19 Aug 2020
Pick up those summer vibes closer to home at The Sipping Room’s new waterside Essence of Summer Terrace on West India Quay, a stone’s throw from Canary Wharf. With an Insta-worthy floral terrace, one of the largest in London, two beautiful bookable ‘bubbles’ and cocktails evocative of far flung destinations, summer in the City is looking pretty special.
The transformed terrace, created in partnership with botanical mixer brand The London Essence Co, has been dressed in beautiful blooms, green foliage and fragrant herbs to create an idyllic escape away from the concrete jungle.
And, for those looking to socially distance in style, two Essence House Bubbles are bookable for up to 12 seated (two households maximum). Each has been decorated with pastel pink and white blossoms, glowing lanterns and fitted with perfume diffusers to spritz beautiful scents, creating the perfect ambiance for going ‘out out’ with your bubble.
Wander through the white wisteria before relaxing riverside over cocktails created in collaboration with taste psychologist Greg Tucker, and top mixologist Pritesh Mody. Mixed and muddled to evoke a sensory experience of being somewhere exotic, there’s three to choose from – a South African-inspired Pinotage Spritz, a blend of South African red wine and London Essence Tonic, garnished with thyme and Lemon; and a Frozen Paloma – a Mexican mix of Agave Blanco tequila, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, lime, agave syrup and London Essence Rosemary & Grapefruit Tonic. Completing the triptych is a Lychee & Basil Collins, which combines gin with lychee syrup, lemon juice and London Essence Peach and Jasmine Tonic for a taste of Thailand. All priced at £8.95.
As well as cocktails, The Sipping Room offers an extensive wine list, hard seltzers, craft beers and bottled ciders. For those looking for sustenance in the sun, food comes in the form of small plates such as salt and Szechuan pepper squid and smoked aubergine and mozzarella arancini; gourmet burgers, vibrant superfood salads and summer mains such as poached salmon with new potato and watercress salad and grilled chicken breast with soft polenta.
Head to the terrace and discover the exciting interactive ‘Essence Wall’, where discerning drinkers can discover their favourite London Essence pairings and cocktails through fun activations which experiment with both sight and smell.
Experience summer in the city and escape to London’s largest and prettiest terrace at The Sipping Room. To book a ‘bubble’ & for further information, pricing and availability, please contact the team on 020 3907 0320.
West India Quay, 16 Hertsmere Rd, Canary Wharf, E14 4AX
T: 020 3907 0320
The Sipping Room is participating in the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, Monday to Wednesday throughout August, where diners can enjoy up to £10 off their food.