Royal Albert Dock welcomes newest bar

A NEW cocktail and sports bar has opened at The Royal Albert Dock.

The Long Shot promises to be ‘the place to go’ for live sporting events, innovative cocktails, craft beers and ‘monster’ sandwiches. 


Founded by Simon Thompson, owner of Present Company bar on School Lane and previously at acclaimed cocktail bar, Callooh Callay in Shoreditch, the 200+ capacity venue is set over two levels, with a large feature staircase leading to an upper mezzanine floor, and outdoor space with tables accommodating up to 48 people. 


Visitors can watch sports as they happen on 13 giant screens, or enjoy a game of pool upstairs where there’s also a pinball machine and juke box quiz machine for those who love to play as well as watch. 


Simon and his team are offering signature cocktails, a variety of beers on tap, and lesser known craft beers. Cocktails range from their take on the classic Old Fashioned with Woodford Reserve, Jack Daniel’s Apple, maple syrup and bitters, to the bar’s signature The Long Shot cocktail; a mix of Jameson Black Barrel, apricot and black tea soda.