St. James's Rose & Lychee Cocktail, St J L'Ortolan
Just a stroll away from Mayfair, Buckingham Palace and St. James's Palace, St James's Hotel and Club is one of London's most desirable addresses. With its perfect location, long history, stylish and elegant interiors and a Michelin starred restaurant, St James's Hotel has built its well deserved reputation with a formidable clientele of film stars, celebrities, authors and diplomats.
Lychee CocktailWith fabulous suites and some of the best guest room terraces in London, the hotel boasts stylish, contemporary, yet elegant interiors finished with handmade silk wallpaper, black lacquered furniture, handcrafted Murano glass chandeliers and polished natural stone bathrooms.
St James's Hotel and Club is also home to Seven Park Place, the deliciously small, but perfectly formed Michelin-starred restaurant by well known English Chef William Drabble who also oversees William's Bar & Bistro. A comfortable, unhurried and sophisticated atmosphere, the Bistro is perfect for light lunches, pre and post theatre dinners or for supper, while the chic bar offers an extensive selection of cocktails and an impressive choice of wine and spirits.
Renowned for their exciting range of contemporary and classic cocktails, St James's Hotel has created a special cocktail menu to celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show. Made with edible flowers this year's floral concoctions include 'Jasmine Buttercup', 'Elderflower & Basil Spray', 'Flower of Scotland' and 'Rose & Lychee Martini'.
We spoke to St James's Hotel to find out exactly what goes into their floral cocktails - Why not have a go at creating the Rose & Lychee Martini yourself..?
Rose & Lychee Martini
50 ml Vodka
25 ml Lychee Juice
10 ml Monin Rose Syrup
1 Dash of Peychaud's Bitter
1 Rose Petal to garnishThe Rose & Lychee Martini will available for guests to taste a week before the Chelsea Flower Show at our Day of Excellence on Friday 17th May 2013.