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This super soothing mask from Olixa has been formulated with stressed out, sensitive or sensitised skin in mind. Featuring Centella Asiatica, sustainably sourced from Madagascar, the soothing mask is rich in Triterpenes and Polyphenols to repair and protect the skin. The nourishing formula is blended with azelaic acid and chia seed, hemp seed, strawberry seed and camellia seed oils to leave skin soothed, smoothed and revitalised.

Centella Asiatica Facial Mask, 75ml £24.00 from Olixa. olixabeauty.com

Hyalu B5 Aquagel SPF 30 is a daily moisturiser that offers a more streamlined approach to skincare. It combines powerful skin protection with supreme hydration, all while priming skin for the rest of your routine. Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.

Adding to their popular Hyalu B5 portfolio, La RochePosay's new Hyalu B5 Aquagel SPF 30 funnels four vital skin steps into a single product, dermatologically balanced to provide an effective dose of each ingredient. Combining Antioxidant defences to protect the skin, SPF 30, Hyaluronic acid, and a non greasy transparent water gel texture, the new concentrate glides onto the skin and absorbs instantly leaving skin glowing, soothed, hydrated and protected.

Hyalu B5 Aquagel SPF30 £34.00 Available at www.larocheposay.co.uk, Boots, LookFantastic, FeelUnique, Escentual and Independent Pharmacies.

Bioderma has launched the first-ever double-action barrier hand care that kills the virus and replenishes skin, in just one step. Containing 2 phases: an alcohol phase (90%) that perfectly eliminates undesirable viruses and microbes, enriched with a lipidic phase (10%) that maintains the epidermal lipids naturally present in the hydrolipidic film, the innovative handcare sanitiser is soothes and disinfects the skin without damage.

Lipo Alcoholic Biphase £7.50 from Bioderma.

Shiseido has teamed up with swim and surf wear brand Roxy to create a limited edition sun care kit. Featuring Shiseido's sun care best sellers in a signature Roxy print bag, the kit is the perfect companion for any trips you may have planned.

Eucalyptus Cica-Botanic Face Mask is Decléor's 99% natural-origin face mask enriched with Centella Asiatica extract. Providing instant nourishment to help restore and soothe dry, delicate skin that is prone to redness, the clever mask boasts a 3-in-1 formula that intensely hydrates and promotes skin barrier repair when you skin needs it the most from changing weather, pollution or sun exposure, times that may weaken the skin barrier and cause skin sensitivity. The use of essential oils relaxes the mind as well as the skin for a truly enjoyable experience.

Eucalyptus Cica-Botanic Face Mask £34.00 from Decleor. decleor.co.uk

Perfectly creamy and available in six essential neutral shades, these new eye wands from Jamie Genevieve's brand Vieve effortlessly blend and glide to transform eyes in an instant. Any look is possible with this fool-proof eyeshadow stick.

Eye Wand £21.00 from Vieve. vieve.co.uk

Shiseido x Roxy Sun Protection SPF50+ Face and Body Kit £42.00. Available at Look Fantastic and shiseido.co.uk

Enhance elasticity and collagen production in a simple stroke with Oliviere Wilson's new Microneedling Skin Roller for the Body. Helping to create the perfect environment for the body's natural process of repair and renewal, the roller penetrates the top layer of skin to improve the skin tone, texture and firmness.

Body Microneedling Skin Roller £60.00 from Oliviere Wilson. olivierewilson.com

Shedid & Parrish is a range of six natural, vegan, fragrancefree haircare products created specifically for textured and curly hair. Founder Jessica

Parrish spent many years trying to find natural hair products that both cared for and styled her curls. As an adopted, mixed race child, Jessica’s parents did not know how to look after her hair and rarely did salon stylists, nor were there specific products available and these were the key drivers for her to create Shedid & Parrish. Standout products include a Leave In Conditioner, and an Afro Butter.

