London Cocktail Week: meet the bartenders

We challenged the city’s top barfolk to encapsulate our city in a drink. Watch the videos to see what they came up with

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If London were a drink, what drink would it be? To celebrate London Cocktail Week (Mon Oct 7 - Sun Oct 13) we put the question to some of the city’s top drink mixers, and as you’ll see in the videos below, they came up with some truly awesome booze-based homages to our fair, perennially thirsty city. 

Which is your favourite of our concoctions? Tell us in the comments below and don't forget to buy your wristband for London Cocktail Week, where you can join in with cocktail tours and enjoy £4 cocktails in over 150 of the city's best bars.

Choose your cocktail

  1. Mother's Ruin
  2. Red Earl
  3. Tom Collins
  4. Espresso Martini

Mother's Ruin

Created by: Worship Street Whistling Shop

Mixed by: Tristan Stephenson

Ingredients: 35ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin, 25ml pink grapefruit juice, 15ml egg white, sugar, tonic water,  dash of clary sage hydrosole, nutmeg to garnish.

Available at: 63 Worship Street, EC2A 2DU

Read more about Worship Street Whistling Shop


  1. Mother's Ruin
  2. Red Earl
  3. Tom Collins
  4. Espresso Martini

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