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21 Jun FIRST LOOK: Inside Martin Cate’s new whimsical gin palace, Whitechapel

As you walk through the doors of Martin Cate’s new gin-centric bar and restaurant Whitechapel — which will finally open its doors on Monday (October 26) — you may have to catch your breath.

So when Cate’s former bar manager, Alex Smith (Gitane, Novela) approached him with prospect of opening a gin bar, he was sold. He felt that much the way Smuggler’s Cove tells the history of rum, Whitechapel would give him the chance to tell the story of gin. READ MORE