London Update… Theme Top 100 Most Influential


By Andy Ives

UK magazine Theme has just announced its list of the top 100 most influential bar industry players, as voted for by bartenders, operators and the drinks brands.

The great and the good of Britain’s drinks industry gathered at The Bloomsbury Ballroom in London on Tuesday the 28th to hear the results, and if the photos are anything to go by, could not remember who won what the following morning.


Limoncello loving legend Salvatore Calebrese of Fifty fame scooped the big prize and was joined in the top 10 by the likes of Dick Bradsell, Sir Terence Conran, Eric Yu and Tony Conigliaro.

Here are the top 20 playaz, and for a full run down of the 100 winners and photos of the night, click here

1 Salvatore Calabrese, Fifty
2 Dick Bradsell, The Green Fingernail
3 Sir Terence Conran, Conran & Partners
4 Nick House, Mahiki/ Whisky Mist/ Tini
5 Peter Dorelli, Legend/ The Savoy
6 Eric Yu, The Breakfast Group
7 Robbie Bargh, Gorgeous Group
8 Mal Evans and Roger Needham, Mojo
9 Tim Mutton, Blacksheep
10 Tony Conigliaro, Shochu Lounge
11 Tim Bacon, Living Ventures
12 Nick Strangeway, Hawksmoor
13 Lee Broom, Lee Broom Design
14 Mourad Mazouz, Sketch
15 Matt Hermer, Ignite Group
16 Ian Burrell, Rum Consultant
17 Dale de Groff, New York Bartending Legend
18 Vince Power, Vince Power Media Group
19 Nick Jones, Soho House
20 Oliver Peyton, Peyton & Byrne

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