The Best Cardiff Cocktail Making 2023

Cocktail Making in Cardiff is the perfect group activity to get you all bonding, laughing and making memories, and delicious drinks! All our cocktail masterclasses are led by professional and passionate mixologists who’ll show you their tops tips and techniques to make the most sumptuous drinks.

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The Top 10 Cocktail Making Classes in Cardiff

1) Revolution

Revolution is a lively cocktail bar, located in the heart of the city centre, directly across from Cardiff Castle and near to Millennium Stadium. Castles and cocktails, what a combo! Revolution is famous for their cocktail menu so why not try your hand at whipping up a few quality drinks under the expert tutelage of one of their professional mixologists. A welcome drink kicks off the fun immediately before you learn how to make delicious cocktails, drinking everything you make. If you like, you can keep the party going by having a two-course meal after your Cardiff cocktail making class.

2) TGI Fridays

Get ready to shake your thing at TGI Fridays in Bridge Street. They’ll help you to chill you out after a stressful week at work and let your hair down with some of the best drinks around. A professional mixologist will give you all a warm welcome before teaching how to make the tastiest drinks in town from scratch, using premium spirits and fruity mixers. You’ll get to drink everything you make. And it’s not just about getting wasted (though you will get your hands on loads of drinks!), so there’ll be plenty to keep you occupied and laughing with fun games and activities.

3) Tonight Josephine

Take your cocktail making game to the next level with a masterclass at this sassy AF bar on Cardiff's Caroline Street. Josephine’s all about the good times and the immaculate vibes, and here, you and your squad will be taught to shake up your very own cocktails. Hosted by an expert mixologist who knows exactly how to get the party started, expect a fun, lively atmosphere, detailed drink demos and some brilliant games. Best of all, there’s a welcome drink included and you’ll get to drink your creations once you’ve made them. What’s not to love? After the class, keep the fun going as you return to the main bar and kick back with your pals.

4) Revolucion de Cuba

If a night of mojito madness is what you’re after, then this cocktail masterclass is just what you need! At the end of this 90-minute session, you’ll know how to shake, muddle and stir everything that’s required to make three Cuban cocktails each. During the class, there will be an exotic welcome drink on arrival along with party games and challenges, followed by some Cuban nibbles that are perfect for sharing while chatting away. Alternatively, you can add a tasty two-course meal for a total party package. Are you ready to become a total maestro in making the best cocktails ever?

5) Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini at Imperial Gate is a great place to celebrate. The fun starts right away as you get a glass of prosecco on arrival. A mixologist will then teach you how to create two classic cocktails each from their tempting menu. You’ll serve up Martinis in a range of flavours including, espresso, apricot and raspberry, passion fruit and vanilla and more. You deserve to drink delicious cocktails and once you know how to make them, you can enjoy them any time! Dirty Martini is the perfect place to learn how to make your favourite cocktails and be the life of the party at the same time.

6) The Cocktail Club

Have you ever wondered how professional mixologist works their magic to create such delicious drinks? Now it’s time to find out as you take part in a cocktail making class that’s loads of fun for any occasion. The mixologist will teach you all the secrets of how to mix a top cocktail. Don’t worry of you don’t know your gin from your vodka, you’re about to learn as you experiment with spirits and mixers to make three mouth-watering cocktails each. That boozy banter will flow as quickly as the drinks as you compete against each other during interactive games that up the fun factor.

7) Peppermint

Experience cosmopolitan luxury along with a warm welcome at Cardiff’s stylish Peppermint venue, situated on the city’s St Mary Street, where this fantastic cocktail masterclass awaits. During this fun and boozy experience, you and your friends will learn how to mix up a variety of deliciously chic cocktails under the watchful eye of your professional mixologist host. Things get kick-started in style with a glass of fizz on arrival, before you craft three, signature cocktails each. Expect plenty of fun and interactive games along the way, in addition to some shots that will keep those fun vibes going strong. There’s also prizes up for grabs too, so be prepared to unleash your competitive side! Whether you’re looking to celebrate a hen party, stag do, birthday or just after a fun afternoon with your pals, then the brilliant team at Peppermint will have you covered.

8) Slug & Lettuce

Get ready to up your cocktail game with an epic cocktail making class at Slug & Lettuce at The Friary Centre. You’ll be greeted by a friendly mixologist who'll kick things off with a glass of prosecco each. Get your shakers ready as you dive into making the tastiest drinks in town! Their mouth-watering menu boasts classics like the Pornstar Martini, Espresso Martini, Mojito, Bramble, Pina Colada, and Resting Peach Face. You'll learn the secrets to mastering two cocktails each, using spirits and mixers that'll make your taste buds happy. And yes, you get to drink everything you create! Brace yourselves for fun games that'll amp up the excitement and get everyone involved. Shake, stir, and get competitive with your mates, because it's all about having a blast. After your mixology adventure, sit down and indulge in a scrumptious buffet featuring savoury goodies like fries, chicken wings, and more.

9) Butlers with Bums

This has to be the cheekiest cocktail class on offer! Learn how to make tasty drinks with tuition from a buff butler. This muscular mixologist will be wearing a very revealing uniform consisting of just a bowtie, collar and cuffs and a bottom-baring apron. You’ll be giggling and blushing as he demonstrates the tricks and tools of the trade. You’ll shake up a storm, each getting hands on to create your own cocktail. Expect plenty of laughs with interactive games adding to the fun. Are you ready to unleash your competitive side as you try to whip up the best looking and tasting drink?

