To celebrate the British festival season, Chelsea's hidden cocktail bar Barts has partnered with their delightful neighbourhood friends at Duck & Dry, Chelsea's iconic blow dry boutique located on the Kings Road, to host the ultimate secret weekend pop-up, where guests can sip on refreshing cocktails, nosh on nibbles and enjoy a fabulous signature blowout or up-do styled by Duck & Dry's talented stylists.
Barts will be joining the flock and setting up shop at the famed boutique blow dry bar from Thursday, 7th to Saturday 9th July, where guests will receive the full Duck & Dry experience whilst enjoying summer-inspired Grey Goose tipples created by the talented Barts bar team including: The Duck & Goose, a refreshing cocktail made with a dash of hibiscus and orange syrup, dash of fresh lemon juice, Grey Goose, topped up with prosecco and garnished with a flower; the Passionate Goose, a sweet blend of Grey Goose, passion fruit puree, vanilla syrup garnished with passion fruit; and the signature cocktail of the summer, the Le Grand Fizz, a sophisticated blend of Grey Goose, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, freshly squeezed lime, and chilled soda water, the perfect sipper to enjoy whilst getting pampered.
Guests can look forward to kicking back and relaxing in the bright and beautiful salon with a Barts cocktail in hand as they flick through Duck & Dry's signature blow drys and up-dos lookbook and can choose their favourite. From the Classic Duck that is bouncy with full volume to the Sixties Siren retro beehive, there are 16 chic hair-dos that will suit every glamour gal's taste.
For an added dose of boho glam, Duck & Dry has recently launched London's first-ever Feather Bar where guests will be able to accessorise their new 'do with authentic feather extensions. Guests can release their inner hippy and have the feather extensions weaved and braided throughout any hairstyle they choose. The head-turning extensions will be the ideal accessory to sport this summer at the UK's festival circuit. Afterwards, guests can mingle and relax in the luxurious lounge area and sip on Barts' expertly handcrafted cocktails.
Make like a bird and fly over to Duck & Dry with your flock this summer!
About Duck & Dry
Duck & Dry is the finest blow dry and updo destination in London with its flagship store located on the King's Road in Chelsea. Effortlessly cool and fabulously fun with drinks and nibbles on tap, Duck & Dry offers a menu of eight signature blow drys and eight updos in a fresh, bright and chic space at an affordable price.
It is the brainchild of Yulia Rorstrom who, frustrated by the lack of accessible yet exciting everyday hair styling solutions in London, decided to go all out and create one herself. Drawing influence from her personal experience and taste, she enlisted the expertise of a hair styling guru and Creative Director, Snowden Hill. Open daily from 7.30 am - 7.30 pm, the dream team at Duck & Dry caters to all lifestyles and occasions including pre and post work professionals looking for efficient yet relaxing fix. The unique space is also available for private hire out for birthday parties, bachelorette or any other occasion.
Barts is a quirky 'speakeasy' style bar located on the prestigious Sloane Avenue. It is the brainchild of Duncan Stirling and Charlie Gilkes, the dynamic duo that own the Inception Group that also comprises of the highly successful 80's themed nightclub, Maggie's, the acclaimed Bunga Bunga, an Englishman's Italian Bar, Pizzeria and Karaoke venue in Battersea, Brazilian-inspired bar Cocobananas, Mr Fogg's, a Mayfair bar modelled on the actual home of Jules Verne's most famous adventurer Phileas Fogg, Beaver Lodge, a mountain cabin and dance saloon based in Chelsea, Cahoots, a 1940s-inspired late night bar set in a hidden underground tube station, and most recently, Mr Fogg's Tavern, a Victorian-inspired Pub, Gin Parlour and Salon in Covent Garden.
Barts Pop-Up at Duck & Dry
Thursday, 7th July - Saturday, 9th July
Duck & Dry
335-337 King's Rd, London SW3 5ES