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 January 2022

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.

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.


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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. 

With Iberica, you can enjoy a fantastic evening of guided vegan wine tasting from the comfort of your own home. Taking place on the 21st of January, this event will send you a package ahead of time so you can sample the vinos while learning about them over Zoom. 

Callooh Callay

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If you're searching for a great spot to try some of the finest Scotch whisky, then make your way to Callooh Callay in Shoreditch. Enjoy an arrival cocktail, haggis croquettes and Scotch eggs, and then a special cocktail menu after tasting.

Humble Grape

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Looking to become a wine connoisseur? Or just try something new? Humble Grape has you covered with a whole host of tastings and masterclasses to really tickle your taste buds, which are perfect for nights out with mates and dates alike.

London Craft Beer Cruise

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London Craft Beer Cruise is up there with some of the city's quirkiest drink tasting experiences, taking you on a journey past iconic landmarks while you sip on a choice of tasty brews. Better yet? There's a tasty selection of dishes and alternative tipples to enjoy while you're there.

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.

Events & Masterclasses

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If you're looking for fabulous drink events in London, then The Perseverance has you covered. Boasting a range of fun classes from cocktail making to whisky and rum tasting. You won't want to miss out on this one.

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.

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.

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.

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.