#Mojito – 1,637,141 Instagram Posts
Located in notorious Shoreditch, Barrio East is a fun loving cocktail bar with seriously impressive décor. Their Mojito cocktail is served with 50ml of rum and stars on their Amigo Hour Specials which means you get this minty delight for £5.
Price: £5 during Happy Hour
Address: 141-143 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JE
Floripa are open until 3am on Friday and Saturdays and are known for their late night shenanigans. They bring a taste of Brazilian culture to London through delicious food, live music and traditional Mojitos.
Address: 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3HZ
The Maven is a prohibition style speakeasy with no signs outside to help you find its entrance. Behind their closed doors master cocktails take centre stage in kooky tea cups and the likes. Their Mojitos are made with Havana Club so you just know you’re in for a good time.
Address: 1 Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 7DH
#Sangria – 1,233,615 Instagram Posts
Salvador and Amanda
These guys emphasise their love for Sangria in the best possible way – through their cocktail menu. Boasting three different types of Sangria, Salvador and Amanda have outdone themselves when it comes to the lip smacking drink.
Price: £10.50 – £21
Address: 8 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JA
Located underneath Jamon Jamon is The Matador. It’s an underground haunt that oozes Spanish secrecy and plates up delicious tapas accompanied by homemade sangria. The two go hand-in-hand and make for wonderful evenings no matter what the weather.
Price: £4 – £15
Address: 3 – 5 Caxton Walk, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H
Arta attracts discerning drinkers by supplying great evenings filled with live music, great food and creative drinks. It’s an extravagant Mediterranean themed bar with three authentic Sangria options using red, white wine or sparking cava.
Price: £5.95 – £21.50
Address: 62 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1PA
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When looking for a martini in the city there’s no place like Dirty Martini. They have an eclectic menu where you can order many variations of the tipple. Whatever your palate, more than likely they can satisfy it. They also have a wallet friendly happy hour that includes the Strawberry and Black Pepper Martini.
Address: 130 Wood St, London, EC2V 6DL
Harry Craddock was head bartender of the Savoy during the roaring 1920’s and 30’s. Today he is regarded as the cocktail legend thanks to The Savoy Cocktail Book (which contains the first dry martini recipe). It goes without saying that the home of the dry martini is a must visit.
Address: The Savoy Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0EU
Milk Thistle is the epitome of unique due to its quirky décor and ever changing cocktail menu. They currently have two Martini’s on their menu and both contain Noilly Prat. However, you get a choice of which gin or vodka gets stirred into your drink.
Price: £8.50 – £10.50
Address: Quay Head House Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 1EB
#Pina Colada – 630,511 Instagram Posts
London Cocktail Club
London Cocktail Club are making their way across the lips of cocktail fanatics for their cheeky concoctions and party scene. They’ve recently revamped their menu to make way for new flavours including the non-alcoholic Pina Colada. It would trick you into believing that your drinking the real thing!
Address: 4 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 8QJ
The presentation of Kanaloa’s Pina Colada will bring the wow factor to any table it’s served at. They ditch generic glassware for frozen, hollow pineapples. Prepare your mouth for fresh juices and strong Bacardi rum as they whisk you away to a drinking paradise.
Address: 18 Lime Office Court Shoe Lane, The City, London, EC4A
It’s well known fact that Liar’s Club measuring the perfect amount of spirit and pineapple juice to create a simple, classic Pina Colada. It may be simple but sometimes the best things in life are.
Address: 19A Back Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 2PB
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As if you needed another reason to look forward to Friday, Kilburn Ironworks only serve Bloody Mary’s come the weekend. They shake up a special hickory smoked Bloody Mary’s known for pulling in an eager crowd. It’s also tipped to be a great drink to cure a foggy head come Sunday morning.
Address: 332 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 2QN
The Jam Tree Clapham
There’s no way that The Jam Tree in Clapham weren’t making the list. They have a Bloody Mary menu that boasts 9 variations of the tomato based drink. They incorporate everything from horseradish to beef stock into these bad boys
Price: £4.50 – £8
Address: 13-19 Old Town, London, SW4 0JT
Panda and Sons
Panda and Sons have outdone themselves with their take on the classic Bloody Mary. Their Red Panda cocktail contains the usual components but what makes this drink so special is the Guinness float.
Address: 79 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4NF
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