Food and Drink · Out & About in London

There’s more to coffee cocktails than an espresso martini…

Well as its UK Coffee week (11th-17th April) and London coffee Festival soon (7th-10th April), here are some offerings from 3 of Londons best cocktails bars.

The award-winning staff over at CTC Brick Lane are known for their visually stunning and expertly created cocktails, and their ‘Handy Nightcap’ cocktail offers the perfect combination of coffee, bourbon and chocolate orange, all served on it’s own turf of grass, with golf ball in tow.

Handy Nightcap

The Handy Nightcap (£9)
2 Parts Bourbon
1 Part Cold Drip Coffee
1 Part Sweet Vermouth
1 Dash Chartreuse
1 Dash Terry’s Chocolate Orange Bitters

 

Barrio Brixton‘s drinks menu which has been specially curated in partnership with Salts of the Earth, offers an array of South American inspired delights, including their ‘Voodoo Mama’ cocktail made with two kinds of rums, coffee liqueur and fruit.

Voodoo Mama

Voodoo Mama (£9)
25 ml Plantation Overproof Rum
25ml Koko Kanu
20 ml Coffee Liqueur (Araku)
50 ml Pineapple juice
20 ml Lemon juice
Garnish with 2 pineapple leaves and 1 slice of pineapple

The Savoy’s Beaufort Bar offers the stunning ‘Ratification’ cocktail, definitely one to be sipped not slurped, garnished with a delectable coffee bean filled cone.

Ratification

Ratification (£16)
Martini Rosato
Reprosada Tequila
Illegal Mezcal
Strawberry
Ratifia
Coffee Liqueur
Chipotle Bitters

 

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