7 Best Gin Experience & Distillery Tours In London

Take your love of gin to the next level by learning more about your favourite spirit in London. From gin tasting experiences to gin distillery tours, there are lots of ways for you to learn more about the process of making gin. With the recent surge in popularity, there are plenty of gin distilleries throughout the capital. And luckily, many of them are open for the public to explore.

Take a look at these London distillery tours and book one today to learn more about your favourite tipple.

Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting

Spirit Of Gin Tour And Tasting

The Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting at the East London Liquor Company will take you on a gin discovery where you can learn all about how the juniper-based spirit is made, its history and modern-day distillery. With a gin and tonic in hand, visitors will be taken around the East London Liquor Company by an expert who can answer any of your burning questions along the way.

For £35, you can enjoy a 1.5-hour tour and tasting at the East London Liquor Company on the Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting.

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City of London Distillery Tour and Gin Tasting

City Of London Distillery Tour And Gin Tasting

The City of London Distillery Tour and Gin Tasting gives you the chance to taste some of the best gins in the heart of London. Guests can learn about the history of gin in London and The City of London Distillery’s gin making process with a tour of the distillery. There will also be a tasting session afterwards where guests get a 3-flight gin tasting experience.

Lasting around 1 hour, you can enjoy this tour and a gin-flight for just £25. Your ticket will also include a £5 off voucher which can be spent on a bottle of gin from the distillery. The perfect chance to take home your favourite gin from the gin flight on the tour to enjoy at home.

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Gin Journey London

Gin Journey London Shoreditch, Soho And The City & Bermondsey

The Gin Journey tours in London give visitors a chance to sample some of the best gin in London. You’ll visit some of the finest cocktail bars as well as a distillery. The Gin Journey has tours available in Shoreditch, Soho and The City & Bermondsey which are perfect for gin lovers wanting to explore the fascinating world of gin. With locations across the city, you could try gins and see the gin making process from different locations.

The tour costs £60 – £70 and lasts around 4-5 hours and includes a chauffeured driven tour to 5 amazing venues where you can enjoy 5 different cocktails and 5 samples of gin throughout the distillery tour. Plus the top guide will be a big gin fan, full of gin knowledge and will keep you entertained throughout your Gin Journey.

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Sipsmith Distillery Tour


The Sipsmith Distillery Tour gives guests a chance to explore the distillery and learn more about the world of gin including the making process and tastes. With a gin and tonic in hand, walk around the distillery and learn about the history of Sipsmith and how their award-winning gins are made – this will include samples, of course.

For only £25 this is a great chance to explore the world of gin and tour and sample your way around a world-famous gin distillery.

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The Ginstitute – The Experience

The Ginstitute The Experience

The Experience at The Institute is perfect for gin enthusiasts. The tour will start with a drink which will be ready and waiting for you. You will then be taken on a tour by a gin instructor who will give you a history lesson in gin which is followed by a gin and tonic! Then you will learn how gin is made and what botanicals are used to create the delicious flavours of gin. You will get to know these flavours even more in the next part of the tour where you will get a tutored tasting and nosing of these botanicals.

You will then get a chance to create your own gin with your chosen botanicals and a full bottle of this gin will be made for you to take home and enjoy, amazing! The recipe you create is also recorded on a database so if you create a delicious gin, you can come back and buy more of it. 

This experience is a great tour with the addition of getting hands-on with the flavours of gin and creating your own to enjoy. For £120, you can experience the world of gin for 3 hours with plenty of drinks included and you also leave with your very own crafted gin! 

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Beefeater Gin Distillery Tour

Beefeater Gin Distillery Tour

Beefeater is one of the most well-known gin brands and has the oldest distillery the city in London. The distillery is open to the public for tours which include a gin and tonic and a chance to smell the major botanicals needed to give the gin its unique flavour.

For £15, visitors get a tour of the distillery which lasts roughly an hour and a half as well as a chance to enjoy a gin and tonic at the bar. So if you’re a particular fan of Beefeater gin or just fancy a browse around the oldest gin distillery, this is the best gin distillery tour for you.

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The Classic Mini Gin Adventure

The Classic Mini Gin Adventure

If you’re for a more unique gin tour, this may be the one for you. The Classic Mini Gin Adventure takes you around London to some of the best gin bars. The bonus is that you travel from one bar to another in a mini! The driver will be a gin expert and give you plenty of information throughout your tour about some of London’s hidden gems, their favourite gins and much more.

The mini can fit up to 3 passengers and will stop 3 times within 2 hours at some of the best gin bars and distilleries in the capital. If you’re looking a different and fun gin tour, maybe for a special occasion, the Classic Mini Gin Adventure is definitely worth splashing your cash on. For £285 you can enjoy the two-hour tour with 3 other passengers, and a drink at each stop.

Book tickets here.

Whether you want the perfect present for a gin lover in London or want to explore the world of gin yourself, these are some of the best gin experiences in London. Spend a Saturday afternoon discovering gin at one of the capitals finest distilleries or treat a friend to a unique gin experience in a mini. In London, there are lots of ways you can experience your favourite spirit and learn more from experts.

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