Top 6: Cocktail Experiences at London Cocktail Week 2022By Angelica Malin
London Cocktail Week has released its event schedule – an incredible timetable of unmissable parties, pop-ups, masterclasses and immersive experiences for all cocktail lovers – from amateur to expert. Alongside The Little Cocktail Villages and the opportunity to drink £7 cocktails in London’s best bars, London Cocktail Week is famed for its unrivalled event schedule. There’s lots of choice, but here are the hot-tickets to look out for:
What: Expect to explore the magic of the sea and uncover your own hidden depths at this fully immersive, official opening party of the festival by Hendrick’s Gin.
When: Thursday 13 October 2022, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Silverleaf in Pan Pacific London, 3rd Floor, Devonshire House, 3 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4JX
What: Don’t miss American whiskey cocktails, bespoke steak bites and canapés and live bluegrass music – plus meet Master Blender of Yellowstone and bourbon legend, Stephen Beam.
When: Friday 14 October 2022, 7pm-11pm
Where: Block Soho, Clarion House, 2 St Anne’s Ct, London W1F 0AZ
What: Visit this eye-catching Kyoto-inspired pop-up and enjoy exclusive tastings and experiences, including a traditional Japanese Ikebana Floral Arrangement workshop.
When: 13-23 October 2022, from midday
Where: Shochu Lounge, 37 Charlotte St., London W1T 1RR
What: Join the team from award-winning Tayēr + Elementary for a bespoke cocktail tasting experience featuring five spectacular drinks made showcasing Eminente Rum.
When: 20-22 October 2022. Sessions at 6pm and 9pm
Where: Tayēr + Elementary, 152 Old St, London EC1V 9BW
What: Go on a journey into the beautiful world of waste, with delectable zero-waste cocktails, art created out of waste and even bins transformed into discos!
When: 20-22 October, sessions from 5pm-11:30pm
Where: The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House St, London SE1 9PH
What: Unleash your creative energy and discover a hidden bar in the heart of Soho, exploring the world of Toki Japanese Whisky through delicious cocktails and the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi (repairing broken pottery by creatively mending areas of breakage with powdered gold) – which illustrates Toki’s respect for the past and the infusion of new to create something more beautiful than before.
When: 14-23 October 2022, 5pm-11pm
Where: The Den, 100 Wardour Street, London W1F 0TN