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45 Gin School

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic few hours

Can not thank the staff enough, brilliant experience would highly recommend to gin lovers. Multiple... read more

Reviewed today
H157JEmartins
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So much fun!

I had a brilliant time at the Gin School - the staff were all super friendly and knowledgeable, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gretal R
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Located in the oldest retail building in Leicester, close to both 45 bars and overlooking Market Place, our stunning new venue offers you a unique insight into how to make gin and the magical world of distilling. Your 45 Gin School Experience lasts...more
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7-9 Market Place, Leicester LE1 5GG, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Can not thank the staff enough, brilliant experience would highly recommend to gin lovers. Multiple g&t across the 3 hours and gin cocktail.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a brilliant time at the Gin School - the staff were all super friendly and knowledgeable, and presented a lot of information in an interesting way (not like actual school at all!). There was also plenty of hands on gin making and enough...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gretal R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2nd visit we enjoy the first time so much. Tried the gin cocktails of the day and 2 others. Went home in taxis having had a super day.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Madeleine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best way to spend Friday night in Leicester! Great fun for gin drinkers! Guided by the staff through the botanicals, you get to distill your own bottle, while drinking gin in what seemed like a bottomless glass. Oh, and a cocktail making lesson...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank magsbees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today I went to this Gin Experience with my wife. What a fabulous experience. Lucy was incredible and so knowledgeable about the whole distilling process and made the 3 hrs so much fun. Watching your own personal Gin being produced in front of you is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andy J
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, wonderful gift. Really enjoyed this 3hr experience. Joe and Lucy were really friendly and engaging; despite a packed crowd they made time for everyone. The distilling process was fun and interactive and we enjoyed chatting with all the other people there to distill...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elmo487
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful Birthday present! Thank you so much for your kind words!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love gin and want to experience making your own unique flavour that you develop and bottle, then you will love this. Bought for me as a special birthday present I went along with my sister and with others had a great time. Free...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amanda R
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited today (23rd March) with my husband, and my sister-in-law and her husband. We had a brilliant time, and sampled a fair amount of gin! The setting was lovely, as were Lucy, Joe and the ladies who helped us create our own gins. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank siany31
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review! Thank you so much! We are so pleased that you appreciated how relaxed we are on the experience. Making Gin is supposed to be fun not stuffy! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife bought this gin making experience for me as a present. It is great fun with lots of g & ts and you make your own gin. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They are informative and helpful. If you like gin you will love...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wilguy
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best nights out I have had in a long time. Plenty of gin flowing all night, a great friendly atmosphere and our own bottle of gin to take away. Would highly recommend to any gin lover.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clara M
Lucy H, General Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself! You are welcome to come back anytime!!

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CJC92786
November 28, 2017|
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Response from AlMac0 | Reviewed this property |
About three hours
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Laura H
November 3, 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Property representative |
Hi Laura, we wouldn't recommend driving after the gin school experience if you wish to enjoy the full experience and the gin on offer. Thanks
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kerry f
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Tanya B | Property representative |
We offer 2 different experiences at 45 Gin School. The Single Experience is for 1 person distilling one bottle of Gin and this is priced at £115 and we offer the Shared Experience whereby 2 people get to enjoy the whole... More
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