The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EJ

Phone: 0871 376 9033 / +44 207 451 0390

Fax: 0871 376 9133 / +44 845 305 8371

A stylish destination bar near Embankment

With its eclectic fabrics and decor, the Equus Bar recreates the ‘gentlemen’s club’ atmosphere of the hotel’s past, and celebrates our rich history with a range of contemporary cocktails named after famous former guests, including the George Bernard Shaw, Lord Kitchener, Winston Churchill and William Gladstone.
Mixologists at Equus develop a different cocktail of the month for you to enjoy. Each cocktail has an exciting distinctive theme, see below our current carefully designed recipes for you to try your dab hand at.
The Equus Bar menu also includes an extensive selection of non-alcoholic drinks, including our Equus Cola, home-made to a secret recipe, traditional fresh Lemonade, Ginger Beer, Lychee Lemonade and Green Tea Cooler. If you feel a tad peckish, we have that covered too with Equus Tasting Plates starting from £9.

Horseguards 7 Sins Cocktail's of the Month £14.00 each

Choose from a selection of cocktails this month
PRIDE - Magic Rainbow
GREED - Black Beauty
ENVY - Tall Blond
WRATH - Pure Gentleman
LUST - Green Garden
GLUTTONY - Hungry Royal
SLOTH - Twisted Lemon 

Equus Cocktail Club £7.95 each

Aperol Sorbet Spritz
  • Homemade Aperol Sorbet
  • 100ml Prosecco
  • 10gm Sugar
  • Juice from ½ an orange 
Gently stir and dissolve the sugar into the freshly squeezed orange juice in the Champagne Coupe, scoop the Aperol sorbet into the centre of the glass and delicately fill up with Prosecco. Garnish with an orange peel spiral. 
Berry Crush
  • 15ml Tequila silver
  • 35ml Vodka
  • 20ml Elderflower cordial
  • Juice from ½ a fresh lime
  • 8 blackberries
  • Soda water 
Muddle together 6 blackberries with elderflower cordial and lime juice, add the vodka and tequila. Shake the mix for 8 seconds; pour into a retro glass filled with crushed ice and top up with soda water. Garnish with the remaining blackberries and cut fresh lime.
Gin & Jam
  • 50ml Gin of your choice
  • 10ml Gomme syrup 
  • Juice from ½ a fresh lemon
  • 2tsp Strawberry jam
  • Tonic water
Add the gin, jam, lemon juice and Gomme syrup into a cocktail shaker. Shake the drink vigorously for 8 seconds; pour in a copper mug full of crushed ice and top up with tonic water. Add a teaspoon on jam to sit on to stir in afterwards.
  • 25ml 3* rum
  • 10ml lime juice
  • 10ml lemon juice
  • 35ml fresh coconut water
  • 1 dash orange bitter
  • 30ml ginger beer to top up
  • 15ml kraken spiced rum to float
Add rum, citrus juice, coconut water, 1 dash of bitter in cocktail shaker. Mix the drink for 8 seconds. Pour in old fashioned glass filled with crushed ice. Add dash of ginger beer and float kraken rum on the top. Garnish sprig of mint and lime circles.
Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday 16.00 - 01.00

Friday to Sunday 11.00 - 01.00

Bar Food and Light Meals
Ground Floor
Type of Outlet:
Dress Code:
Smart Casual

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