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Idris Elba is Opening a Cocktail Bar, Therefore the Coolest Cocktail Bar

The Parrot will launch in October

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The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar and live music venue, is co-founded by actor, DJ and producer, Idris Elba and identical twin brothers Lee and Nicky Caulfield,

The bar will open in early October, housed within the iconic Waldorf Hilton, London.

Idris Elba is Opening a Cocktail Bar, Therefore the Coolest Cocktail Bar Ever


Visitors to the 60 seater bar can expect a whole host of A-List surprises, from a hidden cocktail menu to regular, unannounced secret shows and an exclusive guest list.

Inspired by the tropical home of its namesake, The Parrot’s menu will offer an choice of cocktails, featuring bespoke creations that offer customers the ultimate tropical getaway in a glass. The addition of vibrant small plates – created by The Waldorf’s resident Executive Chef, Karl Richardson – offers the perfect taste of this tropical hideaway.

The Yamaha London Stage at The Parrot will provide nightly entertainment, with a professional house band performing covers with talent direct from the West End. The Parrot will also play host to an array of completely unannounced secret shows, from the stars of stage and screen, to the next big thing.

In an exclusive partnership with Aston Martin, The Parrot will also be the first bar in London to offer its own chauffeur-driven car. The car will be branded with The Parrot logo, allowing VIP guests to arrive and leave in unrivalled luxury.

Golden Globe and SAG winning actor Idris Elba showcases his creative versatility on-screen in television and film, behind the camera as a producer and director and now, on the cocktail scene. He is the first actor to receive dual SAG awards in one evening. In 2013, he created the production company Green Door Pictures with the mission of developing new and established talent to champion inclusion as well as diversity of thought and ideas.

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