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Valentine’s Day cocktails to shake up for that special some bunny

Valentine’s Day may be a little different this year as we celebrate at home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it one to remember! The Rabbit has you covered for a tasty apéritif to start or end your night in the perfect way.

These deliciously hare-raising cocktails are the ideal recipe for the ultimate romantic night in this Valentine’s Day, created with love by expert mixologist and Bar Manager, Graeme Hamilton from The Rabbit in Templepatrick.

The Love Potion cocktail is a delicious mix combining both sweet and sour ingredients, guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds. Cupid's Arrow is a sure way to share the love on Valentine’s Night, with a beautiful blend of Bombay Sapphire Gin and Creme de Cassis poured over crushed ice.

Nothing says ‘I love you’ more than a delicious, fruity cocktail shaken-up in the comfort of your home and delivered straight to your sofa. Right?

Love Potion (image above)


· 35ml Bacardi Spiced Rum

· 15ml Peach Schnapps

· 35ml Strawberry Syrup

· 50ml Pressed Apple Juice

· 50ml Pineapple Juice

To garnish:

· Strawberry quarter

· Mint sprig


· Add all ingredients into an ice filled shaker and shake well for 10 seconds.

· Strain the mixture into an ice filled Hi Ball glass.

· Garnish with a strawberry quarter and a mint sprig.

Cupid’s Arrow (left)


· 35ml Bombay Sapphire

· 15ml Creme de Cassis

· 25ml Lemon juice

· 25ml Simple Syrup

To garnish:

· Raspberry skewer

· Mint sprig


· Add Creme de Cassis to the bottom of a chilled rocks glass.

· Add remaining ingredients into an ice-filled Boston shaker and shake well for 10 seconds.

· Fill your glass with crushed ice and strain mixture into the glass.

· Garnish with a raspberry skewer and mint sprig.

Looking for the perfect gift idea for your Valentine? Pick up a voucher to get away from it all and burrow with your love at The Rabbit Hotel in Templepatrick, a stylish new boutique hotel with a luxurious outdoor spa offering, coming this Spring.

For future date nights, why not surprise them with ‘The Getaway’ Gift Voucher and experience an overnight stay with dinner and access to the Relaxation Burrow. For the foodie in your life, treat them a delicious meal at Hunter’s Bar & Grill with a restaurant voucher and try out the cocktails made especially for you by the experts.

With enhanced safety measures in place throughout, The Rabbit is the perfect destination enjoy an indulgent, relaxing (and romantic!) staycation.

For more information or to purchase a gift voucher, visit


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