Best Drinks Events And Tastings In London

Of course there's nothing wrong with indulging in the same drink every time you go out, but with the summer in full swing, there's never been a better time to explore everything that the city's bartenders have to offer. It's time to stop dipping your toes; just dive straight in. Check out our recommendations for the best drinks events in London and discover some of the ace liquor-centric activities this city has to offer.

Last updated on 14th October 2021

Merchant House

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Merchant House know more than just a thing or two when it comes to drinks in London. Notorious for their masterclasses, tastings and workshops, these bars are sure to help you get to know whisky on a whole new level with experts on-hand to guide you through every sip.

The Tapas Room

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Looking for the best drinks tastings and events in London? The Tapas Room is one of the best places in the South for tapas and glasses of wine. Enjoy the chance to sip expertly curated glasses of vino with expert guides talking you through each sip.

Lost Boys Pizza

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Located in the heart of Camden, Lost Boys Pizza will be hosting a Tequila Taco-Ver this May. Guests will be given the chance to sample a selection of mezcal-based cocktails, with free-flowing nachos and tasty pizzas to accompany.

If you love your rum, you'll love RumFest. It's a celebration of the spirit that is taking place over three days in London. Each event showcases something different, including a trade conference, a show dedicated to spiced variations, plus a day sampling some of the rarest flavours.


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Raise a glass for this incredible event by Haché, the gin-loving burger pros. Home to a weekly gin-fuelled Wednesday special, the restaurant is offering three whole hours of free-flowing G&Ts alongside one of their mouth-watering patties. 

Urban Pubs and Bars

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From whisky and chocolate pairings to kombucha tasting events, Urban Pubs & Bars has got a whole range of exclusive drinks events taking place across their many London venues. Whether you're in the market for a boozy supper club or a simple wine night, they've got you covered.

Pilango Cider Bar

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Head to Parsons Green where Pilango is opening up its shop floor for a series of tastings and masterclasses. You'll get to sample everything from Champagne-style fizz to dessert ciders in a fun and welcoming South London setting.

Head on over to Rhythm Kitchen for a range of rum tasting experiences this summer. Found in the heart of East London, this unique haunt will have you sipping various creations with delicious Caribbean nibbles, as well as offering you the option to have some signature cocktails while you're there.

Undoubtedly one of London's very best tastings, Pointillart Leroy's Champagne-fuelled series of events is treating you to luxury sips and grub in a chic setting. Head over to the City's 1 Lombard Street and treat yourself to something a little fancy.

Wine Online London are set to host a brilliant series of tasting events over at the gorgeous 1 Lombard Street near Bank. Over the course of the day, you'll get to sample a large variety of Portuguese red, white and rosé vinos.

Humble Grape

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If you've ever wanted to learn more about the world of wine, now is the perfect opportunity. Humble Grape have teamed up with WSET to offer a range of online courses. Via Zoom classes students will receive expert tuition, ending the course with a Level 1 Award.

This unique session from the whisky experts at Black Rock is going beyond your classic tasting session to bring you a more interactive drinking experience. With five drams ready for the tasting, as well as the chance to create your very own, it's one of the best tasting events in London.

Hammerton Brewery

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For a glimpse of the process that goes into creating craft beers, look no further than North London-based Hammerton Brewery. Running regular tasting sessions and guided tours, this is the perfect place to get to know the world of craft beer creation.