An innovative bar and restaurant from bartender Mr Lyan and chef Douglas McMaster, which serves cocktails and sharing plates with an emphasis on cutting out food waste at every turn.
153 Hoxton Street, N1 6PJ; lyancub.com
Mr Lyan's highly acclaimed bar at the Mondrian Hotel in London, with a focus on creating menus that shine a light on the problems associated with sustainability in the modern food system.
20 Upper Ground, SE1 9PD; dandelyanbar.com
The accompanying bar to Frog by Adam Handling restaurant in Covent Garden, Eve Bar uses a strict no-waste policy and uses byproducts from the restaurant’s kitchen in drinks and garnishes.
34 Southampton Street, WC2E 7HF; evebar.co.uk
A Marylebone bar with a strong community spirit and a commitment to upcycling and local sourcing in everything from its drinks menus to its furniture.
Corner of Picton Place and Duke Street, W1U 1LG; fam.bar
London Cocktail Club
A group of cocktail bars roundly praised for their commitment to providing jobs to disadvantaged young people across London, and for community outreach within the hospitality industry.
Various locations; londoncocktailclub.co.uk
A group of themed bars with a commitment to reducing single-use plastic across its operations, as well as using otherwise wasted food in cordials and garnishes.
Various locations; mr-foggs.com
A neighbourhood bar in Bermondsey that sources ingredients in a garden run in collaboration with St Mungo’s homeless charity, with the aim of reducing its carbon footprint wherever possible.
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 2EL; ninelivesbar.com
A modern relic in Mayfair, whose recent menu ‘The Science of Sustainability’ was created in partnership with Hunger Project UK and food-waste and farming organisation Indie Ecology.
16 Bury Street, SW1Y 6AJ; quaglinos-restaurant.co.uk
The relocated bar by bartender and consultant Matt Whiley, which sources fresh ingredients from around East London and creates its own tinctures and infused spirits in a development kitchen.
224 Graham Rd, London E8 1BP; scout.bar
Tap & Bottle
The resident bar at food market Flat Iron Square, which uses a ball-in-bag system to serve wine on tap, eliminating wastage and cutting down on bottling costs and energy for winemakers.
Flat Iron Square, 64 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU; flatironsquare.co.uk/