Drinks Menus 2017
5th Edition 2017
'Diners' Choice 2016 & 2017 Best Pre-Theatre in London' OpenTable
'Restaurant of the Year' FSB Awards 2016
'Best Bar & Pub in Covent Garden & The Strand ' Time Out Awards 2015 & 2016
'Entertainment and Marketing Club of the Year' Club Awards 2015 & 2016
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Become a Member of The Phoenix Artist Club Cast Membership £200 a year* Phoenix Artist Club Black Card Entry to the club seven days a week (last entry at 1am Monday to Saturday and midnight on Sunday) for Cast Member and up to three guests. A complimentary glass of prosecco when you order two courses from our à la carte menu. Exclusive newsletter with invites to a whole host of members only events.
Understudy Membership Complimentary “Digital” Membership with access to the Phoenix Artist Club seven days a week with last entry at 9pm.
To apply, visit www.phoenixartistclub.com or speak to a member of staff. *Discounts available for affiliates e.g. Equity, Musician Union, BECTU members. Please confirm eligibility with a member of staff.
Wine List Champagne & Bubbles BOLLINGER SPECIAL CUVÉE NV CHAMPAGNE France - Champagne A wonderful combination of velvety bubbles and flavours of pear, brioche, spice and fresh walnuts. £79.95 bottle LAURENT PERRIER BRUT NV CHAMPAGNE France - Champagne A perfectly balanced champagne with fresh, slightly toasty citrus fruit, pear and ripe-apple richness. £59.95 bottle NV PROSECCO FIOL Italy - Veneto A bouquet of wisteria flowers, acacia and crab apple provide fresh, lively and appealing notes on the palate. £6.25 / £28.95 bottle
White Wine CAMPO NUEVO BLANCO Spain - Navarra Dry, light and fresh with smoky, mineral characteristics and a smooth apple flavour. £4.40 / £5.00 / £7.00 / £19 bottle ESCALE CHARDONNAY 2016 France - Languedoc Golden in the glass a nose with lemons and butterscotch. Satisfying heft on the palate with oak notes. £5.40 / £7.80 / £22 bottle MELODIAS PINOT GRIGIO TRAPICHE 2015 Argentina - Mendoza Elegant with notes of citrus fruits, flavours of peach, apricot and orange peel followed by a slight sprinkle of spice. £6.20 / £8.60 / £24 bottle PICPOUL DE PINET LES PRADES 2016 France - Picpoul de Pinet Fine fresh, fruity and floral aromas. Good aromatic persistance with overtones of citrus fruit. £6.80 / £9.40 / £26 bottle
LAND MADE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2016 New Zealand - Marlborough Notes of stone fruit and guava, underpinned with fresh herbs. £7.40 / £9.80 / £28 bottle
MANDRAROSSA FIANO 2016 Italy - Sicily Medium bodied and dry with balancing acidity keeping the tropical fruits clean and refreshing with a dry, textured finish. £32 bottle SOAVE DOC SEREOLE, BERTANI 2015 Italy - Veneto The nose opens up with sweet scent of elder and pear blossom and develops into apricot, pineapple and melon. £36 bottle COLUMBIA VALLEY RIESLING, CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE 2015 United States - Washington Riesling gives the finesse and class to this wine, Sauvignon blanc adds loads of aromatics, and the Marsanne and Roussanne provide complexity, weight and nuttiness to the palate. £38 bottle
Rosé Wine MAISON SATURNIN GRENACHE NOIR France - Languedoc Nose focused on floral notes, which compliment the mineral freshness of this wine on the palate £4.40 / £5.00 / £7.00 / £19 bottle PINOT GRIGIO BLUSH, VIA NOVA 2016 Italy - Veneto An aromatic nose of freshly crushed cranberries and mineral elements. The palate is light, dry and crisp. £5.40 / £7.80 / £22 bottle
