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Cocktail time! Our Summer party favourites

Finally, we are seeing some sunshine and heat and when better to think about Summer parties than whilst you are enjoying the Summer weather. Parties are all about relaxing and soaking up the sunshine while sipping on a cocktail or two. Here’s a rundown of our favourite Summer cocktails to whet your appetite………..


Aperol Spritz

A favourite of our team over at the British Library. An Italian classic and popular aperitif. The vibrant colour and refreshing taste make it the perfect drink to kick off your summer party.

Prosecco, Aperol, soda water and a slice of orange served over ice



You can’t really go wrong with this summer classic. A perfect accompaniment to almost any summer party choice, whether it’s a BBQ, picnic or just a few tasty canapés. Fruity, refreshing and a great option for large parties. This classic is a firm favourite at our Rooms on Regents Park venue, paired perfectly with their sumptuous BBQ menu.

Pimm’s, Lemonade and plenty of fruit and cucumber, served over ice with a sprig of mint


Pink lemonade

A delicious, fresh summer cocktail. A twist on a simple vodka lemonade but with a gorgeous pink colour and a little added sweetness. Perfect for the ladies! You’ll be sure to find the team at our Spitalfields Venue recommending this one!

Vodka, Chambord, Lemon juice, sugar syrup and soda water served over ice



The perfect summer aperitif. This light Prosecco cocktail is so delicious and refreshing. Another classic from Italy, this is a great crowd pleaser and perfect for big parties.  You can’t go wrong sipping on this on the lawn of the Royal Over-Seas League, overlooking Green Park. Perfection!

Prosecco, Elderflower cordial, soda water, mint and lime served over ice



You can’t beat this Spanish classic. A fruity, sweet delicious cocktail with plenty of punch! An ideal cocktail choice for your summer party. You’ll be dreaming of Spain with just one sip! With space for up to 30,000 people, the team at our South of England Event Centre will be serving this by the bucket load!

Red wine, fruit, sugar, brandy, triple sec and orange juice served over ice and a dash of soda water


Cuba Libre

Not only a Cuban favourite but a favourite of our Chartered Insurance Institute team!  A simple rum and coke cocktail but the right amount of lime is crucial to lighten and freshen it up, defining the taste of the Cuba Libre.

Bacardi Rum, coke and freshly squeezed lime juice, served over ice



Southside Fizz

A refreshing gin twist on a mojito. Typically used with crushed mint leaves, the use of the iced mint tea gives this cocktail that extra oomph a minty depth.  Your guests will be sure to all love this!

Gin, iced mint tea, lemon juice, sugar syrup and mint leaves, served over ice and topped up with soda


Moroccan spiced mint tea julep

This sweet and spicy mint tea cocktail will add that little something extra to your summer party. This cocktail is sure to be a real talking point!

Bourbon, iced mint tea, Moroccan spiced sugar syrup topped up with ice and mint garnish


For all summer party enquiries contact and quote ‘Summer Blog’ to get 2 for 1 cocktails on arrival to your summer party (T&CS apply) if you book by the end of May 2018. Dates are going fast so be sure to enquire now!