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London’s celebration of mixed drinks is back for 2017. This year’s festival will see over 250 bars participate, offering £6 cocktails to holders of a London Cocktail Week wristband. 

With plenty of great drinks to be enjoyed, we’ve put together our selection of our must-try cocktails. 

 

Aqua Shard terrace at The Cocktail Village

Aqua Shard terrace at The Cocktail Village 

Cocktail: Grapefruit G & Tea

What is it? Aqua shard’s bar manager Luca Missaglia has come down to earth for London Cocktail Week, bringing with him a range of signature drinks from one of London’s highest bars. His signature serve, the Tanqueray No. TEN Grapefruit G & Tea mixes Tanqueray No. TEN gin, Earl Grey tea, grapefruit juice and vanilla.

Where can I drink it? The Cocktail Village, Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EW

 

Mark’s Bar

Mark’s Bar 

Cocktail: St James Martinez

What is it? A classic cocktail with a HIX twist. Dustin Macmillan has conjured up his own version of this classic cocktail. It features Berry Bros No.3 gin, vermouth and a twist of The King’s Ginger liqueur.

Where can I drink it? Mark’s Bar at HIX Soho, 66-70 Brewer Street, W1F 9UP 

 

The Wigmore

The Wigmore 

Cocktail: Blended Union

What is it? Our favourite pub of the moment, The Wigmore are forging their own way with their LCW special. The Blended Union combines The Wigmore’s very own Saison beer, Amaro di Angostura rum, fresh Union coffee, mango and honey.

Where can I drink it? The Wigmore, 1c Portland Place, Regent Street, London, GB W1B 1JA

 

The Permit Room at Dishoom, King’s Cross

The Permit Room at Dishoom, King’s Cross

Cocktail: East India Gimet

What is it? Throughout London Cocktail Week, you’ll be able to pop by Dishoom King’s Cross and grab some Okra Fries and an East India Gimlet, one of the creations of drinks-walla Carl Brown, for just £10.   

Where can I drink it? Dishoom, King’s Cross - 5 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AB

 

Mac and Wild

Mac and Wild 

Cocktail: Black Watch, Scottish Espresso Martini

What is it? One of the many inventive bottled cocktails created by the Mac & Wild team, Black Watch combines smoky peated whisky with coffee liqueur. Talisker 10, coffee liqueur, amaro, fresh coffee and cold brew coffee. That’s three types of coffee.

Where can I drink it? Mac & Wild, 65 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7PS

 

 The Patron Cocktail Lab

The Patron Cocktail Lab

Cocktail: Patron Echo

What is it? Created by Nikos Bakoulis, one of the leading bartenders at Athens’ The Clumsies this features Patron Silver, Mezcal, Greek syrup, lime, Tabasco, garnished with a chilli thread. 

Where can I drink it? The Patron Cocktail lab, Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EW

 

Nobu Hotel

Nobu Hotel 

Cocktail: Koko Chap Cocktail

What is it? Ever the responsible hosts, Nobu Hotel are offering a “Sip + Snack” in their Lobby Bar. £15 will get you a Koko Chap cocktail made with Crème de Cacao, Nobu Coffee, Japanese Whiskey, Brandy, Sette Vie Amaretto & Benedictine and a Korobuta Sausage roll with black sesame seeds.

Where can I drink it? Nobu Hotel, 10-50 Willow St, London EC2A 4BH

 

Mint Gun Club

Mint Gun Club

Cocktail: Bee and Bear

What is it? Newly opened in the heart of Stoke Newington, bartender Richard Hunt has created just the drink for an early evening aperitivo. Bee and Bear brings together Patrón Silver, Suze liqueur, Cactus Flower & Honey Cordial and Green Tea Kombucha. Quite the mouthful.

Where can I drink it? Mint Gun Club, 4a Brooke Rd, London N16 7JN

 

Buffalo Bourbon Empire

Buffalo Bourbon Empire  

Cocktail: Buffalo Manhattan

What is it? One of the biggest names in bourbon, Buffalo Trace are teaming up with premium vermouth brand Antica Formula for their Buffalo Bourbon Empire popup. There’s over 50 bourbons available on the bar and they’ll be doing masterclasses and tastings throughout the week. Settle down with a Manhattan and imagine you’re in the mid-west…

Where can I drink it? Looking Glass Cocktail Club, 49 Hackney Rd, Hackney, London E2 7NX

 

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