American Bar

The American Bar is a drinking establishment at the Savoy Hotel in London. It opened in 1898 when cocktail were being first introduced to London.

The term American Bar comes from the 1930s. Bar owners in Europe renamed their bars "The American Bar" to designate the sale of American cocktails.

The complete list of Head Barmen in chronological order starting with Ada Coleman in 1898 to the current Head Barman Salim Khoury:
*Ada Coleman, see also Hanky-Panky cocktail
*Harry Craddock
*Eddie Clark
*Johnny Johnson
*Joe Gilmore
*Harry Vicars
*Victor Gower
*Peter Dorelli
*Salim Khoury

External links

* [http://www.savoy-group.co.uk/Savoy/Restaurants-and-Bars/American_Bar/default.asp American Bar, Savoy Hotel]


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