Cocktail Classes London
Recommended cocktail classes in London. Everyone loves a good cocktail and London has some of the best cocktail bars that the world can offer. But sometimes it's even better if you can impress your friends by shaking up your own concoctions. There are some fabulous cocktail making experiences in London, perfect for special occasions like stag/hen dos, birthday parties, work parties or just a group of friends wanting to try something new in London. We've compiled a list of the best London cocktail making classes we like below but we have tailor-made cocktail making classes available too so contact us here for a free cocktail making class venue finder in London.
Molecular and Carbonised Cocktail Masterclass
@ Mansion Bar & Parlour, Thursday 1 May 2014 and Thursday 5 June 2014
Head down to Mansion Bar and get your shake on. Guests are invited to mix up, shake, carbonise and taste a selection of cocktails, whilst learning about the history of the ingredients and the drinks themselves, and don't fret - canapés are served to help balance out the effects of the cocktails. The class lasts 90 minutes and cost £50 per person; groups of four or over must pre-book in advance. Book online today to secure your spot at one of the London's best cocktail classes.
@ Voltaire, Wednesday 9 July 2014 and 2 other dates
Hosting three distinct cocktail classes throughout the year, Voltaire is the place for cocktail masterclasses. With a glass of champagne and canapés on arrival, enjoy a Master distiller presentation, a cocktail demonstration led by Voltaire’s Head Mixologist and of course, the chance to craft two cocktails of your own.
Northbank Restaurant, City of London
A fantastic new class at the stylish Northbank Restaurant, their Cocktail Master Classes are an event you have to try out. Costing only £25, you get the opportunity to learn of plethora of information including the history of the restaurant and of cocktails, how to use equipment, the 4 methods to make cocktails, the pitfalls to avoid and what makes a good cocktail and of course, the art that is cocktail making. You'll get the chance to make your own Martini, Mojito Especial, Bellini and Cosmopolitan.
JuJu Chelsea, Chelsea
Winner of Best Late Night Bar 2013, Best Mixology 2012 and Best Bar 2011, JuJu's cocktails are out of this world. Amateurs, budding bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts are invited to try their hand at mixing up a storm at one of JuJu's cocktail classes. Once you've shaken and stirred your way through the class, sip on your liquid creations in an elegant and classy environment. Book online today.
The Met Bar, Mayfair
The Met Bar invites you behind the bar to try your hand at one of their Cocktail Masterclasses. Spirit specific packages are available, otherwise choose the 'Met Experience', which allows you to recreate the cocktails from The Met Bar cocktail list. Book online now to secure your spot. Packages are priced between £30-£55 per person.
The Fable, Holborn
Head over to Holborn's Fable for one of Central London's best mixology masterclasses. The venue's expert in-house mixologists will be on hand to guide you through the construction of an array of tasty tipples, and the folks at The Fable are happy to tailor their classes to suit the wants and needs of each individual group.
Corney and Barrow New Street Square, Holborn
This exciting bar has American dine features and a popular following in the City. If you're looking for more than just a few drinks though, you can learn how to make your own! The beautiful mezzanine in the restaurant has space for up to 25 people and holds some great cocktail making classes. This is a great idea for just about any occasion and always a good time. The Corney and Barrow cocktails are always expertly made and now you can find out how yourself. Book a class online!
Belle&Co, Kings Cross
Belle&Co are known for doing some pretty special cocktails, so why not learn how to make some of the classic drinks yourself? Choose from two packages at the bijou Belle&Co drinking den and enjoy being the bartender for the evening. The Cocktail Clinic package is a private 1 and a half hour cocktail clinic (min. booking of 10 guests), it costs £70 and is great for a birthday or treat for you and friends. If you're looking for something a bit more extravagant, The Cocktail Masterclass is a 5 hour cocktail extravaganza for the real cocktail enthusiast. It costs £149 but is worth every penny. So if you're after cocktail making classes with some style, look no further than Belle&Co!
