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- This is my masterpiece, using a method that I developed in the 1980s. Super cool and super dry, for serious martini lovers.
- Frozen Belvedere vodka or frozen Tanqueray No. 10 and Martini Extra Dry served with a twist or olive.
- A modern classic, popular all over the world.
- Star of Bombay gin, Cointreau, fresh lemon juice and orange marmalade.
- Highly recommended, a fascinating and intriguing journey of flavours.
- Stoli Vanilla vodka, elderflower cordial, lime juice, honey syrup and chilli pepper.
- A great medley of ingredients, with an earthy finish.
- Hennessy VSOP cognac, Grande Marnier, crème de mûre, lemon juice and blackberries.
- This unusual cocktail has a silky texture finished in an apple wood smoked glass.
- Tamarind-infused Cenote tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave nectar and a pinch of salt.
Blood and Sand (barrel aged)
- A twist on a classic cocktail named for the 1922 silent movie, the ingredients are aged in an oak barrel for at least a month and served with an orange foam.
- Copper Dog Blended whisky, selected vermouths, Cherry Heering and orange foam.
- One of the most popular cocktails in the world today, it origins lie with Count Camillo Negroni ofFlorence in the early 1920s.
- Beafeater gin c1970, Campari c1970 and martini Rosso c1970.
- A delicious drink from the 1920s which has a delicate, dry herbaceous flavour.
- Booths gin 1963 and yellow chartreuse c1970.
- A simple pleasure from the 1930s originally made with Jamaican rum, the honey gives it a distinct sweetness.
- Richmond Rhum de la Martinique c1950, honey and lemon juice.
- A sophisticated after-dinner drink, hugely popular in the 1960s and 70s.
- Lheraud Grandee Champagne Cognac 1956, Bols Crème de Caçao c1960 and fresh cream.
- Created by the author Ian Fleming for his 1953 novel Casino Royale, made with vintages from that era.
- Gordon’s gin c1950, Smirnoff vodka c1950 and Kina Lillet 1949.
- The great Harry Craddock immortalised this 20s classic in his 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book.
- An elegant and sophisticated drink that ticks all the right boxes
- Gordons gin c1930, Cointreau c1930, lemon juice and optional egg white.
- This elegant drink first appeared in print in 1916 by Hugo Ensslin. Sky blue in colour, it reflects the glamour and luxury of early air travel.
- Gordon’s gin c1930, crème de violette c1930 and Zara maraschino c1930.
- This is the king of whiskey cocktails, its origins lie with the earliest creations of the 1800s, although the Pendennis Club of Kentucky claim it as their own.
- McBrayer Kentucky bourbon 1913, Angostura bitters c1930, a lump of white sugar and a dash of soda.
- This drink originated in 1896 and was immortalised by Ernest Hemingway, who wrote about it, and also enjoyed one or two!
- Bacardi Santiago Cuba c1905, fresh lime juice and sugar.
- For this drink I use some of the world’s rarest spirits and liqueurs to offer you the ultimate experience in Liquid History, more than 700 years in a glass! The world’s oldest cocktail.
- 1788 Clos de Griffier Vieux cognac, 1770 Kummel liqueur, c1860 Dubb Orange liqueur and c1930 Angostura bitters.
- Cornish salted Exmoor caviar, served with toasted bread
- & traditional garnish
- Cornish salted 30g £100
- Imperial Oscietra 30g £180
- Imperial Beluga 30g £400
- Rock oysters with red shallot vinaigrette £6.50
- Scotch quail eggs £6.50
- Spring crudités with lemon oil dips £6.50
- Crispy squid with red chilli, garlic & almonds £6.50
- Bacon cracker with horseradish cream £6.50
- Donovan Threesome: choice of three snacks £16
- Burrata, heirloom tomato, avocado & zucchini
- all’escabeche £19
- Rhug Estate steak tartare, brown bread & sea salt butter £23
- Vitello tonnato with Pantelleria capers & Gaeta olives £16
- Fresh spring salad, with tuna, legumes & anchovy vinaigrette £18
- Brown’s club sandwich with a mixed salad £21
- Severn & Wye smoked salmon with lemon & buttered toast £17
- Mini burger or cheeseburger with tomato, red onion & french fries £20
- Paccheri with cherry tomato & basil or all’arrabiata £19
- Thin-crust pizza with Parma ham, rocket leaves & artichoke £19
- Caesar salad, Parmesan, anchovies, croutons with chicken or prawns £19
- Cod in tempura batter with mushy peas & tartar sauce (only available for lunch) £21
- Rhug Estate beef fillet, chicory & horseradish mayonnaise £38
- Fresh fruit salad £13
- Selection of homemade sorbets £15
- Crème brûlée with Tahiti vanilla £15
- Lemon tart with Italian meringue £15
- Chocolate gateau with pistachio ice cream £15
- Selection of British & Italian cheeses & dried fruits £15