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, our city'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 18th July 2024

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.

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.

Rhythm Kitchen

From £50 per person, you can bag your spot at the Bounty Cocktail Masterclass And Caribbean Afternoon Tea Experience. Taking place at Rhythm Kitchen on Saturday 27th April, you'll learn how to mix two bespoke tipples, followed by a rum tasting and a delicious spread. Hosted by Ah from Mangrove, this tasty activity is not to be missed if you're a fan of the spicy things in life. 

Mr Fogg's Victorian Gin Tasting & Masterclass

@ Mr Fogg's Hat Tavern & Gin Club on Saturday 20th July 2024 and 17 other Saturdays

Looking for a unique event with a Victorian theme? Then head to Mr Fogg's in Soho, where they're hosting a gin tasting and masterclass that takes you on a journey through the history of this juniper-infused spirit in London. You'll be welcomed to the two-hour session with a refreshing G&T, before entering the secretive Gin Club where the expert mixologists will teach you how to make four different drinks, before you choose your favourite and create one for yourself. To finish? Head upstairs to The Hat Tavern, where you'll get to enjoy your sips.

Burnt Faith

Burnt Faith Brandy House in Walthamstow is home to a fabulous cocktail masterclass from £25 per person, where you'll learn about the fantastic spirit that is brandy before getting hands-on in the mixology department and whipping up some delicious tipples yourself. There are also coaching workshops available to get stuck into, plus tasting events for more than just the humble brandy.

Burnt Faith Cocktail Masterclass

@ Burnt Faith Brandy House on Thu, 15th Aug 2024 @ 19:00 - 20:00

Burnt Faith's Brandy House is the first dedicated brandy distillery in the UK, meaning you get the chance to work with the expert team to unlock the potential of this liquor. Their cocktail masterclass sees you make three different cocktails with head bartender Craig, all at their cool Blackhorse Road Beer Mile location.

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.

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 channelling your inner bartender.

Premium Cocktail Masterclass

@ The Drift on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

Unleash your inner mixologist with The Drift's Premium Cocktail Masterclass. For just £54.95, you'll get hands-on experience creating top-notch cocktails with different flavours, all showcasing their award-winning spirits. Plus, you'll also get to enjoy nibbles like Padron peppers and Napoli flatbread while learning about all things cocktails. Cheers to that.

Cocktail Making At The Chocolate Cocktail Club

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Saturday 20th July 2024 and 10 other Saturdays

Get ready to shake, stir and sample some seriously delicious drinks when you attend a Cocktail Making At The Chocolate Cocktail Club in Farringdon. Their concoctions are known for incorporating quirky sweet treats, and in these 90-minute sessions you can learn how to create two of their blends for yourself. Tickets cost just £32.50 per person, including a free glass of prosecco on arrival as well.

STEREO Cocktail Masterclass

@ Stereo on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

Covent Garden cocktail spot and live music haven Stereo hidden beneath the market. It's from the same team behind Experimental Cocktail Club and Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, so you know you're in for a treat at this destination inspired by the nightlife of New York, Paris and London. Enjoy their cocktail masterclass for £60 per person, which includes the chance to create two drinks - with bookings open for groups of between 5 and 20 guests.

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.

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.