Gin or 'Mother's Ruin' has long been the preferred tipple of the capital since the early 1700's. Don't miss out on the chance to explore some of the finest examples of Victorian Gin palaces to survive the Blitz and 1960's property developers. There were 7,000 'dram shops' in London in 1750. There are not so many today but the quality is better.
Gin is the new craze in town. There are micro-distilleries opening up everywhere. Alongside your guide, you'll go to some of the best original 'Palaces' and then you will have the chance to create your own unique blend. See if you have what it takes.
Step back in time at the 'Princess Louise', an ordinary looking pub from the outside but take one step through the door, you're taken back to the Victorian times with the decor. Take in the centralized island bar and checkered tiled floor.
Travel to the 'Punch tavern' that was named after its regulars who worked at the Punch magazine in the early 19th century. Keeping to it's history as a former gin palace, they offer a gin list has been especially designed for all the gin lovers out there.
You'll also have the chance to visit 'Mr Fogg's Gin Parlor' that has over 200 gins on its belt where you can spot some of the classics but also have the opportunity to hear about some rare foreign gins that they serve. Gin is the 'new Champagne' and London has the finest gin palaces on earth. Satisfy your thirst as you and your guide weave through the backstreets, alleyways and grand thoroughfares to visit them one by one.