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Who's popping up in The Cocktail Village

So we’ve ascertained it’s bigger, (three unique spaces – not just one) and later (11pm finish – yaaaaas!) and dare we say, better and it’s also definitely FREE with your Festival Pass but what delicious treats are in store and importantly - who’s back and who’s a newbie for 2018…

The first space - Back Yard Market


The Schweppes Flavour Adventure
Schweppes have been perfecting their craft for a long old while, and their new range – Schweppes 1783 will be showcasing their unrivalled and exceptional knowledge of flavour pairings and most importantly - bubbles!
The Beefeater Pink Bar
Life’s too short for dull drinks, punk your gin and discover a deliciously decadent Pink Berry Sour or a refreshing Pink Daiquiri from the Beefeater Pink Bar. 
The Sidecar Bar by Rémy Martin & Cointreau
Rémy Martin & Cointreau join forces to bring the ultimate Sidecar Bar to The Cocktail Village celebrating the icon of classic cocktails – The Royal Sidecar. With twists on the classic created by London’s leading bartenders, this will be a glamorous early stop! 
The House of Peroni Bar
Emerging bartending talent from around the UK including The London EDITION, Bar Three, The Bon Vivant, Science & Industry and Cecconi's have crafted the ‘Aperitivo Restyled By Peroni’ menu, with a range of delicious low-alcohol cocktails. 
Talisker Boat House
The Talisker Voyager boat bar will be ‘moored‘ on site, with guests able to enjoy their Talisker 10 Salt & Chilli Hot Choc; a twist on an all-time classic tipple featuring salty chocolate and peppery chilly working in perfect harmony with the Scotch. Join masterclasses with brand ambassador Jason Clark - An intimate tasting of Talisker 10, Storm & Sky. Masterclass £10 booked at the bar.
Tails Cocktails Container
Cocktails in bottles and on tap – means… well - faster cocktails! These exceptional quality drinks will be served from their double-height shipping container overlooking the space! 
Tanqueray No. TEN Citrus Terrace
Step into the glorious Tanqueray No. TEN Terrace and marvel at The Tiny Ten, a small copper pot still filled with fresh citrus fruit and chilled down to create an ice-cold mist to add to your cocktails – notably the Tanqueray No. TEN Negroni.
The Monkey Jungle
Monkey 47 are back with The Monkey Jungle – an immersive, interactive space with games and fortunes and all sorts of monkey characters! The final ingredients are available to pick to garnish your own drinks and make something truly unique! 
Tia Maria Coffee Project
Tia Maria will be bringing their Piaggio Ape serving draft Espresso Martini's along with a selection of other coffee cocktails – perfectly blurring the lines between bartender and barista. 
St-Germain Living Wall
Drink in the elderflower goodness and step up to the living flower wall… Once you’ve bought your St-Germain token – the living wall really does come to life when you’ll be handed your cocktail of choice by the mysterious hands! 

The second space - BRICK LANE YARD


Monkey Shoulder Mixer Truck
Monkey Shoulder is on a mission to quite literally mix things up. The Monkey Mixer - aka an 11,000 litre pimped out cement mixer truck - will be batching up thirst-quenching cocktails, including the Ape Spritz, Lazy Old Fashioned, Show Me The Monkey and the Boom Box - created by their friends at Bar Swift in Soho.
FORDS Gin martinis and oysters with E8 Fish
Fords Gin are teaming up with oceanic street food legends - E8 Fish. Come enjoy that most classic of parings - Martinis & Oysters. Snappers and other gin-delights available for those not in the Martini mood. 
Don Julio La Cantina
Handcrafted luxury tequila Don Julio will be bringing Mexican flair to East London with their classic Tommy’s style Margarita with fresh lime wedge & dehydrated lime wheel served from their authentically Mexican ‘La Cantina’ bar. 
Bulleit Bourbon Truck
American whiskey brand Bulleit Frontier Whiskey will be popping up with their Bulleit Truck and in the spirit of autumn, a Bulleit 10 Smokin Old Fashioned will be on offer featuring Bulleit 10, smoky mustard syrup, paprika grilled Jackfruit, cola glazed bacon rasher. Hop on the truck for a tasting of Bulleit, Bulleit Rye and Bulleit 10 plus a spin on the Wheel of Misfortune. Masterclass £10 booked at the bar.
Ketel One Vodka Kitchen
Ketel One's Kitchen Disco promises to be one of the hottest spots in the Village. With masterclasses as well as tips and tricks for making drinks at home plus their fantastic Nitro Espresso Martini, straight from the tap, with either Ketel One Original or Ketel One Oranje.
Virgin Atlantic @ London Cocktail Week 
The airline for cocktail lovers! Virgin Airways prides itself on top notch cocktails in both their Clubhouses and on their Cocktail Flights into London especially for London Cocktail Week! The pop-up Clubhouse in The Village is open to everyone and will be showcasing some of the very best bars and bartenders flown in especially from all around the world. 
Cocktail Culture Experience
Southern Comfort, Buffalo Trace Bourbon and Scapegrace Gin will be headlining a specially created area in the in The Cocktail Village Yard – The Cocktail Culture Experience. With a secret garden feel, the area will feature several bars underneath the canopy tent, along with snug seating areas where you can enjoy a full menu of drinks including Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Italian classic Fernet-Branca and the recently launched Southern Comfort Black.