10) Tipsy Parties

Cocktail making in Cardiff is great fun for any occasion and conveniently available at so many bars in the city centre and beyond. But what if we told you that we can bring the bar to you? Tipsy Parties provide a mobile cocktail making experience that comes to you. That’s right, you can try a lively masterclass in the comfort of your own home or hired venue. Your mixologist will bring all the equipment you need including the spirits, mixers, garnishes, glassware and other cocktail making tools. They’ll teach you how to create delicious drinks from scratch in a laid-back atmosphere.

What Happens at a Cardiff Cocktail Making Class?

Cocktail Making in Cardiff

Think Margarita, think Mojito, think Mimosa, think Martini, think Mai Tai, think mouth-watering fun with friends! It’s time to get yourselves down to this fab seaside town to learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about mixing drinks with fun cocktail making in Bournemouth. These classes are available at a range of top venues, from traditional pubs to swanky bars so you’re bound to find a masterclass to suit your group. Head to your chosen venue where you’ll Your group will be guided through a lively and interactive session by a professional mixologist or bartender. They’ll show you the tricks and tools of the trade including how shake, stir and mix as well as teaching you what on earth muddling is!

Your mixologist will perform demonstrations to teach you how to make the tasty drinks on then menu. Some will even share some samples or welcome drinks with you. Then, you’ll each have a chance to get hands on and create your own colourful concoctions and (our fave part) drink absolutely everything you make! Cheers to that, guys and girls! Wave bye bye to any awkwardness as you get good and merry with your mates, breaking that pesky ice and helping everyone to let their hair down. This exciting activity can’t fail to get everyone in your group chatting and laughing as you get stuck in and show off your best shake face!

This awesome activity takes place in the buzzing city centre, close to other night time hotspots so you’re in a great place to carry on partying, whether you’re celebrating a birthday, stag or hen do in Bournemouth or just having a fun night out with your favourite people. Cocktail making is a flexible activity, meaning that it can be used a fun day drinking session, warm up to a big night out, the end of a fun day out or the main event of a weekend. Basically, there’s no bad time to try your hand at whipping up delicious cocktails!

What If Someone Doesn’t Drink Alcohol?

If you don’t drink alcohol, please let the activity provider who when you place your enquiry for one of our cocktail making workshops in Cardiff. They’ll then let you know if you can make non-alcoholic mocktails instead. Trust us, they’re still delicious. Whether you’re drinking alcohol or not, you’ll still have a great time as you learn a new skill, laugh and play games with your friends. What’s more, you won’t get a hangover the next day!

Do I Need Previous Experience to Try a Masterclass?

Absolutely not! No experience is needed to try your hand at these classes. Cardiff cocktail masterclasses are suitable for all abilities even if you couldn’t tell the difference between a Strawberry Daiquiri and a Porn Star Martini! The professional bartender will show you the ropes, demonstrating the techniques and tools you’ll need to use to make the perfect drink. They’ll break everything up into easy to digest steps so everyone can keep up. You’re all in the same boat so just give it your best shot and see what you can whip up. Your among friends so you can experiment with different spirit and mixer combinations in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

Why Do a Cocktail Masterclass in Cardiff?

Quite simply, the nightlife in Cardiff is spectacular! In fact, there’s more pubs per square foot here than any other UK city! The watering holes on offer are also incredibly diverse so you’re spoilt for choice. Soak up the gorgeous waterside views at Mermaid Quay or Cardiff Bay, the perfect selfie spots! Fancy something a bit wilder? Mill Lane and Greyfriars Road are superclub central, also boasting a massive selection of famously good chain bars that we all know and love. The party loving locals will give you a warm welcome as you venture from your cocktail making class in Cardiff to the next hotspot. Cocktail making can kick start a big night out or be the main event of your day, leaving you to explore all that the Welsh capital has to offer afterwards.

Book Cocktail Making in Cardiff Today

Whether you fancy a bit of birthday, stag or hen party cocktail making in Cardiff or just a fun activity with your mates, check out our listings for the full range of venues we offer. There’s something for everyone, no matter what the occasion or budget. And trust us, you’ll love every minute of shaking, stirring, mixing, muddling and mayhem with your mates!

Fantastic evening Greg our guy was a really good laugh would definitely want to do cocktail making again
Dan C our cocktail making man was absolutely fabulous; he created a brilliant atmosphere with lots of laughs and banter. We all fully enjoyed this activity and would recommend it to anyone looking for lots of booze and a laugh.


  • Will we have exclusive use of the bar?

    The bar will still be open to other customers, but you’ll have an exclusive section of the bar and a professional bartender all to yourselves to guide your fun cocktail making session.

  • Can I join in if I don't drink alcohol?

    Best to check with each activity provider but most are likely to let you make mocktails instead but let us know in advance so the bar can prepare the ingredients for you.

  • What drinks will we make?

    This ranges from bar to bar, from Caipirinhas to Cosmopolitans. Check out the listings to get your mouths watering with the delicious drinks you’ll learn to make.

  • Do we need to bring anything?

    No. Everything’s provided for you, from the spirits to the professional mixologist, so just get your hen party, stag do or whoever you’re celebrating with together and come ready to have fun.

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