Details, London gin

January 10, 2013
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WHERE TO STAY

Dukes Hotel

St. James’s Place

011-44-20-7491-4840

dukeshotel.com

This boutique hotel’s bar is renowned for the quality of its martinis. Double rooms from $450 a night.

Umi

16 Leinster Square, Bayswater

011-44-20-7221-9131

umihotellondon.co.uk

Budget hotel close to the West End and Notting Hill. Doubles start at $100 a night.

WHERE TO EAT

Miskin’s

25 Catherine St. 

011-44-20-7240-2078

mishkins.co.uk

Jewish deli in the heart of Covent Garden. Good Reuben sandwiches and great gin cocktails. Entrees from $13.

Charlotte’s Bistro

6 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick

011-44-20-8742-3590

charlottes.co.uk

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

Graphic

4 Golden Square

011-44-20-7287-9241

graphicbar.com

Bar with supposedly the largest selection of gins in the United Kingdom. A martini made with Sipsmith gin will set you back $15.

Sipsmith Distillery

27 Nasmyth St.

011-44-20-8741-2034

sipsmith.com

Distillery tours ($19) take place on Wednesday evenings. Other tours by arrangement.

City of London Distillery

22-24 Bride Lane

011-44-20-7936-3636

cityoflondondistillery.com

See the still and then drink the gin: a G and T made with gin produced on site will cost $11.

Portobello Star

011-44-20-7229-8016

171 Portobello Rd.

portobellostarbar.co.uk

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.

INFORMATION

www.visitlondon.com

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