London's Best Cocktail Classes

Who doesn't love something mixed, muddled and shaken by a pro? From margaritas and mojitos through to sex on the beaches and sazaracs, London's cocktail bars know how to make them all - and now, they're letting you in on their secrets. Whether it's a hen party or a date night with a difference, we've rounded up the best cocktail classes in London, all of which will let you slurp your way to a new skill.

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Last updated on 1st March 2024




Focaccia & Cocktail Masterclass with Dinner

@ Bunga Bunga Covent Garden on Every Thursday from 7th March

Italian party palace Bunga Bunga is hosting fun (and boozy) Thursday workshops for those who want to get their hand dirty with dough while sipping on cocktails. Tickets cost £65 and include a bunch of fun activities; you'll begin with an Aperol spritz masterclass, followed by a lesson in how to make traditional focaccia, before decorating your perfect pizza and making a faultless negroni. The evening will end with wine and a pizza feast in their quirky dining room. 

The Bottle Cocktail Shop

Suppose you're on the hunt for some tasting sessions to expand your wine knowledge, or perhaps fancy delving into the evolution of Bourbon with Hevaven Hill Distillery. In that case, you'll want to hit up The Bottle Cocktail Shop for its run of events throughout the week. This Islington joint offers a range of evenings run by experts who can show you everything there is to know about your favourite drink, alongside testers, of course.

Lucky Voice Karaoke - Venues in London

Learn to make some beaut cocktails, then belt out your favourite guilty pleasure anthems while you're drinking them. London's dedicated karaoke bar bring their top drawer bartenders out to demonstrate a few of your favourite classics before it's over to your private booth for an hour of karaoke-fuelled antics. Tickets come in at £30, £45 or £45 for different packages.

Barrio - Bars In London

For something a little different, head to Barrio's masterclass, complete with a welcome margarita and fun games throughout. You'll get to create two unique cocktails while channeling your inner bartender. Hungry? Upgrade for £5 extra and tuck into a Mexican platter.

Skylight

Temperatures are plummeting, but the only way is up as Skylight is playing host to a number of excellent drinks events this season. Head over to the rooftop haunt and you'll learn how to mix your own stunning cocktail creations alongside unbeatable views to enjoy them with. 

Brackenbury Brews

Make your way over to FAIM where Brackenbury Brews is hosting a Build Your Own Spritz Cocktail Masterclass. With help from their expert bartenders, you'll learn how to whip up classics with a twist and unique flavour combos.

The Cocktail Club - Various Sites

Whether you fancy taking part in a sexy cocktail class or just sitting back to watch the mixologists whip up a storm, The Cocktail Club has you covered across the city including in areas like Canary Wharf. You can learn to become a master, guided by the experts themselves, to then go on to make some iconic pours at home.

Map Maison

Fancy learning something new? Map Maison in Hackney are hosting a fantastic practical cocktail masterclass, complete with a tapas-style afternoon tea at the end. After a complimentary drink on arrival, you can learn to create delicious concoctions, followed by the likes of sweet potato tart, bruschetta and red velvet cake.

Ping Pong

Dim sum and cocktails are what Ping Pong have perfected over the years, so their masterclasses are sure to give you plenty of insight and expert knowledge. Head on down to Ping Pong in Shepherd's Bush, Covent Garden and St Katharine's Docks to learn all about creating expert mixes, and your own personalised creations at these fun sessions. 

The Cottons Club

If you're a rum superfan, then get movin' to The Cottons Club in Shoreditch. Across this popular venue, you'll be able to take part in a masterclass run by an El Dorado brand ambassador, Oliver Pergl, who will be showcasing some of the very best muddles.

What's On at Laki Kane

This tiki paradise in the heart of Angel is not only a gorgeous tropical hideaway, but its first floor is also home to fun and interactive cocktail masterclasses, with sessions aimed at couples and corporates so no one's missing out. Gain some valuable insight on the drink itself and learn how to spice your own rum, then enjoy a tipple or two from the bar downstairs.

The Egerton House Hotel

Craving some cocktails? Make your way to The Egerton House Hotel in Knightsbridge for a fabulous martini class. Not only will you get to learn all the cool facts and history about this amazing bevvy, but you'll also get to taste some too. 

Cheeky Events

To pair your London cocktail class with premium naked butlers, pamper parties and more, Cheeky Events are here. Making sure your hen, stag or otherwise is just to your liking, creating bespoke packages for you, these guys promise a truly memorable evening.