New American Bar cocktail menu
Paying homage to the legendary musicians and songwriters that have entertained guests in the American Bar for decades, the new cocktail menu is a collection of twenty cocktails that have been created with the bar’s most iconic songs in mind.
20 songs, 20 cocktails
Some of the new drinks
‘Lonely Street’ is to be sipped in honour of the King himself. Elvis released his version of ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ in 1956. If Jon Nickoll is playing when you visit the bar why not challenge him to sing any Elvis song. If he cannot, you never know, he might just buy you a drink. ||| Craigellachie 17yr old whisky, Discarded cascara vermouth, white port, baklava, mezcal, coffee oil, smoke.
A taste of romance with the song ‘Beyond the Sea’ which was actually taken from the song ‘La Mer’ by Charles Trenet. The original music paid homage to the changing moods of the sea, so a somewhat moody cocktail was inspired in the shape of ‘Somewhere Sailin’. ||| Tanqueray No. Ten gin, Nori, Tio Pepe fino sherry, melon liqueur, citrus tonic, celery bitters.
The ‘Breathless Charm’ cocktail will take your breath away each time. The inspiring jazz standard, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ emerged through the dance and style of the one and only Fred Astaire, when he performed this song in the movie ‘Swing Time’. ||| Mitchers bourbon, Muyu Vetiver Gris liqueur, H. Theoria Hystérie liqueur, argan tincture, orange blossom, opopanax honey, soda.
The ‘Love Thrill’ cocktail represents how timeless love is. ‘It Had To Be You’ was written in the 1920s and has been covered many times, the most famous being as the movie theme for When Harry Met Sally. ||| Bombay Sapphire gin, banana, Tio Pepe fino sherry, Cocchi Americano, Figaro.
Sun sun sun
‘Sun Sun Sun’ reflects on the imagination of George Harrison, who wrote the song ‘Here Comes the Sun’, which then appeared on the famed Abbey Road album by the Beatles. ||| Bombay Sapphire gin, white Créme de Menthe, orange blossom, yuzu wine, lime, egg white.
The ‘Don’t Panic’ cocktail travels in time to when Elon Musk sent a car into orbit, still floating out there today, with ‘Space Oddity’ playing on loop and the words ‘Don’t Panic’ on a screen instead of satellite navigation. ||| Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva rum, Italicus, Oloroso sherry, hibiscus water, tonic
Stream or buy the album on:
Stream or buy The Savoy Songbook Hosted by the American Bar on Spotify.
Stream or buy The Savoy Songbook Hosted by the American Bar on iTunes and Apple Music.
Buy The Savoy Songbook Hosted by the American Bar on Amazon.
Stream or buy The Savoy Songbook Hosted by the American Bar on Google Play.
A passion for live music
The ‘Natasha’ cocktail – Fundraising for Ataxia UK
In honour of Natasha Graffen, a very special guest of the American Bar at The Savoy, who sadly passed away earlier this year, the team have created a non-alcoholic cocktail, the Natasha, and will be donating proceeds from the sales of this cocktail to Ataxia UK, and fundraising to support others affected by the condition.
We appreciate any donations towards this very worthwhile cause that is close to our hearts.