Cocktails

 

Cocktails are meant to be a bit of fun – something exotic, glamorous, tasty, refreshing and reviving.

Our barmen take your fun very seriously. They're always on the lookout for a new Indian twist on an old favourite.

We use only premium and super-premium spirits and if your favourite cocktail is not on our list, please ask as there are too many cocktails we can make to be able to list them all.

If there's a drink you'd like that's not on our list, please ask.

Summer Quenchers

Much like a gardener poring over seed catalogues in winter, we consoled ourselves during the past, long, cold months dreaming of a time when cool, quenching refreshment would be called for.  Our companions were citrus fruits, ginger, mint, pineapple, bitters, aromatics and a small pinch of salt.

Essencially Orange  7.50Our first wine cocktail, highlighting the incredible flavour of Orange Muscat Essencia, enhanced with fresh orange peel, Antica Formula sweet red vermouth, Noilly Prat dry white vermouth, Fee Brothers orange bitters and Absolut VodkaPost-Colonial Cooler  7.75Brazilian Sagatiba Cachaça, Spanish Liquor 43, fresh curry leaf, fresh ginger and lime cordial, taken with a pinch of salt, over crushed icePink Paradise  7.25Giffard Pink grapefruit liquor, Bombay Sapphire gin, St. Germain elderflower liquor, fresh lime juice, Fee Brothers grapefruit bitters, shaken and poured into a martini glassRoasted Pineapple Mojito  7.95Bacardi white rum, homemade spiced pineapple purée, pineapple syrup, fresh mint muddled with fresh lime, over lots of crushed ice

 
House cocktails

   Tall and refreshing

Darjeeling Mist  7.25 Superior iced tea using Darjeeling's famous brew, with the added
bonus of Bombay Sapphire gin, lime juice, mint and cassia bark
Mango-Chilli Tornado 7.25Sweet aromatic Alfonso mango and Indian dry red chilli
make a great Indian twist with Sauza white tequila and white rum
Babur Mojito 7.95  Our own version of the classic, with white rum, Havana Club,
Myers's Rum, mint, lime and cinnamon, topped with Champagne
Himalayan Spring  7.25  A sprightly blend of Scotch whisky, ginger, lime and fully matured
sweet sherry
On the Veranda    7.25Cointreau, muddled orange and lime, Angostura bitters, fresh
peel over ice, topped with tonic water


 
Spicy and complex

Currytini  7.25 Bombay Sapphire gin and dry Cinzano with lime cordial, curry leaves
and fresh green chilli makes a zingy Indian martini-gimlet hybrid
Shah-Shah 7.50Sagatiba cachaça, ginger, lime, mint and a splash of dark rum –
Goa meets Copacabana
Old Fashioned Old Monk 7.25Spicy, aromatic Indian Old Monk 7-year-old rum combined with caramel, banana and  homemade cinnamon bitter, double spiced with clove and orange zest make a heart-warming of the American classic

Buffalo Smoke 7.25

Tobacco-infused Buffalo Trace bourbon, Drambuie, homemadecinnamon syrup and a dash of bitters, served on the rocks Gingerbread Cat 7.25

Maker's Mark bourbon deliciously bonded with apple, gingerbread syrup,fresh ginger and homemade cinnamon liquor, shaken and poured over ice Mango Mary  7.25

Alfonso mango spiced and charged with green chili, black pepper, salt, lime juice, Worcester sauce and Absolut vodka

 
Fruity and exotic

Pomegranate Margarita  7.50A passionate mix of Sauza white tequila, Cointreau, fresh limeand pomegranate pureeSungura  7.25 Exotic Indian Alfonso mango combined with Lychee Li liqueur and black currant, charged with aromatic Myers's Rum Divine Deccan Daiquiri  7.25Aromatic kaffir lime leaf combined with coconut and fresh lime, charged with Bacardi. Just divine..White Garden 7.50Our tribute to the queen of gardeners, Gertrude Jekyll, is made entirelyfrom white flowers - jasmine infused Absolut vodka, St-Germain Elderflower liqueur, Lychee Li, Cointreau and fresh lime juice  Berry Blast  7.25

And berry, berry refreshing it is, with Fragoli wild strawberry liqueur, Lychee Li, Crème de Cassis, cranberry juice, fresh lime and vodkaGinger and Green Appletini  7.25Made with Smirnoff Green Apple vodka, green apple, Amaretto and fresh ginger - crisp and refreshing, warm, spicy and sweet 

 
Sparkling Cocktails

Strawberry Sparkler  7.95Sparkling wine topped with wild strawberry liquorKir Royale  7.95Sparkling wine enriched with Crème de CassisPink Jaipur  7.95Passion fruit liqueur and peach schnapps with a sparkle Sparkling Mojito 7.95Classic refreshing mojito super-charged with fizz

 
Classics

Martini  6.95Absolut Vodka or Bombay Sapphire, shaken or stirred - ask for more optionsMargarita  6.95Tequila, Cointreau, limeMint Julep  6.95Bourbon whisky, fresh mint, sugarBloody Mary  6.95Absolut vodka, tomato juice and our own spicesCosmopolitan  6.95Absolut vodka, Cointreau, cranberry, lime juiceBramble  6.95Bombay Sapphire, crème de mûre, gomme syrup, fresh lime

 
Mocktails
Lassi 3.75Sweet, salted or mangoBeat the heat  4.50Pineapple juice, lime cordial, lime, mint - cool and shakenYellow submarine 3.95Deeply satisfying with banana, pineapple, mango on the rocksAbsolute apple     4.25Apple, caramel syrup, lime, mintGinger fizz  3.50Coca cola, fresh ginger, lime, sugarIndian summer  3.95Orange juice, pineapple juice, mango juice and rose syrupLassi colada  3.95Pineapple, coconut and fresh lime with Greek yoghurt

 

 

Dessert cocktails

Brandy Alexander   6.95Brandy, Kahlua and cream shaken together, dusted with nutmeg powder

Frozen volcano  7.25Raspberry, Cointreau, Lychee Li, vodkaMocha martini  7.25Shot of espresso, dark chocolate and coffee liqueurs and vodka