Espresso Martini Recipe
In celebration of International Espresso Martini Day, our Head Bartender, Alex, shares his version of the classic cocktail using some of our favourite ingredients.
28th June 2021
There are few experiences more quintessentially British than the pub. The streets of Central London are bursting with them; on almost every corner you turn lies a landlord waiting to pull you a pint. Being based in Mayfair, one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, we have an abundance of luxury pubs on our doorstep, so we have come up with two pub routes to help quench your thirst on your next visit.
Our second route explores Belgravia. Just next door to Mayfair, it’s another elite neighbourhood with some historic, luxury pubs to discover. Turn right from The Athenaeum and a 13 minute walk will take you to stop number 1, The Grenadier. This building became a pub in 1818, and rumour has it, the Duke of Wellington was a visitor from time to time. To this day, it’s a hit with celebrities, with Madonna holding a post-gig party here.
A 15 minute walk from The Grenadier, Thomas Cubitt is a real favourite with locals! It tops our list when it comes to its setting, located on the picturesque Elizabeth Street, one of the most Instagrammable streets in London. Swap your pint for a glass of wine here as there’s an impressive list and their Coravin system means you can try a selection of their finest by the glass.
Our final spot in Belgravia is just a further 6 minute walk to Pimlico Road, a stone’s throw from the iconic Sloane Square. This beautiful building was once a brewery and we love the grand and traditional features, buzzy atmosphere and open fireplaces.
Take advantage of our Mayfair Weekend offer and enjoy a 2 night stay, giving you enough time to explore our glorious neighbourhood, whether it be the pubs, shops, museums or attractions.
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