8 Ways To Live Your Best Spanish Day Out In London With Tanqueray

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8 Ways To Live Your Best Spanish Day Out In London With Tanqueray

Find a little bit of Spain in London this summer with Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla.

Yes, we’d all like to be living our best lives out on the Mediterranean right now. But while a trip to Seville might not be on the cards just yet, here are some ways you can find a little taste of España right here in London. That’s right, in celebration of Tanqueray’s Flor de Sevilla Gin – which is inspired by the bittersweet sun drenched oranges of Seville – we’ve planned the perfect choice of Spanish-inspired activities for you. 

From flamenco dancing, to theatre, to all the best places to enjoy authentic tapas, we’ve lined up some sensational Spanish things to do in the city!

1. Explore some Spanish art

Spanish day out

Start your immersion into Spanish culture by admiring the artistic creations of some talented Spanish painters. The National Gallery has a great collection of Spanish art, featuring the likes of Velasquez, Goya and Zurbarán. While the Tate Modern houses a few iconic pieces from Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. And while we’re on the subject of art, let’s not forget that your beautifully illustrated Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla bottle is a masterpiece in itself!

2. Stock up at a Spanish deli

Spanish day out

Fill your kitchen cupboards with everything you need to host Spanish nights in complete with Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla cocktails. Stop by Brindisa in Borough Market or Balham, Garcia’s Food & Wine on Portobello Road, or Spandeli in Dalston. You’ll find all the Spanish delicacies you need from chorizo, to olives, to cheese and cured meats. Delicioso! 

3. Catch a Spanish play at the theatre

Spanish day out

The Cervantes Theatre, tucked away under the railway arches in Southwark, is a great place to catch Spanish and Latin American plays in an intimate setting. The Cervantes Theatre hosts a huge variety of Spanish and Latin American plays from classics to contemporary masterpieces, performed in both Spanish and English (so don’t panic if you’ve been neglecting your Duolingo!). With performances restarting from June, you can catch a show this summer and then indulge in a little post-theatre discussion with your friends over a tasty Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla cocktail or two! 

4. Picnic in the park

Spanish day out

Tuck into some Spanish snacks in a leafy green park for a picturesque picnic with friends. You can, of course, stock up on everything you need in the aforementioned Spanish delis. And what better than a refreshing gin and tonic to accompany your catch up. Luckily, Tanqueray has you covered with their Flor de Sevilla ready to drink cans. Convenient and totally in keeping with the Spanish theme!

5. Dine like the Spanish

We know you’re all here for the tapas recommendations and honestly, we don’t blame you. Spanish food is the perfect choice for when you’re catching up with friends and loved ones and just want to share a bit of everything. Enjoy a delicious and authentic meal at Barrafina, or try some Spanish barbecue at Parillon in Kings Cross. Visit one of the Brindisa kitchens for tapas made using Spanish produce from their aforementioned delis. Or indulge in the mouthwatering menu at Cambio de Tercio. Don’t forget to pair your dinner with a Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla cocktail for an extra nod to the flavours of Spain. 

6. Drink like the Spanish

Late night cocktails are an integral part of Spanish culture – one we are ready to wholeheartedly embrace! If you want to enjoy an amazing view of London with your Tanqueray check out Between the Bridges at South Bank from May 27th. Or grab your bottle of Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla at home and learn how to make two delicious drinks that showcase the bittersweet taste of ripening oranges from sun-drenched Seville. Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla is the perfect drink to serve at all your sunny summer events and dinner parties. Create a refreshing tasting serve with tonic and a wedge of orange, or mix up a twist on the classic Negroni. Salud! 

Here’s the recipe for the perfect Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla & Tonic:

What you’ll need:

  • 50ml Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla
  • 150ml premium tonic water
  • Wedge of orange to garnish

How to make:

Add Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla to a copa glass and fill with ice. Top with premium tonic water and garnish with a wedge of orange.

(2.1 units of alcohol per serve)

And here’s how to make a delicious Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla Negroni:

What you’ll need:

  • 25ml Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla
  • 25ml Campari
  • 25ml Sweet Vermouth
  • Wedge of orange to garnish

How to make:

Pour Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla, Campari and Sweet Vermouth into a glass over ice. Stir and garnish with a wedge of orange for the perfect finishing touch.  

(2.7 units of alcohol per serve)

7. Take a flamenco dance class

If you want to level up your date nights, or just try something new, why not join a flamenco class? Battersea Spanish has an amazing school where anyone, from seasoned dancer to the absolute beginner, can learn the beautiful Spanish art form that is flamenco dance. And after you’re done with all that fancy footwork, why not treat yourself to a refreshing tasting Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla & Tonic! 

8. Bring a taste of Spain home with Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla x Sabor

If you don’t fancy a night out just yet, or just want to treat yourself at home you can enjoy the ultimate Spanish dining experience with a Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla x Sabor Restokit. You’ll get a pre-prepared meal kit from Michelin-starred restaurant Sabor, delivered to your home, alongside easy instructions on how to heat, assemble and finish the dishes in your own kitchen! 

Serve your restaurant-worthy dinner with a delicious Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla and tonic cocktail for the perfect marriage of summer flavours. So, for a taste of Spanish fine-dining in the comfort of your own home, order your Tanqueray x Sabor Restokit from Junr, and check out Restokit’s amazing range of meal kits now. They’re perfect for date night at home, a fancy dinner in your garden, or as a luxurious treat for yourself!

Covid-19 health and safety measures and social distancing will be in place at each venue, and some venues will only be opening from May 17 or from June. Please drink responsibly, for the facts visit drinkaware.co.uk. Please do not forward to those under the legal purchase age for alcohol.  

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