And because I'm on holiday, and the sun is shining, and I'm eating al fresco on November 1 I go for a Kir Royale
. Service is prompt and friendly and the pink drink arrives quickly.
So as I assumed the prone position by the pool, Kindle in one hand, Kir Royale
in the other and the picturesque marina in the middle distance, all the ingredients for total relaxation were present.
He is renowned for using unusual flavours in his chocolates, including gin and tonic, orange blossom water, Kir Royale
, Newcastle Brown Ale and Earl Grey.
All for 3,999++ THB per couple, complimentary rose for ladies and Kir royale
for the welcome drink.
Nestled inside a purple gift box is a bottle of Fleuron de France Brut NV Champagne which is rich and toasty with plenty of charm, and a bottle of Chambord black raspberry liqueur to make a Kir Royale
It was estimated tens of thousands was spent on the bash, which had a Kir Royale
reception and freeflowing Cosmopolitans.
Guests were greeted with Kir Royale
Champagne cocktails and Mal munchies, before being shown how to mix up the perfect cocktails of Mint Mojito, Cosmopolitans, and Whiskey sours.
Those with a sweet tooth will also love the twist on the classic wedding aperitif, Kir Royale
; a blackcurrant liqueur and champagne layered jelly, or one may wish to indulge in a dreamy Eton Mess surrounded by a curl of Valrhona white chocolate or the velvety Felchlin chocolate royale, served on a chocolate and pistachio tartlette.
Opt for The Arches' pounds 19.95 evening menu this Christmas (you'll be hardpushed to find a menu this good anywhere else for less than pounds 20) and you will enjoy a glass of Kir Royale
before choosing from turkey and the trimmings, seafood and vegetarian options, or slow-braised honey and cider caramelised pork belly with pumpkin lasagne, roast baby onions, and blackcurrant jus...
For a Kir Royale
, add a half ounce of creme de cassis to the bubbly.
A lively, aromatic, fizzy fluteful that makes a good stand-in for a kir royale
. You'll have enough syrup for 8 mocktails.
A touch of sweetness accents the wine's bright berry flavor--we had to remind ourselves that we were not, in fact, drinking a kir royale
or a berry-flavored Calistoga water.