Cocktail Making in York

Immerse yourselves in a cocktail masterclass in York and learn how to make your own delicious drinks under the watchful eye of your expert mixologist!

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The Top Cocktail Making Classes in York

1) Cocktail Making with Sharing Platters – Revolution

If you’re looking for a classic cocktail making experience, then look no further than this fantastic class at Revolution in York. Perfect for groups celebrating something special such as a birthday or hen do, or just for fun with friends, you’ll be guaranteed a truly brilliant time.

Revolution’s York bar is situated in the heart of the city and is a spacious, contemporary venue which boasts an attractive waterside location. Downstairs, you’ll find the large, main bar which features a stunning dining area and gorgeous views which overlook the river. There’s also a beautiful garden terrace, which boasts toasty heaters and rugs, so you can get cosy all year round. Upstairs, there’s private luxury bars, exclusive restrooms and DJ booths that are ideal for parties! With this cocktail making package, you and your group will enjoy a 90-minute class, led by one of the venue’s professional mixologists. After a welcome drink on arrival, your host will introduce the session and provide some detailed drink demonstrations of the three cocktails that you’ll be making.

Don’t worry if you haven’t made cocktails before, as your host will be on hand to provide top tips along the way – once you’ve mixed, muddled, stirred and shaken your drinks, you’ll be able to sit back and enjoy your creations. A delicious sharing platter will be available too with this option which includes your choice of meaty, vegetarian or vegan sharers – yum!

2) Cocktail Making with Buffet at Slug & Lettuce

Ready to make some dreamy cocktails? Then it’s time to round up your squad and head to one of York’s Slug and Lettuce venues, where you’ll be taught everything you need to knock up some killer concoctions. Whether you choose the Riverside bar or the Swinegate bar, you’ll be in for the same, brilliant experience, hosted by a top-notch mixologist. These fun and interactive cocktail making classes will see you craft your very own drinks, all under the guidance of your expert mixologist. Expect chic and stylish interiors and décor at these venues, which make for the ultimate Insta photos and Tik Toks! Whether you're a pro or a newbie, this experience guarantees an absolute blast and unforgettable memories. Oh and there's even a buffet included too!

3) Tipsy Cocktail Making Class – Tipsy Parties

Bring the party to your own home with this mobile cocktail making experience from Tipsy Parties, who offer groups like yours the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of cocktails. Get set to create a variety of delicious, classic cocktails during this two-hour masterclass, that’s led by a friendly and energetic host. During your session, you’ll be taught all the tricks to whipping up your own tasty drinks – an enviable skill that will be sure to impress friends and family! You’ll each make three cocktails and will stir, muddle, mix and shake your way to perfection. There will also be some fun games and challenges incorporated into your class to really keep the good times flowing.

Everything needed for this mobile experience will be included and bought along on the day, so don’t worry about buying ingredients or barware for the occasion – all you need to do is show us your best shake faces!

4) Mobile Cocktail Making with Cheeky Mixologist - Butlers with Bums

It’s time to spice up your cocktail making experience and add a sexy, muscular, mixologist to the mix! Whether you’re celebrating a hen party in York or a girly birthday bash, then you’ll absolutely love this amazing masterclass which combines the art of cocktail making with some serious eye candy!

This mobile activity will take place in the comfort of your own home, or your choice of hired accommodation or private venue, making it great for any groups looking for a ‘Hens at Home’ experience.

Get set for a fun, two-hour workshop where you and your group will learn some top tips and techniques to creating three, classic cocktails each. Your handsome mixologist will bring all the equipment and ingredients along with him on the day, so all you'll need to focus on is decorating your party room!

He’ll run through the drinks you’ll be making in simple steps, and then it’ll be your turn to get shaking. There will also be some games included, so prepare to show your competitive side. Oh, and did we mention that he’ll be wearing just his cheeky butler attire that consists of bow tie, cuffs and bottom-bearing apron?

5) Tropical Cocktail Making Class – Tipsy Parties

Get ready for a taste of paradise with this totally exotic cocktail making class from Tipsy Parties. Taking place at your home or your choice of hired accommodation or private venue, you’ll enjoy a hands-on 90-minute class, led by a fun and engaging mixologist. They’ll bring everything needed along with them on the day, so don’t worry about buying anything for this class.

You’ll channel those tropical holiday vibes with this one as your host talks you through the delicious and exotic drinks that you’ll be making. Expect a fantastic choice which could include the likes of Mojitos, traditional Mai Tai’s, Margaritas and Blue Lagoons.

After an introduction to the class, your mixologist will provide some demonstrations of the drinks you’ll be making, which will be broken down into nice, simple steps. It’ll then be your turn to put into practice what you’ve just learned – are you ready to get shaking?

Your finished products will be poured into Tiki themed glassware and finished off with some tropical garnishes, so you can really get a feel for the exotic life!

