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 20th March 2023

Merchant House

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 Rhythm and Booze Project

If you're on the hunt for drink events in London, make your way to The Rhythm and Booze Project. Their events feature a top-notch whisky tasting, complete with live music from duo Felipe and Paul. Sip on premium Scottish spirits while jamming out until 10pm.

The Cottons Club

Make your way to The Cottons Club in Shoreditch for a cool drinks event. Head inside this top-notch venue, where you'll be able to take part in a rum masterclass, which includes tastings galore with the help of Oliver Pergl, who will be running through its heritage.


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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. 

Pilango Cider Bar

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.

Experiences by Ibérica

Expand your palate with Iberica Experiences, which guides you through authentic and contemporary Spanish food and drinks. Whether you want to discover your favourite type of sherry, learn how to craft the perfect G&T or pair wine and cheese, they've got you covered.

Ale Hunters

Searching for drinks events in London? Then Ale Hunters' range of events is bound to impress. From fun-packed beer festivals to tastings and tours around some of the city's best or hidden breweries, these activities won't fail to keep beer lovers occupied. 

The Five Points Brewing Co

If you're a bit of a beer fanatic, you'll love this. The Five Points Brewing Co is hosting a brilliant roster of events centred around craft and cask creations. Whichever happening you bag a ticket to, you'll be sipping all kinds of tasty pints.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

Want your London wine tasting to be paired with plenty of cheese? Learn how to best fit the two together by trying five of each at Vagabond, where the masterclasses will teach you how to impress others with your knowledge. 

The Egerton House Hotel

Make your way to The Egerton House Hotel in Knightsbridge for some top-notch drinks events. Head to their much-loved martini masterclasses, to not only learn all about how to make the iconic bevvy, but to also learn some cool facts about it too.


Play the Wine Card

Bringing collaborations based on the finest varieties of grapes to breweries, restaurants and more across London, there's no better way of celebrating vino than at Play The Wine Card's events. Expect tastings accompanied by mouthwatering food too.

Urban Pubs and Bars

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.

Hammerton Brewery

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.