Advanced Awakening Oxygen Facial

Renowned celebrity facialist Su-Man has recently launched her new Advanced Awakening Oxygen Facial at W hotel Away Spa in Leicester Square.

The perfect tonic to dull, lacklustre skin after a long lockdown, the innovative facial is everything you need to revitalise and refresh the skin, targeting cases of acne and igniting the radiance within.

A former dancer and creator her own skincare line, Su-Man is an ageless wonder and the perfect advocate for her profession. Blending her unique expertise in dance, Shiatsu, pilates and oriental facial massage, each facial begins with a bespoke skin analysis to tailor the facial to your specific needs.

Su-Man carefully deep cleanses, extracts impurities, exfoliates, tones and moisturises the skin with her carefully designed massage techniques using her own specially created skincare products. The additional deep tissue massage to the neck, upper arms, hands and feet not only complete the experience but also make for a luxurious treat after a long year.

The new Advanced Awakening Facial combines all of the above with her unique Shiatsu movement technique, as well as the powerful oxygen therapy to penetrate the deeper layers of the skin with the active ingredients from her skincare line.

Skin is treated with pure oxygen mixed with Su-Man’s Velvet Skin Brightening Serum to target dry, congested areas, encouraging the skin to renew itself from inside out. An additional abdominal massage helps to unblock any stagnated energy in the internal organs, pushing the glow back into your face for a full body detox.

This advanced treatment revitalises, freshens, lifts and awakens your skin, with visible results as soon as you leave the treatment room. Your whole body feels lighter, more awake and blissfully relaxed.

Su-Man gives facial treatments at Away Spa W Hotel Leicester Square Monday to Saturday. The Advanced Oxygen Awakening Facial £300 - 75mins.

Pink Perfection Pink Perfection

After huge success with their Wellbeing Pod Essential Oil Diffuser, Neom has launched a mini companion – the Wellbeing Pod Mini. According to a recent Neom poll, 48% said ‘work’ has been the biggest trigger of stress over the past year and with the future of remote working set to continue, plus a mass return to office too, this clever addition has been specifically designed for small spaces, to nail the WFH environment and back-tooffice wellbeing. Designed to deliver the perfect amount of scent in minutes, The Wellbeing Pod Mini is fully portable with 50 hours of battery life and has a USB charging port for your laptop, so you can take it with you to the office for wellbeing on the move.

The Wellbeing Pod Mini £50.00 from Neom. Available at Neom's stand alone stores and neomorganics.com

Willow Beauty have launched the new BioMarine Age-Preventative Booster Serum designed to visibly lift, smooth and hydrate the skin. This extraordinary serum introduces the new precious ingredient of Arctalis® to the range. Arctalis® is a collagen-rich, marine active ingredient known for its excellent ability to smooth, firm, improve elasticity and tighten the skin. Sourced from deep, cold northern waters, the rare ingredient of Arctalis® is a real pollution protector, safeguarding your skin against external aggressors, shielding you complexion from both digital ageing and blue light day after day, so you can be assured your skin is safeguarded for the future.

BioMarine Age-Preventative Booster Serum, 30ml £48.00 from Willow Beauty. willowbeautyproducts.co.uk

Enhance the restorative quality of sleep for skin with Omorovicza's new Queen of Hungary Evening Mist. Created to prepare skin for a night of optimal repair and rejuvenation, this luxurious pre-pillow facial mist combining repair-enhancing actives , antioxidant-rich cannabidiol, melatonin and magnesium salts with calming lavender extract, for an indulgent veil of beauty sleep. Use as the final step in your bedtime regime.

Prep and pamper skin with Sanctuary's White Lily & Damask Rose Himalayan Salt Scrub. With a decadent blend of natural ingredients including rich pink Himalayan salts, nourishing sweet almond oil, protecting Vitamin E and detoxifying kaolin clay, skin is left feeling nourished, baby-smooth and delicately scented all day long.

