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Jason Allen 01/05/24


Nipperkin

NIJŪ already feels like a hidden gem, so having a covert little cocktail bar tucked underneath it somehow feels doubly intoxicating.

And Nipperkin is a place that you’ll definitely want to seek out.

For those who haven’t had the pleasure yet, the restaurant above it, NIJŪ, is a Japanese grill & sushi bar from Michelin Starred, third generation sushi master chef Endo Kazutoshi. And for those who would like to have the pleasure, it’s currently on an exclusive Nudge Member soft launch with 50% off the food bill right through until the end of May.

And they’re gilding this already extremely well gilded lily by offering Nudge Members (+3) 50% off drinks from their new FuturePast menu from 6pm-10pm from now right through until 30th June. That’s right – four chapters of cocktails – all half price, for two months.

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To find it, you’ll just have to make your way to the stately Mayfair townhouse on the fringe of Berkeley Square that houses NIJŪ, and down the carpeted staircase. The space itself is a cosy little hideaway with a narrow, polished wooden bar that anchors the space, and which barely separates you from the person mixing your drink. It all feels immensely warm and inviting, with rich, red velvet bench seating and a smattering of verdant plants for a dash of freshness.

The drinks menu is divided up into four chapters:

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  • Foraged – including an exceptional, ultra-savoury, umami-laden Ramson Martini, made with truffles & wild garlic.
  • Preserving – where you’ll find the refreshing & bright Elderflower & Jasmine, made with tequila & fermented elderflower tea.
  • Home Grown – which has a peppery Tomato & Basil cocktail that mixes mezcal with home grown basil distillate & Nipperkin’s own fennel absinthe.
  • Supporting The Community – the delightful Pomes & Honey blends whisky with cider brandy, London honey, and fermented ginger.

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There’s a bar menu too, in which you can get everything from some simple home-made pickles, to a selection of grilled skewers (mushroom, chicken, A4 Wagyu), or one of their Japanese sandos, including the likes of grilled chicken with tonkotsu mayo, or white fish clasped in their cloud-like Japanese ‘shokupan’ milk bread.

And given that the talent in the kitchen is from NIJŪ upstairs, you’ll be in for a nice little treat.

 

NOTE: Nipperkin is open now. You can find out more, and make a booking at the website right here.

PLEASE NOTE: Nudge Members (+3) are getting 50% off the new FuturePast menu from 6pm-10pm from now right through until 30th June. Bookings are for a maximum of 90 minutes and must be made in advance via the exclusive booking link located in the locked Members’ Box at the top of this article.

Not yet a Nudge Member? Start a free trial here.

Nipperkin |  Downstairs at 20 Berkeley St, W1J 8EE


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Nipperkin


20 Berkeley St, Mayfair, Central London, W1J 8EE

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