Cambridge Gin Laboratory
Cambridge Gin Laboratory is an interactive space in the centre of Cambridge, dedicated to the appreciation of gin!
The ClassroomThe Classroom is dedicated to gin education. You can choose to be guided through the history and mysteries of gin production through the ages, discover how to taste like a professional, or even blend your own bottle of gin guided by our gin lab experts. The Classroom tastings are by appointment only, and can be booked below.
The StudyThe Study is our exclusive event space for private hires – please get in touch for more information about booking a tutored tasting or gin blending tailored to your group.
The Tasting RoomThe Tasting Room offers a range of the award winning Cambridge Distillery Gins for sampling. We highly recommend pre-booking for any groups of four or more, as well as during our busiest times (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon). Online booking will soon be available, but for now please contact us by email.
The ShopThe Shop offers you the chance to blend your own gin with no appointment necessary, as well as stocking the entire portfolio of award winning Cambridge Distillery products.
Book a Gin Tasting
The Cambridge Gin Masterclass
A one hour tasting revealing how our gins are made and why, including a short background on gin history and production as well as teaching you how to taste like a professional.
Price: £30 per person
Daily at 3pm
Saturdays 12pm, 1pm and 6:30pm
This tasting includes:
• A G&T on arrival
• A one hour informative tasting including tasting and comparing three gins
Molecular Cocktail Evening
An interactive tasting menu of molecular mixology.
Price: £60 per person
Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm
This tasting includes:
• A G&T at arrival
• A 2 hour immersive cocktail evening which you will help to create, including three cocktails each
• Explanations of the science that makes your favourite drinks work
Blend Your Own Gin
Blend, bottle, label and seal your own bottle of gin!
After a background on gin history and production, as well as tasting a number of gins to guide you in your own recipe creation, you will be blending a gin made to your own unique recipe to take home the same evening. We will keep your recipe on file, so you can order more in the future.
Price: £130 per person
This session includes:
• A G&T at arrival
• An informative gin tasting including tasting and comparing four gins, followed by creating and blending a 50 cl bottle. This takes 2 hours in total.
• A taste of your own gin – without breaking the seal of your bottle.
• A gift bag with your blended bottle and a Cambridge Gin Lab tasting glass.
To view availability for any of our tastings, click “Book Now” below and fill in the number of people you want to see availability for. We list our availability six months in advance.
Vouchers and tickets are non-refundable. If you cannot attend a tasting you are booked for, please let us know as soon as possible on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to reschedule you if possible. We can however not guarantee a rebooking. Cancellations made within 48 hours before the tasting cannot be rebooked.
Tickets for all our tastings can purchased as a gift voucher, which can later be redeemed into a ticket for a specific date.
If you are purchasing a gift voucher, simply click the gift voucher option when purchasing the ticket via the Book Now button below. You will receive a PDF voucher including a voucher code, to be used for redeeming the voucher into a place on a tasting. If you would like the recipients name to feature on the voucher you need to fill in their name under “Full name” when booking. All information such as confirmation and reminder will go to the email the voucher was booked with. You will have the option of receiving a Gin Lab card should you want something to give as a present – details on that option will follow as part of your confirmation email.
If you have a gift voucher to redeem, simply click Book Now on the relevant tasting below and fill in your voucher code to see the available dates for the relevant of people. The voucher code will not be used until you confirm the date, so you can have a look at the calendar without redeeming the voucher code.
In the booking calendar, green dates have good availability, yellow dates limited availability and red dates are fully booked. If you would like to be put on a wait list and contacted in case of a cancellation for a specific date, please contact us on email@example.com .
The voucher code is valid for six months from the date of purchase, and cannot be extended.
If you want to add more people than the voucher is valid for, you need to make two bookings – one redeeming the voucher, and one purchase of new tickets for the same date. To ensure availability for everyone on the same date, we recommend you to check the availability for your total number of people first.
The nature of our classroom means that the sessions we offer are subject to change in terms of schedule, duration and offering. Changes may be made at any time – if you have any specific queries please get in touch before booking.
Whether you are interested in an evening of gin cocktails, a group gin blending session or simply want to book one of our regular tastings exclusively for a small or large group, we would be happy to find a set up that suits you. To get an idea of the topics usually covered in our tastings, see our Tastings section above.
Our regular tutored tastings in the Classroom hold up to 12 people per tasting, and can be booked online for any smaller number of people. For any private group bookings, we can offer our top floor Study, which holds up to 16 people in a seated tasting.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you with a suggested set up and price, which will depend on factors such as the size of your group and time of the week.
The Gin Lab is located on 10 Green Street in central Cambridge.
We are open 7 days a week
Monday - Thursday - 10am - 6pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
All visitors to the Cambridge Gin Laboratory must be at least 18 years of age, please bring ID if you appear under 25.
Tel: 01223 751146 (option 1)