Cocktail Making in Cardiff

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 5 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 of 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) Play at Pins

Head to Play at Pins in the Castle Quarter for a fun cocktail masterclass in Cardiff. You’ll shake up a storm, creating three cocktails each from scratch. Their friendly bartender will show you how, performing demonstrations and leading games. You’ll taste test all of your creations so make sure they’re tasty! Once you’ve finished shaking and stirring, you’ll have access to a range of fun games at Play at Pins such as pool, pinball, table football and retro arcade games. Play at Pins is also home to escape rooms, karaoke and bowling if you fancy booking another activity while you’re there.

3) The Event Corporation

This fun-filled 90-minute masterclass from The Event Corporation begins with an expert mixologist demonstrating how to make the dreamiest drinks. Pay close attention at how they make the cocktail from scratch because you’ll get hands on next. You’ll each get a turn behind the bar to mix, muddle and make a mouth-watering cocktail. Your mixologist will be on hand throughout in case you need any help and will even lead some fun games. You’ll use a range of spirits and mixers and drink everything you create.

4) 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?

5) 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

Cocktail making classes kick off your big day or night out with a bang, whether you’re celebrating a birthday, stag or hen do in Cardiff. It’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular activities for a special occasion. After all, who wouldn’t enjoy the combination of flowing booze and learning a new skill? If you’re wondering what goes down at a cocktail masterclass, let us fill you in. You’ll rock up to your chosen cocktail bar where you’ll meet your dedicated, professional mixologist who’ll guide you through the wonderful world of cocktail making. Some bars will even give you a warm welcome with drinks on arrival. Cheers to that!

Whether you have access to your own private bar or just a space within the atmosphere of the main bar is up to the venue, but your mixologist will quickly get to work demonstrating the tricks of the trade. Pay close attention because it’ll soon be your turn to repeat what you’ve seen. You’ll each get a turn to step by to the bar and mix, muddle, shake and stir a range of flavourful spirits and mixers. Your mixologist will be on hand if you have any questions and with some Cardiff cocktail masterclasses will even lead hilarious games that’ll get the banter and laughter flowing as quickly as the drinks! You’ll drink absolutely everything you make and can compare the flavour and appearance of your cocktails with your friends. Will your creations come out on top?

If you’re celebrating a special occasion where your group might not know each other that well, like a hen or stag do or team building session, you’ll be happy to hear that cocktail making breaks the ice right away, shaking off any awkwardness as you get chatting about your favourite drinks, whether it’s an Espresso Martini, Pina Colada or a Mojito. Another handy thing about cocktail classes is that they often take place is really fun venue so you can hang out after your class and enjoy more drinks or even dancing as the resident DJ pumps out some party tunes. So, what are you waiting for? Get your cocktail class booked today and give your group something to really look forward to. After all, who wouldn’t want to learn a new skill that involves drinking everything you make? Especially when interactive games are included to tease out your competitive sides!

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.

FAQs

  • 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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