Bristol retro arcade bar launches new cocktails menu and drinks deals for summer

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‘We've got our fair share of arcade game fame, but our cocktails? They're the real MVPs’

A retro arcade game and classic console venue in Bristol is launching a new cocktails menu and drinks deals for the summer.      

From May 9, NQ64 on Baldwin Street is offering the new and refreshed concoction of classic cocktails, twisted reboots, and game-themed creations, all created by its in-house drinks experts.   

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Highlighted among the lineup are new arcade cocktails include: 

  • The Lemmingade, a zesty, summery delight (Limoncello, Absolut Citron, lemon, Pink Hooch, prosecco, rosemary)
  • The Golden-Iced Latte, inspired by a vanilla iced latte and including NQ64’s Worther’s Original infused coco-milk (Havava Especial, Licor 43, butterscotch, espresso, and butterscotch foam)
  • The Royal Crumble, a light and sweet martini-style treat (Jack Daniel’s Apple, lime, rhubarb, custard)
NQ64 on Baldwin Street in Bristol. The retro arcade bar has launched new cocktails and drinks deals for the summer.NQ64 on Baldwin Street in Bristol. The retro arcade bar has launched new cocktails and drinks deals for the summer.
NQ64 on Baldwin Street in Bristol. The retro arcade bar has launched new cocktails and drinks deals for the summer.

New twisted reboots - timeless cocktails with game-themed twist - include the Disco Stu Daiquiri (Duppy White, bubblegum & lime), Kong Island Iced Tea (Absolut vodka, El Jimador tequila, Beefeater gin, Wray & Nephew rum, Caribbean pineapple, tea & sour peach) and the Mad Max Zombie (house rum blend, grapefruit, pineapple, guava, orange, cherry, & cinnamon fire).  

New non-alcoholic cocktails include the No Uka Uka (Caleno 0%, guava, pineapple & refresher syrup) and the Hits From The Pong (Raspberry, guava, kimi & lime - can be made with CBD). 

For those who love the cocktail classics, six favourites have been added to the menu including Espresso Martini, Aperol Spritz, Margarita and Mai Tai - which cost £6 each from Sunday to Friday.

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New drinks deal, the Multiplayer 6-Pack Carry Case, means players can take a six-pack of Hooch or White Claw around the arcade white playing.   

The Royal Crumble, a light and sweet martini-style treat, is among the new cocktails on the menu at NQ64The Royal Crumble, a light and sweet martini-style treat, is among the new cocktails on the menu at NQ64
The Royal Crumble, a light and sweet martini-style treat, is among the new cocktails on the menu at NQ64

James Taylor, in-house drinks expert at NQ64, said: “When we dreamt up our new drinks menu, we wanted to match the fun and excitement of our games, whilst shouting about the top-notch quality of our cocktails.

“We whip up every drink concept right here in-house with our talented Head Bartenders, drawing from our extensive knowledge of cocktail history. 

“We've got our fair share of arcade game fame, but our cocktails? They're the real MVPs."

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