Cocktails in the City London: Summer Edition

  • 116 reviews
  • Bedford Square Gardens


  • Food & Drink, Pop-Up and Something A Little Different
  • Tickets from £15.00 - £20.00
  • Background Music
  • Over 18
  • This event has taken place.
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

Described as London's finest garden party, join 25 of the capitals most inventive and original cocktail bars in pop-up form within the beautiful environs of Bedford Square Gardens, the city's finest private Georgian gardens.

Cocktails in the City is a bar-hopper’s paradise, bringing together the cream of London’s illustrious cocktail culture, all within sipping distance of each other. Guests are greeted with a village of pop-up bars to explore, each with their own unique aesthetic, hosting tastings, workshops, games and of course, a plethora of talented mixologists putting a personal twist on their summery cocktail creations. 

Enjoy mystery cocktail tours, games of skill and chance, secret bars, live music and award-winning street food. 

Tickets are £20 (£15 on early bird or group save) and includes a free cocktail on arrival and also includes a complimentary cocktail after the event at participating bars. All additional cocktails are £7.50 at the event.

2019 line-up (2020 to be announced in spring):

68 and Boston, Bourne & Hollingsworth, B&H Garden Room, Burlock, Cahoots, Ella Canta, GENUINE Liquorette, Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar, Laki Kane, Mint Gun Club, Mr Fogg's, Nine Lives, Opium Chinatown , Rock and Rose Restaurant and Bar, Stylist Loves Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar, Swingers - the crazy golf club, The Alchemist, Trader Vic's
Friday 10th July  from 5 – 10pm, Saturday 11th July  12-5pm and 5.30-10pm.




Ticket Event time Cost
Friday Evening: Early Bird Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail. Additional drinks are £7.50
17:00 - 22:00 £15.00
Friday Evening: General Entry Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail.
17:00 - 22:00 £20.00
Saturday Day: Early Bird Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail. Additional drinks are £7.50
12:00 - 17:00 £15.00
Saturday Day: General Entry Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail.
12:00 - 17:00 £20.00
Saturday Evening: Early Bird Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail. Additional drinks are £7.50
17:00 - 22:00 £15.00
Saturday Evening: General Entry Ticket
Ticket includes entry and complimentary cocktail.
17:00 - 22:00 £20.00



Bedford Square Gardens, Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3ES

Nearest Station

Tottenham Court Road (Tube)

Getting there


Cocktails in the City London Ltd
Welcome to Cocktails in The City, bringing the nations leading bars under one roof for your enjoyment.  We invite you to try something new and discover something a little different at the nations leading cocktail event. We have welcomed over 30,000 cocktail enthusiasts to shake and stir drinks with the countries leading bartenders and we hope you can join us in 2018. What will you discover?


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6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
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refused entry to or ejected from the venue.
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  • Written by Martin

    Rating: 4


    Visited 1 year ago
    Music could have been slightly better but a great day out well done to all.
  • Written by Suraj

    Rating: 5


    Visited 1 year ago
    It was a great event with plenty of options to choose from to your taste!