'...Not that I intend to die, but when I do, I don't want to go to heaven, I want to go to Claridge's' - Spencer Tracy
'When I pass through the revolving doors into the glamorous lobby of Claridge's in London, I always feel a thrill. You enter a world of sophistication and wonderful service... Claridge's is my ultimate treat' - Lulu Guinness
This glorious guide contains all the inspiration you'll need for the cocktail hour, with a spirited - and no/low - selection of more than 500 recipes suitable for every occasion. Whatever your tastes and wherever your location, this new bartender's bible will enable you to share the magic of Claridge's with family and friends, from your own cocktail cabinet.
Co-authored by Denis Broci (Director of Bars) and Nathan McCarley-O'Neill (Director of Mixology), this handsome volume encompasses classics from every period in Claridge's history, new inventions that reflect the evolution of the art of drink-making and drinks of every style from every elegant space within this grand institution. Whether you prefer something sparkling, sweet, stirred, complex, sharp, refreshing, bracing or sour, an inviting glass awaits.
Champagne & Sparkling
Featuring Champagne cobbler, French 75 and Gimlet royale
Stirred & Complex
Featuring Oaxacan old fashioned, Silver bullet martini and Widows' kiss
Short & Sharp
Featuring Between the sheets, Gin basil smash and London calling
Long & Refreshing
Featuring Peachblow fizz, Singapore sling and Tom Collins
No & Low
Featuring Adonis, Diplomat and Rome with a view