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Cocktail Making Classes London

Last updated: July 20, 2022

Mixology Events’ 100% interactive, award-winning cocktail making classes in London are available at a variety of our venues spanning the capital. No matter how big or small your group may be, or where you decide to join us, our unique, purpose-built class set-up is centred around a fully interactive cocktail class for every single guest.

As well as regularly hosting masterclasses at our purpose-built flagship venue in Shoreditch and the option of hosting at a range of our own venues, we also have the ability to take our cocktail classes on the road with us to any venue you had in mind across the UK. Inspired by the lockdown era, we’ve been able to teach people around the globe the fundamentals of cocktail making via our range of all-inclusive virtual classes.

Any Time, Any Place, For Groups of Any Size.

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  • 100% Hands-on Cocktail Making Class

  • Any time you wish, 7 days a week

  • We have multiple venues across London

  • Award-winning, fun & informative

​​Masterclass Format

  • Length

    Recommended class runs for two hours.

  • Reception Cocktail

    Enjoy a complimentary cocktail upon entry to your cocktail making class venue.

  • Introduction of Cocktail Class

    Be guided through the background and concepts of mixology & cocktail making, and learn fundamental techniques.

  • Make Four Cocktails

    Every guest will make (and drink) four cocktails behind their own fully stocked and equipped cocktail making bar, with no more than four guests to each cocktail bar station.

  • Cocktail Making Competition

    Indulge in some healthy competition as each cocktail bar competes against the rest to make their own original cocktail using a range of liquors, spirits, syrups, fresh fruit, juices and specialised equipment available to them.

  • Food

    We have a wide range of food options available depending on your chosen venue. Our flagship, TT Liquor, offers Neapolitan pizzas made on-site courtesy of the World Famous Gordos. We also have a range of charcuterie boards available thanks to Cobble Lane Cured. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available upon request.

  • We can host our private cocktail classes anywhere, at any time, on any day, for groups of any size.

    *Note, if there are any non-drinkers that wish to attend there are non-alcoholic options for each cocktail. No-one gets left out.

  • For groups of any size

  • No more than 5 guests per cocktail bar station

  • Our recommended class runs for two hours

  • Every guest will make (and drink) 5 cocktails behind their own bar

We deliver 100% Hands-on Cocktail Making Classes.

We pride ourselves on the interactivity of our classes. With no more than five guests to each bar, we aim to maximise the amount of time each guest gets with equipment.

Three ladies pouring cocktails at a cocktail bar

Absolutely brilliant time making cocktails. Kay was an excellent tutor and explained the history and the methodology of the drinks we were making. It was fun and interactive and an excellent day out. Highly recommended.

Buy Cocktail Making Class Vouchers Now!

Not sure when you want to join us? Buying for somebody else? Get yourselves a gift voucher, redeemable on any one of our public classes, which take place at our flagship venue two days a week, 52 weeks a year. You’ll receive a beautifully presented voucher in the post, and there’s also the option of digitally-downloadable PDF vouchers if you're running short on time!

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  • Me and my team had a great virtual mixing session with Jamal. He has been teaching us a number of delicious drinks and techniques around making them.

    Sascha Wiswedel

    Google Review

  • We had an awesome time at TT Mixology! Kay was a fantastic barman and teacher, explaining all the processes of how to make the different drinks. Would well recommend this to anyone and will be looking to do it again with friends.

    Dave Stevens

    Google Review

  • Had a great night with Kay, who was knowledgeable and fun. We learnt the fundamentals of mixology and had a wonderful time.

    Aisha Ali

    Google Review

  • Really fun cocktail class with Kay - really focused on the details of every drink, learnt a lot of small tips and tricks of the trade. Cocktails were great too.

    Matthew Burton

    Google Review

  • Fun stuff and great experience. They made it fun and our team had a great time.

    Justin Thomas

    Google Review

  • Louana was such a fabulous host and really made our whole afternoon amazing. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the cocktail masterclass. The cocktails were great fun to make, music was great and we all had such a laugh.

    Molly Clifton

    Google Review

Virtual Cocktail Classes Now Available!

Inspired by the lockdown era, our virtual classes provide an environment in which to be sociable despite the distances between us. Learn to make cocktails from the comfort of your own home. Professional equipment and high-quality ingredients delivered directly to your door, anywhere in the world. Classes are conducted using the Zoom platform as standard, with other options available!

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We have multiple venues across London.

Although our flagship venue in Shoreditch, TT Liquor, is certainly worth a visit, we have a range of purpose-built venues spanning the capital

Mixologist stood at the front of a room of smaller cocktail bars

Had a great time at their Soho location for our Christmas party. Couldn't fault their professionalism, level of tuition, and - considering the amount we drank - the value for money, too. Will definitely be recommending. Cheers guys!

We have a variety of cocktail masterclass studios spread across the vibrant centre of the capital, whose abundant bars, restaurants, museums, landmarks and nightclubs make it an ideal location for before or after your class with us. Have a browse of some of our key central London locations below.

Soho: The famously bustling streets of Soho feature an eclectic mix of dining, nightlife, and shops, leaving you with absolutely no shortage of things to do and experience before or after your exclusive cocktail experience. The area also benefits from being one of the most accessible in London if you’re commuting in – with Euston Station, Marble Arch, and Waterloo stations mere minutes away.

Fitzrovia/Covent Garden: Our base in Fitzrovia is a great central location for us to host your cocktail making class. The West End is just a stone’s throw away, as is energetic Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, meaning there is no shortage of things to do and places to explore before and after your exclusive cocktail experience. Guests commuting to and from London only have a short trip to Euston, King’s Cross St Pancras and Paddington.

Clerkenwell: Clerkenwell is one of the creative hubs of London, where new creative industries meet the old warehouses and Victorian boozers. It is perfectly located between the bustle of Central London and the quaint and sophisticated restaurants and cafes of Islington. It is a great location for those wanting to visit the relaxed venues of Exmouth Market before or after your cocktail class, or alternatively, stop by the iconic Barbican. Transport links include Farringdon, Chancery Lane, Angel, and the Barbican Underground Station.

