LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK

Posted on 07/10/2014 · Posted in Blog

At Palm we can’t resist a good cocktail, so we’re gagging to hit the streets and sample the craziest concoctions London’s best bartenders have created for the yearly booze extravaganza that is London Cocktail Week. If you’ve ever wished you could shake your jigger like Tom Cruise in Cocktail, then fellow revellers, you are in for a treat.

Now in its fifth year, drinkers all over the capital can try their hands at cocktail master classes, indulge in a premium cocktail or quaff experimental tipples in over 200 cocktail bars across London. Cocktail Week offers cocktail lovers tasting sessions, tours, pop-up events and parties galore – all you need is a funky wristband from the official website (www.londoncocktailweek.com) to access loads of fab deals.

We’ve cherry-picked our favourite deals to bring you the best of London Cocktail Week, so get a wristband and start a bar tab, this week is going to be a heavy one.

THE DUPPY SHARE LAUNCHES RUM POP-UP FOR LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK

To celebrate London Cocktail Week, premium Caribbean rum brand The Duppy Share is taking over Harry Gordon’s Bar in Selfridges to launch a week-long rum punch party pop-up.

Throughout London Cocktail Week, Harry Gordon’s will be serving a special menu of rum punches, including The Duppy Share’s signature recipe – The Duppy Conqueror, the refreshing Brunch Punch and the sparkling Ginger DuppyThe Duppy Conqueror will be just £4 all week for those with London Cocktail Week wrist bands.

www.theduppyshare.com

THE JONES FAMILY PROJECT INTRODUCES NEW SOUR COCKTAIL TO ITS MENU

Founded by a “modern family” of tight-knit friends in Shoreditch, The Jones Family Project is the perfect space to relax and share your passion for food and drink in an offbeat restaurant and bar with a funky hipster vibe. To celebrate London Cocktail Week, the restaurant has added the “Old Street Lemonade with Buffalo Trace” to its menu. This lip-smackingly sour cocktail has been specially created by cocktail whiz kid Andrea Travenzoli – try it with the house crispy squid for a fantastic pick-me-up midweek.

http://www.jonesfamilyproject.co.uk/

FLORIDITA INTRODUCES THE 5 STAR DAIQUIRI COCKTAIL ON ITS MENU

Floridita  located on Wardour Street, Soho boasts the most extensive selection of rums in Europe.  To celebrate London Cocktail Week, Floridita will be including the 5 Star Daquiri cocktail on its menu, created specially by Floridita’s bar manager Massimo Bosio. A luxurious, tropical concoction of Plantation 3 Star Rum, Lime Juice and Sugar Syrup, topped with homemade lime foam. Mix it up with Floridita’s Havana-inspired menu and Salsa tunes and you’ll be dancing the night away.

www.floriditalondon.com

CAROM SHOWCASES ITS KILL JIM COCKTAILS MADE WITH CHOCOLATE LIQUEUR

Carom (www.caromsoho.com) located above Floridita, is a slick Pan-Indian restaurant and bar famous for their range of exotic signature cocktails blending premium spirits with Indian herbs, spices and classic Indian ingredients. Their brilliant bartenders have paired up with El Jimador Reposado to showcase  scandalous “Kill Jim” cocktails, a tempting mix of chocolate liqueur and Falernum, garnished with lime and chilli for kick.

http://www.caromsoho.com/

CASA CREATES BESPOKE TOBACCO OLD FASHIONNED COCKTAIL

Casa which is home to one of the widest selections of Cuban cigars in the United Kingdom, Casa offers both a Soho-style cocktail lounge and exclusive cigar humidor. Situated alongside sister venues Carom and Floridita, the venue has created a bespoke tobacco old fashioned containing Bacardi 8, Angostura aromatic bitters and homemade Tobacco bitters.

www.floriditalondon.com/about-us/casa