Stay warm this Xmas by knocking back a few cocktails, hopefully with not too much ice in them.
We’ve taken a ‘straw poll’, see what we did there, and tasted a few of the offers currently being poured in London.
Ã¢â‚¬ËœTwas the Night Before Christmas,’ The Cinnamon Club
Add a little spice to the festive season this year at The Cinnamon Club, with their warming Christmas cocktail’Twas the night before Christmas.’ Served in a festive bauble and priced at £12.50, this wintry tipple is a blend of Ophir spiced gin, cranberry, fennel, rosemary and tonic, garnished with an orange peel.
The Mince Pie Cocktail, BÃ…Âkan
Get into the festive spirit 38 floors up at BÃ…Âkan with sweeping views across the capital and beyond. Their mince pie cocktail Ã¢â‚¬â€œ made with Sipsmith Gin, cloudy pear juice, egg white and mince pie syrup (water, sugar and mincemeat) is a must-try, bringing together our two favourite things Ã¢â‚¬â€œ mince pies and gin Ã¢â‚¬â€œ in perfect harmony. £9
The Partridge, P.F. Chang’s Asian Table
Kick off your Christmas celebrations in style at new Asian fusion restaurant PF Chang’s Asian Table. Their festive cocktail,’The Partridge’ is packed with warming spices such as cloves, ground cinnamon, vanilla pods and whole nutmeg, mixed with port, orange sorbet, green apples and spiced poach pears! £10. A mocktail version is also available priced at £6.
Hot Chocolate Rum, Aviary
Flock to Aviary at Christmas and get a load of this indulgent, rum-filled cocktail. The perfect creamy and sultry addition to the festive season, the Hot Chocolate Rum (£8) treat, made with Gosling Black Seal rum, Dark Deluxe chocolate and milk and served with a sweet and sticky marshmallow garnish, is the decadent delight your Christmas has been waiting for.