In honor of National Gin Day, and how convenient this falls on a Friday, the Royal Sonesta Houston’s contemporary bar Axis Lounge will be featuring their favorite gin cocktail, The Royal Salute, all weekend long.

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The Royal Salute

Hendrick’s Gin
Green Tea Syrup
Pomegranate Juice
Lemon Juice
Orange Bitters
Rose Water

This cocktail is sure to be a favorite of gin -lovers and new-to-gin imbibers alike. If you haven’t visited the Royal Sonesta Houston since it’s $25 million renovation, this weekend is the perfect time to take in the newly re-imagined hotel and raise your glass with a Royal Salute!

If you are enjoying your time at Axis Lounge, extend the evening and indulge in dinner at Ara restaurant, also in the Royal Sonesta Houston, and named one of The 10 Best Hotel Restaurants in Houston by Zagat.