L’Aperitif Cocktail Bar
L’Aperitif at La Mer is recognized as the most elegant and sophisticated bar/lounge in Honolulu. L’Aperitif’s exquisite new cocktail menu by Lead Mixologist Tuda Grehan is a captivating fusion of French spirits, sherries, cognacs, and culinary traditions. Crafted with elegance, these libations embrace their own identity, either complementing Executive Chef Alexandre Trancher’s menu or prevailing as remarkable standalone creations. L’Aperitif is superbly appointed with priceless Belle Époque objets d’art acquired in Paris by Halekulani. Savor the world’s finest aperitifs in the plush, enveloping ambiance and intimacy of this exquisitely unique cocktail retreat.
L’Aperitif is located in La Mer, Halekulani’s award-winning Five-Star, Five-Diamond fine dining restaurant, open nightly.
Quality, fresh, and locally sourced
We make every effort to support our local farms. Ingredients used at L’Aperitif are sourced from across the Hawaiian islands to enhance our unique and signature flavors.
Citadelle gin, Grande Absente, Kings Ginger Liqueur, Liquid Alchemist Ginger Syrup, Coconut, Lime. Named ‘The Fairy’ for the Grande Absente. Citadelle gin creates structure, while ginger liqueur adds a bit of heat and sweetness.
Kohana Koho rum, Ron Zacapa 23 yr rum, ‘Cruz del Mar’ Amontillado Sherry, Black Garlic Shrub, Black Lemon Bitters, Truffle Salt.
Ten Generation Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Pierre Ferrand Dry curacao, Heidsieck Champagne, Fig Puree, Giffard Rhubarb Liqueur, Lemon, Black Walnut, Fig sugar.
Chopin Vodka, Velvet Falernum, House-made Pistachio Syrup, ‘Jarana’ Lustau Fino Sherry, Lime, Heidsieck Champagne.
“We live on Maui and travel to Honolulu for a change of pace. Halekulani and it’s staff blends the old style Hawaiian aloha spirit while its location is near the heart of a more cosmopolitan experience expected in a big city. Beautiful views include Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. Fine food, service and accommodations meet the standards of the most critical of experienced travelers. ”
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