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The Ginstitute provides a unique and unrivalled opportunity to better understand the true spirit of London. Patrons begin their spirituous journey in the UK's second smallest museum - The Ginstitute. Our Gin Instructor will take you through the long...more
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I got this as a Christmas present in 2017 and finally got round to going nearly a year later. We got off to a good start with a Tom Collins at 11.00am and it got better from there with a talk about the history and...More
My friends and I were out for look round shops , drinks etc on sat , stumbled across the Ginstitute ( well girl in Kurt Geiger recommended ) and it was great , fab atmosphere, had recommend distilled on site flavoured Gins , all lovely...More
Work treated a large group of us to a gin-making sesh. It was so much fun learning about the different base flavours. We then got to name and label our own bottles to takeaway. Our session was excellently hosted and everyone was so friendly and...More
On Friday I had the pleasure of attending a Gin masterclass at the Ginstitute, Portobello Road, London.
This was a significant Birthday gift from my friends and colleagues.....I thank you all!
The day started with a friendly welcome in the public bar. Then I was...More
At first glance the price might appear a bit steep. However, this is a 3 hour tour which included 2xG&T, 1xtom collins 1xold style gin and 1x martini. We thrn got to sip lots and lots of gins which would make up the gin we...More
We got absolutely rat ar*ed on this course! It was great. Interesting too. A wide range of diverse people- a good place to make new friends too.
Definitely need a hotel afterwards- perhaps a hand to the tube too.
Totally recommend again and actually considering...More
This is my second visit to the Ginstitute having previously gone on the 'gin experience' in the summer for my friends 50th. I wanted to do the experience again with my husband as I knew he'd love the history and tasting the Gins (he's never...More
I was given a voucher for this as a present. The session lasted three hours which flew by.
Firstly we had a lecture on the origin and history of gin whilst sampling the product, then the group split into two for everyone to make their...More
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an
experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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Each guest tastes 17 botanicals, and out of this you're advised to choose 6 (I think) - one dry, one spicy, one sweet and three others. Your own bottle of gin is made from these, but before sealing the bottle everyone gets... More
Each guest tastes 17 botanicals, and out of this you're advised to choose 6 (I think) - one dry, one spicy, one sweet and three others. Your own bottle of gin is made from these, but before sealing the bottle everyone gets to taste each other's, so that if someone's come up with a particular blend that you like, you can order a bottle of their blend.
Everyone in the room agreed that they preferred mine - which I'm sure was pure luck - but if you want to try it, be my guest. You can order a bottle of no. 29091. #
You leave with an individual bottle of your own concoction, plus a bottle of Portobello Gin. So my wife and I left with four bottles