Today is National Tequila Day! Any day that let's me indulge guilt free with my favourite tequila cocktail is fine with me. So to celebrate I thought I would give you a few suggestions of my favourite London bars to get a delicious tequila cocktail. Plus a recipe for you to try at home. Cheers!
Tequila cocktails to try…
MATADOR at The Racketeer
Made of Olmeca Altos Blanco Tequia, Grapefruit, Lime, Campari & Agrave
105 King’s Cross Rd, London, WC1X 9LR
HIBISCUS MARGARITA at La Bodega Negra
Made of El Jimador Blanco Tequila, Lime Juice, Orange Bitters and Homemade Hibiscus Syrup
La Bodega Negra | 9 Old Compton Street, W1D 5JF
PALOMA at the Cartel Battersea
Made of Arette Blanco, Lime Juice, In House Grapefruit Soda. Built and served long
517-519 Batterse Park Rd, London, SW11 3BN
FROZEN MARAGRITA at Pergola Paddington
Made of Altos Plata Tequila, Cointreau, Lime Juice and salt
5 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, W2 6PY
If you want to try your hand at making a tequila cocktail at home. Why don’t you attempt the Garden Party, ideal for these hot summers evening.
1 1/4 oz. Tequila Don Julio Reposado
1/2 oz. Orange Liqueur
1/4 oz. Honey Syrup
1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Lime Wheel, for garnish
Combine Tequila Don Julio Reposado, orange liqueur, honey syrup, fresh lemon juice, and Angostura bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a double old fashioned glass with fresh ice. Garnish with lime wheel.
Created by mixologist Erin Ashford