Everybody loves the smooth taste of a well-prepared and simple classic gin and tonic. But with some more creativity brought in to the superb gin, one can unlock some of the most delicious and robust tastes the gin can offer. Therefore, you can make numerous flavours from this diverse and flavourful spirit.
Most bartenders have adapted the use of other mixers to shake things up on the counter rather than just sticking to the classic tonic mixer. Below are some of the bars where you can try out some unique gin cocktails.
Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour houses an impressive collection of over 200 gins, from known favourites to rare and uniquely selected gins from around the globe. The parlour is a Victorian themed room, offering a refined space with traditionally upholstered furniture, where guests can enjoy exquisitely created cocktails alongside tasty, seasonal small plates.
Their ‘Signature Menu’ features a fantastic selection of gin cocktails including The Mad Hatter. This wonderfully named drink is made from a blend of Old Curiosity Lavender & Echinacea gin, rose liqueur, jasmine syrup, fresh lime juice and cherry bitters.
If you’re a gin enthusiast, this bar will be right up your street. East London Liquor Company is a craft distillery with its own bar, offering a superb selection of cocktails to choose from. Made with spirits from their own distillery: including gin, vodka and whisky, their list also showcases the rich heritage of gin production around the world.
Their Pearl Diver Martini is made with a blend of Kew Gin, Akvavit, Dill and Vermouth – a fun variation of the classic gin martini. If you get peckish, they also serve some delicious snacks, including grilled sandwiches and plates of cured meats and cheeses to enjoy alongside your cocktail.
This is not just a bar but also a grill serving some of the best cuts. They also have an extensive list of unique cocktails. With cocktails such as a twist of the Tom Collins, Blaze Collins with other mixes and many more, you get to enjoy some of the best blends. One trendy cocktail on the menu is the Sons and Guns. It is made from a blend of Bombay Sapphire Gin, Kamm & Sons, Innis and Guns Syrup, and lemon juice. The fruity cocktail goes perfectly with the delicious cuts to make a perfect night out.
If you are looking for new flavours of gin cocktails, then the Langham is the place to be. Their new menu is made up of unique imaginative and original blends, so you won’t know what to expect. One of the most popular and great concoctions offered is the two memories cocktail made from a mixture of Star of Bombay Gin, sloes, gin, yuzu, Champagne and Sakura.
The swingers club is a great place to have a crazy amount of fun with friends and family. You can enjoy a round of London mini-golf and have some delicious foods from vendors as you sip some of the best and tasty gin cocktails around. The menu is extensive, but you can try the signature gin and a tonic known as The Swinger. The tonic is made from a blend of Tanqueray No. TEN, Double Dutch tonic, grapefruit and a pink peppercorn twist.