The Donovan Bar’s impeccable cocktail menu comes courtesy of the legendary maestro of cocktails, Salvatore Calabrese and our Director of Mixology, Federico Pavan — who, together have created a sublime list marrying his personal classics with original concoctions.
Choose from a varied selection of 'must try' cocktails on the drinks menu at the Donovan Bar curated by a man who needs little introduction, Salvatore Calabrese. Salvatore is one of the world’s leading bartenders and former President of the United Kingdom Bartender’s Guild. This master mixologist has prepared cocktails for movie stars, royalty and presidents alike.
Salvatore Calabrese - Drinks Maestro
A man who needs little introduction, Salvatore Calabrese is one of the world’s leading bartenders and former President of the United Kingdom Bartender’s Guild. This master mixologist has prepared cocktails for movie stars, royalty and presidents alike. Salvatore honed his expertise with more than forty years in top hotels, private members clubs and the world’s best cocktail bars.
Federico Pavan - Director of Mixology
With over 10 years in the industry, creating cocktails for the refined, the rich and the famous, Pavan is dedicated to seamless service and inimitable attention to detail. Right hand man to Salvatore Calabrese, Pavan is the soul behind the menu and precision behind the bar.
Fabio Spinetti - Bar Manager
Bringing over 18 years of experience from London’s most glamorous hotel bars to the table, our Bar Operations Manager Fabio Spinetti is dedicated to stirring up creative cocktails and memorable gastronomic experiences. Spinetti adds a contemporary twist to our prestigious collection of vintage labels thanks to his taste for rare spirits and liqueurs. A man of many talents, he can speak English, French and Spanish and recommend wine and cocktails to tingle your taste buds in all three languages.