White Lily & Damask Rose Himalayan Salt Scrub £10.00 from Sanctuary Spa. Available at Boots. Queen of Hungary Evening Mist £55.00 from Omorovicza. omorovicza.co.uk

Nuxe are excited to introduce two new additions to their Prodigieux® Floral collection, Floral le Parfum and Scented Shower Gel. With a delicate blend of magnolia, grapefruit and musk, this beautifully light fresh floral fragrance is perfect for romantics.

Symbolising life, Cartier’s in-house perfumer, Mathilde Laurent has created three new perfumes based around the rivers in the Rivieres de Cartier Collection. Joyful and rich, each fragrance brings a new dimension.

Rivieres de Cartier Eau de Toilette, 100ml £84.00 from Cartier. Exclusive to Selfridges.

Enjoy the scent of paradise all year round with Virgin Island Water EDP from Creed. With notes of fresh bergamot, crisp Jamaican lime, tangy Sicilian mandarin, blended with exotic florals and the warming base of coconut and tropical woods, you will be transported to warmer climes even if you can’t physically get to them right now.

Virgin Island Water, 100ml £245.00 from Creed Fragrances. creedfragrances.co.uk Evoking happiness, sunny days and positivity, Pear Inc. by Juliet Has A Gun highlights the beauty of the green pear, laying it on a milky heart of musk and twist of ambroxan.

Pear Inc. Eau de Parfum, 50ml £85.00 from Juliette Has A Gun. Available at Harvey Nichols.

Capturing the scent of delicate elderflower buds harvested from the hedgerows on a cloudless morning, Jo Malone London’s new Elderflower Cordial fragrance is part of the brand’s new Marmalade Collection. Evoking memories of nostalgic summers, the soft, powdery appeal of these tiny white flowers inspire a very British recipe, complemented by notes of hawthorn and tart, summer-green gooseberries.

Elderflower Cordial, 30ml £55.00 from Jo Malone London. jomalone.co.uk

Orchid Leather is Van Cleef & Arpels first scent featuring the mesmerising notes of leather. Enhanced with vanilla and cardamom the scent is exclusive to Harrods.

Orchid Leather Eau de Parfum, 75ml £130.00 from Van Cleef & Arpels. Available at Harrods.

Master Perfumers have created a collection of five Eau de Parfum fragrances tailored for the Furla woman. Our favourite is the modern and sparkling Favolosa.

Favolosa Eau de Parfum, 100ml £76.00 from Furla.

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GERMAN CRAFT BEER COMBINES WITH DALSTON-COOL LIVING

German Kraft Brewery, urban gin distillery Jim and Tonic, and modern kebab house Le Bar have come together to form KRAFT Dalston. Recently opened this May in Kingsland Locke, the latest outpost from trendy aparthotel brand Locke, the exciting new restaurant and bar houses a sustainably managed microbrewery and gin distillery, and sees much loved, London-based Le Bab group expanding East for the first time.

Sharing in the spirit of quality-driven and sustainably sourced produce, the collaboration is a joyous affair that sees London’s love for good drinks and food coming together in one destination and showcasing a sophisticated yet down to earth menu of punchy gins and German-style fresh beers.

Set across two floors, the interiors of KRAFT Dalston have been conceived by local studio Red Deer, taking design inspiration from the vibrant colours and scenes of the surrounding Dalston area. The hotel is also home to 124 signature studio apartments, complimentary co-working space, workout studio and coffee shop.

The ground floor bar is home to six impactful stainless-steel tanks, an instantly eye-catching feature that draws attention to the on-site brewery and gin distillery on the lower ground floor below, visible from the restaurant through glass walls, setting the tone for the space which has an industrial, urban feel to it.

