Behind the bar
Black Tongue Bar offers a beverage selection that puts an original twist on some of the classic cocktails, while showcasing a range of whiskeys and spirits, as well as a good selection of local beers and wines.
Mixologist Roxanne Read designed an exclusive cocktail menu for The Black Tongue, such as its signature ‘Black Tongue Tiki’ a trio of premium rums mixed with orange and pineapple juice, a dash of grenadine and five spices, topped with a flaming granadilla.
Other cocktails that can only be found at The Black Tongue include a Rooibos Ginfizz, a Blueberry and Lavender Mojito and a Cherry Old Fashioned.
“Later this month, Black Tongue Bar is introducing its house craft pilsner, called Allan, that has been created and supplied by TNT Brewery,” says Giacoppo.
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On your plate
The Black Tongue offers a range of fun, funky bar snacks, such as its signature chilli poppers, chicken wings, ribs and gourmet sliders.
Highlights on the menu also include a selection of burgers, including the Hot Tongue Burger, consisting of a large beef burger patty stuffed with bacon and jalapeños on a bed of tomatoes topped with mozzarella cheese and smoky mayo. on breast topped with mozzarella.
For the less hungry Black Tongue Bar offers several mouth-watering bruschetta’s, as well as small plates consisting of delicious stuffed olives, cheese balls, parmesan zucchini fries and mushrooms in a blue cheese sauce.
“We’re looking to create a chilled, unpretentious experience, keeping quality of food and drink extremely high. Black Tongue is first and foremost a hangout spot for the neighborhood and surrounds where locals can grab fun, funky bar snacks and delicious cocktails.”