Interviews

We get up close and personal with the industry shakers to bring you the best nightlife interviews.

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Talking to Mangi, the Head Bartender at Majlis Resort in Lamu

Talking to Mangi, the Head Bartender at Majlis Resort in Lamu

My previous experience with bars at the coast has been either a big hit or a big miss in the cocktails department. At Majlis, Mangi’s warm demeanour that most people from the region are known for made me want to have a chat with him about his career.

A Chat With Tullamore D.E.W Global Brand Ambassador John Quinn

A Chat With Tullamore D.E.W Global Brand Ambassador John Quinn

We sat down for an in-depth conversation with the Irish man and talked about his second trip to Nairobi, bars, food and whiskey.

Havana Oh Nana: Talking To Pavel And Alfredo About Havana Club Rum

Havana Oh Nana: Talking To Pavel And Alfredo About Havana Club Rum

With no shortage of booze brand ambassadors making their way to Kenya, it was refreshing to have this dynamic duo all the way from Havana.

A Q&A with Don Julio Global Brand Ambassador Deano Moncrieffe

A Q&A with Don Julio Global Brand Ambassador Deano Moncrieffe

The former poet turned hotelier and bartender was recently in town, where among other activities, got to bar tend at the Africa Nouveau festival.

Interview with Ally Martin - Hendrick’s Gin Global Brand Ambassador

Ally describes his job and life as a whirlwind and is at pains when we ask him to tell us the most unusual experience his had so far.

Interview with Struan Grant Ralph- Global Ambassador Glenfiddich

Interview with Struan Grant Ralph- Global Ambassador Glenfiddich

Struan has traveled the world as a whisky ambassador and bartender in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States

A Chat with Antony Owich- Jameson Brand Ambassador Kenya

A Chat with Antony Owich- Jameson Brand Ambassador Kenya

Antony Owich is the recently appointed Jameson Brand Ambassador- what makes him tick?

Meet the Jameson Brand Ambassadors!

Meet the Jameson Brand Ambassadors!

Bars Kenya interviews the Global Brand Ambassador for Jameson- Rob Scannell and the Kenyan brand ambassador, Antony Owich

Budhaa Bar's Best- Gitesh Lonushte

Budhaa Bar's Best- Gitesh Lonushte

Mixologist Gitesh has been hiding right under our noses and when we finally found him, we had to share him with the whole world.

Interview with award-winning mixologist Kurt Schlechter

Interview with award-winning mixologist Kurt Schlechter

Kurt is a pioneer on the South African bartending scene having won many accolades for his distinctive cocktails.