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45 Gin School

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Warm Fun with Ice Cold G&Ts

Not knowing what to expect we were delighted with our reception on recent Saturday morning. A great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
alan f
Loughborough, United Kingdom

We did this for my partners birthday and it was an absolutely fantastic activity. Their Gin is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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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
+44 116 326 6426
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not knowing what to expect we were delighted with our reception on recent Saturday morning. A great start followed by a thorough explanation as to how the gin making process works by knowledgeable and informative staff. Fortunately they also help with choosing from the many...More

Thank alan f
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had such a great time! Smelling and chosing the botanicals was great. So many to choose from and some amazing smells. We had help coming up with our final chosen selection and the staff were so helpful and knowledgeable. The distilling process was great...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did this for my partners birthday and it was an absolutely fantastic activity. Their Gin is a really great way to start the evening with a talk about the distilling process. Then a talk on botanicals before choosing the ones you want to mix...More

Thank LucyD1498
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff with sensory skills. The gin and cocktails flowed more than I expected great evening!

Thank Sheryl P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought this as a birthday gift for my boyfriend. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. Learnt the process of gin distilling and got to bring our own made bottle home. A must for any gin lovers. Would definitely recommend.

Thank P8969XLsaraha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my husband as a gift he had bought me. We both had a thoroughly wonderful time. Not only did we learn some fascinating facts but also distilled and blended our own gin to bring home. The staff were all very knowledgeable and...More

Thank mrs_m_derby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolutely amazing experience. Our instructor Ben was so passionate and knowledgeable about gin and spent so much time ensuring that we all took away an amazing gin that we are sure to love. He explained the process incredibly well and answered all...More

Thank Selena C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening, staff were friendly and helpful! Highly Recommend! Great night out with gin and you get your own bottle to take home!

Thank gemmasP5884ID
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great class to learn to make our own gin. knowledgeable instructor. learned much about the processes.

Thank jxd1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what expect from the gin school but it is one of the best experiences we’ve had in Leicester. We had a welcome G&T, learnt about how gin is made, chose the flavours we were putting in the gin we were making and...More

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November 28, 2017|
Response from AlMac0 | Reviewed this property |
About three hours
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
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