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HotelFacts: #5: The Savoy Cocktail Book

In the fifth of our series of Hotel Facts, we celebrate The Savoy Cocktail book, first published in 1930.  The “oeuvre” of the legendary Harry Craddock (who became Head Barman of The American Bar in 1925), this constantly republished book – … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Harry Craddock of The Savoy

America’s loss was the UK’s gain when legendary bartender, Harry Craddock sought refuge in our country following the imposition of Prohibition in 1920. The Savoy’s archive shows that he seems to have started work pretty much immediately at the Hotel when … Continue reading

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