London Bridge: London Bridge is located just south of the river from central London, with its main attractions being the Shard and Borough Market. It is a bustling area full of great restaurants and pubs to visit before and after your cocktail class. It is only a short walk to Southbank, where you can find the Tate Modern and the Globe Theatre as well. London Bridge Station is easily accessible from King’s Cross St Pancras and Liverpool Street via Bank.

The patchwork of leafy green suburbs, Victorian avenues, and bohemian urban sprawls of north London make for a diverse and picturesque backdrop for your cocktail making class with us.

Camden: Located in central north London, Camden is the famed epicentre of the Punk scene, with quirky markets selling everything from street food to handmade jewellery, this is for those who want a peek at London subculture before or after their cocktail class at our Camden base. A stones’ throw from King’s Cross St Pancras and Euston, book your class in Camden for easy access to Central London, or for the chance to visit the area’s many music venues, bars, or pubs after your class.

Islington: Nestled in between central London and the leafy suburban areas of Highgate & Stoke Newington, Islington is a great location for your upcoming cocktail class. Boasting streets of beautiful Georgian houses, a trendy high-end shopping district, award-winning comedy clubs, restaurants, and plenty of pubs, there’s more than enough to be getting on with in N1, whether it’s stopping off for street beers on the canal before your class, or getting stuck into a Michelin-star meal afterwards.

South of the Thames there is a veritable treasure trove of things to do and places to discover. Often seen as the lesser-known but much more picturesque cousin of the northern half of London, south London’s nightlife, food selection, and bar scene has come on leaps and bounds of the past few years to the extent that it can now rival anything you can find anywhere in London. Check out some of our cocktail making hubs below.

Waterloo: Just south of the river from Trafalgar Square and Somerset House is Waterloo, which is not only one of the main railway stations, but also leads you on to the bustling Southbank area. a bustling hub of pubs restaurants towards the Southbank end of the area. Southbank, which begins at Waterloo is home to riverfront pubs, cafes and restaurants, where you can take in the city skyline from across the river. This is the perfect central location for being well-linked to transport, as well as offering a range of bars and restaurants to enjoy before and after your class.

Clapham: Clapham is one of the most eclectic and lively areas south of the river, with the high street and Clapham Common offering a range of places for alfresco drinking and dining. Wander down the high street’s alleys, like Venn Street, for markets and outdoor seating. Book your cocktail masterclass here for easy transport links north of the river via the Northern Line, including King’s Cross, Euston, and London Bridge. On top of all this, it’s only a 10-minute bus ride from Brixton, making Clapham the perfect base from which to explore both sides of the capital.

East London is an area that is simply steeped in history, with the converted warehouses and wharfs dispersed throughout the area standing as brick-clad homages to the area’s colourful mercantile past. As well as being the area we proudly call home, it boasts one of the highest concentrations of bars in the world, a wide range of shops, restaurants, and an array of outdoor food markets, making east London one of the most rewarding places to visit for your cocktail making experience.

Shoreditch: The London hub of our cocktail classes, TT Liquor, is located in the vibrant area of Shoreditch, east London. Also the area where it all began for Mixology Events, Shoreditch boasts an array of pubs, bars, and award-winning restaurants to continue your evening after your cocktail class. Brick Lane and Dalston are also nearby, offering an abundance of things to do before and after your masterclass. Closer to home, there is an atmospheric cocktail bar – The Cellar Bar – located just beneath your feet below TT Liquor’s specialist liquor store, the shelves of which you’ll be free to browse at your leisure. Give us a call and we’ll be able to organise a table booking at TT or beyond.

Liverpool Street: Liverpool Street is one of the epicentres of London, as it is located between the business district and Shoreditch, the trendy nightlife hub. Not only is there direct access to one of the main railway stations, but the area is filled with great restaurants and bars, perfect for a stop off before and after your cocktail class. Explore the food stalls and markets of Spitalfields and Brick Lane, or have a drink in one of the bars, usually located either underground in a speakeasy-style basement, or nestled high atop nearby skyscrapers.

Dalston: Dalston is located just north of Shoreditch, and one is one of the liveliest and most exciting neighbourhoods in London. Bars and restaurants line Kingsland Road, the main artery that takes you from Stoke Newington into the heart of Shoreditch. Visit some of the most unique and quirky bars in London, or stop by somewhere for delicious cheap eats before or after your class. There are music venues for late-night dancing, and buses into Shoreditch if you fancy more variety. Dalston Kingsland and Dalston Junction are both Overground stations that easily connect you to Islington, and West London.

West London has developed a reputation over the years for indulgent shops, affluent suburbs, and boutique hotels. Whilst, of course, it boasts all these things in abundance, west London is a much, much more diverse and vibrant area than many give it credit for. Come pay one of our west London cocktail making studios a visit and see for yourself before, after, and even during

Notting Hill: Popularised to a global audience through the 1999 smash hit of the same name, Notting Hill is a picturesque and diverse neighbourhood located in west London, with a unique atmosphere. The location is perfect if you are travelling into London through Paddington, and if you are looking to experience the hustle and bustle of London without the tourist crowds. There are quirky shops and vintage markets, as well as a wide range of pubs and restaurants to visit before and after your cocktail class. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting on the last weekend of August, you could even lose yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of the Notting Hill Carnival.

Chiswick: Chiswick is located West of Kensington and Hammersmith, and has a quaint village feel to it. Stroll along the river, visit the nearby Kew Gardens, or alternatively have a drink at one of Chiswick’s historic 18th-century pubs. You can also visit the Fuller’s Brewery, one of the oldest in the UK. This location is for those looking to hold their Cocktail class in a relaxed setting, amongst greenery and picturesque landscapes. Chiswick Park Tube Station, Chiswick Railway Station, and Gunnersbury are the best travel links for getting to and from Central London.

