As the temperature rises, 1911 Bar at The Imperial unveils its enticing new summer cocktail menu for us to indulge in. This menu is a delightful fusion of Indian traditions and expert mixology, showcasing a captivating selection of hand-picked ingredients sourced from various regions of India. Get ready for a sensory journey that will awaken your taste buds.
Step into the 1911 Bar, with its charming retro ambience and historic horseshoe shape, and be prepared to be amazed by the inventive concoctions awaiting you. The bar team behind this exceptional collection has drawn inspiration from diverse regions across India, crafting a menu that truly embodies the unique flavours, sensibilities, and origins of each ingredient. From the fragrant landscapes of Kashmir to the tropical paradise of Kerala, every sip tells a story deeply rooted in Indian culture.
The Slings collection takes centre stage on the menu, offering a flavourful tour of different states. Immerse yourself in the refreshing taste of the Karnataka sling, infused with watermelon that transports you to the verdant southern landscapes. Indulge in the Himalayan sling, a burst of citrus flavours that evokes the cool mountain air. For a more exotic experience, the Manipur sling combines earthy notes of vetiver, while the Kerala sling entices with its tropical coconut essence. Each sip is a testament to the rich cultural heritage it represents.
The Paloma collection showcases vibrant cocktails featuring seasonal fruits like pineapple, cucumber, mangoes, and watermelon. These cocktails not only please your palate but also mesmerize your eyes with their vivid colours. Try the intriguing Cafe Chocolate Mandarin Paloma or the exotic A Bespoke Experience with Caipirinha, both crafted with fine spirits for an added touch of luxury.
The Summer Classics section pays homage to beloved favourites with a creative twist. Indulge in the Rum-soaked Coconut, Aloe & Amla, Mango and Rose, and uncover a world of delightful flavours. These cocktails are garnished with dried lemon, fresh mango, and sliced cucumber, elevating the visual appeal, and enhancing your overall sensory experience.
1911 Bar seamlessly blends classical and contemporary elements, creating a vibrant atmosphere that reflects the rich legacy of The Imperial. Step back in time to the 1930s, reminiscent of The Great Indian Gatsby days, as bartenders work their magic behind the impressive horse-shoe-shaped bar counter. Every hand-crafted cocktail is not only delicious but also visually captivating.
The Summer Cocktails Collection at 1911 Bar is a celebration of the diverse flavours of India and the artistry of mixology. It offers a perfect escape from the sweltering Delhi heat, inviting you to embark on a flavourful journey through the various regions of the country. Whether you're a cocktail connoisseur or simply seeking a fantastic atmosphere, make sure to visit 1911 Bar this summer.
Where: The Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi
Price for two: Rs 2,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol