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what is mead?
We don’t serve beer or wine. Just as Apple is bold when they take away your headphone jack, we’re showing you a better way.
Our cocktails. Our passion.
Our menu is ever changing, Designed to showcase interest, new and classic drinks.
Leading edge relaxed cocktails
Over the past few years cocktails have come an incredibly long way. You can visit pubs who'll make you a Bramble, Negroni or Old Fashioned these days.
Other bars take their drinks to a whole new level by using laboratory equipment the size of a room to create their own ingredients, but just explaining what you're drinking requires a masters degree.
The Vanguard makes great tasting cocktails from real ingredients in an environment where you don't have to worry about chipping the chrome finished bar.
We built this. With our hands. From bits of wood. We love every inch of it, and we hope you do too.