Alastair Burgess


Older and wiser than he looks, Alastair has worked in the bar industry for 17 years. He cut his teeth in high-street student bars, serving bottles of Bud to the masses, then lucked out in 2006 with a job bartending in New York, at the world-famous Pegu Club. Returning to the UK in 2008, he worked at Quo Vadis club and Milk & Honey, before going it alone with Happiness Forgets in Hoxton Square.

Alastair Burgess's Edits
  • Pimm’s No.7

    September 16, 2013

    ...A week or so ago, we dropped in on Alastair Burgess, owner of Happiness Forgets in Hoxton (named for a Dionne Warwick song, don't you know?), and caught him slightly unawares, wearing a T-shirt, of al...


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