When the temperature rises in London, one sure way to beat the heat is grabbing a table in one of these bars and ordering up a load of boozy, frozen drinks.
Where: 9 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NU
The only problem you'll have with this bubblegum pink concoction is being careful not to drink it too fast - nobody wants brain freeze. Made with Calle 23 Tequila, it's a summery delight.
Follow them on Instagram: @everafterbar
Where: 441 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN
Head to the hatch at this Bethnal Green bar and grab yourself one of these frozen beauties to go. Each one contains coffee liqueur, espresso, vanilla ice-cream and Slane Irish Whiskey.
Follow them on Instagram: @thesuntavernbg
Where: 25 North Rd, Highgate, London N6 4BE
The mere thought of these kept us sane during the lockdown. The Highgate pub may have reopened fully now but they’re still serving these icy treats to takeaway.
Follow them on Instagram: @theredlionandsun
Where: The Dalston, 4 Bradbury Street, London, N16 8JN
The name sums it up - this brand new Dalston bar is ALL about boozy, frosty delights. In addition ot the usual frozen mojitos and margaritas there are also frozen brambles,french martinis and you can even get the bar team to help create your own.
Follow them on Instagram: @thefrozencocktailclub
Where: 10 Argyle St, London WC1H 8EG
The Aperol slushie is just one of several frozen cocktails on the menu at this King's Cross hangout - they also serve up frozen sparkling coladas and icy pornstars.
Follow them on Instagram: @thestandardlondon
Where: Borough Market and Coal Drops Yard
If there’s anything that encapsulates weekend brunch more than this drink, then we’d like to see it. There’s also a spiced mango and a hibiscus and honeydew version, but this pale green margarita is really the one you want.
Follow them on Instagram: @tacos_el_pastor
Where: Soho, Westfield
Obviously the pasta’s great at Stevie Parle’s Pastaio restaurants but, honestly, we’d go there just for the drink. Most specifically for the Prosecco slushies. They regularly change the recipe to make them seasonally appropriate - right now there’s a Blood Orange and Campari as well as a Lemon and Grappa version on offer.
Follow them on Instagram: @pastaiolondon
Where: 14th Floor, 40 Blackfriars Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8NY
There’s a distinct south American vibe at this rooftop bar, what with all that tropical foliage, so where better to enjoy a classic Paloma given a frozen twist for the summer with bitter orange and grapefruit.
Follow them on Instagram: @seabirdlondon
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