Any time, Any place, Anywhere. As well as hosting events our venues across London, we are the pioneers of mobile cocktail classes, and as such we have over a decade’s worth of experience under our belts. We have a proven track record in creating unique environments for our guests by taking our mobile cocktail classes anywhere within the UK.

We are strong believers in the phrase: ‘the more interesting the space, the better’, and love to test ourselves by delivering our masterclasses to a wide variety of locations, ranging from art galleries and back gardens, to skyscrapers, remote castles, and boutique hotels. We’ve even found ourselves suspended 100ft in the air! So if you have an idea – no matter how wild or fanciful – we’ll see what we can do to make it a reality.

Our team set up the bars in an efficient fashion, deliver our 100% interactive classes for up to 150 people – with no more than 4-5 people per bar – and clear away without a trace in order to provide as hassle-free a service as possible.

Having worked alongside esteemed brands and clients alike, you can rely on us for our professionalism and experience. We also have recommended venues we have struck up a good working relationship with all over the country;

Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Coventry, Nottingham, Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton, Northampton, Reading, Luton, Bournemouth, Norwich, Swindon, Milton Keynes, South-End, Peterborough, Slough, Oxford, Ispwich, Poole, Cambridge, Watford, Colchester, High-Wycombe, Maidstone, and Chelmsford – these are but a few of the locations we can base ourselves out of. We’ve even delivered our classes floating down the Thames, so the sky (or river bed) is the limit.

Please click on the Location drop-down menu at the top of the page or one of the links above. Got a location in mind already? Give our dedicated events team a call on the number provided and they will happily talk you through some of the initial things to consider.

Group Enquiry

If you want to make a private booking for a group, or have any specific needs that need our attention, our enquiry form is the fastest route to the answers you need. Once completed, one of our team will be in touch.

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Buy Vouchers

If you’d like to buy a voucher as a gift, or are unsure which specific day to join us, this is your best route. Gift-wrapped and digital vouchers are available for public masterclasses, tastings, virtual classes, and cinema nights.

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Book

Book directly on to any public class, tasting, or event via our simple online booking form. This includes our in-house public cocktail classes, virtual classes, cinema nights, in-house tastings, and more.

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Redeem

If you’ve been given a voucher, or gone ahead and purchased one for yourself, you can redeem it here using our form. Even if your voucher was purchased elsewhere (Virgin Experience etc.) this is the place to redeem it.

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Make (and drink) five cocktails behind your very own bar station

Our seasonally-rotating cocktail menus have a little something in there for everyone. We also offer seamlessly non-alcoholic options for each drink, meaning nobody gets left out.

Cocktail sat on top of a bar

Such a fun and wonderful experience! I expected to go in, make a couple of small cocktails in a large group but every time we each got a cocktail to ourselves and Kay was there to help us. Would recommend anyone thinking of booking to go for it, it was a lovely evening.

Larger Groups

Any time, anywhere, for groups of any size, we pride ourselves on offering 100% interactivity through our private cocktail classes.

Perfect for larger groups of six or more, our largest private class to date is 220 people, with all guests continuously and simultaneously learning the art of cocktail making and everyone being fully included throughout the class.

Smaller Groups

Our public classes run Wednesday & Friday from 7-9pm and Saturday from 1pm at our flagship venue in Shoreditch.

These classes are ideal for individuals and smaller groups. You’ll be joining a wider group of other like-minded people, with a maximum of 4 guests to a bar with an average class size of 20 guests.

Virtual Classes

Inspired by the lockdown era, our virtual classes provide an environment in which to be sociable despite the distances between us.

Learn to make cocktails from the comfort of your own home. Professional equipment and high-quality ingredients delivered directly to your door, anywhere in the world. Classes are conducted using the Zoom platform as standard, with other options available!

Call us now on 03333 44 77 65 or use our contact form

Buy Gift Vouchers

Buy a gift voucher, redeemable on any one of our public classes, which take place three days a week, 52 weeks a year.

You’ll receive a beautifully presented voucher in the post, and there’s also the option of digitally-downloadable PDF vouchers if you're running short on time!

Hen Parties

With only a small deposit to confirm the booking, and choice of a cocktail or prosecco reception, our private classes are ideal for a hen party! Any time, anywhere. We can come to you, wherever you may be across the UK, or you can come to us. For groups of any size. Learn to make (and drink!) over 5 cocktails within a unique, purpose-built class set-up, whilst maintaining 100% interaction.

Molecular Classes

Using specialised equipment, you will be taught how to make four of your own lab-produced cocktails within a completely interactive molecular masterclass environment.

These classes are a great outside-of-the-box option for private group bookings, and we also run public versions of our molecular classes on the first Friday of every month, which are perfect for groups of five or less.

Group Enquiry

If you want to make a private booking for a group, or have any specific needs that need our attention, our enquiry form is the fastest route to the answers you need. Once completed, one of our team will be in touch.

Group / Private Enquiry
  • Highly recommended. I run corporate events for the business I work for and have used Mixology for their cocktail masterclasses twice. Each time is professional, charming and fun. Anyone looking to do something a little different with a client, this is a must.

    Lyle Scott

    Google Review

  • Really good cocktail making experience. The teacher guy was excellent and really engaging. I’m not a big drinker but the experience is still great fun. We made five cocktails overall.

    Anthony Hua

    Google Review

  • Booked a Mixology cocktail making class as part of a surprise for my cousin’s hen do. To say everyone enjoyed it would be an understatement. It was absolutely brilliant! The two hours went far too quickly. We had a fabulous mixologist, Sean, who as well as teaching us how to make a selection of different cocktails, taught us a little about the history of cocktails too. It was very interesting, interactive and just so much fun!

