Launching in early June on Hanway Street in London’s West End, Murder Inc. is a new cocktail bar and the latest offering from the team behind The Cocktail Trading Company

Hidden down one of London’s famously in-the-know drinking streets, Murder Inc. teeters on the edge of Fitzrovia and Soho.

Taking inspiration from the gangster noir of the 1940s & 50s, the décor and style of this new sixty-capacity bar will be that of industrial New York meets mid-century glamour.

A sizeable bar will take pride of place in a room where oak paneling, woven cane and striking artworks stand out against dark brick walls lit up by red neon signs and industrial pendants. 

The drinks at Murder Inc. still have the tongue in cheek theatricality that Cocktail Trading Co. has become known for, but with a simpler, more refined sense of style.

Featuring takes on evocative cocktails like the notorious Death In The Afternoon, an on-tap blend of Pernod Absinthe, agave-ginger sherbet and Moët Champagne and the Diablo II, a combination of Patron Silver, salted galangal, cassis, rooibos beer and demonic overtones, the drinks are sophisticated yet striking, and often darkly funny.