6) Cocktail Making with Two Course Meal – Revolution

This cocktail making class which includes a two-course meal is the perfect experience to enjoy if you’re looking to mark a special occasion such as a York hen party or birthday celebration. You’ll make your way to the stylish Revolution bar in the heart of the city centre for this fun activity, which offers stunning riverside views

This 90-minute cocktail experience will be hosted by a fun and friendly expert, who will reveal their top tips and secrets for creating some amazing drinks. After a quick intro to the session and a delicious welcome drink on arrival, they’ll launch into the drinks you’ll be making and will provide some detailed demonstrations. Every drink will be broken down into easy, simple steps, but don’t worry if you’ve forgotten any, as your host will be on hand to help out.

Once you’ve made each drink, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and enjoy your creations. And trust us, you’re going to be seriously impressed at your handy work as these are going to taste phenomenal! Afterwards, you and your group will make your way to a reserved table, where you’ll be treated to a mouth-watering two course meal – is there any better way to round off this fun experience? We think not!

York Cocktail Making

Cocktail Making in York

A cocktail making experience is sure to be a huge hit with your group – after all, who doesn’t enjoy cocktails? We know you’re probably total pros at drinking them, but one of our top masterclasses will see you and your group making them! Perfect for all kinds of occasions include birthdays, York hen parties or even just for fun with friends, you’ll learn how to create a delicious variety of cocktails as taught by a professional mixologist.

From muddling and mixing to stirring and shaking, think of these classes as a cocktail 101 – you’ll learn all the secrets to knocking up some tasty concoctions and will come away with skills that will be sure to impress friends and family!

Birthday, Stag Do and Hen Party Cocktail Making in York

Ideal for groups and special occasions such as birthdays, stag do’s and hen parties in York, our great range of cocktail masterclasses will be sure to see your group having a laugh and learning a new skill! You’ll be taught how to make a delicious variety of cocktails which may include anything from Cosmopolitans and Margaritas to Pina Coladas, Manhattans or Mojitos! We’re proud of our diverse mix of bars and mobile cocktail making experiences, so we're certain that there'll be something here to suit every group’s budget and preferences! During your cocktail masterclass, your friendly, expert host will be on hand to keep the good times rolling and will also offer your group the chance to get stuck into a selection of fun games and challenges – it’s time to let that competitive side show!

What Drinks Will We Make?

Our offered cocktail making classes in York are so varied, chances are no two drinks will be the same! Our non-themed masterclass experiences are the perfect way to become acquainted with cocktails and here, you’ll usually make a nice mix of 2-3 classic cocktails such as Margaritas, Mojitos or Cosmopolitans for example. Themed classes such as our tropical option will see you create drinks specific to that theme and may include the likes of Blue Lagoons, Pina Coladas and Traditional Mai Tai’s. One thing’s for sure though, and that’s that whatever you make, it’s going to taste totally delicious! Please note that the quantity and types of drinks you’ll be making will vary depending on your chosen experience provider, so do refer to each individual listing for detailed information.

Why York?

Cocktail Making in York will kick off your big night out in pure style, but there’s so much to discover afterwards! This city might be historic but it’s also home to two universities, so you know that the nightlife is going to be epic! In fact, the nightlife here can rival any other UK destination! Head to Swinegate and Little Stonegate for a brilliant selection of bars, pubs and clubs. No matter what your group's tastes are, you'll find it in this vibrant city. From comedy clubs to live music venues, cocktails bars to banging nightclubs, there's something here to keep you partying into the small hours!

What to Expect During a Cocktail Making Experience

Cocktail making in York is brilliant fun and perfect for a whole array of different occasions, including birthdays, hen parties or just for fun with your pals. You don't need any previous experience, because your session will be led by a friendly, expert mixologist who will show you everything you need to know to whip up some truly tasty concoctions. Expect a fun, vibrant, laid-back atmosphere, where you'll be able to have a laugh and make some fab memories with your friends. Oh and you'll be able to drink loads of delicious drinks too of course!

Cocktail Making Dress Code

There’s no official rules when it comes to dressing for a cocktail making experience, but we’d suggest a dressed up vibe for your session, especially if you’re celebrating something special such as a York hen do or birthday! Many groups begin their night out in York with a cocktail making experience, so will come dressed as they mean to go on for the evening. Whether you want to enjoy the session in full on glam or opt for the ‘jeans with a nice top style’, the choice is completely up to you.

What's next?

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Fantastic experience. Went above and beyond our expectations! Group loved it - the care and attention given to the group was the icing on the cake. Would go again in a heartbeat. A credit to the day!
Really enjoyed Vodka Revs cocktail making and the food. Have already recommended Thanks again!


  • How long does a typical cocktail class last in York?

    This is all dependent on your chosen experience, however most classes last between 60-90 minutes.

  • Is there an age restriction to join a cocktail masterclass?

    Cocktail making experiences are designed for adults, so all participants must be aged 18 years or over.

  • What drinks will we make?

    You'll make a great mix of classic cocktails - please speak to the activity provider if you'd like to find out more details.

  • Do we need to bring anything?

    Nope! All the ingredients and barware used to make your cocktails will be supplied for your experience.

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