Get ready to party the Heming-way at Barts…
To celebrate the birthday of daiquiri devotee Ernest Hemingway, Chelsea’s hidden drinking den Barts has collaborated with premium rum brand Bacardi to bring the infectious party spirit of Cuba to the capital on Thursday 21st July 2016. Barts’ quirky bar, will be recreating the enchanting atmosphere of the iconic Floridita, home of the daiquiri and Hemingway’s beloved Havana watering-hole, for a night of delicious canapés, swing dancers, vibrant music and, of course, a wealth of bespoke daiquiris.
Guests will be able to revel and relax the Heming-way whilst enjoying a summery cocktail menu of serves dedicated to the legendary novelist and rum-connoisseur himself. Raise a birthday toast with Hemingway’s very own creation, the signature Papa Doble, a classic daiquiri with double rum, revitalizing pink grapefruit juice, luxurious Maraschino liqueur, sugar syrup and zingy limejuice. Rumor has it, Hemingway once drank a record of sixteen Papa Dobles, so what better way to honor Hemingway than to sample his prized cocktail?
Alongside the Papa Doble, guests will enjoy hero Bacardi Heritage Cuban classic serves throughout the evening, crafted by the deft Barts barmen. Guests will be encouraged to embrace the adventurous energy of Hemingway, and enjoy exotic tipples including: the La Flordia Rum Daisy, a combination of signature Bacardi rum, aromatic Yellow Chartreuse, sugar syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice and a dash of Angostura bitters and the Mary Pickford, a seductive blend of Bacardi white rum, refreshing pineapple juice, grenadine and Maraschino liqueur, topped with a Maraschino cherry.
For some fun the Heming-way, drop by Uncle Barts’ for some delectable daiquiris, but shh, keep it a secret.
Hemingway’s Birthday Party at Barts
Thursday, 21st July 2016
Chelsea Cloisters, 87 Sloane Ave, London SW3 3DW
T: 020 7581 3355
Barts is a quirky 'speakeasy' style bar located on the prestigious Sloane Avenue. It is the brainchild of Duncan Stirling and Charlie Gilkes, the dynamic duo that own the Inception Group that also comprises of the highly successful 80’s themed nightclub, Maggie’s, the acclaimed Bunga Bunga, an Englishman’s Italian Bar, Pizzeria and Karaoke venue in Battersea, Brazilian-inspired bar Cocobananas, Mr Fogg’s, a Mayfair bar modelled on the actual home of Jules Verne’s most famous adventurer Phileas Fogg, Beaver Lodge, a mountain cabin and dance saloon based in Chelsea, Cahoots, a 1940s-inspired late night bar set in a hidden underground tube station, and most recently, Mr Fogg’s Tavern, a Victorian-inspired Pub, Gin Parlour and Salon in Covent Garden.
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Event date: Thursday Jul 21, 2016