Let The Fun Be-Gin: Have You Tried These Amazing Gin Cocktails?

Party season is officially here! As Mumbai gears up for some wild nights, these gin-based cocktails are here to get the party started. We went around town looking for the best gin-based cocktails in town, and here is what we found!

Karvanda Bramble at The Bombay Canteen

Gordon’s gin, karvanda liqueur, plum, lime and salt dust come together in this beautiful concoction that has found a set of loyalists already! It’s a perfect drink for a summer afternoon, or that brunch date, or girls' night, if you're just DONE with whisky, vodka and beer. We LOVE the addition of the karvanda liqueur in this one.

Enjoy it with: Cripsy Pork Chicharones, Saag Galouti Kabab, and Arbi Tuk

Casual Dining

The Bombay Canteen

Process House, Ground Floor, Unit 1, SB Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Atelier at Toast & Tonic

T&T has conjured up a lovely drink with gin, thyme and grapefruit tonic, which is served with Rose Petal-Cucumber ice. This is a drink that's refreshing, light and obviously, delicious!

Enjoy it with: The Pierogi, the Juniper Cured Salmon on Toast, and the T&T Shrimp Tempura

Bars

Toast & Tonic

Jet Airways Godrej Building, Ground Floor, Unit 1, BKC, Bandra East, Mumbai

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Japanese Dunkel at 145 The Mill

Now, this drink is a giant crossover that spans across continents... We'll explain why - this one's got Japanese Yuzu, German Dunkel, spiked with gin, and a lovely elderflower cordial. The Japanese Dunkel is served in a beer mug! If one cocktail doesn't get you buzzed, definitely get the Gin Kane (INR 329)

Enjoy it with: The Animal-Style Fries (INR 393), The Legendary Makhni Platter (INR 395), and 145's Signature Cheesecake (INR 295)

Bars

145 The Mill

Trade World, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Elderflower Smash at The Clearing House

The refreshing flavours of gin, elderflower, orange juice and mint come together in this fruity cocktail. The flavours are subtle and sweet and invigorating to say the least. Definitely a must-try on your next night out here!

Enjoy it with: Roast Tenderloin (INR 895), the Truffle Parmesan Fries (INR 475) and the Porcini and Shallot Risotto (INR 495)

Fine Dining

The Clearing House

Ballard Estate, 13, 14 & 15, Calicut Road, Fort, Mumbai

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Negroni Sour at Slink & Bardot

This one’s a hot-seller, and why not! An indulgent cocktail, the Negroni Sour is a gin-based cocktail that is a combination of Beefeater gin, Martini Rosso, Campari, egg whites and lime. One sip, and you’ll be asking for another round all night! 

Enjoy It With: Goat Cheese, Beetroot, Walnut, Rocket Tartines (INR 240), and the Gratin Dauphinois (INR 419) and the 36-Hour Belgian Pork Belly (INR 390)

Casual Dining

Slink & Bardot

Thadani House, 329-A, Opp. Indian Coast Guard, Worli Village, Worli, Mumbai

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Rosemary Rumble at JLWA

This gin-based cocktail in JLWA comes with oodles of apple, both fresh and a liqueur, gin, rosemary, lemon and a dash of cloves. We’re huge fans of the refreshing flavours, and recommend you to try this on your next night out at JLWA. 

Enjoy This With: Achaari Dal Parfait (INR 435), Malabari Tacos (INR 435) and the Afghani Chicken Shawarma (INR 495)

Lounges

JLWA

VN Sphere Turner, 3rd Floor, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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