Agave spirits bar Mezcalito Brompton on South Kensington’s Old Brompton Road is set to open its doors today.
Previously Eclipse, the new bar comes from real life partners Oliver Castilla-Tristan and Laura Geas, owners of Mexican tapas-style restaurant bar Mezcalito Chelsea.
Mezcalito Brompton aims to bring “a taste of modern Mexican nightlife” to the neighbourhood.
The venue features a 40-cover "cosmopolitan" cocktail bar on the ground floor and small nightclub in the basement, providing an agave spirits-led bottle-to-table service, a VIP area and a roster of DJs playing soundtracks from Latin house to Reggaeton.
Among Mezcalito’s cocktails are Picante (pictured), alongside their renditions of the Paloma and Margarita as well as a Watermelon Martini, a nod to the former Eclipse’s signature cocktail. The bar’s take on the Espresso Martini and Porn Star Martini feature Mexican ingredients.
Castilla-Tristan said: “It was always a dream to open a nightlife venue in our neighbourhood which not only celebrates Mexican heritage but also offers a premium and vibrant experience for locals.
“Guests of Mezcalito Chelsea have been asking for a late night haunt with our vibes and service and we have answered. We are incredibly excited to welcome everyone.”
158 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BA