The finest cocktail delivery services available now
by Alessandro Ferrara
Ready-to-drink or DIY, these tipples are just as good as a five-star hotel bar
Nothing beats being served a finely crafted Negroni directly from the bartender while sitting at a bar, or enjoying a first-class dining service at a chef’s table. However, some companies have managed to find a way to recreate such unique experiences at home, and nailing it. This is Quel Homme’s selection of the finest cocktail delivery services you can book and enjoy right now from the comfort of your home.
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Fortnum & Mason’s The Bellini Box
Famous for its lavish hampers, the Piccadilly institution that is Fortnum & Mason had to top our list with its Bellini Box. Inspired by the historic Harry’s Bar in Venice where the iconic cocktail was born, The Bellini Box includes a bottle of the British maison’s very own prosecco along with Alain Milliat’s Nectar Pêche Blanche. Perfect to brighten up aperitivo hour on those sunny summer days, or as a lovely gift.
Fortnum & Mason’s The Bellini Box, £33.50 plus delivery starting from £5.95.
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The Connaught Bar’s Cocktails
Experience the atmosphere of one of Mayfair’s most glamorous locations at home with cocktails delivered straight from the Connaught Bar. Available at selected London postcodes as part of Jean-Georges at The Connaught’s offering on high-end takeaway service Supper, you can choose between Connaught Martini and Connaught Negroni, each serving two. Of course, we’ll have both if you ask.
Connaught Bar’s cocktails, starting from £35 for a Connaught Negroni plus £5 delivery.
Aiming to make bar-quality cocktails available to everyone, Edmunds delivers sustainable bottled cocktails from Suffolk. Every bottle is crafted with the same skill and methodology you’d expect from a cocktail bar, ready to be shaken, stirred and poured. Menu includes all-stars such as Espresso Martini and Mojito, the latter made with locally grown mint. You can also order a mixed box of six or even receive one every month with what is officially one of the coolest subscriptions out there.
Edmunds, starting from £25.95 with free delivery.
The Wolseley’s Cocktails
Modern European café-restaurant The Wolseley offers a selection of five bottled cocktails, each serving two. From English Rose – rose infused vodka, fresh lemon and grapefruit, elderflower cordial – to Hemingway Daiquiri – blanco rum, fresh grapefruit and lime, maraschino liqueur – The Wolseley is here to add a touch of glamour to date-nights in, without hurting the wallet.
The Wolseley’s Cocktails, £15 each plus £6.50 delivery.
Visit The Wolseley.
“You only need ice” is the promise of Italian start-up NIO Cocktails; expertly crafted and ready-to-savour, each cocktail is packaged in its own uniquely designed sleeve. Simply pick and build your box of 3, 6 or 9 from a menu of 14 cocktails selected by professional mixologist Patrick Pistolesi, founder of World’s Best 50 Bars’ Drink Kong in Rome. Classics like Cosmopolitan and Manhattan are part of the selection, along with Virgin Bitters – a mocktail take on the beloved Negroni with notes of spice, citrus and bitters. Salute!
NIO Cocktails, starting from £19.50 for a ‘Mini Box of 3’ plus £3 delivery.
Visit NIO Cocktails UK.