Saturday 22 February sees National Margarita Day; for the fiesta, we’ve rounded up the bars serving the best margaritas in London
By Abbie Schofield
Ella Canta has launched a new margarita menu ahead of the tequila celebration with three signature cocktails. The Arandas is a short, lighter margarita with a citrus punch, the Wilpil combines lavender and rose for fragrant flair, while the Nieve Rosa is a strawberry frozen margarita with a dash of Habanero.
One Hamilton Place, Park Lane, W1J 7QY; ellacanta.com
Crazy golf club Swingers has partnered with Cointreau for National Margarita Day at both its West End and City locations. From 21-23 February, golfers can sip three margaritas, the Grapefruit Margarita, the Coconut Margarita and the Spicy Margarita.
Botanical rooftop restaurant Madera, in the Treehouse Hotel, serves some of the best margaritas in town alongside Cali-Mexican inspired food. There are a whopping eight margaritas to choose from on the menu, including guava, passionfruit and prickly pear – bottoms up!
14-15 Langham Place, W1B 2QS; treehousehotels.com
Two Cointreau masterclasses will be happening at The Roundhouse in Camden with tickets at £12 each. Expert mixologists will be on hand to teach guests how to mix the perfect Margarita, from the pour to the garnish, so you can impress at your next dinner party.
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH; roundhouse.org.uk
Soho restaurant Corazón are offering an inventive and flavourful Mexican-inspired menu from 17-23 February. Delicious dishes include blood orange and Mexican avocado tostada paired with a rosé champagne margarita and slow-roast duck barbacoa tacos with paired with a spicy carrot margarita.
29 Poland Street, W1F 8QR; corazonlondon.co.uk
Club Mexicana serve a mean frozen margarita alongside its 100% vegan range of Mexican street food. On the menu at its three London locations are burritos, tacos and nachos, plus the eatery will be opening its very first permanent restaurant in Carnaby’s Kingly Court very soon – watch this space!
The Four Sisters
The Four Sisters, an intimate vintage-style bar in Islington, has combined a fruity cosmo with a sharp margarita in a unique take on the classic cocktail. The Uva Roja consists of Ocho Tequila Blanco, red grape, Triple Sec and salt. Cheers!
25 Canonbury Lane, N1 2AS; foursistersbar.com
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