Best Masterclasses for Cocktail Making Manchester – there is a great bar and restaurant scene in Manchester and a great fun activity is to try one of the cocktail classes! Have a look at our list of cocktail making masterclasses in Manchester.
Unit 4, The Corn Exchange, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3TR
Banyan Bar’s masterclasses are “perfect for birthdays, corporate events, hen dos or just about any other occasion for a party! Led by your own personal bartender, enjoy learning how to mix three of your own delicious cocktails. There are two different masterclasses. Firstly you can learn how to make three cocktails – Mojito, Cosmopolitan and Disaronno Sour. Secondly you can make your own Mojito and then pick two from: Lemon cheesecake, Mango vanilla Martini, Salted caramel Martini, Ginjito or Pacific punch.
The Anthologist Manchester
One St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 3DE
Learn the art of mixology with the cocktail making classes at The Anthologist Manchester “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.
59A Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BQ
Mojo Bar run two different cocktail making masterclasses. With the X3 Masterclass which lasts between one to one and a half hours: “CLASSIC – Let MOJO show you how to make classic cocktails! Learn how to balance drinks and how to make drinks at home. You will be making an Amaretto Sour, Cosmopolitan and Mojito. MOJO – Learn how to make drinks the MOJO way, including some of our house specialities. You will be making a Sloe Gin fizz, Hurricane and a Long Island Iced.” Then there is the X5 Masterclass which lasts up to two hours and includes a welcome drink followed by four cocktails: “CLASSIC – Let MOJO show you how to make classic cocktails! Learn how to balance drinks and how to make drinks at home. All guests will receive a Bellini on arrival followed by making an Amaretto Sour, Tom Collins, Cosmopolitan and Mojito. MOJO – Learn how to make drinks the MOJO way. All guests will receive a Killer Royale on arrival followed by making a Sloe Gin Fizz, Strawberry Daiquiri, Hurricane, and Long Island Iced Tea.”
Outside The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, M4 2BS
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
80 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2ER, UK, Manchester, M3 2ER
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.”
1 New York St, Manchester M1 4HD
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.
Arch 7 Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5LH
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! If you fancy something a bit different, Revolution also do a bottomless brunch in Manchester.
1 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
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!
78 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2FW
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.”
Revolución de Cuba
11 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
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.”
Slug and Lettuce – Cocktail Making
Westminster House, Portland St, Manchester M1 3HU
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
73-79 King St, Manchester M2 4NG
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.
Yates – Cocktail Masterclass
49 Portland St, Manchester M1 3LD
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.”
84 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2ER
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.