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45 Gin School

Closes in 2 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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This was brought as a gift from my dad for my brother and I as we both love our gin. We wasn’t sure... read more

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Birthday preasent I got to enjoy too!!

A Birthday present I brought for my partner that we both got to enjoy ...a great afternoon out for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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7-9 Market Place, Leicester LE1 5GG, England
+44 116 326 6426
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was brought as a gift from my dad for my brother and I as we both love our gin. We wasn’t sure what to expect when going. From the start it was such a fun afternoon. The burleighs gin they give you is so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cclews26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Birthday present I brought for my partner that we both got to enjoy ...a great afternoon out for couples and Gin lovers. What a great experience making your own bottle of gin whilst drinking a Burleigh's gin or two !!! Would highly recommend

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sally-Anne A
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Bought this as a present for my boyfriends birthday. And its been a hit! The entire gin making process and cocktail session gave us a different insight into the gin world. We must say the experience was made by jen, and the enthusiastic guy on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A_Elephant
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

What a fab time would recommend to anyone Lucy and Ben were great fun and very knowledgable about the gin making I had never drank gin until yesterday and enjoyed every minute and nearly every taste

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jaysandvicks
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We went for my husband’s work do. When we arrived we were able to enjoy some early tea and a couple of Gins which was really nice. After that we went downstairs and did the whole gin experience. The guy in charge was very friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Malu927
Reviewed 16 November 2018

As per a previous reviewer, we had such a lovely time tainted by Lucy who was the bar person upstairs. She was sulky (apparently after a very late night) and not very knowledgeable regarding the cocktail masterclass. We'd have been better off reading Diffords Guide....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Inspire39993249554
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alan f
Reviewed 12 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank MrsTMrT
Reviewed 10 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LucyD1498
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sheryl P
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28 November 2017|
Response from AlMac0 | Reviewed this property |
About three hours
Laura H
4 November 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
9 September 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