Get ready to raise your glasses and toast to a boozy occasion: World Gin Day on June 10. This holiday is the perfect time to gather friends, immerse in the delightful world of gin, and indulge in an array of captivating cocktails. Here are a few spots in South Florida that some of the best gin cocktails.
The Deck at Island Gardens
Celebrate World Gin Day in style at The Deck at Island Gardens with a cocktail that will transport your taste buds to the sunny Mediterranean while soaking in the scenery.
The beautiful Leave Me in Capri ($19) gin cocktail is infused with cucumber, basil, dry vermouth, and lemon juice, perfectly complemented by the subtle sweetness of maraschino liqueur.
MaryGold’s Florida Brasserie at Arlo Wynwood
Celebrate World Gin Day at MaryGold’s Florida Brasserie at Arlo Wynwood, where guests can enjoy an impressive selection of gin-based cocktails and delicious dishes.
MaryGold’s is a lush, modern dining space from the minds of renowned Chef Brad Kilgore and award-winning hospitality agency Bar Lab.
Thanks to a stunning outdoor deck boasting views of the Wynwood Arts District, guests can sip on their drinks while taking in the lively atmosphere of the neighborhood.
Try the Caper Berry Martini Service ($22) with Beefeater gin, Noilly Prat vermouth and housemade umami brine served with accouterments.
With a menu of fusion dishes from Peru to Tokyo, Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar presents a Nikkei sushi bar that offers a special variety of rolls, nigiri, tiraditos and ceviches and a main menu of staples such as salads and burgers.
Check out the elegant indoor bar, an urban choice in the high-ceiling dining room, which serves deliciously crafted cocktails and homemade negronis, spritzes and tonics.
A true celebration of gin, try The Royale ($18), made with Bombay Sapphire gin, Chambord, Fever-Tree elderflower tonic, lime juice and lemon peel.
G Bar at The Gabriel Miami
There’s no better way to celebrate World Gin Day than with a drink in hand at G Bar inside The Gabriel Miami, a 129-key lifestyle hotel in Downtown Miami with breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay.
Located on the first floor of the hotel, G Bar is an expansive restaurant splashed with green and navy tones for an earthy ambiance and telescopic sliding doors that open up to a covered terrace, allowing for open-air dining.
Upon entry, guests are greeted by a vibrant column of green mosaic tiles, with the expansive rectangular bar front and center.
In light of the boozy holiday, be sure to order the bartender’s monthly special, French 75, made with champagne, gin, lemon juice and simple syrup.
Guests can also savor in a classic Negroni ($18), which perfectly combines Tanqueray gin, Campari, sweet vermouth and orange twist for a smooth, savory taste.
The chic French supper club Villa Azur is a classy culinary and lifestyle experience with a fresh and flirty vibe. Upon entering, guests are transported into a world of European elegance, where they can enjoy live music and entertainment and sip on a delicious gin cocktail (or two).
Picture yourself on the spacious outdoor terrace, surrounded by lush gardens, as you savor the stunning views and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere.
For a true taste of the Villa Azur experience, we invite you to try the Touch of Azur ($28), made with No.3 gin infused with butterfly pea tea, fresh lime, lavender syrup and Perrier Jouët Blanc de Blancs.
La Fuga Fort Lauderdale
Celebrate World Gin Day poolside at La Fuga, the coastal Italian eatery at Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort with a diverse menu led by Executive Chef Michael Mayer.
The open-concept bar and restaurant serve a sumptuous menu of authentic Italian dishes, including handmade pastas, locally sourced seafood, wood-fired pizzas and salads accented with fresh herbs.
To celebrate World Gin Day, sip on the flavorful Negroni Bianco, made with Bluecoat gin, Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, dry vermouth and lemon, or the Toni E Gino, which contains the perfect blend of The Botanist gin, cucumber, mint and Fever-Tree tonic.
Casa Sensei brilliantly blends traditional Latin American cuisine with Pan-Asian staples to create the best of both worlds.
The fusion eatery presents a deliciously dynamic environment for an immersive dining experience in the restaurant’s elegant dining room, on the dog-friendly waterfront patio, or via a scenic Riverfront Gondola Tour along the Himmarshee Canal – perfect for sipping on a cocktail at your preferred dining location.
Treat yourself to the new Japanese Aviation ($16), made with Nikka Coffey Japanese gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette, lemon juice and a maraschino cherry garnish, while indulging in authentic comfort food dishes including favorites like the Korean BBQ Beef and Kimchi Fried Rice and tantalizing specialties like the freshly fished Lobster Guacamole.
Whiskey Neat Cocktail Lounge
Don’t let the name fool you.
While Whiskey Neat features one of the largest selections of whiskeys in South Florida, it also has a variety of gin-based cocktails.
The urban cocktail lounge, with its outdoor patio, is the perfect location for guests to relax with friends and listen to live music while enjoying bites from the innovative menu.
Don’t miss the opportunity to try the tantalizing Eastside Fizz, made with Nolet’s gin, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, fresh mint and egg whites.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Indulge in a delightful and unique gin experience at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, nestled on the second level of The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale.
Beyond the restaurant, Cooper’s Hawk houses a Napa-style tasting room and an artisanal retail market, all within an inviting and welcoming space.
While gin takes the spotlight this holiday, those seeking an adventurous twist should try the Sangria-Tini ($13), which combines exquisite The Botanist gin with the flavors of Cointreau, vibrant red sangria, a touch of sour, effervescent prosecco and a splash of fresh citrus.
With five locations throughout South Florida, Quarterdeck Seafood Bar & Neighborhood Grill serves classic American comfort fare, specialty sushi, custom-blend burgers, build-your-own poke bowls, tacos, handcrafted cocktails and more.
Quarterdeck is a casual and exciting neighborhood spot that rivals upscale restaurants with its reasonably priced menu that doesn’t compromise quality.
On World Gin Day, enjoy the Endless Summer Special, featuring double pours of Seagram’s Gin paired with your favorite summer mixer.
Guests can catch the latest sports game from dozens of televisions or relax on any of the locations’ dog-friendly patios.