Tucked on the corner of the East End's Victoria Park is the East London Liquor Company. A must visit for all gin, whisky and vodka enthusiasts; this alluring cocktail bar whips up all kinds of delectable concoctions that originate from the venue's very own on-site distillery. Specialising in a range of home-made spirits, East London Liquor Company also imports its own rum from Guyana, South America, to offer an all-round package you'd be hard pressed to find elsewhere in London.
The comprehensive cocktail list showcases the venue's own spirits in all their splendour, and pays homage to gin production around the world too. Moreover, visitors are able to embark on tours, enjoy spirit-tastings, take part in make-your-own batch sessions and even observe the whole spirit-making process as it unfolds through the venue's specially-made glass wall. There's also a choice of draught and bottled beers on call if that's more your thing. A cocktail bar made by spirit lovers, for spirit lovers, the East London Liquor Company is a a laid-back place in which to enjoy a class tipple.
A word from the chef:
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