Best Masterclasses for Cocktail Making London – there are some amazing places to try making your own cocktails like the Grateful Dead Drink, Red Death Cocktail and Pina Colada. Why not learn how to make a Pornstar Martini, Espresso Martini, Classic Mojito or a Bramble? Have a look at our list of the best places to try a cocktail making masterclass in London. You might also be interested in gin tasting in London.
Slug and Lettuce – Cocktail Making
5 Lisle St, West End, London WC2H 7BG (with lots of other Slug and Lettuce locations in London)
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.
All Bar One – Cocktail Masterclass
48 Leicester Square, West End, London WC2H 7LU (and lots more All Bar One locations in London)
All Bar One is a “stylish space for spirited people to meet with friends. We’re all about celebrating life and sharing food, drink and experiences together.” With their ‘Classic Cocktail Masterclass’ you make three cocktails each, with their ‘Cocktail Masterclass and Bellinis’ you make three cocktails each, plus your choice of Bellini on arrival (white peach, mango, strawberry, or raspberry). Or you could go for their top tier offering of a ‘Cocktail Masterclass with Bellinis & Bites’ – make three cocktails each, while you enjoy your choice of Bellini alongside a selection of delicious canapés for your group. Have a look on their site for the full menu.
77 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2 6ST
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.
207 Old Street, London EC1V 9NR
Serata Hall offer cocktail masterclasses. “Our cocktail making masterclass includes five drinks. A welcome Prosecco, three cocktails and a ‘goodbye’ Limoncello. Allow one-and-a-half hours. A welcome Prosecco whilst our head bartender guides you through the fundamentals of making cocktails. You will be guided through making and shaking your cocktails using fresh ingredients, quality liquor, fun garnishes and gorgeous glassware. You will compete in groups to make the best cocktail of the day. There are some games along the way and prizes for the winners naturally. Finish with a glass of our homemade Limoncello.”
11-12 Russell St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ (and more locations)
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!
17B Kingsland Rd, Hackney, London E2 8AA
At TT-Liquor you can be “taught by our in-house mixologists to make (then drink) a selection of four different cocktails at one of TT-liquor’s fully interactive cocktail making classes. All our classes focus on 100% involvement – every guest uses fine liquor, fresh ingredients and specialist equipment to make their own cocktails in their own area behind one of our custom-built cocktail bars, with a maximum of 4-5 people per bar. Our cocktail making classes last two hours and can be hosted at our Shoreditch home at 17B Kingsland Road. We also have the ability to take our cocktail classes to almost any venue in London or throughout the U.K. Any Size, Any Time, Any Location, Any Day.”
110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY
Learn the art of mixology with the cocktail making classes at The Drift. “The expert mixology team will take you on a whistlestop tour of cocktail making history, share their secrets and then hand the spirits over to you to create your favourite drinks. From team building events, to birthdays and hen dos, our cocktail masterclass is guaranteed to shake things up.” Either go for the Three Cocktail Masterclass or upgrade to the ‘Mixo and Meal’ – enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival, create two cocktails then sit down for dinner afterwards.
Be At One
17 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4DR
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.”
63-66 St Martin’s Ln, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4JS
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.
207 Ferndale Rd, Ferndale, London SW9 8BA
Cattivo offer offer cocktail masterclasses. “Our cocktail making masterclass includes five drinks. A welcome Prosecco, three cocktails and a ‘goodbye’ Limoncello. Allow one-and-a-half hours. A welcome Prosecco whilst our head bartender guides you through the fundamentals of making cocktails. You will be guided through making and shaking your cocktails using fresh ingredients, quality liquor, fun garnishes and gorgeous glassware. You will compete in groups to make the best cocktail of the day. There are some games along the way and prizes for the winners naturally. Finish with a glass of our homemade Limoncello.”
1 America Square, Tower, London EC3N 2LS
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!
For those who prefer rum, The Rum Kitchen stocks over 100 rum variations, and offers Happy hour every day until 7pm.