Diplomático rum have transformed the terrace space at The Bloomsbury Club Bar for a tropical inspired summer pop-up.
- The Bloomsbury Club Bar, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NN
- 22/06/2018 to 31/07/2018
- Mon-Sat 17.00-01.00, Sun 17.00-Midnight
Multi award-winning Diplomático rum, from the foothills of the Venezuelan Andes, is bringing the spirit of Don Juancho’to The Bloomsbury Club Bar this summer in the form of The Diplomático Palm Terrace. Inspired by a voyage of discovery to the Americas in the 1930’s, the Bloomsbury Club Bar’s outdoor terrace bar will be transformed into a seductive, palm-decked sanctuary offering guests a bespoke selection of sophisticated tropical inspired Diplomático cocktails, expertly created by The Bloomsbury Club Bar, Bar Manager Brian Calleja.
Diplomático is a family-owned rum inspired by the character of Don Juan Nieto Melendez‘ Don Juancho’a 19th century Venezuelan explorer and seasoned traveller who dedicated his life to seeking some of the Caribbean and Americas’ finest spirits.
On arrival, guests will venture through a palm leafed canopy to discover a fern-lined cocktail terrace complete with its own Diplomático bar and vintage traveller artefacts. Guests can then sit back and relax with a complimentary iced Diplomático Planas Daiquiri whilst they peruse the selection of contemporary, sustainably considered cocktails that draw on Don the Beachcomber (the founding father of Tiki) and histravels in the Caribbean and South Pacific back in 1930’s, akin to those of Don Juancho many years before.
Choose from a classic REVERSAL OF FORTUNE a play on an Old Fashioned with Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva, dark chocolate liqueur and orange bitters, the MANGO BOTUCAL Diplomático Mantuano, mango syrup, Amber Picon and Fernet Branca or the RON Y COLA a deceptive and delicious Diplomático Planas, cola and vanilla syrup topped with Prosecco.
Bespoke bar bites will include Latininspired dishes including Arepas and classic flavours of South America, created by Byron Moussouris, Executive Chef at The Bloomsbury. The Palm Terrace is open for evening cocktails during the week and will host Saturday brunch DJ sessions with acclaimed vinyl DJ Sam Frankl playing his personal mix of Latin, Bossa and High Life.