The Botanist, West Bridgford hosts Luxardo Cherry Garden Gin Bar

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The Luxardo Cherry Garden Gin Bar opens on the 22nd August for two months of late Italian summer outdoor drinking.

The bar will serve original cocktails using Italy’s famous Luxardo Limoncello, Sour Cherry Gin and London Dry Gin. The Mediterranean drinks are matched with the atmosphere, with flowers and foliage in abundance in the al fresco setting.

The West Bridgford branch is set to host an opening weekend this bank holiday, featuring cocktail masterclasses by Luxardo global ambassador Gareth ‘G’ Franklin. You will be able to explore the natural botanical flavours of gin, fruit and herbal garnishes and learn from tips on mixing and presentation.

Share your sipping moment on Instagram and you may be in with the chance of winning a trip for you and a friend to Venice, near the home of Luxardo in Padua. To find out more and be in with a chance to win, follow @Luxardo_UKĀ  #LuxardoCherryGardens on Instagram.

The Luxardo Cherry Garden Gin Bar at The Botanist
40 Bridgford Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6AP

 

Original Luxardo cocktails on the menu include:

Cherry, Blossom & Tonic
50ml Luxardo Sour Cherry Gin
200ml tonic water
1 spray rose water
Lemon zest
Build in a tall glass over ice.

Italian 75
25ml Luxardo Sour Cherry Gin
15ml Luxardo Cherry Syrup (from a jar of maraschino cocktail cherries).
15ml lemon juice
Shake ingredients over ice, and strain into a champagne flute. Top with chilled prosecco.
Garnish with a Luxardo maraschino cherry.

Limoncello Spritz
50ml Luxardo Limoncello
15ml lemon juice
Dash of tonic water
Top with chilled prosecco
Build in a champagne flute

Lost in Thyme
60ml Luxardo Limoncello
20ml lemon juice
3 dashes celery bitters
Shake over ice and fine strain into a coupette glass. Garnish with fresh thyme.