5 ways to wet your whistle right now

With the mercury slowly but surely rising, we saw fit to preempt the possibility of parchedness with the help of our friends at Mr Toms. Never one to turn down the opportunity to shake things up with a delightful icy concoction, here we present an assembly — one for each day of the working week if you please — to keep thirst at bay in the best possible way. Behold, from left to right:

The Whisky Sour
Sometimes simple really is best and this killer combo of whisky, lemon juice with a touch of egg white is hard to beat.

Street Sours
Akin to summer in a cup, we recommend sipping on this highly drinkable blend of The Botanist gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon, guava, egg white and peach bitters whatever the weather.

Ponsonby Wine Cooler
Nothing like a little Aperol, St Germain liqueur, cherry and Mionetto Prosecco to make a bubbly personality even more effervescent.

Ruby Bomb
When Tanqueray gin, peach liqueur, ruby red grapefruit, house-infused rosemary syrup and a sprinkling of raspberry dust come together, you hold in your hand nothing short of a cocktail-match made in heaven.

Tom’s Cigars
Drawing a fitting close to a week of toiling in the salt mines, the dark and mysterious powers of mezcal, amaro, Domaine de Canton (ginger-flavored liqueur), lime and agave offer a smooth segue into the weekend.

Opening hours:
3pm-late, Monday & Tuesday

12pm-late, Wednesday-Sunday


151 Ponsonby Road

09 360 9138


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