You know what they say, life is all about balance right? So while it’s nice to exercise your shaking arm at home, admit it, it’s even better when someone does the hard work for you. Enter Duck & Waffle. Not only does Richard Woods concoct blindingly good, well-balanced drinks, the bar is open 24 hours so you can sip one of his Christmas cocktails either before you hit the shops/wrap the presents/do the dropping off present thing – or when the pre-Christmas panic sets in at crazy o’ clock.
Take your pick from liquid treasures including a Milkybar Snowball with vodka, distilled lemon, Milkybar Advocaat, frankincense and Prosecco; Winter Spiced Champagne Cocktail, Wilderness Martini, Roasted Pumpkin and Honeyed Chestnut Bellini and Mulled Swine – mulled wine taken to the next level by way of claret, piggy brandy, seasonal spices and maple.
Duck & Waffle, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AT. T: 020 3640 7310. duckandwaffle.com