Whether you are drinking margaritas by the pitcher or by the glass, this universally loved tequila based thirst quencher never lets you down, transporting you to your happy place even on the hottest of summer days.
Here is a little brief for those who have not been acquainted yet with this lovely Mexican concoction. A margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lemon juice. It is traditionally served with salt on the rim of the glass. The drink can be served shaken with ice, frozen, or straight up without ice.
Delhi with its scorching heat wave riddled Summers is no stranger to a good ice-cold margarita. Let us take a look at some of the best places to sip on great renditions of this cocktail.
Delhi Club House – A new take on colonial club fare paired with classic cocktails. While other restaurants are busy churning out ‘gimmicky’ renditions of old school cocktails. Delhi Club House reintroduces you to the humblest of cocktails prepared to perfection. The sweet-salty, yet potent Margarita being one of them. They do this with no extra frills and fancies except for great showmanship and skill while preparing it the correct way in front of you. The end result is a refreshing potation with a strong punch of tequila.
Cocktails & Dreams Speakeasy – This prohibition themed speakeasy celebrating the golden age of cocktails, does some of the best cocktail customisations in Delhi NCR. Though the classic Margarita is something they do exceptionally well you may want to try the other variations. They have a variety of ingredients you can choose from, not just for flavour but also another spirit to be paired along with the base alcohol. My recommendation would be a Margarita with Laraha orange, kafir lime and citrus salt, this combination is not only refreshing but also brings out the best in the few fluid oz of triple sec present in the drink.
Chili’s – This popular tex-mex themed chain likes to go big on everything from the food portions to bottomless beverages. The margarita, of course, is one of their signature cocktails. Variations like the Coronita and Margarita Presidente are not only great thirst quenchers but are also making rounds on Instagram. The perfect drink to accompany their crunchy nachos.
Arriba – Offers delicious Modern Mexican cuisine along with a separate exclusive menus section dedicated to their 8 Salas & Guacamoles which are prepared fresh at your table. The theatrics, however, don’t end there, their wide variety of signature margaritas steals the show with fruity summer flavours like ‘Fresh Kiwi’, ‘Chile Lime Mango Margarita’, ‘Tamarind and cinnamon’ and ‘Skinny Pineapple’, Tabula Beach next door also has a great pomegranate variation. Arriba also hosts various promotional festivals regularly where you can sample even more varieties and food pairings as well.
Piano Man Jazz Club – While other restaurants are out experimenting with fruits and berries for the season, Piano man likes to do things differently. Amidst their extensive cocktail menu, do try their Cajun Margarita. The tequila is infused with Jalapenos and the rim is coated with Cajun spice and salt. Also, they are not shy when it comes to the amount of spicy tequila they add to this drink, It is guaranteed to knock your socks off! In a good way, of course.
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