Red Wine CAMPO NUEVO TEMPRANILLO Spain - Navarra Aromas of red fruits and raspberries with a hint of truffles leading to a full bodied palate and a long finish. £4.40 / £5.00 / £7.00 / £19 bottle ARPEGGIO NERELLO MASCALESE, SETTESOLI 2016 Italy - Sicily Medium bodied red with ripe fruit character, soft well-rounded tannins and a concentrated finish. £5.40 / £7.80 / £22 bottle
ELKI SANGIOVESE VINA FALERNIA 2013 Chile - Elqui Valley A vibrant, juicy and supple Sangiovese bursting with English summer red fruits. £6.20 / £8.60 / £24 bottle JAN FISKAAL MERLOT, MAN 2015 South Africa - Western Cape Darl ruby-red in colour, plum and cherry-tobacco spice aromas with by savoury and earthy notes. £6.80 / £9.40 / £26 bottle MELODIAS MALBEC TRAPICHE 2016 Argentina - Mendoza Softly textured with notes of violets, plums and cherries with subtle hint of vanilla. £7.40 / £9.80 / £28 bottle LA MASCOTA CABARNET SAUVIGNON 2016 Argentina - Mendoza A full bodied, complex wine with aromas of liquorice, cassis and warm raspberry jam. £32 bottle
CÔTES DU RHÔNE ROUGE, DOMAINE DE LA JANESSE 2015 France - Rhône Intense aromas of black cherry, moroccan spice and leather. Immediate and robust on the palate with fine grain rich tannins, layers of white pepper and kirsch. £36 bottle
SIERRA CANTABRIA RIOJA CRIANZA 2013 Spain - Rioja Ripe cherry and red fruit, hints of spice and smoke, and a dusting of cocoa combine to form an elegant, complex Rioja with layers of oak and fruit. £38 bottle
Theatre Inspired Cocktails £9
Trunch's Sour The Trunch’s favourite drink. An adaptation on the classic Whiskey Sour, this cocktail packs a punch of sweet and sharp notes. With a twist of pineapple and bitters, this cocktail is a Phoenix favourite. Beware the Newt – don’t ‘Chokey’ on it!
One Sip More Do you hear the people singing about this cocktail? A take on the popular French 75, this refreshing cocktail is for gin and prosecco lovers. Led by the distinctive botanicals of Portobello Road Gin, with hints of cherry and lemon.
The Emerald City This 'Wicked' cocktail is a Phoenix classic. Bright, green and loved by all. Hints of lime, melons and magic. Take control of your potion with a vial of Midori on the side.
Midnight Masquerade The classic and sophisticated Espresso Martini brings an enticing, mysterious and velvety taste to your palate. Take a sip, and let your spirits start to soar!
Luck Be A Lady
Based on the ever-popular Mojito, this light and refreshing cocktail takes a well-thought out gamble. Added with a chocolate casino chip to garnish, everyone’s a winner!
Phoenix Signatures - ÂŁ9 Bloody Mary Absolut Vodka, Red Wine, Tomato Juice, Lemon Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, Celery Salt, Pepper.
Tommy's Margherita Silver Patron Tequila, Agave Syrup, Lime Juice.
(Not So) Old Fashioned Blackwell Rum or Chivas Regal Scotch, Angostura Bitters, Cointreau, Cherry
Chocolate Mootini Black Cow Vodka, Khalua, Chocolate Bitters
The Phoenix Martini Gin or Vodka, dry vermouth and a lemon twist.
The Phoenix Manhattan Buffalo Bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Luxardo, maraschino cherry, angostura bitters.
Negroni / Negroni Sbagliato Campari, sweet vermouth, Beefeater gin. Sbagliato: Campari, sweet vermouth, prosecco.
Hurricane Savage - ÂŁ16 Made to Savage's Secret Hurricane Recipe and served in a tea pot this fruity, rum based cocktail is enough for two ... but we won't tell.
