Cocktails fit for a Queen’s birthday

Tim Firmager
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To celebrate The Queen’s birthday (11th June), what better way than to indulge in a few specially created cocktails to mark this prestigious 90th birthday. Whilst a Royal celebration is an excuse to drink and be merry, lets not forget all of us fabulous queens (drama, drag or otherwise) – all the more reason to toast to ourselves at the same time!

Bel and the Dragon, Windsor

Birthday cocktail Queen 90th Bel and the Dragon

If you find yourself in Windsor, a stone’s throw from Windsor Castle is Bel and the Dragon, where they are serving up a delicious Gin & Dubbonet cocktail to see in the reigning monarch’s 90th birthday. You could even make an meal of it, and indulge in the afternoon tea (with an option for Laurent Perrier Rosé champagne). For more information on this quintessentially British venue, visit

Victory Mansion, North-East London

Birthday cocktail Queen 90th Victory Mansion

Victory Mansion bar are celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a dessert cocktail, The Royal Mess (£7), made from British Sloe Gin with rose, apricot, lemon and pineapple foam topped with meringue. This cocktail is fit for a queen, no less. More information at:

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Top Dog, Soho London

Birthday cocktail Queen 90th Top Dog

The Green Park cocktail (£8) can be found upstairs in one of Soho’s newest drinking dens, aptly located if you’re on aFrom the ever-evolving drinks menu, the Green Park is made from Jensen Old Tom, lemon, sugar, celery bitters, egg white and basil leaves. Visit for more details.

About Tim Firmager

Tim divides his time being a Digital Consultant in The City and as a food and travel writer across the globe. When he's not working as one of the Lifestyle Editors here at Vada, he's planning his next trip, or on the lookout for the latest food crazes or unusual foods in London's markets.