The Sidecar cocktail at La Maison Rémy Martin – it’s a traditional and it’s now Bar Fox’s new prevalent cocktail. Loving the revivalFrankly nevertheless recuperating from closing Thursday’s inaugurate of the La Maison Rémy Martin bar for Claude Bosi at Bibendum – however already comprehend the place we’re going tonight.

French cognac apartment Rémy Martin has simply opened La Maison in a sassy little aspect room at this South Kensington restaurant.

It’s ample to make your nighttime simply turning up, to be sincere – Bibendum is in Michelin house, a Sixties beaut of a constructing with imposing stained glass home windows and ornate interior comprehensive with oyster and caviar bar. And fun truth – Terence Conran, who definitely owns the constructing – he promised Michelin when he purchased it that he would preserve faithful to the honesty and grace of the usual building – designed the Rémy Martin bar.

The Terence Conran-designed La Maison Rémy Martin bar at Bibendum, once a pop-up, now a everlasting fixture

once inside notwithstanding, the actual enjoyable starts off as a result of Rémy have created 9 cocktails for La Maison whereas Bibendum head chef Claude Bosi has created a food pairing for each one. It’s safe to say we’ve tried them all, which ability we will truthfully say you’ll want to too.

La Maison Rémy Martin at Claude Bosi is designed through Sir Terence Conran, who owns the fascinating Michelin constructing that houses Bibendum

have confidence us and begin with the Royal Sidecar – Rémy 1738 Accord Royal, Cointreau and lemon juice. Punchy, tart, but now not too sour – a wonderfully balanced cocktail and dangerously moreish. Stopping at one is impossible.

subsequent up, a Maison historical usual – easy, clean twist on an everyday old common the use of Rémy Martin XO cognac in area of whiskey, salted honey syrup, fig liqueur and bitters. Served over ice with a fig half to garnish, which makes it totally photogenic as well. both fashion and substance, thing.

For yet another lengthy mix that’s a lighter touch, are attempting the Baptiste – Rémy, lemon, maple syrup, orange bitters and French cider or the Vagabond – Rémy Martin 1738, rose-infused Dolin vermouth, lemon and grenadine.

If like us you pick flavours to be intense and come with a kick, have the Rémy Martin XO neat, or the 1738 with frozen grapes to relax devoid of diluting.

The Rémy Martin cognac old normal

Be liable adults and do have the meals pairings by means of Claude Bosi – no longer least because they include the likes of crispy ravioli with nduja sausage, fried chook with crab mayo, Petrossian caviar and Morecombe bay oysters.

The Rémy Martin Collins cocktail by using for La Maison Rémy Martin

There are extra to tick off too: a Rosemary Collins, a cognac and tonic, a Rémy and rum punch… however seem to be, you’re only human.

inaugurate with these and come lower back next week.

As ever, ship us photos of your favourites, send us your strategies or simply ship us some love.


Our new typical cocktail. yes, it’s a basic. but so many bars don’t listing the classics – they checklist the inventive ones that get americans excited, but they can all the time make the classics – we simply deserve to comprehend what to ask for. and that is very a great deal now the Sidecar.

Jack Charlton, company ambassador of Rémy Martin do we have your job pls Jack, thx bye says: ‘Cocktails which are primary, yet balanced and elegant will always stand the verify of time and the sidecar is a delicate little quantity that doesn’t disappoint.

‘It’s an ideal balancing act of fabulous spirits. The aromatic depth of Rémy Martin cognac, the brightness of freshly squeezed lemon juice and all tied along side the fantastic steadiness of Cointreau.

in fact iconic, made famous in London and Paris and cherished across the world, the Sidecar is having a resurgence in the mean time and we hope it’s here to stay.’

right here is his recipe for the Sidecar:

Shake 35ml Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal with 30ml Cointreau and 15ml lemon juice with ice, then pressure into your most efficient coupe glass.


La Maison Rémy Martin Residency at Claude Bosi is at Bibendum, 81 Fulham road, London SW3 6RD.

Opening times – Monday to Saturday: four:30pm to 12:00am and Sunday: 12:00pm to eleven:00pm

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