Gin bars have been popping up all over London in recent years, as this classic spirit is being re-discovered by a new generation. So with all this interest, where the best place to visit to get that great Gin Bar experience? Well here’s our top 5!
London Gin Club
Location: 22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, W1F 8FR.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road or Oxford Circus.
Our Thoughts: The staff at this bar truly have a love of gin that their enthusiasm for only adds to a great experience. It does get busy so booking is advised but the variety and spice of the gins available are worth the visit.
Location: The Connaught, Carlos Place, Mayfair, W1K 2AL
Nearest Tube: Bond Street or Green Park station
Our Thoughts: This bar has a fantastic atmosphere and not remotely pretentious considering it is located in a 5 star hotel. It is on the expensive side but a great place to try not only a large variety of gins but also gin cocktails.
City of London Distillery
Location: 22-24 Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8DT
Nearest Tube: St Pauls or Temple (or train via City Thames Link)
Our Thoughts: At this venue you are able to customise and distil your own gin. A great experience that can be combined with a tour. The variety of tours have something to suit every gin enthusiast and also great to go in a group.
Location: 50-54 Blandford Street, London W1U 7HX
Nearest Tube: Bond Street or Baker Street
Our Thoughts: Be prepared to be amazed by the apothecary which goes hand in hand with the cocktails at this venue – you will be talking about it for ages! With cocktail masterclasses and live jazz you can’t go wrong.
Location: 126 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AA
Nearest Tube: St Pauls
Our Thoughts: This unassuming traditional London pub is a real gem. The staff will show you the old cell and dungeon whilst enjoying their fantastic gins. They event hack the ice off a large ice block.
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