Delegate Profile

Robert Wood

Job TitleOwner

Company Name18/81


Robert Wood opened his first solo venture Smultronstalle in his adopted home Birmingham in 2016 after opening the award winning 40 St Paul’s & Edgbaston Boutique Hotel. 

Smultronstalle was the first ever UK recipient of a Sustainable Practices Award. Robert then opened his second venture 18/81, a bar that celebrates pre-batched cocktails with super friendly service and was recently named Birmingham’s Best Bar by Time Out Magazine. 

Robert’s focus on seasonality showcases the lost art of preservation often utilising ingredients months and even years after harvesting or sourcing. 

Conference Sessions

  • Parks & Recreation: Nature into a Glass

    01 Jul 2019, 14:45 - 15:30, Cocktail Lounge

    We all know that getting into the great outdoors is good for us, and in recent years foraged ingredients have featured in many cocktail menus. But what if you d...

    • Language: English