The Trading House: Experts in Christmas Spirit

World Class mixologist creates limited edition Christmas tipples

The Trading House, 89-91 Gresham Street, London, has added a splash of Christmas spirit into their world famous cocktails perfect for an after work festive tipple throughout December. The Christmas and New Year Eve cocktails are priced from £7.95.

Celebrate in style: Cinnamon & Ginger Manhattan


  • Fresh ginger
  • Cinnamon syrup – 15ml
  • Woodford Reserve – 30ml
  • Antica Formula – 15ml
  • Domaine De Canton – 7.5ml

Muddle the fresh ginger and the cinnamon syrup; add the rest of the ingredients, shake and double strain in the chilled martini glass. Garnish with a slice of ginger.

Spectacular for sipping during a Secret Santa swap: Lemon & Anise Sour


  • 4 lemon wedges squeezed
  • Star anise syrup – 15ml
  • Apple juice – 25ml
  • Amaretto Disaronno – 15 ml
  • Bacardi Superior – 30 ml

Shake all the ingredients and pour in a old fashioned glass. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a star anise.

Perfect to sip after braving the shops: Orange Cinnamon Coffee


  • Expresso – 1 shot
  • Cinnamon syrup – 15ml
  • Bacardi Gold – 30ml
  • Grand Marnier – 15ml

Shake all ingredient and double strain in a goblet glass with crushed ice. Garnish with an orange wedge and a cinnamon stick.

For those with less of a sweet tooth, The Trading House offers an extensive drinks menu featuring spiced-twist cocktails, very British G&T list, Champagne, wine, and a vast worldwide selection of craft beers, ales and ciders.

Innovatively presented food is served with a focus on deli, rotisserie and barbeque style dishes – available all day, every day.

There will be live music every evening and the soundtrack will be a variation of new and old, enthusiastically delivered live on piano, guitar and vocals. On the 17th and 18th of December diners and drinkers can request their favourite Christmas songs for a yuletide sing-along.

The Trading House on Gresham Street has been tipped as one of the best locations to visit during Christmas. The iconic venue, full of peculiar eccentricities, curiosities and antiquities is known for creating soon-to-be world famous cocktails.

The Trading House, 89-91 Gresham St, London EC2V 7NQ, is open from Monday to Friday 12:00 – 12:00am and Saturday 16:00 to 12:00.