Thursday, 17, October 2019
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The best places to sip on alcohol-free cocktails: a night out minus the headache
If you’re heading out for a late-night tipple this ‘Sober October’, there’s a host of alcohol-free options in some of London’s most popular bars, from classical cocktails to fruity and fun twists.
1. Autumn at Dalloway Terrace
Home to one of London’s most Instagrammable terraces, Dalloway Terrace will be welcoming guests to wine, dine and brunch within its new autumnal installation, featuring honey-coated leaves and natural cork bark. Visitors can enjoy a non-alcoholic aperitif as the perfect partner for a teetotal evening.
Made from 100% English grown Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier grapes, Dalloway will be working with Aecorn Apertifs throughout October to offer its guests the best non-alcoholic drinks to kick off their meals. Guests can choose from the following classic mocktails with a twist, for a bold and full-bodied drink without the alcoholic edge.
‘Nogroni’ – blended with Seedlips spice, Aecorn bitter & Aecorn aromatic
‘Earls Tonic’ – Aecorn Aromatic, Pineapple & Earl Grey Tea Shrub, Coconut Water & LE Soda
‘Golden Hour’ – Aecorn Bitter, Clementine Juice, LE Soda
‘Sweet But Sassy’ – Strawberry Infused Aecorn Dry, Three Citrus Shrub, Non-Alcoholic Violet Bitters, SASSY Le Cidre Rosé
‘Aecorn Elderflower Spritz’ – Aecorn Dry, Elderflower Cordial & English Sparkling Wine
2. The Cocktail Bar at The Marylebone
Based in the cosy confines of The Marylebone, The Cocktail Bar is the hotel’s newest hideaway packed with elegance and glamour and the perfect spot for a cosy drink. The non-alcoholic cocktails have a fruity twist, offering up a tantalising list of options.
‘Kiwi Crush’ –Kiwi, Mint Orgeat Syrup & Apple Juice to give you taste without the next morning punch.
‘Passionfruit Lemonade’ – A passionate blend of Lemon juice, Simple Syrup, Ginger Beer and Passion fruit.
‘Ombre Grapefruit’ – Grapefruit juice, Pomegranate Syrup and soda combined together for a taste
‘Weary Berry’ – Cranberry & Pineapple Juice, Mixed Berries and Purée
3. The Coral Room
Set in the heart of Bloomsbury and just a two minute walk from Tottenham Court Road, The Bloomsbury hotel is home to vibrant bar, The Coral Room, a 1920s-inspired bar, which offers guests a choice of expertly mixed mocktails, in collaboration with Seedlip. This is the ideal venue for a night of live jazz and delicious drinks…
‘No Ting’ – Seedlip Spice 94, Pineapple, Lemon Juice, Syrup, Soda Water
‘Living Coral’ – Seedlip Garden 108, Cactus Water, Pomelo & Pepper Tonic, Syrup
4. London Landmarks Afternoon Tea at Town House Kensington
For those who are looking for daytime dining minus the alcohol, a trip down to Town House at The Kensington, for it’s London Landmarks afternoon tea could be the perfect solution. Town House will be offering up a selection of scones, sandwiches, tea and coffee, taking inspiration from London’s most historic landmarks. A themed experience which will be welcoming a festive version for its guests to enjoy from 18thNovember.
5. Brasserie Zedel
Brasserie Zédel offers guests a gorgeous dining and drinking experience, with a nod to Parisian decadence. Settle down with a selection of light and alcohol free mocktails before digging into one of the hearty and rich dishes…
‘Miss Day’– Blackberry Purée, Apple Juice, Lemon Juice, Ginger Ale
‘Spring Lark’– Elderflower Cordial, Cucumber, Lemon Juice, Apple Juice, Soda
‘Honey Blossom’– Pineapple Juice, Lemon Juice, Vanilla, Egg White, Angostura Bitters
Via Brasserie Zedel