L’Escargot open a G’Vine gin bar for the winter season

L’ESCARGOT, London’s oldest French restaurant in the heart of Soho, are collaborating with G’Vine gin, the first gin handcrafted from a rare grape spirit and vine flower, is opening a French gin bar in the newly renovated library of L’Escargot for the winter season.

L'Escargot Interior of L’Escargot’s library

The menu was created by the G’Vine Ambassador, Jaime Campbell, to reflect L’Escargot’s and G’Vine’s common belief in rebellion against the status quo through altering and adapting classic cocktails. The list includes both warm and cold drinks and aims to provide guests with a new, unique drinking experience. These individual cocktails can be accompanied by L’Escargot’s signature gourmet snacks.

Glass visited the G’Vine bar at L’Escargot’s library. The setting is beautiful – cosy yet classy – and is the perfect place to unwind with some delicious, if very strong gin-based cocktails. We tasted a few of the G’vine drinks from the collaborative menu. A twist on a French 75, a champagne based cocktail, with a gorgeous winter-berry undertone. A slow-groni which is an adaption of a Negroni featuring two types of gin alongside vermouth so it has the traditional orange taste but is even more alcoholic than the original. We mitigated our tipsy-ness with L’Escargot’s delicious bar snacks — we chose honey glazed cocktail sausages and cheesey mushroom aracini. They are priced at £4 each, which is very reasonable for this part of soho.

L'EscargotMulled Cider

by Allie Nawrat 

The G’Vine bar in L’Escargot library will be open until January 31, 2018

L’Escargot, 48 Greek Street, London, Soho, W1D 4EF