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This is a twist on the normal foodie tour we do... As usual your knowledgeable guide will be highlighting the history and fun facts of new and well established foodie shops, members' clubs and fashionable restaurants... BUT ON THIS TOUR: We'll be visiting 3 of Soho's BEST Cocktail bars. Plus, we'll be entertained with a demonstration and sampling of 4 cocktails at Caram!!! We'll also stop off at one of London's best chocolate shops for a talk and tasting.
Feedback from last year:
The cocktail demonstration was amazing, and I learned some new spots to enjoy a proper drink!
Another excellent Meetup from Kelly (and Jo). Fantastic people, cocktails and chocolate. Can't think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon.
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Limited to 10 people only... Please buy your ticket here
Cocktail #1 @ The W Lounge
Cocktail #2 @ Carom
You'll learn the tips and tricks of an Award-winning bartender PLUS sample 4 different cocktails
With jewel coloured interiors featuring intricate candle lanterns, vibrant cushions, richly textured throws and seating, as well as a central curving cocktail bar that serves up a unique menu of cocktails using spices and exotic ingredients.
Cocktail #3 @ The Star at Night
ABOUT THIS WALK:
Whether you’re new in town or a local wanting to see the city through a fresh set of eyes, a Tastour walk will reveal London’s highlights, away from the tourist’s traps and crowded streets.
Our walks are led by a City of Westminster guide, a passionate epicurean, who will share with you London’s food and drink history and hotspots. With snippets of information, fun facts and top recommendations, you’ll get a taste of our gastronomic capital whilst meeting a small group of like-minded people.
Time: 3pm – 7:00pm
Meet at 3:00 (sharp) for the first cocktail on the tour.
Age: Not appropriate for children under 18's
Location: Leicester Square (Soho)
To ensure all guests can hear the guide the location is only sent to paid attendees
Dress: Cocktail Chic, comfortable walking shoes - NO TRAINERS or JEANS
Weather alternative: If it rains, the meeting time and place will remain the same. Please bring a brolly.
Cost: Book 1 week in advance and save £5
Non Members: £40
Bon Vivant Members save £10
Membership Information here
1 Cocktail, 20 minute Cocktail Class, tasting of four cocktails - £20
3 Hour Guided Walking Tour - £15
Chocolate tasting & talk £5
Booking & Paypal fee - £5
1.There is only 1 cocktail, plus 4 sample taste included. And 1 truffle costing £2
All guest must buy a cocktail at the first and last bar we've a table reserved (estimate additional £20-25, please bring cash, so it's easier )
If you are unable to join us first or last bar, please say so in the comments (use the thread I've created, please don't create a new one.)
2. Tastourians would like to order new things and share are encouraged to join. This is a fun group and we're getting together to have fun!!!
3. There is self-guided tour, visiting 3 bars (and including 3 cocktails) and having a demo at one, This is posted on Red Letter days for £100 per person. It does NOT include a professional guide. So at half the price, this tour is excellent value.
4. Just a word of warning: We may move to a 4th bar, and a 5th and maybe even a 6th!!
Attending on your own?
Don’t be nervous. Most attendees will be on their own and our events are designed to make you feel like your one of the regulars as soon as you arrive.
For all Tastour award-winning events, pre-booking early on www.tastour.com is advised due to high demand.
‘Great day out! I thought I knew a lot about London, but the excellent, knowledgeable guide proved me wrong. It was a good mix of enjoyable people, learning about places I’ve already been and discovering a few hidden gems. Providing the map and links was a real bonus’ Tastourian, Janet
Tastour, UK Wine Educator of the Year*, makes meeting people and learning about food and drink fun, easy and engaging. With a diverse range of events, priced from £5, there is really something for everyone – from epicurean tastings and exclusive dinners, recipe swaps and walking tours to day trips and social networking nights. Our signature speedTASTING events, filled with one-liners and quirky facts, are all served alongside quality food and drink. Bring a date, your mates or come along on your own!
* Awarded by the International Wine Challenge 2010
To buy tickets or for more information about Tastour and our award-winning weekly epicurean events and private parties visit www.tastour.com or phone 07919053064
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