Cocktail Making in Leeds

Leeds cocktail making is a fun and interactive experience that’ll get everyone talking as they try something different and learn new skills from a professional mixologist. Did we mention that you’ll drink everything you make?

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The Top 5 Cocktail Making Classes in Leeds

1) Revolution

Head to the Civic Quarter for an exciting cocktail making session at Revolution Electric Press. They offer Leeds cocktail making classes with their professional and friendly mixologists who’ll teach you how to make several drinks from their tasty cocktail menu. Games up the fun factor and get everyone involved, letting their hair down and making memories. Would you be up to the challenge of creating a cocktail in the quickest time or even make one while blindfolded? Revolution is jam-packed with party vibes and features a patio area that overlooks Millennium Square, an indoor courtyard and three bustling bars.

2) Better Days

Better Days is a top independent bar, located in the Northern Quarter in the Grand Arcade. You’ll get hands on here as you learn how to make their delicious drinks. A professional mixologist leads this session, teaching you all the tricks of the trade as you mix, muddle, shake and stir as many as five cocktails each. You’ll drink everything you make, comparing flavours with your friends. Everything you need is provided so you just need to turn up, ready to have fun. If you visit on the weekend, you might even get treated to a DJ or live music.

3) Ministry of Moonshine

Operated by ministry of Moonshine, Tailors is a decadent 1920s-style gin bar is a great place to try a cocktail class with a difference. If you like the idea making a cocktail that would knock Thomas Shelby’s socks off, come here to shake up a storm with their Peaky Blinding cocktail class. The cocktail menu varies but you’ll be taught how to make a few of their house specials, inspired by the roaring 20s, such as a French 75, Tom Collins, Old Fashioned, Negroni or Espresso Martini. You can even look the part by dressing up in their vintage costumes.

4) Butlers with Bums

Leeds cocktail making can get pretty cheeky, but the cheekiest class has to be with Butlers with Bums where you’re taught how to make drinks by a muscular man who’s only wearing collars, cuffs, a bowtie and bottom-baring apron! He’ll bring all the ingredients and equipment you need to your home, hired accommodation or hired venue. How convenient! This class combines cocktail making and a cheeky butler perfectly, making it perfect for birthdays and hen parties as you learn how to shake your way to drink perfection and play hilarious games that’ll have everyone in stitches.

5) Tipsy Parties

Tipsy Parties bring the party to you with mobile cocktail making classes you’ll love. Are you ready to learn how to mix up mouth-watering drinks in the comfort of your own home? Tipsy Parties offer a range of classes where you’ll make different cocktails, from the classics to tropical drinks and even molecular cocktails where you’ll use science to make drinks that are out of this world! Your dedicated mixologist will give you expert tutelage as you mix and muddle and will even help you to unleash your competitive side as the they lead a range of interactive games.

What Happens at a Leeds Cocktail Masterclass?

Cocktail Making in Leeds

Who doesn’t love drinking cocktails? They make any occasion or night out that bit more special, don’t they? If you’re a big fan but have tried your hand at making them, now’s your chance! Cocktail making in Leeds is one of our most popular activities and it’s easy to see why; during these interactive drinking sessions, you’ll learn a fun new skill that you can use in everyday life and get merry in the process! There are so many different types of cocktail making class at a huge range of venues in the city. There’s also a variety of package to choose from, some even including sit-down meals after the masterclass.

Cocktail making is great fun for all occasions, whether it’s a Leeds hen party, stag do, a team-building exercise to get everyone out of the office or a memorable birthday party in Leeds. It’s also an excellent activity is you just fancy getting the gang together. The drinks and banter will start flowing right away, making sure any pesky ice is broken immediately as you get to work creating your alcoholic masterpieces. What’s more, you can take this skill home with you and make your favourite drinks over and over again. Everyone will want pre-drinks at yours from now on!

Each cocktail masterclass in Leeds is led by a professional, experienced and friendly mixologist. They’ll demonstrate how to make the most delicious drinks, showcasing the tricks and tools of the trade. Some classes offer welcome drinks and snacks while you watch the demonstration. Make sure to pay close attention because you’ll be stepping up to the bar next to shake, stir, mix and muddle cocktails from scratch using tasty spirits and mixers. You’ll compare your creations with your friends, family or workmates before sipping on your drinks. The mixologist will also lead some hilarious games so get ready to show off your competitive side!

Will My Group Have Exclusive Use of the Bar?

This totally depends on the bar, pub or venue. Some cocktail making providers offer exclusive use of a private bar whereas with others, there’ll be a section just for your group whilst still being in the buzz of the main bar. Any onlookers will be so jealous, wishing they were having a masterclass with you! Either option is great fun, and you’ll have your dedicated mixologist’s undivided attention.

What Drinks Will We Make During Cocktail Making?

The drinks you’ll make will vary depending on the Leeds cocktail making class you choose. Whether you’re after the classic cocktails such as Margaritas and Mojitos, fruitier ones like Strawberry Daiquiris and Pina Coladas or stronger ones like a Negroni or Long Island Iced Tea (typically made with five different spirits!), check out our experience listings to find your perfect class. If there’s something specific you’d like to make, just ask the experience provider when you place your online enquiry. Whichever masterclass you choose, you’ll be making and tasting some seriously amazing cocktails. You might even discover a new favourite!

Why Do a Cocktail Masterclass in Leeds?

Come and celebrate your stag, birthday or hen weekend in Leeds in style! This city is a popular tourist destination so why not come and see for yourself everything Leeds has to offer? Whether you choose a class in the day or want to head out in the early evening to kick off your night, you can enjoy many bars and clubs in Leeds to party the night away in. Head to Call Lane that’s popular with both professionals and students alike. The bars and clubs along this strip are home to a range of music events as well as a variety of venues from a tiki bar to a craft beer joint. There’s something for everyone in this city. Come and see for yourself!

Book Cocktail Making in Leeds Today

With loads of Leeds cocktail making experiences on offer, we’ve carefully selected the very best classes for you, so all you have to do is browse and book then sit back and rest safe in the knowledge that you’re going to have a great time with your friends, family or workmates. We have plenty of cocktail classes to choose from, some with fun themes and others including sit-down dinners that you’ll all love.

We take all the stress out of arranging an activity. Find your perfect cocktail class on our website then place your enquiry with the experience provider. They’ll get back to you to let you know their availability for your chosen date, time and group size. They can also answer any questions you have before you make your booking online at your convenience. Then just look forward to the date coming around. Your group will love you for arranging such a fun activity!

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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