Following a sell-out 2014 event, Cocktails In The City proudly presents the new and exciting Summer Edition, an al fresco two-day festival of cocktails that will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July 2015. Taking residence in London’s Bedford Square Gardens, twenty five of London’s most exciting bars gather beneath the green canopies of London’s largest private Georgian Gardens for a weekend-long celebration of the city’s unique and diverse drinking scene.
For this cocktail weekender, Cocktails In The City has carefully curated an eclectic array of London’s finest bars who will set up shop, pop-up style in an elegant and leafy Georgian square. From exclusive institutions to elusive speakeasies and brand new haunts, each bar will be vying for the limelight, offering unique tastings, interactive demonstrations, games and entertainment.
Featuring a fantastic variety of London’s bars in pop up form: Cocktails In The City is the only place where London’s diverse bar culture can be enjoyed in one place, no taxi’s and no tubes!
Produced by one of London’s most exciting events companies B&H Group (The Blitz Party, Prohibition, The Chap Olympiad) guests are greeted with an immersive and interactive experience. From champagne cocktails, rum sours and espresso martinis with a twist to beer cocktails and slushies, expect to sample incredible cocktails from London’s top bars. Taste unusual and rare ingredients, lend a hand to the world’s finest barmen in interactive masterclasses and watch talented mixologists put their personal twists on new summer creations.
Entertainment includes talks on Healthier Cocktails, Drinks For The Morning After The Night Before and Ã¢â‚¬Å“How To Drink Like a LocalÃ¢â‚¬Â. All sessions are complimentary.
Some of the London’s best street-food concepts are on board to provide tasty sustenance and a roster of live music and DJs will provide a festive backdrop. Pulled pork heroes The Joint will be on hand to serve some succulent summer eats, or head to the boozy gelato bar for some alcohol-flavoured sorbets and ice creams. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the very best in drink entertainment in the beautiful green surroundings of Bedford Square Gardens.
Confirmed Bars & Brands as of June 18th:
The Rivoli Bar at the Ritz & Perrier-JouÃƒÂ«t Champagne
Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar Knightsbridge & The Botanist Islay Dry Gin
The Cocktail Trading Co. & Chambord
Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar & Aperol
The Alchemist & Gentleman Jack
London Cocktail Club & Jack Daniel’s Old No.7
Rev JW Simpson & Belvedere Vodka
We Are Big Chill & Lamb’s Spiced Rum
Loves Company & Tia Maria & Monin
Shrub and Shutter & Whitley Neil Gin
Coq D’Argent & U’Luvka Vodka
Bull in a China Shop & Nikka Whisky
Portside Parlour & El Dorado Rum
Salvatore’s Bar at Playboy Club London & Campari
Barrio Bars & Santa Teresa Rum
Fu Manchu & Tsingtao
More bars being confirmed daily*
Bedford Square London, WC1B 3ES
Tickets are £15 and include one cocktail, multiple complimentary experiences and cocktail booklet.
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July
From 12pm Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 8pm