    Kat Bubien

    Google Review

  • Great event, organised for a Quarterly social in our office. Impressive setup for a large group of +30, with everyone getting involved making it a great evening. The cocktail makers were helpful and entertaining providing some really insightful knowledge and background to each cocktail. Would definitely recommend the night to a friend.

    Ronald Nyakairu

    Google Review

  • Probably the best cocktail class I’ve taken in the city. All other classes have involved a lot of watching and listening, whereas this class involved a lot more *doing* which, of course, equals a lot more *drinking*! It was great to make something different from the usual drinks you see on class lists, and spend more hands-on time making the cocktails yourself rather than watching others.

    Victoria Hale

    Google Review

  • Attended mixology event as part of a larger corporate team building/information day. A fantastic way to bring the team together, have some fun and actually learn something. The host was amazing, with a great sense of humour, patience and lots of knowledge and history on the different cocktails, spirits. mixers and general history.

    Noel Cocker

    Google Review

  • Really nice venue, excellent (and patient) tuition, and given the volume of booze you get to play with and the fun you’ll have it’s actually pretty damn good value for money.

    Russell Carswell

    Google Review

  • Couldn’t recommend more! Ramone and Cane made the team have the best time, I still get thank yous for it now!

    Lili Nikkhah

    Google Review

Equipment & Interactivity

Each guest’s bar station is also equipped with all the necessities in every good bartender’s armoury, including stainless steel shakers, strainers, muddlers, bar spoons, Mexican elbows, and more. Having multiple pieces of each maximises the amount of time each participant spends getting hands-on making their own cocktails.

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Variety & Quality Of Ingredients

We offer a rotating cast of five seasonal cocktails during each of our classes – four class drinks and a competition cocktail at the end. Each stage and each drink has been designed to not only teach people a variety of techniques associated with cocktail making but to enlighten guests about what they’re drinking by shining a light on smaller brands and emphasising the journey behind each premium ingredient.

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Non-Alcoholic & Vegan Options

We believe our non-alcoholic options are as strong as our alcoholic ones, and we take care to use the best quality ingredients on the market to make non-drinkers’ experience with us as seamless and enlightening as possible. We also have a range of vegan options available, and can easily cater to a wide range of allergies and dietary requirements. Nobody gets left out.

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Cocktail Making Competition

Who doesn’t like a bit of healthy competition? We like to end every single one of our classes – whether private or public – with a cocktail making competition, judged by your learned tutor, whereby guests compete against each other to produce their very own cocktail creation using their newfound skills, and the premium equipment and ingredients available to them. We find that this is a great way to showcase your creativity and character, and works fantastically for team events or competitive private classes. Bonus points for the best names!

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Masterclass FAQ's

All your really need is an empty space for us to come and set up in, we can come to offices, houses, gardens, tents, rooftops…as long as we have the space and the access we can set up anywhere, you don’t need anything on your side at all.

We’d recommend you allow a space of about a metre and a half depth and a metre and a half-width for each bar, that allows enough space for the bars to be set up and for people to stand behind them. The bars are assembled on-site and pack down to be fairly compact so there’s no need to really worry about door-width.

Absolutely, we can do a class at any time of day, week or year, we just need enough time to set up all the bars beforehand and break them down again afterwards, this is usually between about an hour and two hours either side of the class depending on the size. We can be very flexible when coming to you.

We’re happy to work with most spaces but for instance, in an office, it wouldn’t work in a room full of desks. We also try and avoid using spaces with lots of columns or other obstacles that might block peoples view of the instructor. Anything on a slope wouldn’t be ideal either. We are based in London and are happy to come and do a site visit anywhere in the city if you’re unsure whether or not your space would be suitable.

Generally, after a longer conversation with your event organiser about your event, you will need to put down a 30% deposit to confirm your booking and provide a home or company address to detail. This will all be sent over via email, along with the terms and conditions outlined. The final balance will be due a week before your class or event, generally once numbers are confirmed.

While food isn’t necessarily part of the package, it is certainly recommended. As you can imagine during two hours of making and drinking cocktails, it’s quite a good idea to line your stomachs. Even if the addition of food is a relatively last-minute decision, we will be able to cater to your needs if you get in touch with your event organiser a few hours beforehand.

The vouchers give you unparalleled flexibility when booking onto our public classes. Essentially, you don’t have to choose a specific date for your session – it’s an open voucher. We run our classes twice a week, generally – Friday from 7pm-9pm and Saturdays from 1pm-3pm. They work really well as a gift, for example, if you know someone who would love to come to one of our classes but you don’t know an exact date they’re perfect.

Call us now on 03333 44 77 65 or use our contact form

Recipe of the month: Clover Club (Our twist)

Our twist on an all-time classic of the cocktail canon, featuring an absinthe rinse & Brockman’s distinctive gin.

Recipe of the month: Daiquiri

The daddy of all rum-cocktails and the ultimate thirst-quenching sour for those sunny days by the beach or those not so sunny-days when you wish you were by a beach.

Recipe of the month: Paloma

The Paloma is a long tequila drink that has won itself fans all over the world. It combines tequila with Grapefruit juice, lime, and soda to make for a zesty, fruity, citrus forward, tequila cocktail.

We’re more than just bartenders.

Our hosts are of course experts in their field, but they’re also pretty damn nice people to have around. You don’t need to just take our word for it, either…

Mixologist helping out group of ladies making cocktails in a class

Just enjoyed a fantastic Mixology Zoom session with a group of work colleagues. Led by Kay who was fantastic! Really slick operation, and learned some core cocktail skills. It was so exciting to receive the cocktail kit in advance, with so many new flavours and techniques. Thanks Kay and the Mixology Team!

Event Organiser

For our classes, we have a dedicated and personal team of event organisers based at our flagship venue in Shoreditch. The same event organiser will stay with you from planning and booking your event, on the day and post-event. Your more than welcome to come down visit our unique, purpose-built class set-up to have a look around, meet your dedicated event organiser, and stick around for a well-deserved cocktail afterwards, or we can organise a site visit to your preferred venue.

