The Facts
NAME: Bull In A China Shop
IT'S: Japanese Whisky & Intimate Drinking Space
OPENED: March 9th 2015
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Stephen and Simon Chan, who own the Drunken Monkey nearby
DID YOU KNOW: A full food menu focussing on salads, buns and rotisserie chicken compliments cocktails
LOCATION: Shoreditch
ADDRESS: 196 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6LG
CLOSEST TUBE: Shoreditch High Street Overground
OPENING TIMES: 8am-late, Daily
WEBSITE: @BullChinaShopE1
CONTACT: @BullChinaShopE1
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Bull In A China Shop

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There’s a brand new face in the hipster heartland! It’s from the owners of the Chinese-inspired Drunken Monkey pub lower on Shoreditch High Street, and it’s decorated in a similar way – that is, a profuse mix of wall hangings that includes an open umbrella, which can’t be bad luck in China?

Bull In A China Shop also can’t be bad luck for the casual (….or entirely devoted) whisky fan, who will find Japanese whiskys that aren’t released in shops yet, including a Hibiki Suntory single malt thrust at Just Opened when we visited. We had it on the rock, with a single humongous ice cube parenting the whisky that gathered energetically around it. A delicate delivery method, and one we saw carried through in our cocktails; some classics, some wild imaginings from China including their Massan, a stern brew of coffey malt, grain, black label, ginger liquer, stout reduction, fresh lemon, mint and bitters served in the shape of a martini. What’s best is that their cocktail range is huge and vast; yet their specific collection of whisky reserves, single malts and distils remain the stars of the show, refusing to be ousted by a modern tendency to over-engineer behind the bar.

What’s close: Dirty Burger Shoreditch

The Facts
NAME: Bull In A China Shop
IT'S: Japanese Whisky & Intimate Drinking Space
OPENED: March 9th 2015
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Stephen and Simon Chan, who own the Drunken Monkey nearby
DID YOU KNOW: A full food menu focussing on salads, buns and rotisserie chicken compliments cocktails
LOCATION: Shoreditch
ADDRESS: 196 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6LG
CLOSEST TUBE: Shoreditch High Street Overground
OPENING TIMES: 8am-late, Daily
WEBSITE: @BullChinaShopE1
CONTACT: @BullChinaShopE1
MAP: View Map

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