The Botanist is back for fresh cocktails and hanging kebabs

Despite new spring and summer menu items, The Botanist are quick to reassure guests that their signature hanging kebabs are going nowhere

Popular bar-restaurant, The Botanist is re-opening today – meaning cocktails and hanging kebabs are back on the menu.

After temporarily closing its doors due to lockdown, The Botanist has announced its menu has had a ‘spring clean’ with new drinks and dishes available – perfect for what they hope is a bright spring and summer to look forward to.

Guests who want to be among the first to try it are urged to book to secure their spot – although The Botanist remains committed to accommodating walk-ins (on a first come, first served basis) every day.

New food dishes include a fresh pea houmous, heritage tomato salad, and a new botanist Board containing patatas bravas, chicken skewers, Cumberland Scotch egg, whole garlic prawns and a baked Camembert with prosciutto.

Despite new spring and summer menu items, The Botanist are quick to reassure guests that their signature serve of hanging kebabs are going nowhere.

“We know how important amazing food and drink is for when getting together with loved ones,” said Leane King, The Botanist.

“Whilst we hope these fresh dishes become household favourites, we could never take away the signature hanging kebabs – and we hope the return of our old favourites is the start of normality returning.”

Cocktail lovers will be delighted to know that during the latest lockdown, The Botanist has been busy cultivating some brand-new cocktail creations for guests to enjoy alongside their classic kebabs.

The cocktail-experts are keeping tight-lipped about what will feature on the new drinks menu – but promise plenty of botanical creations that showcase the versatility of botany around the globe.

“We’re keeping our cocktail cards close to our chests, but I can confirm we’ve foraged for some quirky, yet complementary flavour pairings,” said Kelly Harrison, head of bars for The Botanist.

“One drink I can share is our wild peach and yuzu cosmo inspired by the Japanese botanicals found in Roku.

“It’s designed to be the perfect summer sipper. “

The Botanist reopens on Monday 17th May, with branches including Deansgate, MediaCityUK, Didsbury, Alderley Edge and Knutsford. To book a table visit


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