Your Hosts

Our entire team, from bartenders to our head office, have years of experience in the industry, and with Mixology Events. They each go through rigorous training to learn how to deliver the best cocktail making classes on the market.

Not only this, each and every one of them are enthusiastic, friendly, and – generally – pretty lovely human beings to have around. Don’t just take our word for it, why not meet them for yourselves?

Phone, email or organise a site visit!

We understand the importance of verbal communication, and we know that some questions simply can’t wait for an email response.

That’s why if you’re considering booking an event, we encourage you to give us a call, organise a site visit, or come visit our team. That way we can discuss your ideas, since every event is unique.

Customisation

Depending on your location, there are a wide range of customisation options & potential class add-ons to choose from.

Whether it’s organising food accompaniments, adding in some professional cocktail kits, customising the class itself, booking meeting spaces to use alongside your class, or even having a few drinks before and after at our cocktail bar, just let your event organiser know and we’ll handle the rest.

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Nicely lit subterranean cocktail bar with bar stools

Presentations: Many of our London venues are well-equipped to host presentations before your class, with many of them fitted out with rooms of a variety of sizes, projectors, or Apple TVs. This also makes them well-suited for any film or video screenings you wanted to incorporate into your experience.

Meeting Rooms: Related to the above, a wide range of our London venues boast a range of rooms of different sizes available for short term rental. All are fitted out with WiFi, tables, chairs, and refreshments such as coffee and pastries, which makes them perfect spaces for short team meetings, award ceremonies, or conferences before your class.

Reception & Post Class Drinks: We’re truly lucky at Mixology to have so many unique and interesting venues to work out of, a few of which have cocktail bars on-site, or just a stones throw away. This makes them extremely well-placed for a couple of post-class drinks, or for a quick glass of wine or beer while you wait for your session to begin. If you’d like us to organise a table booking for you, let your event organiser know in advance and we can take it from there.

If you’d like a bite to eat, we have a wide variety of food options for before, after & even during your class.

Many of our locations across London include the possibility of adding on small platters, nibbles, and deli boards – available for pre-order – for guests to snack on during the class and help break up the alcohol! Also available for pre-order at select venues are a variety of freshly made hot small plates, which make perfect light dinners or slightly more substantial nibbles.

We also have long-standing relationships with a variety of pop-ups and up-and-coming chefs, so if you’d like to go that extra mile when organising your class let us know your preferences and we’ll see what we can do.

Finally, if you’d rather we give you a few recommendations about where to eat before or after your class, simply let one of our event organisers know in advance and they’ll happily list off a few spots – and even reserve a table for you – no problem.

Cocktail making kit in a wooden box

There are a variety of options when it comes to customising your class add-ons, and the cocktail competition prizes received at the end of the session.

For example, you might want to offer our special cocktail kits as prizes for the competition winners in the masterclass. These are the professional-standard kits that the participants use during the class.

If you’ve got a generous streak and would like to purchase them for the whole group, we have discounts available for that.

Depending on your location, we are also able to source a wide variety of alcohol-related gift sets for you, or if you’d like to personalise the prize or have it as one big surprise that’s no problem at all. Just let us know, and we’ll keep it hush-hush for you.

A bottle of Dangerous Don Mezcal on a table with a cocktail and a t-shirt

Although we highly recommend our traditional class for its range, versatility, and skill level, we are able to tailor any aspect of this for our private classes to suit your preferences.

Given enough notice beforehand, we are able to switch out any of our classic cocktails for a list of your choice. We’re also able to tweak the number of cocktails in our line-up, or the alcohol content in each, to suit most occasions.

So whether the class is being organised for your best friend who can’t drink anything but gin, fancied organising a Tiki-themed cocktail class in your back garden, or just wanted to get a boozy history class by learning some all-time classics of the Prohibition era, let us know and we can make it happen.

If you’d like some inspiration to get you started, take a look at our online Recipes resource.

Cocktail making host at the front of a row of cocktail bars in a large rooom

At Mixology Events, we pride ourselves on being as flexible as possible – and this certainly applies with regards to timings.

We’re fully flexible on what time you want your class to begin – whether you’d prefer it at the crack of dawn or the dead of night, we’re more than happy to accommodate.

On top of this, the duration of the classes themselves are adaptable. We can tailor the length to suit most briefs – whether you wanted a quick 15-minute rolling masterclass, a half-length mini masterclass, or a 3-hour cocktail making marathon, we are more than happy to accommodate.

Private Classes – Any Size, Any Time, Any Location, Any Day

We have been specialising in delivering top-quality cocktail classes for over a decade, and in that time we have continuously improved and fine-tuned our experience so we can proudly call ourselves the best on the market.

Many bars offer their own versions of cocktail masterclasses, but they are often not fit for purpose. It is cramped, not fully set up to allow all your guests to continually practice their cocktail making skills for the whole duration of the class, and you are often learning in front of a public audience in busier bars. Not Ideal.

Where?

We host the majority of our masterclasses at TT Liquor, where we have 4 dedicated masterclass lounges that are fully set up when you arrive – freeing you up to make cocktails continuously for 2 hours without waiting for anyone to set anything up for you.

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We do that all before you arrive. The rooms come in a variety of sizes and cater for groups of 6 up to 80.

If you have a location in mind we also specialists in bring the complete set up with us. All the bars, with all the equipment, all the liquor, fresh products and ice. You simply let us know where you would like it to be and we set it all up in less than an hour and a half. We then offer the same experience you find at TT Liquor at any location you can think of.

Equipment & Tuition

Each bar also comes fully stocked, so that everyone on that bar (max 5 guests per bar) can make cocktails throughout their masterclass, with no interruption and no standing around watching. There are 3, 6, 8 and 16 bars set up in the 4 respective cocktail making lounges across our four-floor venue at TT Liquor and we have a total of 42 of these bars so we can perform a masterclass for up to 210 guests, all still receiving the same experience and all still making cocktails together!

