Modern day gentlemen will feel right at home at Stockton (the bar, not the working class neighborhood of Manchester), the newest speakeasy to open on Wyndham Street. Manned by smartly-suited managers that look like modern day gurkhas, and bartenders who commune with the spirits like waist-coated witch doctors, Stockton has one foot in the decadent past of 1890s London and one in the here-and-now. The whisky and champagne lists are an ode to boutique producers, from Delamotte and Larmandier-Bernier to warming drops from Campbeltown and Speyside, while the cocktail menu is a historical journey with a distinctive rum leaning – settle in after a long day with a Ribston Apple, a marriage of spiced rum, amaretto, apple cider, honey and cinnamon. Sate your appetite with the likes of slow cooked duck egg with toasted ‘soldiers’; yellowtail crudo with citrus oil; or even lobster with bacon and tomato.
Get in touch with your outer manly side.
G/F 32 Wydnham St, Central