Beer is served straight out of the on-sight tanks avoiding packaging, transport, filtration or pasteurisation. By serving the beer in this way, the brewery cuts 75% of the packaged beers CO2 emissions. The beers are brewed on site according to the German purity law of 1516, only using water, malt, hops & yeast, bringing traditions and pure, fresh tasting beer to the 21st century. The malts are sourced from a 400-year-old Franconian brewery and malthouse, Steinbach Bräu. The menu will change seasonally, featuring speciality German beer styles according to the time of year such as the classic Heidi, full bodied Lager (5.2%), German Pils, Smoked Beer, Festbier, Dunkel, Bock and Märzen but also a core range of Hoppenweisse (5.3%), dry-hopped wheat beer and a Pale Ale (4.6%) made with German hops for a hazy, and fruity taste. There is also a unique selection of guest cans and bottles available to drink in and takeaway.

Gin and Tonic fans will be excited to try Jim and Tonic's range of sustainable urban gins. Made from small-batch gin distilled on site on the lower ground floor, guests can sample from an innovative menu with sips including, the Ruby - Roobee Rhubard Gin, served with elderflower tonic, raspberry and basil; and the Hendrix - London Dry Gin with cucumber tonic, fresh cucumber and rose buds. Jim and Tonics award-winning gins also feature on the bar’s molecular cocktail menu, which features signatures such as the Black Forest Negroni, made using Jim and Tonics Robee Rhubarb gin.

Trendy and achingly appropriate for the new area, the restaurant, Le Bar, is also housed on the lower ground floor. The large naturally lit atrium provides the perfect source of light for all the lush greenery, while the green tiling, pastel mint and pink painted steel tables and chairs create a relaxed atmosphere. There is even a nod to the tube with some of the seating areas mimicking the material of the train seats on the benches.

The food menu features new slider-sized kebabs from Le Bab, cooked on a wood-fired robata and served with their home-made sourdough flatbreads. Highlights include the classic 15 hour Pork Shawarma Kebab – organic free range pork served with sweet pickled cucumber, fresh Chermoula mayo and a foraged herb

mix; and the Aubergine Sabich - spice-roasted aubergine w/ house chilli sauce, peanut pesto, vegan mayo & foragers mix served on a crusty house-made pitta.

The menu also features limited edition kebab specials, like their smash hit collaboration, the Big Zuu and Le Bab fan favourites such as the Meat Butter Naan; their signature Hummus; and Turkish-Korean Fried Chicken with a date, chilli & soy glaze and garlic mayo. There is also a well-curated wine list for those fancying a glass with dinner.

Turning from a relaxed hang out to a vibrant destination bar, the lower ground floor also boasts a DJ booth looking out over the dining room for when the venue is able to host a series of DJ nights every Friday and Saturday night.

KINGSLAND LOCKE

With all that food and drink to sample, and after a year of being locked down, why not treat yourself to the complete experience with a stay in Locke too. Boasting a variety of studios and suites, ranging from 19m2 all the way up to 37m2, each of the sleek apartments features a fully equipped kitchen and sofa, as well as a variety of perks as standard like a Smart TV, private superfast WI-FI and access to a communal laundry. The calming tonal interiors and superb onsite facilities make for great stay in the city. Work and play thanks to the co-working area, coffee shop, and workout studio before heading downstairs to discover all the delights of Kraft.

Locke also has locations in Aldgate, Tower Bridge, and Millennium Bridge.

COCKTAILS IN THE CITY

With the easing of restrictions comes an equally welcome wave of fresh new openings across the capital. Whether you're after a catch up with friends and family or want to return to non-virtual meetings, you can now enjoy it all with a plethora of food and drinks that you don't have to prepare yourself!

EXCLUSIVE NO.11 MARTINI COCKTAIL KIT

Grey Goose® Vodka has launched an exclusive run of limitededition No.11 martini cocktail kits in partnership with Ago Perrone and Giorgio Bargiani - the master mixologists of the World’s Best Bar, London’s Connaught Bar.

