Sponsored: Wednesday nights, sorted…

The Botanist, the world’s no.4 selling super premium juniper spirit, has transformed The Rooftop at folly, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, this season.

folly and botanist

Every Wednesday evening from March 9, guests are invited to travel back to the roaring twenties as they enjoy panoramic rooftop views while The Botanist hosts its ‘Juniper & Jazz’ evening with UAE-based saxophonist, Leo Alcantara. Priced at Dhs550 per couple (or mate date), the evening includes two hours of flowing gin cocktails and folly’s famed bar bites, including hand cut fries with truffle and Parmesan, lamb koftas with minted yoghurt and salmon croquettes with smoked hollandaise.

folly and botanist

“Since the opening of folly, we’ve always grown fresh herbs and leaves such as fresh mint on our garden terrace, which we use to finish off our drinks. The Botanist is the perfect brand partner as we have the same vision when it comes to our product and customer experience – we only provide the best,” says Nick Alvis, the main man and chef behind folly’s success.

folly and botanist

The Botanist is conceived, distilled and hand-crafted on Islay using 22 foraged island botanicals. Professional forager James Donaldson hand-picks the botanicals for The Botanist one by one throughout spring, summer and autumn across the hills, bogs and shores of Islay, a Scottish Hebridean Island. The botanicals are then dried carefully before being distilled at Bruichladdich Distillery.


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Book your Wednesday spot now…

folly, Madinat Jumeirah, Wed from 8pm, Dhs550 for two with gin cocktails and bar bites. Tel: (0)4 430 8535. folly.ae