Located in the heart of Delhi’s prestigious Diplomatic Enclave,the Leela Palace is arguably the most luxurious hotel in town. Known for it’s fusion of European architecture and royal Indian flair, the Leela Palace houses the most opulent bar in the city: The Library. As, we ring in the New Year, the Library Bar is all set to woo the who’s who if the capital with a range of most expensive cocktails in the country.
A throwback to the times of the Raj, this old english lounge is for gentlemen who want to sit amidst dark wood and leather interiors and unwind to their favored tipple. With the new limited edition offering, the bar presents the most luxurious and rare concoctions in the history of India, ever.
The Bar is now serving India’s most exclusive cocktail using legendary and Asia’s only Louis XIII rare cask available. Made using the legendary Louis XIII Rare Cask 786, aged over 100 years in its most absolute and refined form, this cocktail is infused with the Habanos cigar smoke. A perfect experience for any connoisseur, the Louis XIII Rare Cask cognac mingles is a burst of distinctive flavor, with the Grand Marnier. One can also enjoy the Last Drop Old Fashioned cocktail that is tailor-made by muddling sugar with bitters and thereafter supplementing a shot of Last Drop 1960, the world’s most exclusive whisky, and a twist of citrus rind lends it a perfect finish.
The Library at The Leela Palace New Delhi houses an award-winning cigar, whiskey and wine collection with rare and first edition tomes handpicked from across the world. Louis III Rare Cask 786 Smoked sidecar, the limited-edition cocktail priced at INR 1,30,000, while the Last Drop Old Fashioned, is priced at INR 40,000. Indeed a luxurious experience, the most expensive cocktails, are a one of its kind concoctions.