Ninetyeight Bar and Lounge , Liverpool Street
Ninetyeight bar in Shoreditch is one of the best cocktail bars and is located in trendy Shoreditch. It is simply one of the most beautiful bars in London and is a little Alice-in-wonderland waiting to be discovered. It has a crazy mix of toys, sweets, quirky décor and even lickable flavoured wax candles! The back room can be hired out for 30-50 people so it's great for parties and private events. It even has its very own cocktail making classes studio, perfect for those fun cocktail sessions for you and your friends. Book online now.
Mint Leaf Lounge and Restaurant, City of London
With over 500 spirits behind the bar, this is one of the top places to take a cocktail making class. The expert mixologists at this chic restaurant bar are known for making unique and exotic concoctions and they will definitely not disappoint. After the class you can enjoy some of the delicious Indian food and keep the party going until late. For a fun experience at a sophisticated bar, book your spot online!
The Folly, City of London
For the budding cocktail connoisseur amongst you, the cocktail masterclass at The Folly is a great option. The botanical theme stretches from the decor to the menu, and with it you will learn an array of fresh cocktails. Learn how to mix and muddle new cocktails with one of the interactive mixology classes. Perfect for office team building, dates, something a little different in London or just a bit of fun. Book your place with us online.
Tuttons Bar, Covent Garden
This Covent Garden favourite offers a wide selection of sumptuous cocktails, and now you can learn to make them too! Tuttons Bar offers cocktail classes inside their gorgeous venue. Perfect for a hen party in London, Tutton's offers a variety of packages including set menus, private dining and cocktail class options. Enquire and book online.
The Drift, Liverpool Street
Head to this Bishopsgate bar to learn about the history and origins of your favourite spirits before making them into delicious cocktails at your very own mixology table. You'll learn the tips of the trade from The Drift's expert in-house mixologists and with cocktails like 'Goldfish in a Bag' and 'Rub a Dub Shrub' on the menu, you can bet that it's going to be exciting! At the end of this session, you'll be an expert measurer, muddler, strainer, juicer and, of course, shaker!
The Anthologist, City of London
Located in the heart of the city, The Anthologist offers cocktail masterclasses Monday to Friday, promising to not only teach you how to make all the classics, but also to share with you the origins of all your favourite spirits. This is a great option for team building, corporate shindigs or even for a hen party. Flexible packages start from £25pp, make sure to book with us online.
Zenna, Leicester Square
Zenna in Soho is a hidden gem and an oasis to enjoy some of the best cocktails in London. Home to Illiana, the world's spiciest cocktail, and the first ever alcoholic lassi menu, this luxury bar's cocktails are all designed by Dan Thomson. As one of the best mixologists in London, he will certainly give you some great hints and tops during your cocktail making classes in London. If you are looking for a unique London cocktail class then this is it. Book online.
Dirty Martini Covent Garden, Covent Garden
Where better to learn how to make sumptuous cocktails than at the super sleek NYC hideout, Dirty Martini Covent Garden. Offering a range of Hen Party packages, for just £55 you can become a mixologist pro, enjoy a three course meal and pick the brains of your very own private bartender! Book your class now.
The London Cocktail Club Goodge St, Fitzrovia
The London Cocktail Club, winner of our Best Bar in London 2011, you will be learning from the very best cocktail crafters in London. This basement bar serves up some truly delicious and interesting cocktails like the flaming Brixton Riot and the very popular Porn Star Martini. The owners, JJ and James, are mentored by Raymond Blanc and Sam and Eddie Hart of Quo Vadis so they serve up some great food alongside the cocktails - certainly a good mix to learn cocktail making from. Book online now.
Bitter Sweet, West End
Bitter Sweet Cocktail Bar and Club specialises in bespoke cocktails, of the bitter or sweet variety (of course). All among their lavish but unpretentious decor, learn the art of making a truly amazing cocktail for you and your friend to enjoy. The perfect destination for a night out with girls or a hen party in London, book your place for cocktail classes at Bitter Sweet Soho.
Being one of the premier bars in Shoreditch, McQueen is offering to share a little of its expertise with some cocktail masterclasses. The bar manager Artur Dogiel will take you through how to shake up your favourite drinks from the bar. Whether you're a beginner or intermediate, book now to learn some new skills in the glamorous surroundings of McQueen's glam rock basement club.