Aperitif Cocktails at Balfes 
Near Grafton Street, Dublin

Cocktails at Balfes have hit new heights with these exquisite highball and aperitivo style cocktails which provide a twist on traditional classic such as a Spritz and Americano.

Masterfully crafted by General Manager, Kevin Hurley, the drinks suit our elegant and refined setting - ideally enjoyed on our terrace overlooking Balfes Street.

In addition to these, our talented bartenders will be happy to mix-up any drink you fancy, from Dublin’s best Irish Coffee to a well stirred Old Fashioned with your favourite local whiskey.

Exit Strategy

Celery Infused Beefeater Gin, Blanc Vermouth, Kaffir, Boston Bitters

Kill Devil

Plantation Grand Reserve Rum, Banana, Ginger, Almond, Palo Cortado Sherry, Lemon


Sweet Vermouth, Rinomato L'Aperitivo, Vanilla, Pimento, Amontillado Sherry, Lemon, Boston Bitters, Soda

Venetian Spritz

Aperol, Campari, Apricot, Tonka, Cocoa, Manzanilla Sherry, Dandelion & Burdock Bitters, Champagne


Spanish Sweet Vermouth, Glendalough gin, Honey, Creole Bitters, Champagne


Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Grapefruit, Pear, Cinnamon, Amontillado Sherry, Rinomato L’Aperitivo

Parlor Tricks

Remy Martin VSOP Cognac, Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Banana, Cinnamon, Oloroso Sherry, Turmeric Yogurt, Lemon

The Pattison Crash

Glenmorangie Scotch, Fortaleza Tequila, Beetroot, Lime Flor de Cana 12y Rum, Amer Picon, Barolo Chinato, Habanero