Even though Texas is renowned for its tequila and beer scene you can still find a pretty decent gin here. Prepare to be shaken and stirred by these top places for a glorious slug of this spirit in the city of Houston.
Look no further if you are on a quest for the best G & T in town. Situated in the magnificent land of Midtown, Mongoose versus Cobra exudes coolness. Prepared to be elated when your drink arrives with a personal vile of their signature tonic water. The texture is verging on velvety, and the taste is totally tantalizing. This homemade tonic is good for the soul and pure gold.
Mongoose versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen St, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 650 6872
Entering into Wooster’s Garden is like stepping into Wonderland. Gin connoisseurs will feel right at home. If you are more of a mimosa kind of drinker, they can put gin in that too. Why not go full throttle with the Booze Cruise. The name speaks for itself and has gin, bourbon, cognac, and rum.
Wooster’s Garden, 3315 Milam St, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 520 0015
This beauty is nestled near the heart of Rice Village. Simone on Sunset oozes a European essence and never fails to exceed all gin-drinking expectations. This fine establishment hosts a full bar and bartenders who will conjure up whatever gin cocktail your heart desires. Expect to spot traces of basil, lemon juice, and syrup dispersed throughout their gin cocktails. Don’t leave without trying the Truffle Parmesan Popcorn.
Simone on Sunset, 2418 Sunset Blvd, Houston, TX, USA, +1 346 980 8107
From the fantastic food to genius cocktails and divine setting, it is no surprise that benjy’s has received such rave reviews. Any gin drinker should be aware of the Gangsta’s Paradise. This notorious cocktail is silky and utterly delectable. Pair this cocktail with the signature pistachio-crusted goat cheese.
benjy’s, 2424 Dunstan Rd, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 522 7602