Fever-Tree is heading east for the Autumn, teaming up with award-winning basement bar and whisky haven Black Rock in the garden of The Cocktail Village. The pop-up will bring together a menu of 25 wonderful whiskies, mixed perfectly with Fever-Tree’s Ginger Ale, Spiced Orange Ginger Ale, Smoky Ginger Ale and Ginger Beer. Pair your drinks order with a plate of fresh oysters and Black Rock’s signature soda bread with seaweed butter. 

The third space - THE BOILER HOUSE


DrinkUp.London Bar
This year – The DrinkUp.London bar is back celebrating the Golden Age of cocktails! We’re serving up classics twisted by some of London’s most awarded bars – including Callooh Callay, The Savoy and Oriole. 
Uncle Nearest
The Uncle Nearest bar will be taking people back to the olden days with barrels and apple crates with a taste of old Lynchburg Tennessee. Be sure to stop by as the whiskey speaks for itself. 
REAL Kombucha
Using techniques commonly associated with fine wines and real ale, Real Kombucha craft a sophisticated non alcoholic option that is fermentation at its finest. Brewed for open minds.
The Lillet Aperitif Bar
Do it the French way and add some French-chic to your aperitif moment with a Lillet cocktail. Step in to the garden-esque pop-up bar complete with white picket fence, floral French-chic trimmings and try their deliciously Lillet elegant and insta-worthy spritz cocktails; Le Fleur de Lillet, Lillet Vive or a fruity Le Bouquet.
Café Italia
Offering refreshing aperitivo cocktails from Montenegro, ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto, Martini, Rutte, Blu Lie and London Essence, as well as authentic espresso from Illy and a delicious cicchetti selection, Ital Spirits will transport you to the heart of a South Italian piazza, where the drinks will be served by special guest mixologists!
Cockspur Rum Shack
Transport yourself straight to the beach at this recreation of Wilma’s Bar, Rihanna Drive, Barbados. Step inside the shack for delicious rum punches and island vibes. 
Kyro Sauna
Step inside the sauna for a tutored tasting of their rye spirit portfolio or pull up a log at the bar and enjoy the inevitably naked bartenders. Within the forested area - there’s also a chance to play Mollky – a traditional wooden game like skittles. 
Belsazar Aperitif Bar
At the Crate Bar at Belsazar, guests can meet the founders Maximilian Wagner and Sebastian Brack and try a Pineapple Sour with fresh lime, chickpea water and pineapple rocks – a perfect vegan sour! 
Roe & Co Station Bar
Enjoy a Roe & Co Irish Whiskey Julep; a classic Julep with a mint sprig and a scattering of pomegranate seeds to finish, whilst enjoying traditional Irish games. 
Chilean Pisco
Chilean Pisco cocktails, Latin piscotheque vibes and - personalised stainless steel straw engraving. Supported by four Chilean Pisco’s - Waqar, El Gobenador, Kappa & Capel.
Greenall's Wild Berry Squeeze
Greenall’s invite you to pull on a pair of wellies and get very involved - by pressing your own berries to make your bespoke Greenall’s Wild Berry Squeeze cocktail. 
Bareksten Botanical Gin
Bareksten’s dramatic character is perfectly showcased through freshly aromatic cocktails which fuse the essence of the gin with it’s wild and dramatic Nordic roots. 
MONIN Garden
Join MONIN as they focus on all things natural in their micro-indoor garden which will be filled with fresh fruits and vegetables to make delicious, herbaceous cocktails.
There'll be a range of non alcoholic and lower ABV cocktails so a perfect place for a pit stop. 
New and Niche Zone
New for 2018: this will be your excuse to visit The Cocktail Village every day – as each day 3 different brands will be popping up to serve you their delicious drinks for one session only.
Expect to taste brands you may not have heard of before - some aren’t even available in the UK yet!
The Cocktail Experiments
For those that want to try their hand at cocktail making, come up to our classroom and learn to make a classic with your choice of ingredients. 
The private bar is also open, staffed by the award-winning team from The Punch Room at The London Edition

Want to jump the queue, get a free drink, and access to a special VIP-only area?
Check out our VIP package HERE

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Brick Lane (entry via Back Yard Market)
FREE ENTRY with your Festival Pass (can be purchased on the door).

Wednesday 03 October 12pm-11pm
Thursday 04 October 12pm-11pm
Friday 05 October 12pm-11pm
Saturday 06 October 12pm-11pm
Sunday 07 October 12pm-7pm