Our cocktail of the moment

circles
circles
circles
circle

Inspired by Italy

Our cocktail of the moment is a particularly special one — you simply won’t find it anywhere else. A Sardinian First was created by our bartender, Luca, and named after his hometown of Siniscola in Sardinia.

“When I created this cocktail, I was thinking about my little patch of earth back in Sardinia. I love London but naturally I miss home, so I tried to put flavours into this drink that remind me of what it’s like to be in Italy, At first I thought about calling it A Summer Breeze, but I wanted the name to reflect the story of making it. It’s the first cocktail I’ve created for Home Grown and as I’m from Sardinia, the name quite easily in the end.”

How to make it

To create the cocktail, Luca simply adds 50ml of gin to a cocktail shaker, along with 20ml of Campari, 10ml of honey, 40ml of grapefruit juice and 15ml of passion fruit purée. He adds ice, shakes everything together, strains and serves garnished with a slice of candied grapefruit.

“The shake and strain technique is really important to help all the ingredients blend together, especially with the fruit juice in the drink. Shaking it adds air bubbles to the drink so makes it really light and delicious.”

A Sardinian First is sweet, fruity and tangy – the kind of cocktail best enjoyed on its own before you sit down to dinner, or as the star of the show while you tuck into a few small plates. We particularly like it as an after-dinner treat alongside our creamy white chocolate cheesecake. What’s not to love?

Click here to book a table

There’s a lot to love at Home Grown, Our Unicorn Bar is a hidden London gem, complete with billowing white curtains, and the best and brightest of the business world seated at the counter. We’re pretty confident we also have one of London’s best cocktail menus — did we mention our bartenders distill their own homemade pink gin?

circles circles
circles circles
I sleep there, I eat there, I meet friends there, I have business meetings there, I like it, It's my club! Gregg Wallace
It’s always a delight to meet, network and entertain amidst the generally relaxed vibes that radiates throughout Home Grown Gladstone Small
Home Grown is immersed with an overflowing energy, unrivalled facilities yet the club has a certain uniqueness. Luke Reed
What a special delight and home from home! I stay here whenever I come to London and their Scale-up events are on the money. John Courtney
We are all crying out for opportunities to bump into other people, to spark ideas off them that make us happier, more fulfilled and more imaginative: Home Grown is a forum for just this creative serendipity. Tas Tasgal
Home Grown is more to me than just my office in London. It’s a community. It’s a place to network with other business people. But most of all it’s got that super friendly and positive vibe that you just can’t wait to get there each time. Neil Thompson