Mirroring the unparalleled quality of Grey Goose® Vodka, Ago and Giorgio pride themselves on innovation and individuality, using only the best ingredients to create unique yet timeless classics for the world.

The exclusive No.11 martini cocktail kit celebrates mixology as a unique and personal art form by championing Ago and Giorgio’s cocktail - the No.11 - which was inspired by the creativity of the visual arts, specifically Jackson Pollock’s series of numbered action paintings.

What's more, the exciting initiative also directly supports the arts and culture sector which inspired the drink, with all proceeds from the sales of the kits directly donated to Saatchi Gallery. The much appreciated funds will support the Gallery’s charitable goals through its Learning Programme, which aims to make contemporary art accessible for all, ahead of formally reopening to the public on 19th May after months of closure.

Encapsulating all the customisable ingredients of the iconic serve and made with the often referred to world’s best tasting vodka, Grey Goose® , and the hand-crafted Connaught Bar’s Gin, the No.11 embodies the past, present and future of the famed Connaught martini cocktail and was ideated on the occasion of its 11th anniversary. Martini® Ambrato, Amalfi lemon oil and five bitters, including ginseng, bergamot and lavender also play a pivotal role in the creation of the No.11 cocktail, which is traditionally served in a coupe. Each glass is carefully handpainted with edible pigments in a drip design inspired by Jackson Pollock’s painting.

Now, for the first time, the stunning permanently hand-painted glassware is being made available outside of The Connaught Bar as part of the No.11 martini cocktail kit. A pair of coupes feature alongside a pre-batched bottle of the No.11 cocktail - expertly prepared by Ago and Giorgio themselves - and a Grey Goose® bar spoon and stirrer.

A must for cocktail connoisseurs and art enthusiasts alike, the No.11 martini cocktail kit brings a taste of the celebrated No.11 tableside ritual to the home, proving the perfect collector’s item and a worthy addition to a home bar or drinks trolley.

The cocktail kits are available to purchase for a limited time exclusively via Saatchi Gallery for £100. Two very special ‘cocktail connoisseur’ editions priced at £1,000 per kit come with a handson one-on-one mixology masterclass to learn the bespoke art of the martini cocktail with Ago and Giorgio at the renowned Connaught Bar. The mixology masterclass offers groups the chance to enjoy delicious cocktails and indulge in canapes, while discovering tips and tricks from the best in the business.

For more information and to purchase a kit or Cocktail Connoisseur Edition with mixology experience, visit saatchistore.saatchigallery.com

Pale Fox Prosecco

Named in honour of its birthplace in northern Italy, the Valle delle Volpi or Valley of the Foxes in the Italian province of Veneto, Pale Fox is a delicate sparkling wine made from single estate, pale Glera grapes grown at the foothills of the Alps. Produced in the south of the superiore DOCG region of Asolo-Montello, the Valle delle Volpi’s unique growing conditions result in an exceptionally delicate, complex and drinkable sparkling wine.

Launched in spring last year, English wine enthusiasts, Mark Hill and Harry Cooke were on a mission to create the highest quality prosecco on the market, a wine with both length and softness similar to that of champagne, whilst removing the acidity and richness. Boasting the floral notes and lightness of a premium prosecco with the minerality, structure and flavour of a fine champagne, its quality was recently recognised by pre-eminent wine critic, James Suckling, who awarded the most recent vintage 93 points, making it the highest rated Prosecco in the world, and placing it above most N.V. Champagnes. Pale Fox contains significantly less residual sugar than many of its counterparts. Whilst most Proseccos will be classed as Extra Dry, and contain up to 17 grams of sugar per litre, Pale Fox is classed as a Brut, much like Champagne, and contains just 8 grams, ensuring a drier and more nuanced wine on the palette.

While prosecco often gets given a bad name for hangovers the following day, Pale Fox keeps the use of sulphites to as low as possible, minimising the effects of over indulging the night before. The brand is also proud to be vegan friendly, using bentonite clay rather than commonly used animal products in the fining agents.

