Reclining in a plush chair, suavely sipping a martini in one of Mayfair’s exclusive drinking destinations, The Drawing Room at luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair, is capturing the essence of all that is Bond with a brand new in-spy-ring cocktail selection.
Located in the heart of well-heeled Mayfair, a stone’s throw from Green Park, the stunning new cocktail bar inside the family-owned hotel offers a luxury haven that could easily be mistaken for a Bond scene backdrop. Period features, marble fireplace, exquisite de Gournay hand-painted wall panels and a library lined with books by Assouline have created a space that would have inspired Ian Fleming himself.
To celebrate the release of Spectre last October, The Drawing Room, will be the ultimate drinking destination for London’s movers, shakers and Martini drinkers. Among the new secret agent serves will be:
The Fleming (£14)
A nod to the mastermind of the Bond franchise, writer Ian Fleming, and to the name of the hotel itself, this Champagne cocktail features a sophisticated mix of Grand Marnier, Chambord and lime.
Belvedere Spectre 007 Martini (£14)
A modern twist on the classic dirty Martini, Belvedere Vodka, Sicilian green olive and a hint of Sicilian olive brine, shaken and strained into a chilled Martini glass.
The Frost (£14)
Inspired by beautiful Bond villain Miranda Frost, played on-screen by British actress Rosamund Pike, this sweet and sharp tipple combines lychee liquor, fresh raspberry, sharp lime and vodka.
Belvedere 007 Martini (£14)
Crisp, elegant and perfectly balanced, this is smooth sophistication in every sip, shaken – not stirred – with Belvedere vodka, dry vermouth and a lemon twist.
Belvedere Double 0 (£14)
Refreshing and aromatic, this is the perfect aperitif comprising an inspired duo of vermouth, one French and dry, the other Italian and sweet, Belvedere vodka, sparkling lemonade and a classic Italian garnish of olive and an orange slice.
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7-12 Half Moon Street, Mayfair – London W1J 7BH