Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré translates as ‘Old Square’, referring to the French Quarter of New Orleans, in which the Hotel Monteleone is situated. Inside this grand old hotel is where the Vieux Carré was created in the 1930s, behind the bar of the fancy Swan Room nightclub. 

If you want to order a Vieux Carré in the Monteleone today, the Swan Room is gone, so head for the Carousel Bar that was built in 1949. As the name suggests, the bar itself rotates every 15 minutes, but after a couple of Vieux Carrés, it can feel like it’s moving a little quicker than that! Read More




  • 30 ml RYE WHISKY (1 part)
  • 30 ml COGNAC (1 part)
  • 30 ml SWEET VERMOUTH (1 part)
  • 7.5 ml BENEDICTINE (1/4 part)
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How to make it

  • 1 – Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice
  • 2 – Stir until ice cold and enough water has been added to open up all flavours
  • 3 – Strain into a lowball glass and fill with ice
  • 4 – Garnish and serve
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