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<p>Pints and plans: Patrick Frawley</p>
Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

The Saxon: Clapham set for new pub after four year renovation

Patrick Frawley’s group have overhauled the tiny Kazbar, turning it into a four-storey site with DJs and a roof terrace

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Tragic demise of much-loved Groucho manager explored in new podcast

Bernie Katz was five foot of flamboyance and the ultimate celebrity secret-keeper. A new podcast explores his troubled final months

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

London’s top bartenders pick the summer’s hottest cocktails

Highballs, spritz twists and lashings of tequila! The city’s cocktail gurus tell David Ellis what to order to kickstart the party season

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Open all hours: London’s best late night bars

Debauchery isn’t dead — David Ellis picks his favourite late-night hangouts for mischief after midnight

Business

We will be pushing our ‘work from pub’ deals, says Young’s boss

Patrick Dardis told the Standard that Young's will return to making money this month

Business

Pub bosses hail ‘phenomenal’ trading but say profits depend on June 21

Both Mitchells & Butlers and Marston’s reported steep half-year losses on Wednesday

Business

BBPA estimates 45k pubs will serve 3 million pints on Monday

The trade body’s chief executive, Emma McClarkin, said that “the countdown to freedom, and recovery, is on”

Business

Pubs given Moretti order limit as al-fresco demand tops expectations

Heineken UK: Demand for Birra Moretti and Amstel has totally surpassed our most optimistic forecasts

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

There’s a new Bavarian-style beer hall coming to Camden

The new venue will feature 24 taps on the bar, with tables inside and out

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Islington bar Homeboy announces second site in Embassy Gardens

Owners Aaron Wall and Ciaran Smith are promising a second site with ‘the best Guinness in London’

Restaurants

Government relaxes al fresco rules, paves way for more April openings

The move should mean businesses can more happily weather the April showers