If you’re hungry for some great food and drink in Hampshire and are searching for a charming tapas bar chock-full of character and a welcoming but trendy atmosphere, look no further than the family-run Ralphs Wine, Gin & Tapas Bar situated on Elm Grove, Hayling Island in Hampshire.

The perfect place to hang out with pals and escape the drama of the day-to-day, Ralphs Wine, Gin & Tapas Bar is a popular venue for both locals of the island and visitors alike. Serving a wide selection of Mediterranean tapas, including spanakopita, Greek meat balls, chorizo, moules, and king prawns, and cheese boards with biscuits, chutneys and fruit to choose from all selected to perfectly complement the choice of fine wines and ports on offer, there’s no better place on the island to relax and enjoy the best life has to offer.

Perhaps Ralphs Wine, Gin & Tapas Bar’s biggest draw though is its comprehensive choice of creative cocktails – one of the only establishments on the island that sells them.

Have a browse through the exciting cocktail menu and choose your favourite from a selection of creatively-named concoctions that are sure to satisfy, including Ralphs Revenge; a cocktail of dark rum, Cointreau, cranberry juice, and a slice of orange, and Pornstar Martini; a cocktail made with vodka, pineapple juice, passoa, and topped with prosecco. Then come along to Ralphs and enjoy your cocktail outside in the beautiful courtyard while you pick at your platter of tapas and side dishes.

Ralphs’ Cocktail Menu:

Ralphs Revenge

Dark Rum, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice & a slice of Orange

Gin’co

Bombay Sapphire, Prosecco, Rose Syrup, Rose Petals

Pornstar Martini

Vodka, Passoa, Pineapple Juice & topped with Prosecco

Expresso Martini

Vodka, Coffee, Kahlua & garnished with coffee beans

Havana Islander

Havana Club, Vodka, Malibu & Apple Juice

Woo Woo

Vodka, Archers mixed with Cranberry Juice

Strawberry Daiquiri

Strawberry Funkin, Rum, lime juice with a Blueberry garnish

 

And if gin is more your thing!!!

 

Ralphs’ Gin Menu:

Edinburgh Gin Rhubarb

Fever Tree Ginger Ale, Slice of Orange

Edinburgh Gin Raspberry

Fever Tree Elderflower, Fresh Blueberries

The Botanist

Fever Tree Mediterranean, Slice of Lime

Gin Mare

Fever Tree Mediterranean, Fresh Basil and Rosemary

William Chase Orange

Fever Tree Elderflower, Slice of Orange

Monkey 47

Fever Tree Elderflower, Slice of Orange

Bath Tab Gin

Fever Tree Regular Tonic, Slice of Lime

Bombay Sapphire

Fever Tree Mediterranean, Slice of Lime

Recently acquired by new owners Ollie and Martin West and run by general managers Sean and Kealey, this brilliant and cosy bar will make you feel right at home as soon as you step through the door. What Sean and Kealey don’t know about great food and drink isn’t worth knowing, and they are always happy to share their knowledge and recommend you the perfect tipple to tie your meal together and titillate the tastebuds.

Injecting a new dash of their personality and creativity into the new décor and adding to the already impressive gin selection, the new owners and managers have turned this already popular bar into one of our favourite haunts in Hampshire.

A rare find in the area, after you’ve sampled the delicious menu and comprehensive choice of beverages, you won’t stop raving about this establishment to all your family and friends. Sean also organises regular tasting evenings, giving guests the chance to sample a selection of around 20 gins with a range of tonics and garnishes, and there are exciting plans for the future including live music and Saturday specials, so be sure to keep an eye out on their Facebook page.

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