In the build up to the Festive Season, St James’s invites you to celebrate the rich assortment of dynamic cocktail offerings provided by the area’s talented resident mixologists. The Cocktail Safari consists of 4 venues across the neighbourhood that will showcase the best of St James’s drinking hot- spots, including The Stafford, Chutney Mary, Cafe Murano and the newly opened, Norris’s.
This exclusive tour is curated and led by renowned cocktail guru and Diageo World Class ambassador, Spike Marchant, whose expertise will guide you through the evening’s offerings.
The Stafford London
The tour will begin with American Bar at The Stafford, tucked away in the beautiful Blue Ball Yard cul-de-sac. The venue boasts of 12 specially-curated cocktails that take you on a historical journey around the streets of St James’s, complete with stories on the hidden secrets of the area. Here you can enjoy a mixology masterclass, as they demonstrate the making of their 'The White Mouse', 'The Oppenheimer' and non-alcoholic option 'The Scoop.'
Further south on St James's Street is Chutney Mary's acclaimed Pukka Bar. This gem offers a unique fusion of contemporary India and St James's flare; a truly beautiful spot to treat yourself with a drink or two. Their 'Old Monk Mule' and 'Warm Sindhi Daru Cup' will tickle your taste buds.
Next is Cafe Murano, the inviting Northern Italian restaurant on St James's Street. With its relaxed and inviting atmosphere it offers the perfect venue to sample their Italian Negroni cocktail accompanied with their delicious cicchetti.
Last but not least, is Norris's, St James's Market's relatively new, jazz piano bar and restaurant. Enjoy a drink while fully immersed in the beautiful live grand piano music atmosphere the venue has to offer.
The tour will be on the 6th of November and will begin at 4.30 pm. To win a place on it, follow the St James’s Instagram for more information.