Hottest bar openings in May 2019

10th June, 2019 by Owen Bellwood

While all eyes were on London for the opening of venues from Erik Lorincz, Monica Berg and Alex Kratena, a host of other hot new bars opened their doors around the world last month.

Erik Lorincz, former head bartender at The Savoy’s American Bar, opened his first London venue

Big-name bartenders opened bars across London this month, with Erik Lorincz, formerly of The Savoy’s American Bar, launching Kwānt; Monica Berg and Alex Kratena opening their multi-faceted Old Street bar; and Diageo Reserve ambassador Deano Moncrieffe debuting agave-focused Hacha.

Elsewhere, a travel-themed drinking den opened in Sydney and Scottish-inspired bar and restaurant Mac & Wild launched a new summer pop-up to reconnect diners with the outdoors.

Take a look at our gallery of the hottest bars to open in May.

Did you miss our round-up of April’s best bar openings? Take a look here.

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