Glera grapes, grown on the south-facing slopes of the Valle delle Volpi create exceptional sparkling wines. Located in an area with its own microclimate of sunshine, cooling breezes and gentle rainfall, combined with rich mineral soil provide the optimum location for Glera grapes to grow. Each grape is painstakingly picked to ensure only the finest are used within Pale Fox’s process. These are then crushed and pressed within 24 hours of being picked before the initial fermentation process begins. Pale Fox’s secondary fermentation is painstakingly longer than that of an average prosecco and is extended by over 100 days, a process which results in an infinitely more complex flavour and finer bubbles ensuring Pale Fox truly stands out from the crowd.

With sustainability being a core brand message for Pale Fox, the team use only 100% renewable energy sources to produce Pale Fox, and are on a mission to make their company carbon negative by partnering with climate positive charity Ecologi and planting a tree for each purchase made on their website.

The perfect gift for a special occasion or drink to enjoy on an afternoon in the British summertime, the packaging is stunning ensuring for a very happy recipient.

HARRY'S ITALIAN SUMMER

Harry’s Bar, James Street, is bringing a slice of the Mediterranean to London, with a Sicilian inspired floral installation across its terrace, a bespoke cocktail menu in partnership with Villa Ascenti Gin and delicious summer specials.

In celebration of its Italian heritage and inspired by the rich and unique blend of cultures in Sicily, Harry’s Bar’s entrance and terrace has been adorned with a bold and beautiful floral and citrus fruit installation - creating a picture-perfect moment for guests and passers-by to enjoy. Potted lemon trees and traditional Sicilian patterns accent the terrace, bringing an unexpected moment of escapism to James Street. In further celebration, guests can sip, savour and enjoy a series of limitededition cocktails. Highlights include the delectable Ascenti Gimlet mixed with Villa Ascenti gin, moscato cordial, eau de vie and grapes; the T10 Collins crafted with Tanqueray n°10, grapefruit cordial, lemon, homemade lemon balm soda and grapefruit; Summer Night featuring Villa Ascenti gin, Galliano Aperitivo, orange, lemon, vanilla syrup and orange zest; the Fresh Fig Cooler created with Villa Ascenti Rosa gin, Cynar, Figus liquor, elderflower tonic, orgeat, lime and dry fig; and the Mandorla Martini with Villa Ascenti gin, Nardini Grappa Mandorla, grapefruit bitter, cherry and orange twist for that perfect sundowner on a summers evening. Cocktails are priced from £9.95.

In addition, a celebratory Sicilian dessert will also be available - Sicilian Cannoli, with creamy ricotta, cinnamon and pistachio filling, and fior di latte gelato.

Crystal Head Vodka

This June, Crystal Head Vodka, the spirit brand founded by actor and musician Dan Aykroyd in 2007, will be launching a brand new bottle, the Crystal Head Vodka Pride Edition Magnum.

With a percentage of sales going to the brand’s charity partner Kaleidoscope Trust, the international LGBT+ human rights charity founded in 2011 and led by Executive Director Phyll Opoku Gyimah, the striking 1.75l bottle festooned with a rainbow is priced at £140 and available exclusively online and in-store at Selfridges.

Crystal Head is proud to support Kaleidoscope Trust as they address the subjugation, persecution and discrimination of LGBT+ people around the world. The only UK-based human rights organisation focused on defending LGBT+ rights across the Commonwealth. Kaleidoscope Trust’s work includes ensuring trans women in Pakistan have access to safe housing and providing fiscal support to organisations affecting legal changes in Tonga and the Eastern Caribbean.

Pride Edition Magnum £140.00 from Crystal Head Vodka. Available at Selfridges. crystalheadvodka.com

LIBERATION

With cans, bottles and party kegs aplenty, ready-to-drink cocktail connoisseurs Liberation Cocktails have al fresco drinking covered this summer. Whether it’s a stroll with a significant other, a picnic with the gang, backyard barbecues or garden parties with your favourite six, Liberation Cocktails lets you take it outside without compromising on taste or quality.

