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12 Best Masterclasses for Cocktail Making Cardiff 2020

Best Masterclasses for Cocktail Making Cardiff – fancy learning how to make a Mojito or shake a Bramble?  Have a look at our cocktail classes in Cardiff!

Lab 22 – Cocktail Experience

22 Caroline St, Cardiff CF10 1FG

Why not try the Lab 22 Cocktail making experience?  “Have you got the attributes required to work the bar? Know your Hawthorne from your Boston? During this 2hr (approx) session, you’ll be greeted with a glass of bubbly upon arrival, and run through a selection of classic cocktails. Finally, you’ll be paired off into teams, under the premise of presenting your own signature cocktail for one of our house mixologists to judge. Booking is required.”

 

Steinbeck and Shaw

Greyfriars Rd, Cardiff CF10 3DP

At Steinbeck and Shaw, “learning to make cocktails at one of our masterclasses means mixing up delicious premium spirits with tasty mixers, juicy fruit and adding fun garnishes while learning the tips, tricks and techniques to shaking up the perfect cocktail.  During your lesson you’ll create three delicious cocktails and finish with a vodka train. Once you’ve mixed, muddled and shaken to your heart’s content to create your amazing cocktails, you and your party get to taste them all before heading off onto the dance floor for an amazing night out.  Classes last for approximately 90 minutes. This experience is ideal for groups of 6+ and times and availability may vary.”

 

The Alchemist

117 St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1DY

At The Alchemist you can “Learn our secrets of molecular mixology & become a true cocktail master. Think you have what it takes? Grab a shaker and deliver your own dash of theatre. Each masterclass will have a dedicated bartender who will talk you through each cocktail step-by-step in a private area of the venue – all served up with a distinctly theatrical flavour, by staff dedicated to giving you the best, most entertaining service you’ll ever enjoy.”  There are two different packages that last around 60-90 minutes.  Package One – Enjoy a Peaches and Cream on arrival. Then, grab a shaker and deliver a dash of theatre with The Legal One and Screwball.  Package Two – This is the same as Package One, but upgraded with glorious eats. Indulge in social sharing platters & bar nibbles.

 

Dirty Martini

Imperial Gate, St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1FA

Dirty Martini are stylish cocktail bars with venues across London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds & Manchester.  “With glamorous interiors, bespoke cocktails and late night DJs, Dirty Martini is the perfect venue for any celebration or just after work cocktails. Plus get ready for the best happy hour in town.”  They offer cocktail making classes – enjoy a Bellini on arrival and then make and drink two fabulous cocktails each and enjoy some of our delicious sharing platters.  The class will take an hour and a half and needs to be booked in advance.  (They also do an Espresson Martini Masterclass if you fancy that instead!

 

Pryzm

Greyfriars Rd, Cardiff CF10 3DP

Pryzm do cocktail making classes.  “Learning to make cocktails at one of our masterclasses means mixing up delicious premium spirits with tasty mixers, juicy fruit and adding fun garnishes while learning the tips, tricks and techniques to shaking up the perfect cocktail.  During your lesson you’ll create three delicious cocktails and finish with a vodka train. Once you’ve mixed, muddled and shaken to your hearts content to create your amazing cocktails, you and your party get to taste them all before heading off onto the dance floor for an amazing night out.  It’s the perfect idea for any birthday party, hen & stag do, celebrating with friends or a work night out and you get to leave with all your new cocktail making skills in hand so you can throw the best cocktail parties ever!”

 

Be At One

60-62 St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1FE

With over 40 locations of Be At One across the U.K, “we’re here to get the party started no matter the occasion.”  Their cocktail making masterclasses last 90 minutes with each guest getting to mix up at least 2 cocktails each.  The cocktail making masterclass includes entertainment like games from being “blindfolded whilst making a Martini to creating a cocktail tower, our fun team games are guaranteed to get you and your mates laughing.”

