Head Bartender Rimantas Janlauskas invites guests to enjoy a tasty tipple“I still get up every morning thinking that I have the best job in the world.” Rimantas Janlauskas’ enthusiasm for his job is just one of the things that makes the new Jin bar at Dorsett Shepherds Bush special. Taking its name from the Chinese word for gold, Jin bar is a stylish, rich and sumptuous space, boasting warm interiors and a mouth-watering drinks menu. Now open for business and welcoming guests, this west London spot is the ideal watering hole.
All of Jin’s signature cocktails offer exciting and unusual combinations of flavours, sure to suit the palates of all guests. Read on for a taster of the menu’s highlights…
Rimantas’ personal favourite is the Montecristo Daiquiri. A twist on the classic favourite, this drink combines vanilla syrup, lime juice and cigar-infused white rum, offering punters a tantalising treat for the taste buds.
Other delights include the following tipples…
Shakespeare in Love: Archers peach, Pimms, strawberry puree, Prosecco £11.50
Moulin Rouge: Havana Club 3yr, crème de cassis, raspberry puree, Prosecco £11.50
Vesper martini: Beefeater, Absolut Elyx, Lillet Blanc £10.50
Plush furnishings and a welcoming aura make the Jin bar the ideal place for after-work cocktails or a pre-dinner drink. The high glass ceiling creates a dramatic setting, and the sleek design of the bar oozes modern style. Large groups or intimate diners can enjoy the carefully sourced drinks menu, sampling the finest wines and the tastiest cocktails, all with impeccable service guaranteed.
For those who prefer the classics, enjoy a refreshing mojito or a perfectly blended Manhattan. The impressive selection of champagnes and sparkling wines is another popular option, with a luxurious vintage Tattinger from 2006 and a Mosaique Rosé, Champagne Jacquart as just a hint of the delights on offer. The extensive wine list will please even the most discerning customers, from a crisp Chablis to a bold Chianti. With wines from Italy to Argentina, the wine list is wide-ranging and exciting, with something for everyone.
Rimantas’ career in hospitality began in 2005 in his native Lithuainia, where he completed a stint at the Bacardi cocktail bartender academy to become head bartender in one of Vilnius’ finest hotels. After two years, the wider world beckoned and Rimantas moved to London, where he is now the head bartender at Dorsett’s Jin Bar, concocting delicious cocktails and tailoring the menu to suit each and every guest. With a team of eager, enthusiastic professionals, Jin offers guests the very best cocktail experience.
The hotel’s wonderful restaurant offerings are the perfect accompaniment to Jin bar, with Pictures offering a tantalising combination of British favourites and traditional Asian staples in a bright, airy setting. The brand new Shikumen restaurant offers classic Chinese cuisine, boasting traditional cooking practices and delicious results. Dorsett Shepherds Bush’s ideal and convenient west London location makes it a great spot for dinner and drinks before a night out in the capital.