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The limited-edition 44 Café Bar Lioness Martini Cocktail you can make at home

44 Cafe, Bar and Bistro

Introducing The Lioness Martini, courtesy of 44 Café, Bar & Bistro!

A refined refreshing tipple – but with a kick – makes this the perfect way to celebrate the Lionesses predicted roaring World Cup success in Australia!

All hopes are on England women’s professional football squad to repeat last year’s Euro success on the world stage.

Created by Luke Sampson exclusively for 44 Café, Bistro and Bar in Leamington, this limited-edition drink is available in the bar only until World Cup Final Day, on Sunday, August 20th.


Or you can try making it at home.

It’s sure to hit the spot!


25ml Elderflower Cordial

50ml London Dry Gin

25ml Martini Extra Dry

12.5ml Fresh Lemon Juice

Recipe: Add the cordial, gin, martini and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

Strain into a chilled martini glass

Add rosemary sprig to the top to garnish.

44 Cafe Bar & Bistro, Leamington


44 Café, Bar & Bistro was opened in March by brewers Gavin Leach and Rob Singleton who are now proudly serving their Windmill Hill beers just a mile from where it is made, at Victoria Business Centre in Neilston Street.

Their menu offers a selection of Small Plates, freshly cooked pizzas, burgers and Bar Snacks, all created to complement Windmill Hill’s ales.

Rob and Gavin also aspire to work with as many Warwickshire businesses as possible, current suppliers including Hilltop Farm for steaks and burgers; Cureights of Church Farm, in Budbrooke for their chorizo; Virtue Food Company of Radford Semele for pizza dough; and Joe Delucci’s Gelato of Lighthorne who supply the ice cream for some of their ‘crowd-pleasing’ desserts.

A packed programme of live entertainment has recently been unveiled with comedy and music both a regular fixture at the venue.

44 is open Wednesdays to Saturdays from 9.30am-11pm and Sundays from 12-6pm. Visit here