We also provide you with your own professional bartender, who will be your dedicated host for the session. After putting together a reception cocktail for you and your guests, they will then guide you through 4 different cocktails, letting all your guests in on the various tricks of the trade to make your drinks taste better than ever. The perfect skills for your guests to take away with them to show off to their friends at their next garden party or barbecue.

Our expert bartenders are at the very top of their profession and are rigorously trained to deliver the best cocktail making experience possible for groups of up to 80. Their job is to be entertaining and engaging with all your guests, while simultaneously offering unparalleled insights on how to make your cocktails taste amazing. You may not get it right the first time around, but they will work attentively with each member of your group to hone their skills.

Competition

To end the session with a bang, each bar will be set loose to create their own cocktail, testing out their new skills and competing head-to-head with the other bar teams. Your expert host will then have a taste of each creation and crown the winner. There is nothing quite like a bit of healthy competition and 5 cocktails each to bring a group together!

Who?

Our cocktail classes have been enjoyed by budding mixologists from 18 years of age to 88, for a wide variety of occasions. Everything we do is geared towards making it an event to remember for you and your group.

When?

We are lucky enough to be able to perform these classes 7 days a week and at any time of the day you wish. Due to this flexibility, we teach over 20,000 guests all the skills they’ll need to get mixing every year.

Case study – Private class

We took our mobile cocktail making class up to Hertfordshire for a hen party – we hosted the class outside in the sunshine!

The hens had rented a beautiful large house near Welwyn for the day, and the weather was absolutely perfect for al fresco cocktail making.

Our mobile classes can be taken almost anywhere – and we’ve done a number of events outside now, all of which have been great successes. It’s a great way to take advantage of the British summertime – check out the event we did for Procter & Gamble last summer.

Cocktail classes are also perfect hen party material – after 6 cocktails everyone seems to be in a good mood and up for a party!

We can host our cocktail classes at our new permanent home, TT Liquor, on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch or we can take them with us to almost any external venue of your choice throughout London or the UK.

We’re 100% Flexible.

We’re 100% Flexible. We’ve been at this for over a decade, and this experience allows us to carefully cater our classes to a wide range of preferences & dietary requirements.

Zombie cocktail with flames coming out the top of it

Great mixology class with Jamal! He made it fun, informative, and he went out of his way to incorporate requests and make recommendations so that everyone was satisfied. I would definitely recommend this as a team bonding event or even for a night out with friends!

Flexibility

Our mobile classes are 100% Flexible. We’ve been at this for over a decade, and this experience allows us to carefully cater our classes to a wide range of preferences & customisation requirements.

We are able to tweak the number of cocktails in our line-up, the theme of the class, the format of the competition at the end of the session, or even tweak individual drinks to match dietary requirements or personal preferences, allowing us to tailor our classes to suit nearly every occasion imaginable.

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We are also able to offer our classes both physically and online, tweak the start times and class duration/length to suit you, put on a series of rolling masterclasses, or split the cocktail making up for a break in between to help work it into a wider event. Simply let your dedicated event organiser know your requirements and we’ll do our best to accommodate.

On top of all this, we are able to bring our classes with us to you – wherever in the UK and beyond you happen to be. Over the past decade and a bit, we’ve set up bars down on the Thames, on the 53rd floor of The Shard, in a Scottish manor house, and in more back gardens & offices than we can count! We have also delivered boxes and tuition to all four corners of the globe thanks to our virtual cocktail classes.

Get in touch with our dedicated team today to talk through your plans and we’ll make it happen.

Any time you wish, 7 days a week. Our unique portable bars also allow us – space permitting – to set up right inside your office and clear away again with minimal fuss.

FAQ's

You can buy a voucher via the form above. Alternatively, give us a call on 03333 44 77 65 and we’ll happily book them over the phone for you.

They last 12 months exactly from the purchase date. If something comes up and you give us a call within that time frame, get in touch and we can be pretty flexible when it comes to extending them.

As soon as we receive a voucher order they’re sent out via first class post. Depending on how busy Royal Mail is, you’ll usually receive your physical vouchers in 2-3 working days.

Yes of course. If you purchase them and just give us a call straight afterwards, or drop us an email, we’ll respond to let you know whether you can pick them up. Generally, if the liquor store is open you’ll be able to collect them in person. The shop is open Monday-Wednesday from midday-10pm, and Thursday-Saturday from midday-11pm.

Yes, we do. We can send printer-friendly vouchers over to you via email so there’s no need for you to wait for the postman.

The vouchers give you unparalleled flexibility when booking onto our public classes. Essentially, you don’t have to choose a specific date for your session – it’s an open voucher. We run our classes twice a week, generally – Friday from 7pm-9pm and Saturdays from 1pm-3pm. They work really well as a gift, for example, if you know someone who would love to come to one of our classes but you don’t know an exact date they’re perfect.

Our vouchers are non-refundable but we will be happy to reschedule you to a more suitable date.

All your really need is an empty space for us to come and set up in, we can come to offices, houses, gardens, tents, rooftops… as long as we have the space and the access we can set up anywhere, you don’t need anything on your side at all.

We’d recommend you allow a space of about a metre and a half depth and a metre and a half-width for each bar. That allows enough space for the bars to be set up and for people to stand behind them. The bars are assembled on-site and pack down to be fairly compact so there’s no need to really worry about door-width.

We’re happy to work with most spaces but for instance, in an office, it wouldn’t work in a room full of desks. We also try and avoid using spaces with lots of columns or other obstacles that might block people’s view of the instructor. Anything on a slope wouldn’t be ideal either. We are based in London and are happy to come and do a site visit anywhere in the city if you’re unsure whether or not your space would be suitable.

Absolutely, we can do a class at any time of day, week or year. We just need enough time to set up all the bars beforehand and break them down again afterwards. This is usually between about an hour and two hours either side of the class depending on the size. We can be very flexible when coming to you.