Draught Beers CRAFT REVISIONIST LAGER A refreshing and easy drinking craft brewed lager with citrus orange marmalade flavour. 4% ABV / £4.90 KRUŠOVICE Czech Premium Lager, deliciously bitter and pleasant. World’s Best Lager - 2009 World Beer Awards 5% ABV / £5.50 KALTENBERG A Royal lager that is flowery, honeyish with a grassy nose. World's Best Helles/Munchner - 2008 World Beer Awards 4.1% ABV / £4.90
Draught Cider KINGSTONE PRESS A classic apple cider made from the finest Dabinet & Michelin bittersweet apple varieties. 4.7% ABV / £4.90
Draught Bitter & Stout SHIPYARD RYE PALE ALE Uses rye crystal malt to create a spicy, nutty flavour. Brewed with five different American hop varieties. 4.3% ABV / £5.50
SHIPYARD AMERICAN PALE ALE Dry, refreshing and exploding with grapefruity citrus flavour. Top 50 Beers in the World - International Beer Championships 4.5% ABV / £4.90 SMOOTH OL' MAURICE Named after the club's infamous host, Maurice Huggett. Easy drinking, smooth creamy ale, it delivers a consistent satisfying pint. 3.9% ABV / £4.50 CRAFT STOUT A beer inspired by the style of stout made popular in Victorian times. Dark, creamy, smooth, with a fruity flavour. 4.1% ABV / £5.20
Bottled Beer / Cider BECKS BLUE / £4.30 BOONDOGGLE / £4.90 CRABBIES ALCOHOLIC GINGER BEER / £5.50 OXFORD GOLD BITTER / £4.90 SOL / £4.30 WAINWRIGHT GOLDEN ALE / £4.90 OLD MOUT CIDERS - VARIOUS FLAVOURS / £5.50 THATCHERS HAZE CIDER / £5.50 THATCHERS KATY / £5.50
Be sure to look out for... Maurice Huggett's Portrait Maurice Huggett, the infamous host of The Phoenix, was renowned for wearing gaudy waistcoats. His numerous innovations included 'The Sausagearium', 'Radio Phoenix' and the playing of the National Anthem at closing time. Rumour has it he continues to perform ghostly patrols of the Phoenix, making his presence known should someone dare to touch the props.
The Phoenix Watching over the main staircase is a copy of the famous painting by one of the leading Dutch artists of the 18th Century, Cornelius Troost (1696-1750). Picturing a Phoenix rising from the ashes, the painting would originally have hung above the entrance to one of the grandest rooms in the Dutch embassy.
Glass Panels Scattered throughout the main bar and Members' Lounge are a series of glass panels depicting parts of theatreland including the Phoenix, Palladium and Globe theatres, as well as an orchestral pit. Dating from the 1930s and at a time when canvas was in short supply, scenery such as this was painted onto glass and then varnished.
Signed Show Posters Over one hundred signed posters spanning almost 120 years of theatre are framed around the club. Look out for names like Helen Mirren, Danny DeVito, Michael Gambon, The Pythons, Judi Dench, Jonathan Pryce and countless other West End Royalty. Do check out the Members Lounge festooned with theatrical memorabilia dating back to the 1850s.
Head Shots Often referred to as the 'In out and shake 'em all about' head shots, patrons of the club both past and present place a high value on having their 10'' x 8'' displayed on our Wall of Fame.
Airline Seats These training seats resided at East Midlands Airport for twenty years, originally fitted to 'AA' - The first Boeing 767-200 aircraft to fly in the UK. Ken Wright, Managing Director of The Phoenix operated the last ever operational flight of AA back from Indonesia before she ended up in a breaker's yard in the Mojave Desert. They are frequently referred to as the 'most unusual seats in London'.
House Rules 1) Please respect members’ privacy and refrain from making any unsolicited requests or taking any photographs. One day we will all be Jude Law. 2) Please ask a member of staff before moving furniture. As Maurice would say, “Don’t touch the props, leave the props alone!”. Imagine descending in your bubble and someone has moved the Grimmerie… 3) Our food is delicious, and our bar well stocked so please do not consume food or drink sourced from elsewhere. We are not in Digs now! 4) Our Club is closed occasionally for filming and private functions, so members are encouraged to check social media or call in before visiting. Just so you can boast about who is in. 5) There will be no chewing of gum at any time while in the Club. Or else, Maggot, you will find yourself in The Chokey. 6) Upon leaving the Club please be considerate of our neighbours. A Gondola trip down Phoenix Street shouting “Sing for me, my Angel” will not be appreciated. Other than that, “Anything Goes”