WHISKY & GIN is a mixed concept of a café, a liquor store, a giftshop and meeting venue. Our core business is our classy whiskybar of international standing in 1920s style. Here one can enjoy a fine glass of spirit such as whisky, gin(-tonic), cognac, rum, grappa or other type of distillate. Bring a friend, colleague or family member and experience our relaxing ambiance and easy listening music.
The monumental building with its colourful stained windows which houses our establishment is a former residence. It was built in 1884 by order of Colonel Frans Petrus Cavaljé, serving at the Royal Military Academy in Breda at that time. In 1919 and again in 1969 the building went through radical renovations. From 2018 - 2019 the residence was once more renovated but this time the original elements were carefully restored bringing back to surface beautiful ornaments from the Art Deco and Art Nouveau era. The interior of the lounge and conservatory was designed in 1919 by Charles Estourgie in Dutch Neorenaissance style.
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At all times you are welcome in our café for a (whisky) flight or a drink by the glass. See our Menu for options and prices and an indication of our selection. Booking ahead is now required due to the COVID 19 restrictions. However, there is no minimum number of group participants if you select your flight from the menu. Alone or with others: all are welcome at Whisky & Gin!
WHISKYBAR vs DISTILLATE LOUNGE
Distillation is a process involving the conversion of a liquid into vapour that is subsequently condensed back to liquid form. That is the reason the percentage of alcohol is rather high, especially when a liquid is distilled twice or three times. The basic process of distillation is in fact the same for every high percentage alcoholic beverage: cognac, grappa, rum, whisky, vodka etc. It's the raw material (wheat, rye, wine, grain, barley, potato etc.) and the type of cask finish that gives flavour, colour and character to your drink.
Whisky & Gin aims to bring to your attention other distillates that are definitely worthwhile trying. Hence the word 'distillate lounge'. On our menu you will find a fine collection of Italian grappa made from different type of grape residue and even cask finishes. Our vodka comes from noble Russian and Polish houses and Toutain and Chateau Breuil are the producers of our calvados. We serve Jenevers en Gins from Dutch and Belgian origin. Furthermore Rum, Cognac, Brandy, Korenwijn, Brandy, Beer Brandy, Mezcal, Tequila; we believe that our menu is quite complete and gives you plenty of choice! Curious? Walk in during opening hours to have a look at our menu. We are quite sure you are going to stay to enjoy a drink in our comfortabele lounge!