Cock­tail cor­ner

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Bar: Car­lyle’s on Derry 17 Derry Street 021 461 8787 Cock­tail: Car­lyle’s cock­tail Price: R40 In­gre­di­ents: Bac­ardi rum, South­ern Com­fort, amaretto liqueur, Pimm’s, or­ange juice and grena­dine HIGH on the slopes of Vre­de­hoek is an or­ange coloured eatery that serves a punchy cock­tail in their sig­na­ture colour. The deep blood or­ange Car­lyle’s cock­tail is built in lay­ers and makes a tall drink served with ice.

Gen­eral man­ager Wil­liam Coet­zee said they made the drink late one night in an at­tempt at copy­ing the colour of the walls. It’s a sweet, minty drink with al­mond flavours. Coet­zee says the drink has been sell­ing steadily since its launch two months ago.

Car­lyle’s serves Ital­ian fare, but has added va­ri­ety such as Thai dishes.

The kitchen is open from 5.30pm to 10.30pm daily. The bar is open from 4.30pm to 2am. Happy hour is from 5pm to 7pm when cock­tails are half price. – Wendyl Martin

PIC­TURE: TRACEY ADAMS

RE­FRESH­INGLY OR­ANGE: Car­lyle’s gen­eral man­ager, Wil­liam Coet­zee, with the Car­lyle’s cock­tail.

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