The City’s finest Bars and drinking experiences under one roof for a weekend-long cocktail party
Date: Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th April 2019
Tickets: £20 including a cocktail, all cocktails £7.50 on the night
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25 BARS UNDER ONE ROOF
ONE WEEKEND OF COCKTAIL INNOVATION
NEW CURATED EXPERIENCES FOR 2019
The UK’s greatest cocktail festival is back this spring and is set to be bigger and bolder than ever.
Transforming the Vaults in Waterloo, an underground warren of railways arches and secret passageways, into a maze of sensory drinks experiences with each arch offering new bars and cocktails to discover, Cocktails in the City invites Londoners to sip their way through show-stopping cocktails, discover hidden rooms, and witness London’s cocktail making elite in action as each bar competes to be crowned best bar.
For one weekend only, embark on a cocktail journey through multiple rooms teeming with immersive experiences, drinks lead entertainment and cutting edge cocktails.
New for 2019, CITC have curated seven arches to explore, offering a new level to the interactive drinking experiences.
Get lost in the Secret Garden
Enter the Secret Garden and discover a world full of flora and fauna, overflowing with plants and botanicals. Explore B&H Buildings’ sensory Greenhouse on the mezzanine where you can choose your garnishes from the hanging plants discover new botanical cocktails with Mr Fogg’s and enjoy a drink in the garden.
Party hard in The Good Times Vault
Get down and dirty in the Good Times Vault, with favourite party bars such as London Cocktail Club, and enter a world where the drinks are always strong, the music is always loud and the night is always young.
Witness cocktail wizardry in the Experimental Lab
Learn from the famed industry mavericks driving the city’s cocktail trends. Marvel at their cocktail wizardry in the experimental lab and get a sneak peak of the innovative techniques used to create award winning drinks.
Pretend you’re famous in the House of Luxe
Sit back, relax and enjoy luxurious surroundings and sumptuous champagne drinks from London’s most exclusive cocktail institutions.
Travel back in time in the underground bunker
Bringing you raucous good old fashioned fun, step back in time with Cahoots as they bring their underground tube carriage to the iconic London venue. Get whisked away to a bygone era with
Discover a new favourite bar in The Neighbourhood
With new bars popping up all over London, find a new favourite as we bring you the critics’ pick of Neighborhood hangouts from a multitude of further afield boroughs. Zone 5 here we come.
Become an international jetsetter
swept away to the giddy romance of Florence and sample negronis galore as we bring you a bar all the way from bella Italia.
Additional experience include: The Tasting Flight, where guests can sample three cocktails and pick their favourite just £7.50 for three taste-tests alongside the Sensory Cocktail Journey where sight, sound, touch and smell are used to craft bespoke cocktails based on your emotion.
Be the first to try new signature serves from a plethora of cocktail bars, whilst indulging in a delicious selection of food from London's hottest restaurateurs and taste-testing new spirits in the Tasting Rooms. This year’s award winning bar line-up includes the likes of Ella Canta, Cahoots, Heads and Tails, B&H Buildings and Mr Fogg’s all creating new exclusive signatures serves to win the cocktail votes of festival goers.
Cocktails in the City takes guests on a sensory tour through the city's drinks scene in one night, offering a new world of drinking experiences for the cocktail curious. This year's
event is set to deliver the biggest and most imaginative festival of drinks yet.
2019 Bar Line-up – more to be announced
Mr Fogg's - Cahoots - The Four Sisters - TT Liquor - Ella Canta - B&H Buildings - Heads + Tails - Trailer Happiness - London Cocktail Club - Novikov - Six Storeys Soho - Trader Vic’s - Oxo Tower Bar - Black Rock - Campari Negroni Bar
Unlike other drinks events, Cocktails in the City marries the city’s best bars with innovative brands to create some of the most creative cocktails in the world. No other festival in the world unites the UK bar and cocktail scene in such a collaborative and dynamic way.
2019 sees Cocktails in the City bring the skill of the bartender and the curated drinking experience to the forefront with a myriad of new sensory drinking experiences for guests to enjoy.