Places to take a Masterclass in Cocktail Making York – If you are looking for a fun activity to do with a group of friends, then this could be up your street! There are some fab cocktail making masterclasses in York. Some require a minimum of four people, while others require six. Most need booking ahead of time – contact the individual venue for more details and to double check prices. All prices correct at time of writing!
Fancy Hanks, York – Cocktail Masterclasses in York
39 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LS
Fancy Hanks do cocktail masterclasses: “These fun classes are ideal for all kinds of get togethers, birthdays, hen and stags, office parties, private or corporate…as long as there are at least 4 of you, we can make it happen. Start with some fizz on arrival, before we throw you behind the bar and get you working some cocktail magic.”
£22.50 each, minimum of four per party.
15-19 Stonegate, York. YO1 8ZW
From The Botanist website: If there’s one thing our botanists know, it’s how to make a cocktail! And now you can too… Shake, stir and sip your way through a cocktail masterclass, hosted by an expert botanist, as you learn how to make a selection of our very best cocktails in your own private area. Learn to make an English Mojito ,Thai Chilli Crush, an Apricot Mai Tai and a Martini.
£24.95 each, minimum of six per party.
All Bar One
13-17 New St, York YO1 8RA
All Bar One offer a Classic Cocktail Masterclass where you can mix, muddle and mash three of your favourite cocktails for £25 per person, a Cocktail Masterclass and Bellinis – make three cocktails each, plus your choice of Bellini on arrival (white peach, mango, strawberry, or raspberry) for £30 per person. or a Cocktail Masterclass with Bellinis and Bites – make three cocktails each, while you enjoy your choice of Bellini alongside a selection of delicious canapés for your group at £35 per person.
Las Iguanas Cocktail Making in York
21 Back Swinegate, York YO1 8AD
Las Iguanas do a Standard Cocktail Masterclass and a Cocktail Masterclass with Tapa. From their website: ” You’ll be handed a Caipirinha on arrival, then during the class you’ll each get to make 2 cocktails from the following selection: MOJITO | MANGO COLLINS, MALIBU SWIZZLE | TUTTI FRUTTI, WATERMELON MARGARITA. Finally, enjoy a classic Mojito to finish your Latin American experience.
£25 each for the standard masterclass, £30 each for the masterclass with tapas. Minimum of six per party.
Coney St, York YO1 9NA
Master the tricks of the trade at Revolution York. “From muddling and mixing to shaking and stirring in the original 90-minute cocktail making class. You’ll learn. You’ll party. And you’ll never experience anything else like it. At Revolution York, we’ve got everything you need to make your Cocktail Masterclass the best day at school you’ve ever had!” It’s a 90 minute cocktail making session and12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm booking slots available. They have fabulous views of the river from here too.
£30 peak times, £25 off peak times. Minimum of eight per party.
12 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD
Kuda is a large club in York, near Clifford’s Tower. “Learning to make cocktails at one of our masterclasses means mixing up delicious premium spirits with tasty mixers, juicy fruit and adding fun garnishes while learning the tips, tricks and techniques to shaking up the perfect cocktail. During your lesson you’ll create three delicious cocktails and finish with a vodka train. Once you’ve mixed, muddled and shaken to your hearts content to create your amazing cocktails, you and your party get to taste them all before heading off onto the dance floor for an amazing night out.”
Cocktail Masterclasses start at £20 per person and last for approximately 60 minutes. Minimum of six per party.
Lucia Wine Bar and Restaurant
13 Swinegate Court East, York, YO1 8AJ
Lucia has recently undergone a £500,000 refurbishment in January 2020. It’s a large Italian restaurant and wine bar in the centre of York close to The Minster. They have three different tiers of cocktail masterclasses, Classic, Premium and Exclusive.
The Classic Masterclass is £20 and includes two cocktails and snacks. The Premium Masterclass is £25 and includes two cocktails, snacks and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. The Exclusive Masterclass includes the same as the Premium with a choice of dish from the bar menu.
Church Ln, York YO1 9QT
At Yates Cocktail Masterclass you can learn how to make Mojito on the Rocks, Refresher, Key West Cooler, Cherry Cream Cola, Martini and Espresso Martini. The price is £25 per person. “Learn how to shake and make your favourite drinks with our expert bartenders! Upon arrival your host will welcome you with a glass of Prosecco before launching into the first interactive game of the evening. Then the fun really starts as you’ll be guided through the process to create (and drink!) two of our fabulous cocktails before you enjoy a shot of Corky’s or Sourz to finish the booking.”
York Chocolate Story
King’s Square, York YO1 7LD
Here is something a bit different but in a similar vein. York Chocolate Story run Chocolate Masterclasses that include a choctail (chocolate cocktail!). “Whether you’re organising a hen party for a chocolate aficionado or you’re searching for the perfect icebreaker or incentive for a business group, an evening in our Chocolate Kitchen will ensure your evening is full of laughter, indulgence and (of course) chocolate! Have a go at rolling and decorating your own batch of truffles and experiment with flavour combinations and textures making personalised chocolate bars, mediants and rochers.”
£26.95 includes a choc’tail and glass of wine. Groups of 10-25 people.
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