London’s Tropical Subterranean Cocktail Bar Is A Rum-Filled Delight • The Leaf And Cane

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London’s Tropical Subterranean Cocktail Bar Is A Rum-Filled Delight • The Leaf And Cane

Can’t quite make it across the pond to Latin America? Hop on a train to Leaf and Cane instead.

It’s easy to immerse yourself into Latin America when you’re surrounded by authentic Latin bands, tropical cocktails and signature dishes. At the Leaf and Cane, a hidden, underground restaurant and bar at Crowne Plaza London – The City, you’ll be able to do exactly that. Split your time between wandering through each of the unique, greenery-laden outdoor areas outside and deciding which of the tropical rum-based cocktails you want to sample next. Warning, you’ll struggle to choose!

And this year you’ve got the chance to experience their brand new private cellar experience on the most anticipated night of the year. Leaf and Cane are gearing up for 2020 with a dazzling Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve party!

Head down to your new private cellar, where you can tango to the sound of the melodic Ronia in your feathery eye masks and elegant attire, while sipping on crafted cocktails and bubbly champagne. It might just be the classiest way to welcome the next decade, so don’t miss you chance to get tickets!

The Leaf and Cane’s cocktail menu includes:

The Leaf & Cane Mojito: Havana 3Y, coconut, mint, house-made kaffir lime leaf syrup

Bon Dia: Calvados, peach liqueur, orgeat syrup, fermented white grapes, bergamot

Alba: Beefeater Gin, Chartreuse, Bodhi leave, fermented white grapes, Kaffir lime

Capri: Evangelista Limoncello, Pisang Ambon, Prosecco, Agave nectar, basil, citrus

Latin Frequency: Midori, Pomme Verte syrup, apple presse, house-made Portuguese shrub

When you get hungry, dig into fresh spring rolls made up of crunchy vegetables, rice pastry, and wasabi mayo. There’s also Buffalo chicken wings with blue cheese and miso sauce, and salt & smoked chilli pepper squid with chipotle ketchup. 

And that’s not all that the Leaf and Cane has to offer. In true Latin America style, there’s the opportunity to get involved with a cigar and rum pairing masterclassHosted by a Cuban Cigar Connoisseur, you’ll discover the history of tobacco plants, cigar smoking and the rum culture in Cuba in Leaf and Cane’s perfect tropical surroundings. As the evening progresses, learn to perfect your cigar smoking technique and how your choice of fine cigar pairs perfectly with a selection specially-selected rums.

Whether it’s dancing the night away at a glamorous party, or embracing Cuban culture at an excellent masterclass – Leaf and Cane is the perfect venue to leave your London life at home for the evening, and enjoy beautiful food, drinks, and an all-round great time!

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Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 4pm - 2am.

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