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9th Jun 2015 3:52pm | By Editor
The Wonderland - a theatrical and imaginative pop up bar - is set to bring curious cocktails and impossible happenings to The Vaults this summer.
Having launched as part of the successful Alice’s Adventures Underground, The Wonderland Bar is the perfect place to, ahem jump feet first down the rabbit hole and enjoy heady drinks and delicious pies, listen to live music and get lost in Alice’s world.
Located in the enormous bespoke underground Wonderland and arguably unlike anything in London at the moment, the bar is a separate world of discovery and delight. With its own cast and installations, the bar features a hedge maze, flamingo croquet, aerial acrobats and immersive theatrical performances. On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until 2am Wonderland Lates features live bands, DJs and live video mix mashup sets from Ithaca. This June and July sees live music from the likes of Tankus the Henge, The Thirst, Green Rock River Band.
With cocktails from Bourne & Hollingsworth, the drinks menu at Wonderland Bar has been influenced by Alice’s adventures and the numerous fantastical liquids she imbibes throughout the books. Cocktails from the menu include:
Mead, Fresh Lemon Juice and Quince Jelly churned over Ice with Honey and Basil.
Gin, Tomato Juice, Fresh Lemon and House Spice mix, Shaken over Ice with Squid Ink and finished with Thyme *contains shellfish
Gin, Fresh Lemon and Rosehip Syrup, shaken with Ice and topped with Fizz.
At the bar’s adjoining ‘Pie Shop’, the experts at Pieminister have created a menu based on the memorable kitchen scene that involved babies turning into pigs, and a lot of pepper. Examples from the menu includes:
Cook’s Piggie Pie (Definitely contains no children)
A free range British chicken & ham pie with leek & thyme
The Hungry Caterpillar (May contain mild hallucinogens) Pie (v)
A wild mushroom, asparagus, white wine & cream pie
Off with Their Heads Pie (V)
A topless butternut squash, feta & sun dried tomato pie
Critically-acclaimed theatre company Les Enfants Terribles have combined forces with Emma Brünjes Productions to bring Wonderland to the Vaults of Waterloo. Three years in the planning, Alice’s Adventures Underground has brought Wonderland to life on a grand scale, blending storytelling, live music, circus and spectacle, along with a collection of fantastical puppets.
Until End of August 2015
Opening Hours: Tue -Wed - 7.30pm-11pm; Thu-Sat 7.30pm-2am
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