The Clockwork Rose is the fictional watering hole of the adventurer Captain Sebastian Commodore. When Captain Commodore would return to England he and the crew of his airship, The Nautimore, would gather at The Clockwork Rose to tell the tales of their travels. We have recreated these accounts into cocktails for all to enjoy.
You never know, one day Sebastian Commodore may return to tell more stories.
Will you be there to hear them?



Sebastian Commodore was born on the Islands of Allende to Cerise and Allister Commodore, during the second age of exploration.  As a child he liked to watch his mother inventing gadgets and tinkering with her solo-pilot airship.  One night when he was 11 he tried to take his mothers airship and go on his own adventures.  He had almost reached the edge of the island before he got caught in a tree and was stuck there until he was found the next morning.
Between the ages of 14 and 16 he tried to enlist in the Royal Air Navy 6 times but was turned away due to his age every time.  A few weeks before his 18th birthday his mother went missing, flying into a storm created by a Sky Kraken.  Sebastian spent the next month building his own ship to go out looking for her but before it was finished a great war broke out between the land and sky nations and Sebastian was drafted to fight.
After the war, Sebastian came home having achieved the rank of  Flight Sergeant as well as a number of medals for bravery.  He worked in the family bakery for a few months before he re-enlisted to the R.A.N. and was posted to the exploration ship HMAS Brunswick under Captain Thaddeus Major.  Sebastian moved up the ranks quite quickly and after 5 years of hard work found himself  as an Air Commander.
During a mutiny led by the First Officer, Sebastian remained by his Captain’s side.  The rebellion was suppressed and Sebastian was awarded the rank of Commander First Class, making him the Captain’s new First Officer. After thwarting a pirate and racketeering ring Sebastian Commodore was given his first Command the HMAS Nautimore, it is on this ship his greatest adventures took place.  Luckily for us Captain Commodore liked to spend his shore leave in The Clockwork Rose and regale us with stories of his adventures.  To help us remember these stories we have created a cocktail for each one.
Please feel free to read the tales that have been retold by us and remember to raise a glass to Captain Sebastian Commodore and his crew, wherever they may be. . .


Libations & Intoxicants

A collection of unique cocktails, designed to entice, tantalise and excite.

Picnic Society

Marvellous Elixir No.21 : Strawberry & Basil Gin, Creme de Cassis, Cranberry Juice, Lemon Juice, Aquafaba.

The Devious

Pere Magloire VSOP Pays d'Auge Calvados, King's Ginger Liqueur, Cointreau, Lime Juice, Demerara sugar.

Fairmont Old Fashioned

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum, Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon, Angostura bitters, Demerara sugar.

Feed The Machine

Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon, Old Engine Oil Black Ale, Caffe Borghetti Espresso Liqueur, Jade Perique Tobacco Liqueur.

Bring Me That Event Horizon

Aperol, Grapefruit Juice, Citric Acid, Grapefruit Bitters, Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum.

Marmalade Sandwich

Marvellous Elixir no.18 : Marmalade Whiskey, Cointreau Blood Orange, Orange Juice, AquaFaba, Bird & Blend Tea Co: Bears Like Marmalade Syrup, Orange Bitters, Angostura Bitters.

Byzantine Butterfly

Marvellous Elixir No.6 : Raspberry Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Lemon Juice, Bird & Blend Tea Co: Blue Raspberry.

Those Magnificent Men

Plantation 3* Rum, Wray & Nephew overproof rum, Lemon Juice, Creme de Violette, Cherry Rum Syrup.

House in the Clouds

Zacapa 23 year old Rum, Antica Formula, Drambuie, Amontillado Sherry.

Blackberry Boulvardier

Marvellous Elixir No.8 : Blackberry Whiskey, Peychauds Aperitivo, Antica Formula.

Do You Believe in Fairies?

La Fee Parisienne Absinthe, Boiling water, Demerara sugar.

Flower of Aphrodite

Metaxa 12* Brandy, Cointreau, Belvoir Elderflower And Rose Cordial, Lemon Juice, Aquafaba, Left Field Rosé Wine.

Life of a Lady

The Nautimore Victorian Gin, St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Lychee Juice, Fresh Mint Leaves, Rose Water, Lemon Juice, Campari.

The Kazekiri

Akashi-Tai Honjozo Sake, Cointreau Blood Orange Liqueur, Bird & Blend Tea Co: Bears Like Marmalade Syrup.

The Captain's Treasures

A selection of favourites from past menus

Pharmaceutical Stimulant

Marvellous Elixir No.3 : Espresso Bean vodka, Caffe Borghetti Espresso liqueur, The Bitter Truth spiced chocolate bitters.

Jam Session

Marvellous Elixir No.8 : Blackberry whiskey, Laphroaig Islay single malt whisky, blackberry jam, lemon juice, blood orange juice.

Conan Doyle

Laphroaig Single Malt Islay Whisky, Velvet Falernum, Whiskey barrel-aged bitters.

Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster

Midori melon liqueur, Wray and Nephew rum, lemon juice, Fentimans Victorian lemonade.

Temperance Potions

A carefully prepared selection of non-alcoholic cocktails designed to rival any of our Libations & Intoxicants

Turkish Tea Party

Bird & Blend Tea Co. Enchanted Narnia Tea, Belvoir Elderflower and Rose cordial, lavender syrup, Apple juice.

Dark Tide

Lime Juice, Coffee & Chicory Syrup, Smoked Sea Salt, Fentiman's Ginger Beer.

Lymann Beecher

Lime Juice, Bird & Blend Tea Co: Bears Like Marmalade Syrup, Orange juice, Fresh mint leaves, Soda water.

Home made Raspberry Lemonade

Fresh Raspberries, Demerara Sugar, Lemon Juice, Soda Water

The Captain's Table

A selection of luxurious cocktails for two, with complimentary pairings.

The Captain's Ritual

Remy Martin XO, Cointreau Guignolet, Old Yorkshire Bitters, Cherry Rum Syrup. Smoked with Cassia bark and absinthe, this intriguing cocktail slowly changes its flavour starting sweet and growing more smoky over time. Paired with whiskey soaked chocolate covered orange peel.

Polar Exploration

Mamont Siberian Vodka, Noilly Prat dry vermouth, Tio Pepe fino Sherry, Prickly Pear Liqueur, Saline, Taittinger Brut Champagne. A light and dry yet rich and fruity cocktail, served in ice with an air of adventure and certain peril about it. Paired with pink grapefruit flavoured sweet caviar.

Montmartre Waterfall

La Fée Parisienne Absinthe, Demerara sugar, chilled mineral water. Served with a beautiful absinthe fountain, The mineral water is slowly dripped over the sugar, dissolving it into the cocktail. The original and best way to drink this inspirational and controversial spirit. Paired with blackberry absinthe truffles.

Champagne Cocktails

An offering of unique and classic drinks finished with Champagne.

Paris in the 24th ½ Century

Chartreuse Verte, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, La Fée Parisienne Absinthe, Taittinger Brut.

Death in the Afternoon

La Fée Parisienne Absinthe, Taittinger Brut.

French 75

Tanqueray London Dry Gin, Lemon juice, Sugar, Taittinger Brut.

Champagne Cocktail

Remy Martin 1738, Demerara Sugar, Angostura Bitters, Taittinger Brut.



The Clockwork Rose
16 St Stephen’s Street
Bristol, BS1 1JR
 Open 5pm-midnight, Monday- Saturday.
Email – thecaptain@theclockworkrose.com
Telephone – 0117 9276869
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