 

Las Iguanas

8 Mill Ln, Cardiff CF10 1FL

At Las Iguanas you can “take the hassle out of party planning with our guided cocktail masterclasses. Perfect for combining delicious food and drink with entertainment for any large group. Whether you’re planning a hen do, stag, or office party, we’ve got options for all budgets.   We have beautifully designed Latin American restaurants across the country with expert mixologists & delicious food with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Each of our cocktail masterclasses includes 4 drinks and cocktail-making games. Packages available for 6- 20 people.”   You’ll be handed a Caipirinha on arrival, then during the class you’ll each get to make 2 cocktails from the following selection:  Mojito, Mango Collins, Malibu Swizzle, Tutti Frutti and Watermelon Margarita,  Finally, enjoy a classic Mojito to finish your Latin American experience.

 

Revolution Bar

9-11 Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1BS

At Revolution Bar you can “get hands-on behind the bar to mix the best premium spirits with fresh, fruity ingredients as you master the tricks of the trade. With your own dedicated bartender to guide you, you’ll learn, you’ll party, and you’ll never experience anything else like it. The original and the best!”  The cocktail masterclasses include 90 minutes of cocktail making, you can then choose to add on a two or three course meal, a buffet, bar snacks or an afternoon tea!

The Botanist

UNIT 5, 10 Church St, Cardiff CF10 1BG

At The Botanist, you can learn to make an English Mojito ,Thai Chilli Crush, an Apricot Mai Tai and a Pornstar Martini.  “On their adventures of cocktail experimentation & ale exploration, our experts discovered all there is to know about their craft. Truth be told, extracts from their travels have been cherished and can be discovered in our marvellous masterclasses.   If there’s one thing our botanists know, it’s how to make a cocktail! And now you can too… Shake, stir and sip your way through a cocktail masterclass, hosted by an expert botanist, as you learn how to make a selection of our very best cocktails in your own private area.”

 

Slug and Lettuce – Cocktail Making

The Friary, Centre, Cardiff CF10 3FA and 84-86 St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1FA

You can really make a night of it with Slug and Lettuce’s Cocktail Masterclass offering.  You get 90- minutes of competitive cocktail making, this includes a glass of fizz, two cocktails and a Jägerbomb rally.  The class also includes nibbles.  Cocktail making choices are a Pornstar Martini, Espresso Martini, Classic Mojito or a Bramble.  You can spend a little more and have a buffet served alongside, or a bit more again to get a two or three course site down meal, so soak up some of the fun!  Book online or give them a ring.

 

Revolución de Cuba

The Friary, Cardiff CF10 3FA

Revolución de Cuba have four different grades of cocktail masterclasses.  Firstly, they have the Classic Masterclass which is a cocktail masterclass in all the classics plus Cuban inspired bar snacks.  Secondly you could choose to add a Mostrador buffet, which includes beef chilli or Caribbean curry, sides like zesty rice and patatas bravas.  Thirdly, the Masterclass and Tapas includes authentic tapas dishes.  Lastly, you could choose to accompany your masterclass with a two course meal.  “The Mojito, The Daiquiri and The Cuba Libre all originated in Cuba, alongside some serious rums. This humble island has been doing it right for years, and now? We want to share its cocktail making secrets with you. Simply pick a cocktail masterclass option to become a master of rum. You’ll laugh. You’ll learn. And you’ll live the life of a true Cuban Cantinero – including getting to know all that wonderful rum.”

 

Yates – Cocktail Masterclass

Greyfriars Rd, Cardiff CF10 3AD

Yates pubs are “proud to be famed for our value food and drink during the daytime- perfect for a quick break from the busy high-street, a catch up with friends and family or as a guaranteed atmosphere-creator for the game.Upon arrival your host will welcome you with a glass of Prosecco before launching into the first interactive game of the evening.  Then the fun really starts as you’ll be guided through the process to create (and drink!) two of our fabulous cocktails before you enjoy a shot of Corky’s or Sourz to finish the session.  The cocktails available as part of our Cocktail Masterclass are:  Mojito On The Rocks, Refresher, Key West Cooler, Cherry Cream Cola, Pornstar Martini or Espresso Martini.”

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