea Purpura cocktail sold to Mazí Mas (an organisation that supports migrant women).
1 Hamilton Place, Park Lane, W1J 7QY
Hawksmoor, Seven Dials
The Covent Garden meat temple is celebrating International Women’s Day all week. In honour, its rum-based Sister Suffragette cocktail costs just £6.
11 Langley Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9JG
ME London, West End
Designer Sara Pope has teamed up with ME London to display 15 pieces of neon work in the hotel lobby, Marconi Lounge and Radio Rooftop bar (which offers one of our favourite views of the capital).
336-337 The Strand, WC2R 1HA
Queen Of Hoxton, Shoreditch
In you fancy getting a bit boozy, head to the Queen of Hoxton in Shoreditch. Tonight is hip-hop karaoke night, and in celebration of International Women’s Day, anyone who performs a female track will get free shots.
1 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3JX