With twenty-five of the capitals best bars all competing for your attention to be voted best bar at Cocktails in the City, you are going to be spoilt for choice for experiences at London’s greatest cocktail party this July 29/30th.
Fortunately for you World’s Best Bars has cherry picked ten top things to do at this years ultimate cocktail weekender in the grand settings of Bedford Square Gardens, the largest private Georgian gardens in London.
(1) Experience the intriguing taste of the classic Milk Punch
The creative bar-team at Fifteen have produced a modern British milk punch using gin, vermouth, strawberries and peppercorns. The milk is curdled and washed through the drink giving it an amazing texture and taste.
(2) Silent Disco with London Cocktail Club
Lose yourself in the moment after enjoying a very fine hibiscus and raspberry tequila Paloma with LCC. Shake what your mama gave you as the bartenders shake and stir the drinks.
(3) Join the Prestigious Bloomsbury Set
Become a sophisticated cocktail connoisseur with cognac masterclasses, portrait illustrations and boules with the Bloomsbury Club Bar.
(4) Puzzle your way out of the rabbit hole
Grab your friends and join Tick Tock Unlock for an Alice in Wonderland themed game of escape at CITC. Games last approximately 20 minutes so don’t worry if you can’t get out!
(5) Walk on the Wild Side with Loves Company
Bespoke your drink by foraging through wild herbs and fruits to make the perfect cocktail. Shake it all up and serve with a garnish of edible dirt (which is very tasty!)
(6) Get a little French with First Aid Box
Partnered with iconic French brand Chambord, throw a few boules whilst finishing off your chocolate brioche French Martini with the South London crew also responsible for Shrub and Shutter.
(7) Start the games early with the Reverend
Get the Rio vibe going with fresh Cachaça cocktails from the Rev JW Simpson team who will be welcoming one of Brazil’s top mixologists especially for the occasion (and did we mention the Brazilian BBQ?)
(8) Sit yourself down for a Spirited Sermon
Take some time out to sit down and learn a thing or two about all things alcoholic. An extensive program of talks and tastings will be taking place over the course of two days.
(9) Hoop a Duck – Win a Prize
Start practicing your throwing now, because a well-aimed ring or two could get you dinner at one of the hottest tickets in town – Aqua The Shard. Even if you lose you still win their gin drink, The Brits it comes with a complimentary side of popcorn and a smile from the charming bar manager Luca.
(10) Big Chilling at CITC
Collapse into deckchairs, giant swinging chairs or get physical in the backyard with games courtesy of the Big Chill House. So bring your game, points mean prizes!
Wander from South London via central, to deepest east in just a few short steps to the smells of sizzling BBQ and the background sounds of vinyl DJ’s.
This is the Cocktails in the City Experience. Sounds good to you? See you at the bar.
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