Post-work drinks are back with a bang in Birmingham as a cocktail bar - which was the former home of a Victorian ‘it-girl’ - is set to launch “The Lost Hours”.
And the Lost & Found’s campaign to regenerate post-work drinks culture is simply sparkling.
City workers were piling into bars to unwind with colleagues and friends after putting in their hours in at the office before the pandemic.
But with the working from home restrictions during the lockdowns many have forgotten the pleasure of a tipple or two after work.
From Wednesday 4th May the creative cocktail bar on Bennetts Hill is offering a special selection of drinks for guests to while away the hours between 3pm – 8pm, Monday to Friday.
The Lost & Found is named after the character Hettie G. Watson, an imagined Victorian botanist said to have lived in the 1869 Grade II Listed building which was previously a bank. The original ‘it-girl’ Hettie was described as: “The mistress of the quirky, unique and individual - she loves the urban sprawl and unlocking the secrets of the city.”
So what’s on the menu at ‘The Lost Hours’ at The Lost & Found?
‘The Lost Hours’ menu will take in fresh, easy and fruity Prosecco for £20 each, alongside £5 spritzes, such as the St-Germain Spritz (Prosecco, St-Germain, Soda), Aperol Spritz (Prosecco, Aperol, Soda), The Waterhouse Spritz (Warner’s Rhubarb Gin, Prosecco, Briottet Rhubarbe, Briottet Crème d ’Abricot, raspberries, lemon juice & elderflower syrup) and the Campari Spritz (Prosecco, Campari, Soda).
Pints of Moretti will be available for £4 and selected cocktails will be 2 for £12, including the French Martini (Ketel One Vodka, Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur, pineapple juice), the Strawberry Bon Bon (Stolichnaya Vanilla Vodka, Licor 43, strawberry, lemon, soda, strawberry bon bon) and The Victoria Society (Bombay Bramble Gin, blackcurrant liqueur, cherry, lemon, cranberry).
What has The Lost & Found said about their post-works drinks campaign in their own words?
Geoff Webber, Operations Director of The Lost & Found Birmingham, said: “We are really excited to launch ‘The Lost Hours’ menu. As people return to the office we’re really keen to bring the after-work drinks culture, that was so popular in the city pre-Covid, back. It will be great to see our guests socialising after office hours and making the most of those ‘lost hours’ we’ve all missed so much.”
The Lost Hours menu is available at The Lost & Found Birmingham from Wednesday 4th May. Booking is advised but walk-ins are welcome.
Bookings can be made through the website at: The Lost & Found
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