Mint Gun Club 22

4A Brooke Road , London, N16 7LS

  • Mint Gun Club London bar cafe tea
  • Mint Gun Club London bar cafe tea
  • Mint Gun Club London bar cafe tea

SquareMeal Review of Mint Gun Club

Morocco, Scandinavia and Micronesia are among the destinations to inspire serial globetrotter Richard Hunt, as the award-winning bartender sets up shop in ‘Stokey’. With stints at Mahiki and Kanaloa under his belt, it’s only natural that Hunt’s maiden solo gig ­– this agreeably homespun cocktail lounge cum ‘tea house’ – is pervaded by a tiki vibe. The competitively priced mixes advanced signatures, gimlets, fizzes, alcoholic tonics and sodas speak of balmy climes. Melon and citrus wine, neroli, camomile and lemony sea salt inform the Beach Club Cocktail, while Star of Nicosia consists of resinous Greek spirit mastiha, fig ‘jus’, Sicilian olives and dry vermouth. In the absence of a kitchen, bar food tends towards tasty Med-Asian assemblages: almond hummus, rose harissa with flatbread, char-grilled aubergine and tabbouleh, or perhaps bang bang kimchi with choya brioche, ricotta and a perky daikon salad. ‘Tiffin Tea’ and an alternative English ‘High Tea’ are also served.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Rectory Road Station 290m

Stoke Newington Station 659m

Address

Address: 4A Brooke Road , London N16 7LS

Area: Stoke Newington Stamford Hill

Opening times

Tues-Sun 12N-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Hackney Downs 993m

Rio Cinema 1km

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