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Calling all Gin Lovers! Just a little reminder that Merchant Square’s Botanical Bar will be holding cocktail masterclasses and gin tasting on the brand new ‘Floating Pocket Park’ in Paddington Basin on the Grand Union Canal on selected dates in July and August.

The exclusive bar can accommodate up to 100 guests and is running Thursdays and Fridays throughout the summer, from 12-9pm.

Cocktail Masterclasses – Running on Thursday 13th July and Thursday 3rd August from 5.30pm

The Botanical Bar will be home to a tantalising and innovative cocktail list with drinks to tickle every taste-bud. Learn to knock up delicious classics and/or Botanical Bar originals with our talented bartenders. You’ll receive a drink on arrival followed by a fun interactive masterclass in cocktail creation. With a friendly competition and a farewell shot to finish, we’re sure you will leave as a Merry Master Mixologist! You are welcome to head to LOCKHOUSE after the Masterclass and enjoy 15% discount off your food bill.

Gin Tasting – Running on Thursday 20th July and Thursday 10th August from 5.30pm

You’ll find a G&T menu that’s sure to inspire at The Botanical Bar, featuring ‘skillfully distilled mixers’ from The London Essence Company matched to premium gin brands such as Monkey 47, Beefeater 24 and Plymouth. Let us guide you and your party through beautifully balanced botanicals, tantalising tonics and gorgeous fresh garnishes, so you can make the perfect serve at home! Learn tasting techniques and discover why the nation has gone Gin crazy!

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Masterclass information

  • Approx. 90 mins long
  • Minimum 5 drinks per person included
  • Book as individuals or small groups on dates listed above OR book as a group for your own private class. (Groups between 10 – 20 people)
  • Tickets £25 per person.  Available to purchase at Lockhouse or over the phone – 0207 706 4253
  • Enjoy 15% discount on food at Lockhouse or on Lockhouse Takeaway before or after the class.