The pineapple has been a symbol of hospitality since the 15th century, when it was first brought to Europe from the Caribbean.
As a guest, there was no greater honour than to be served pineapple because it meant the hosts had spared no expense.
Thus the symbol came to signify gracious gatherings.
Welcome to New Bloomsbury Set, we hope you feel at home here.
We are an independent cocktail bar in the heart of Bloomsbury. Like the original Bloomsbury Set we welcome you as you are, for the ideas you bring and value you add.
Visit our cosy basement bar to catch up with friends, start your night out, or for an intimate date.