From Sydney to London: Where to celebrate World Gin Day

Gin Lane light bulb moment cocktail

Gin is as trendy as anything right now and its popularity definitely isn’t limited to Australia or the UK, but damn when it comes to celebrating it, both countries have it down-packed.

Between Sydney and London, there’s enough on to keep your whistle whet, so head along and give any one of their gin concoctions a go.


If you’re not tracking down where’s good to do for a tipple of The Botanist gin, then you’re doing something wrong. Find out about their London-exclusive map to goodness they’ve created, here. They’ll also be mixing up drinks at Belgravia, Opium, The Blind Pig, The Shrub and Shutter, The Little Yellow Door, Le Pont de la Tour and Jin Bo Law Skybar for guests.

Bluebird Chelsea are celebrating World Gin Day on the 8th June with a Fever-Tree Perfect Serves Menu. The Chelsea landmark have collaborated with Fever-Tree to create a menu with summery flavours and a quintessentially British garden on the sun-soaked terrace. The menu features an array of G&Ts including Perfectly Pink G&T made with Pink Pepper Ginand Aromatic Tonic garnished with lemon and lavender.

Bluebird Gin cocktail 2

Mr Fogg’s is putting on a gin spectacular for all to witness in the Parlour, as they attempt London’s first 4 metre gin pour, from the top windows of Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour on Saturday 8 June.

Mr Foggs gin

The Little Yellow Door is Notting Hill is throwing the ultimate house party, complete with a chlorophyll-based brunch cocktail. Called ‘The Hangover’, this body purifying breakfast tipple packs one hell of a punch with more health benefits than drinks can shake a stick at.

Little Yellow Door

Aster is serving a special gin cocktail in an edible cone filled with champagne pearls.

Mac & Wild, right in trendy Fitzrovia are putting on a new summer cocktail range including their Smoked Salmon Infused Gin. Talk about something different!

Bluebird Café White City and award-winning Martin Miller’s Gin have a special Strawberry Fields.

COYAwho are doing a tonne of stuff for appreciators of fine flavours lately – has designed a unique cocktail called The White Pearl made of Monkey 47 Gin from the Black Forest in Germany, ocean flavoured Pisco, Verjuice, fragrant sandalwood soda, and fleur de sel.


Kensington Street’s Gin Lane as well as Spritz Bar will be putting on a spread of drink specials, live music alongside bespoke Australian gin.

Gin Lane cocktails

Under the watchful eye of master mixologist, Grant Collins, the venues’ frivolous atmosphere will infect the senses. The day also marks the launch of Gin Lane’s luxurious new cocktail, The Luxury Vintage Negroni. Valued at $175 and served in a crystal tumbler, this landmark Negroni combines aged spirits and Earl Grey Tea smoke for a memorable experience.

For those lacking the budget, both venues will be pouring Happy Hour gin creations throughout the day. Distillers from Victoria’s finest distilleries will also be on site to impart the wisdom.