Tequila Time

The energy is high and the tequila is strong. Get your bitter lime faces at the ready because shots are on the way!

The alfresco dining and drinking is always a hit in Soho. You can't go wrong with a cold Aperol i the sun on Berwick Street, but this time we are celebrating the tequila moments Soho has to offer.  The bars are all welcoming customers back again with these delicious tequila-based drinks to get your week going

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In July, we had National Tequila Day; one of our favourite days of the year in Soho. The energy is high and the tequila is strong. Get your bitter lime faces at the ready because shots are on the way! We have rounded up some of the hottest tequila cocktails in Soho. You will not be disappointed with your tipple of choice if you pick one of these delicious concoctions. The best part is, they are available all summer long! 

 

First up, The Duck and Rice have created a margarita with a sweet and sour twist on the classic recipe by adding “Hiver” honey beer on top of their margarita. Catch yourself sipping on a Honey Margarita at Duck and Rice’s fabulous streetside window seat overlooking the hustle and bustle of Berwick Street. Want to try it at home? Why not grab the ingredients and try out the recipe below. 

 

Honey Margarita:
40ml Arette Blanco tequila 
20ml Cointreau 
15ml lime juice
Shake well and double strain 
Top with Hiver, honey beer
Garnish with mints leaves 

 

 

We cannot forget the legendary Margarita makers themselves at Rita’s on Lexington Street. Their wide range of margaritas makes choosing so difficult, so we’ve decided to try all three! We can't reveal all their secret ingredients, but check out their recipes below for an idea of how this magic is made. Have it shaken on the rocks to help that floral nutty note breeze through the cold ice. 

Rita’s: House Rita 2:
Tequila
Almond Liqueur 
Fresh Lime
Hibiscus

Fancy a refreshing drink? Rita’s has got you covered with a Fresh Start. Their simple version of the classic Tommy’s margarita with an added flavour of sancho peppers infused into the tequila and garnished with electric daisies, giving off a soft tingle as you drink and enjoy.

 

Fresh Start:
Sancho tequila
Fresh Lime
Agave

 

The El Sol is a layered margarita, giving off Tequila Sunrise vibes, but with a fresh, subtle summer flavour. The frothy, spicy turmeric and pineapple margarita on top of a rich, bitter pomegranate base makes for the perfect summer tipple. 

 

El Sol:
Tequila
Turmeric
Pineapple
Bitter Pomegranate

 

Heritage, known for its strong drinks and great vibes, their Tommy's Heritage cocktail is one for a Friday night drink. With a citrus touch of orange liquor and tabasco, this will get the tastebuds fired up.

 

Tommy’s Heritage:
Olmeca Reposado tequila
Orange liquor
Lime juice
Agave
Drop of tabasco

 

Not into a spicy drink? Alternatively try their ever-popular El Mariachi, infused with fruity touches and freshens the palette. 

 

El Mariachi:
Olmeca tequila infused with dried fruits
Lime juice
Franklin & Sons pink grapefruit tonic water

 

Don't forget to tag @ThisIsSoho and #ThisisSoho in all your tequila activities! 

 

 

 
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