Depending on your group size we will need 1 ½ – 2 hours before and after your class to set up and break down.

All we need is a clear space to set up. We will bring everything we need to host the class including, the bars, equipment, glassware, ingredients, ice etc.

Yes we have hosted classes outside before, just be aware we will need a flat ground to set up the bars properly.

We are based in London but can travel anywhere you need us. We have hosted cocktail masterclasses in Scotland all the way to Cornwall.

About Mixology

Since being set up in 2009, Mixology Events has been dedicated to all things related to high-quality alcoholic beverages. We offer an extensive range of experiences – from tastings and bar hires, to award-winning 100% interactive cocktail classes which we’ve taken with us on the road to a huge range of venues across the UK and beyond.

Although we have a permanent home and purpose-built flagship venue in the form of TT Liquor on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch, we have hosted 100s of classes in a wide range of interesting venues and locations and we love to explore and push the limits of what’s possible.

Read on for some of our selected case studies and see if we can provide some inspiration for your event:

Case Study – Corporate Class

Mixology Events hosted one of our masterclasses on the 53rd floor of The Shard, located at London Bridge, central London. The cocktail making class was for 40 people and took place soon after The Shard opened in February 2013.

The security at The Shard was appropriately tight, which we took into consideration when organising the logistics of the class – we made a location visit in advance which helped to ensure there were no difficulties in keeping to schedule.

We provided 8 cocktail bars, fitting 5 guests per cocktail bar station – allowing each guest their own workspace to maximise interaction and involvement throughout the class.

The Shard is a great venue to host our classes, providing unparalleled views and providing insights into such a significant building.

FAQ's

We are able to add food to most events at most venues upon request. At our flagship venue in Shoreditch, we have World Famous Gordos who have taken up residence in our kitchen and are able to provide Neapolitan pizzas. We are also able to offer a variety of deli and charcuterie boards courtesy of Cobble Lane Cured.

While food isn’t necessarily part of the package, it is certainly recommended. As you can imagine during two hours of making and drinking cocktails, it’s quite a good idea to line your stomachs. Even if the addition of food is a relatively last-minute decision, we will be able to cater to your needs if you get in touch with your event organiser at least 24 hours beforehand.

Yes, we can cater your class with hot bowl food at select venues. Please get in touch with your event organiser to double-check that yours is suitable, and for current menus.

We usually serve pizza, bar snacks and deli boards at the beginning of your class with your welcome cocktail, but you can discuss this with your event organiser.

Yes we can offer vegetarian or vegan options, please ask your event organiser for details about our full range.

No, there’s no dress code per se. Wear whatever you feel comfortable in, bearing in mind you will be on your feet for around two hours. If you’re coming in fancy dress, please ensure that you highlight this to your event organiser beforehand. Nothing too crude or crass, but generally you’re in a private room so you can come pretty much as you wish.

We’re afraid our disabled access at our flagship Shoreditch venue is very limited at the moment. However, we do have a variety of other venues across London and the UK which have ample disabled access. Please highlight any disabilities in your party with your event organiser beforehand, and we’ll happily advise on a suitable venue.

Yes of course. We have catered for deaf classes before, generally the clients will have organised an interpreter. Again, let your event organiser know beforehand and we’ll do our best to accommodate.

This will be shared when you make your booking, but we’ll need your confirmed numbers 7 days before the class is scheduled. This ideally will be conducted via email with your event organiser, who will send you your final invoice. If there are any changes less than 7 days before your class, it is unlikely that we will be able to amend the final invoice, so please keep in touch with your event organiser.

Generally, after a conversation with your event organiser about your event, you will need to put down a 30% deposit to confirm your booking and provide a home or company address to detail. This will all be sent over via email, along with the terms and conditions outlined. The final balance will be due a week before your class or event, generally once numbers are confirmed.

Once we have sent you the deposit invoice your event has been confirmed, therefore if you wish to cancel your event you must do this by email so we have written proof and you must do this at least 14 days prior to your event date to be eligible for a refund of your deposit. If you have booked your event with less than 7 days lead time, a cancellation must be received within 24 hours of your invoice being sent to avoid liability of payment.

The balance of your event must be paid 7 days before your event, if payment has not been made someone from our accounts team will contact you to make payment over the phone.

No, unfortunately not in the classrooms.

No, due to our licence under 18s will not be able to attend your class in any capacity at any venue – non-alcoholic cocktails or not.

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We come to you

Over the past decade, we’ve taken our bars pretty much to all four corners of the UK, from the top of the Shard, to the Scottish highlands, through our mobile cocktail class service.

All the while, we’ve done so with the utmost professionalism and efficiency. We handle everything for you from the moment of enquiry, including tuition, logistics, and even site visits, ensuring your event goes off without a hitch.

Other Locations

We can host your cocktail making class at one of our trusted venues, spanning the length and width of the capital the UK as a whole.

We currently have venues across London, as well as Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol, and Brighton, to name a few. If you’d like to organise a site visit to get a feel for one of our sites, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

You Come To Us

The studios above TT Liquor on Kingsland Road are our base of operations. It’s a purpose-built cocktail making environment, inside which there are a range of fully-equipped masterclass lounges.

We also enjoy close relationships with a range of dedicated partner venues spanning the length and breadth of the capital and beyond, to which we can professionally deliver every aspect of your event for you if you find yourselves unable to make it to Shoreditch.

Outdoor Classes

These days more than ever, fresh air and outdoor space are important factors for many of us when organising gatherings, and we believe our outdoor cocktail making classes are a great solution. We have a good deal of experience holding our cocktail making classes in the great outdoors. We can work ourselves into a wide variety of al fresco locations.
These are at their best during the summer months, but with more and more outside spaces becoming hirable and a range of heaters and other options available just let us know what you have in mind. Outdoor classes are never lacking in atmosphere, regardless of temperature!

