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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe – The Polo Bar’s ‘Scarlet Gem’

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food

Residing within The Westbury, a five-star Mayfair Hotel, the award winning Polo Bar comprises a grand selection of Cocktails as well as fine Wines, premium Spirits and Champagnes. Headed up by head mixologist Carmine Catena – having joined the bar in 2008 – who is in charge of curating the exciting cocktails: one of which he has shared the recipe for. Featuring Ilegal Mezcal Joven, Campari, Barolo, Orange Jam and Lemon Juice, here’s a recipe for the signature ‘Scarlet Gem’.


35ml Ilegal Mezcal Joven

20ml Campari

20ml Barolo Chinato Cocchi

3 spoons of Orange Jam

15ml Lemon juice

To garnish

Orange peel


1. Stir all of the ingredients together with the orange jam.

2. Next, shake all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.

3. Double strain and serve in a chilled martini glass.

4. Garnish with orange peel.


The Polo Bar can be found at The Westbury Hotel, 37 Conduit St, London, W1S 2YF.

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