Everyone loves a summer cocktail. Served in a swanky glass and garnished with the finest herbs, it makes a good summer great.

But for those who prefer their cocktails on fire, topped with meringue, or served in a teapot, here’s our comprehensive list of the quirkiest cocktails on offer this summer:

1. WHAT’S THE QUACK?

This cocktail gets a quirky twist with the addition of a rubber duck bobbing cutely on top

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Where: Solo 11 Wellington Place

How much: £8.50

What’s in it: Bombay Sapphire, Blue Curaçao, sugared egg white foam, freshly squeezed lemon juice.

2. STRAWBERRY & MARSHMALLOW BOOZY SHAKE

This sweet cocktail turns your childhood knickerblocker glory into a boozy treat

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Where: Vandal 3 Winecellar Entry

How much: £7.50

What’s in it: Absolut Vodka, strawberry liqueur, strawberry syrup, giant marshmallows, Dale Farm strawberry ice cream, blended with milk. Topped off with fresh cream, 100’s and 1000’s and a giant sweetie strawberry.

3. LARGARITA

A colourful cocktail that puts a twist on the refreshing summer beer

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Where: The Perch 5th Floor, The Gate, 42 Franklin St

How much: £9.95

What’s in it: El Jimador Tequila, lime juice, grapefruit syrup, Cointreau, Baby Corona.

4. SHARING LARGARITA

A bumper edition of the largarita, to make you and a your mates feel a little edgy

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Where: Love and Death Inc 10a Anne St

How much: £20 for four

What’s in it: Tequila, Curaçao, fresh lime and Sol. Topped with a house special salt air.

5. BARREL AGED ZOMBIE HURRICANE

This Jamaican inspired drink will be served with a fiery fruit on top 

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Where: The Albany 701 Lisburn Road

How much: £8.95

What’s in it: Barrell aged Jamaican rum, Puerto Rican rum mix, Velvet Falernum, fresh citrus juices, complex house mix #1, over-proof rum, dash of Absinthe.

6. SEX PANTHER

When it’s time to musk up, this is the tipple for you, it may be illegal in 9 countries but it’s made with real panther, so you know it’s good. It stings the taste buds and they have done studies you know.. 60% of the time it works every time.

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Where: The Fly 5-6 Lower Crescent

How much: £4

What’s in it: Smirnoff, Blue Curaçao, Cointreau, Gomme, cranberry juice, panther potion (illegal in nine countries).

7. RHUBARB AND SHORTCROSS GIN MERINGUE

You get the best of both worlds with this dessert-cocktail hybrid

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Where: Made in Belfast 23 Talbot Street

How much: £8

What’s in it: Shortcross gin, fresh rhubarb, vanilla, lemon, sugar, topped with meringue.

8. THE PURPLE RAIN

Celebrate everyone’s favourite Prince with this creative cloud-topped cocktail

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Where: Bootleggers 46 Church Lane

How much: £7

What’s in it: Gin, fresh blueberries, lavender & blueberry shrub, Maraschino, lemon, egg white, dash of cream soda & candy floss cloud. Dedicated to the late singer and musician, Prince.

9. ORIENTAL GARDEN

This cocktail comes in an oriental teapot, for those niche and hipster diners

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Where: House of Zen 3 St Anne’s Square

How much: £13.95 for two

What’s in it: Countreau, Limoncello, Passoa, Midori, lychee liqueur, shaken over ice with fresh lime and cranberry juice.

10. Ice Lolly Cocktails

Ice Lolly Cocktails

Where: 21 Social1 Hill Street

How Much: £6.50

What’s in it: There’s a whopping menu of five cocktails to choose from.

The Solero contains Absolute Mango Vodka, Peach Snapps, Passion Fruit, Pineapple and Apple Juice, Fresh Lime & Sugar.

Meanwhile the Raspberry Rasper has Absolute Raspberry Vodka, blended with Cranberry, Lemon and Raspberry Puree.

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The Twisted Daiquiri boasts Havana Blanco Rum with layers of Strawberry & Pineapple Puree blended with Fresh Lime & Homemade Lime Syrup.

The Oinker is made from Absolute Pear Vodka, blended with pear puree, orange juice, orgeat syrup & lemon juice.

Polly’s Joke contains Havana 3 year old & Gosling’s Dark Seal Rum Blended with Whole Orange, Orange Juice, Lime & Sugar Syrup.

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