Mobile Cocktail Classes

Although we have a wide range of our own venues which are perfectly suited to cocktail class groups of any size, we also understand the convenience of us beginning our classes out to you, wherever you happen to be.

Thanks to our portable cocktail bars, we are able to take our mobile cocktail making classes on the road with us to pretty much anywhere across the UK and beyond from the top of The Shard, to floating the Thames, to the grounds of a Highlands manor house.

More Add-Ons

There are a variety of options when it comes to customising your class add-ons, from special professional cocktail kits as prizes for the competition winners at the end of the masterclass, special discounts down in our liquor store, vouchers and much more. Simply bring it up with your dedicated event organiser and they’ll be more than happy to help you organise something special and have it ready for you at your event, wherever you decide to hold it.

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Public Classes

Our public masterclasses, which currently take place every Friday & Saturday at our flagship venue in Shoreditch, TT Liquor, are a great option for individuals & couples looking to join us for a class.

TT is a multifaceted building with four floors dedicated to all things related to high-quality alcoholic beverages. As well as a liquor store, its mazy corridors are home to a cocktail bar, cinema space, roof terrace, and a series of event spaces upstairs.

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Food

At Mixology, we’re almost as passionate about our food as we are about our drink, exemplified through our long-lasting relationships with a variety of supper clubs, pop-ups, and culinary up-and-comers.

More recently, we’ve teamed up with Cobble Lane Cured to curate a range of deli boards and bar snacks, available across all our venues and mobile events, which make for brilliant cocktail making class accompaniments. We have great vegan and vegetarian options for all of the above, meaning – as always – nobody is left out. We can also bring these with us and have them ready for your guests’ arrival.

If you’re looking for something a little bit more substantial, we have experience with a wide range of catering companies and restaurants so your event organiser will be more than happy to advise you on this in advance of your mobile class or event. We can also draw upon this experience to recommend what food works well to integrate into the class and which timings would work. You can even ask our team for recommendations or to organise caterers for your event, and we can be flexible on timings if you would like to have a meal pre or post cocktail class.

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  • Couldn't recommend more! Ramone and Cane made the team have the best time, I still get thank yous for it now!

    Lili Nikkhah

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  • Great event, organised for a Quarterly social in our office. Impressive setup for a large group of +30, with everyone getting involved making it a great evening. The cocktail makers were helpful and entertaining providing some really insightful knowledge and background to each cocktail. Would definitely recommend the night to a friend.

    Ronald Nyakairu

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  • Fantastic night hosted by Kay! I purchased this experience for my partner’s birthday and I could not recommend it highly enough! He loved it.

    Amy Gormley

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  • Had a great event with Ludwig as part of a company social. Brilliant evening. Far too much alcohol but that’s exactly what you want. Admittedly Ludwig told me to say this and I won the make your own cocktail competition, but I’m sure if I could remember it, I’d have said all this anyway! :)

    Nick Meredith

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  • Cocktail Making Masterclass with my team at Monitor Creative last night was great fun helped along by Cane – our Mixologist. Very professional and very personable – in fact an all-round ‘good guy’. The next time we hit the same sales goal we’ll be back for more!

    Moray Newberry

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  • This was my first experience with Mixology Events and what an amazing intro into cocktail masterclasses. I did this with a partner but you could easily take part on your own or with a group of friends. Led by a guy called Kay who made us feel comfortable and at ease from the very start. He was funny, engaging and really clear in what he wanted us to do how to make each cocktails. I actually feel like a proper cocktail bartender now. Would highly recommend it! I’m not going to spoil it but there’s a special surprise at the end! Great fun and will 100% will take part again.

    Joseph Okafor

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  • We had an amazing experience on our mixology class with our company. What an amazing time we had!!! Time was filled with laughter and fun as well as some essential knowledge about how to make some of the greatest cocktails out there. Kay who hosted the session was great. Very professional and able to explain everything in such way that any dummy would do any 5* cocktail drink. Keep up the great work you guys are doing and hopefully see you soon. Thank you!!

    Marianne

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  • We had a fabulous cocktail class with Leah this evening. She was so informative and really brought the fun out in the group. I learnt so much and would highly recommend Leah. A great evening. Perfect for a socially distanced special occasion, birthday party or team-building event. I hope to visit next time I’m in London.

    Claire McMullen

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GENERAL FAQ's

We host the majority of our public masterclasses at TT Liquor, where we have 4 dedicated masterclass lounges that are fully set up when you arrive – freeing you up to make cocktails continuously for 2 hours without waiting for anyone to set anything up for you.

Yes. If you take us on privately and have a location in mind, we are also specialists in bringing the complete set up with us. All the bars, with all the equipment, all the liquor, fresh products and ice. You simply let us know where you would like it to be and we set it all up in less than an hour and a half. We then offer the same experience you find at TT Liquor at any location you can think of.

No. Each bar comes fully stocked, so that everyone on that bar (max 5 guests per bar) can make cocktails throughout their masterclass, with no interruption and no standing around watching. At our flagship Shoreditch venue, we can perform a masterclass for up to 210 guests, all still receiving the same experience and all still making cocktails together!

We provide you with your own professional bartender, who will be your dedicated host for the session. After putting together a reception cocktail for you and your guests, they will then guide you through 4 different cocktails, letting all your guests in on the various tricks of the trade to make your drinks taste better than ever. The perfect skills for your guests to take away with them to show off to their friends at their next garden party or barbecue.

Our expert bartenders are at the very top of their profession and are rigorously trained to deliver the best cocktail making experience possible for groups of up to 80. Their job is to be entertaining and engaging with all your guests, while simultaneously offering unparalleled insights on how to make your cocktails taste amazing. You may not get it right the first time around, but they will work attentively with each member of your group to hone their skills.

Our cocktail classes can be enjoyed by budding mixologists from 18 years of age to 88. Everything we do is geared towards making it an event to remember for you and your group.