For a reunion to remember, the impressive 5-litre expertly blended cocktail party kegs each hold 33 mixologist grade cocktails and last over a month once tapped - the garden party gift that keeps on giving! Perfect to have to hand for all your al fresco entertaining needs, the party kegs are priced at just £99 and are available in three delicious flavours, the perfect addition to every celebration. The pre-mixed serves are also available in 75cl bottles and cans to enjoy on the move.

All of Liberation’s cocktails are expertly blended and use overproof craft spirits and fresh ingredients, with no additives or artificial ingredients. Choose from the Espresso Martini, Strawberry Daiquiri, Gin Garden, Pisco Sour and Pornstar Martini.

Order online with free delivery on orders over £40.00 liberationcocktails.com

ALL THE SPIRIT, NONE OF THE ALCOHOL

Distilled and bottled in the UK, STRYYK™ is a London based non-alcoholic spirits brand featuring an impressive range of the highest quality alternativealcohol options. The first brand to mimic the mainstream spirits and meticulously developed for over two years in collaboration with top bartenders, Stryyk have carefully reconstructed flavours of spiced rum, London dry gin and traditional vodka to create Not G*n, Not R*m and Not Vodka, providing the best non-alcohol alternative without missing out on any of the flavour or notes and aroma’s.

The carefully crafted Stryyk distillation process is 100% natural with no sugar, no fat, no carbs and no artificial flavouring, yet fueled with the unmissable vibrant and exciting taste you would expect from your traditional boozy drink of choice, making the switch from your favorite spirit to alcohol-free an easy one.

PIZZA ON THE SQUARE

Located in the heart of Chelsea in the iconic Sloane Square, the teams behind The Botanist Sloane Square and Casamigos Tequila and Mezcal have come together to create “Pizza on the Square”.

Boasting an 85-person alfresco dining terrace, the new concept offers guests artisan woodfired pizzas alongside an array of exclusively created tequila cocktails from the Casamigos bar, served both straightup and frozen until the end of September.

Tempting treats on offer from the new crafted menu offering authentic, wood-fired pizzas includes Garlic and Mushroom White Pizza, parmesan cream, Buffalo mozzarella, garlic mushrooms, walnuts and truffle oil; Pepperoni pizza with buffalo mozzarella and caramelised onions; Gamberetti with Atlantic prawns, garlic, buffalo mozzarella, tomato and olive oil; and the vegetarian Caponata pizza, aubergine, peppers, capers, black olives and buffalo mozzarella.

Others after something a little lighter can opt for a Butternut Squash or Classic Caesar salad. Wash it all down with a range of refreshing tequila cocktails, draft beers and Champagne.

Bringing the inside out, the iconic Casamigos solid Oak bar is brought centre stage for the mixologists to work their magic, while the traditional rattan furnishings surrounded by palms and foliage complete the idyllic setting. Created by long-time friends George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, Casamigos Tequila is an award-winning small batch ultra-premium tequila and mezcal. Using all types in the portfolio the mixologists of the Botanist have created a summer inspired menu with all cocktails priced at £12.50 including: Tommy’s Casa Caliente, Casamigos Añejo, lime juice, strawberry, basil and green chilli, Cantartio Amigos: Casamigos reposado, pink grapefruit, agave, lime juice and grapefruit soda and The Mexicano, Casmigos Mezcal, strawberry Campari, Belsazar Rosé and blood orange. Not to be missed is the Frozen Watermelon and coconut margarita. Aside from the Casamigos menu a range of premium wines, specially selected by The Botanist’s chef Sommelier are also on offer, along with draught beer from Birra Moretti, as well as a range of non-alcoholic cocktails and a full soft drinks menu.

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