I’m an enormous fan of a cuppa, however at That Gin Firm, the brand new watering gap in Warwick, tea makes strategy to a G&T alongside the normal British. Afternoon Tea. As serendipity would have it, I’m an enormous gin fan so I needed to check out the fare.
That Gin Compay hides behind a classy black facia in Swan Road. Proprietor Steven Bazell. Steve has had 20 years of expertise in hospitality and has change into a real gin aficionado and runs this native distillery. Steve’s whole sum of apparatus for distilling his gin is a 20L nonetheless which produces 15 litres of gin at a time.
You possibly can spot the home gins as they’ve a black label and are flavoured utilizing one in every of their 80 recipes. The bar additionally serves gins produced elsewhere – together with the domestically made Pinnock vary whose gin faculty we attended the evening earlier than. Busy man, but he had time to increase an effervescent welcome.
The Afternoon Tea was already ready with an abundance of delights. Sandwiches (with out the crust, in fact) had been Coronation hen, egg mayo, tuna mayo alongside quiches, mini pork pies, banana loaf, do-it-yourself toffee and fudge cheesecake served in martini glasses, and naturally scones, cream and jam.
It was scrumptious and so filling we had no alternative however to forsake dinner that night.
Steve made the next gin for us to sup alongside the Tea.
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This was a scrumptious expertise in a convivial surroundings within the entrance of the bar. Additional in there are cubicles the place you may get pleasure from sharing deli boards and varied do-it-yourself cheesecakes.
The bar does have rums, wines, proseccos and naturally cocktails for many who don’t fancy a gin “although I’ve but to come back throughout somebody who doesn’t” says Steve.
How a lot: Afternoon tea prices £24 for 2 folks. Gin is further.