Details, London gin
WHERE TO STAY
St. James’s Place
This boutique hotel’s bar is renowned for the quality of its martinis. Double rooms from $450 a night.
16 Leinster Square, Bayswater
Budget hotel close to the West End and Notting Hill. Doubles start at $100 a night.
WHERE TO EAT
25 Catherine St.
Jewish deli in the heart of Covent Garden. Good Reuben sandwiches and great gin cocktails. Entrees from $13.
6 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick
Awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2011 and 2012, this neighborhood bistro hosts “Gin School” on Mondays. Two-course set lunch menu $25.
WHERE TO DRINK GIN
4 Golden Square
Bar with supposedly the largest selection of gins in the United Kingdom. A martini made with Sipsmith gin will set you back $15.
27 Nasmyth St.
Distillery tours ($19) take place on Wednesday evenings. Other tours by arrangement.
City of London Distillery
22-24 Bride Lane
See the still and then drink the gin: a G and T made with gin produced on site will cost $11.
171 Portobello Rd.
Find out about gin and then make your own for $160 at the Ginstitute. Price includes a bottle of your gin and a bottle of the house gin to take home.
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