A global celebration of Gin takes place on Saturday 8th June and there are a number of places you can celebrate this day in style! Aside from an ultimate Gin Festival taking place from 5th-9th June, there are also a range of venue making your G&T to suit your own personal taste!
Drink up London – World Gin Day Festival
Swingers West End & City are joining the gin-ternational celebration of the world’s most sophisticated spirit on Saturday 8th June. Visitors can enjoy a dedicated all-gin all-day cocktail menu at both venues, where the expert bartenders have created seven special gin cocktails including the Fairway to HeavenChase Pink Grapefruit Gin, apricot brandy, Earl Grey syrup, lemon juice, mint leaves and Coming Up Clover Tanqueray No.TEN, clove syrup, grapefruit bitter, lemon zest alongside exquisite street food from London’s finest vendors – and, naturally, a round of crazy golf too.
There will also be a special 2-4-1 offer on Swinger’s signature G&T – The Swinger, made with Tanqueray No. TEN, Double Dutch tonic, grapefruit and a pink peppercorn twist.
108 Bar – Marylebone
108 Bar in Marylebone is delighted to be creating its own bespoke 108 Gin, distilled in-house. The special gin still, affectionately known as “Isabella”, on display at 108 Bar, allows guests the exclusive opportunity to observe the distillation process from botanicals to beverage. 108 have created their own cocktail for the special day – ‘White Daisy’, using their own distilled gin, this number contains Cointreau, lemon juice, sugar syrup and chamomile foam!
Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour
Housing an impressive plethora of gins, tonics and botanicals, the refined space boasts a collection of over 150 gins, from known favourites to rare and uniquely selected gins. Join Mr Fogg’s Grand Gin Tour and kick-start your evening with a delightful gin cocktail, before one of their Ginstructors and libation experts gives you a thorough introduction to the fascinating history of one of the most popular spirits!
Available every Tuesday from £34 per person!
Gintonica have curated a list of 100 gins from around the world and matched them with complementary mixers and garnishes allowing the character of each to flourish. Alongside this sits a collection of simple, flavourful cocktails with a Spanish twist, created by the resident cocktail guru, Matthew Coates, using traditional ingredients, flavours & methods from the region.
The London Gin Club
The London Gin Club has a treat for you this World Gin Day. The 5 gin tasting menu consists of Death’s Door, Gin mare, Sloanes, Lighthouse, all served with fevertree tonic and specifically paired garnish and to finish, they have the world’s only gin liqueur, Hayman’s 1820. The London Gin Club will be previewing the menu on Friday night so book a table for Friday or Saturday and come and try these fantastic world gins!
Gin and Tonic Ice cream Parlour Popup
The Hoxton, which is located in Shoreditch, will be collaborating with Gin Mare and Ruby Violet to fill all your gin ice cream fantasies. Offering gin cocktails for £5, which according to the event page comes with ‘refreshing twists’ such as bang wedges and black pepper, each cocktail will be accompanied by a free G&T ice cream. Alongside the ‘botanical infused ice creams’, gin sorbet will also be available for those wanting something a little lighter – these will be topped with crystallised rosemary, savoury wafers or your choice of gin-soaked orange peels.
The pop-up will only be taking place from Friday 9 June – Sunday 11 June.
Junipalooza is back! Taking place at Tobacco Dock to celebrate World Gin Day 2019 on the 8th and 9th June, this year will take its lead from the 2018 edition and continue to focus on experience: we’re going to take you inside the minds of the makers, letting you get hands on as you strive to learn more about the spirit.
Gin and tonic baked Alaska at Berners Tavern
Berners Tavern at The London EDITION will be celebrating in style this World Gin Day, and throughout June, with an exclusive dessert celebrating the most British of drinks – the Gin & Tonic. One of Berners Tavern’s most popular desserts, the team have given their flaming Baked Alaska a gin-soaked update, with Gin & cucumber sorbet and flamed tableside with gin!
Available now for two to share for £18.
The Gin Bar – Holborn
Relaxed and stylish, the copper-topped Gin Bar at Holborn Dining Room offers London’s largest collection of Gin, featuring over 500 Gins and 30 tonics. Gin lovers can savour more than 14,000 possible Gin and tonic pairings from well-known international brands to small-batch and local distillers to choose from. The bar menu includes new Gin cocktails and much-loved classics, as well as a selection of spirits, fine wines and craft beers.
Graveney Gin – Tooting
In a corner of Tooting Market sits a nano bar that serves everything Graveney Gin as well as other small craft gins from across the world. If you are new to gin or ‘gaining experience’ they have something for everyone and at hand to guide you through.
Graphic Bar Soho
The graphic gin social is a monthly get together of like-minded gin enthusiasts aiming to showcase Gin, in all its various and wonderful forms! From small batch to premium brands, new gins to interactive experiences, on the first Monday of every month we open the doors of Graphic to some of our favourite producers. On the night participants receive a welcome G&T, a tasting of that month’s Gin and a Gin cocktail of our own creation.
Tickets cost £5 and are available through Eventbrite.