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 29th November 2022




Merchant House

204 user reviews 5

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.

Snap up a ticket for The Rhythm and Booze Project's events over in London Bridge for a night out to remember. Taking place at Crol & Co., this will see you enjoying one helluva music performance, as well as sampling international bevvies from an open bar (yes, you read that right).

Over at opulent drinking parlour Silverleaf, they're hosting this a series of exclusive whisky tastings. In these sessions, you'll be walked through fabulous bottles of the heavily peated and deliciously smoky spirit, all while in seriously slinky surrounds.

Hammerton Brewery

1 user review 1

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.

Ibérica Experiences

5 user reviews 5

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.

HACHÉ

4 user reviews 5

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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

2 user reviews 5

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.

Ale Hunters

10 user reviews 5

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. 

HIVERFEST

21 user reviews 5

When it comes to Oktoberfest parties in London, Hiverfest is a top-notch shout. Enjoy munching on bratwursts and sipping on steins of beer from Krombacher brewery team all while shaking it to live music and non-stop entertainment.

Urban Pubs and Bars

45 user reviews 4

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.

Callooh Callay

20 user reviews 4

Callooh Callay is renowned for its exciting drinks events, whether at its Chelsea or Shoreditch outposts. What's on the roster? Everything from mojito masterclasses and Champagne tasting to seltzer-making sessions and whisky sampling.

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.

 

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.