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Gin Tasting Experience with Sharing Platter for Two at The Rubens at The Palace 10767674

5 out of 5 (based on 24 reviews)
Location: Victoria - West London
For 2 people
Valid for 12 months
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It’s never too early for gin! This popular spirit has taken the country by storm, with unlikely gin lovers popping up in pubs and bars around the country. You may be more used to sipping your favourite tipple out of a can, but it’s time for you to taste gin the way it’s meant to be! Step into the world of royalty and nobility at the stunning The Rubens at the Palace, just a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace. Within this elegant venue you’ll find a wealth of history and culture representing the life of the Royal Family, debutantes and even footmen right back to the 1700s. During your experience, the resident mixologist will teach you everything you need to know about gin and tonic and you’ll be tasting 3 sensational gins accompanied by complimentary tonic water pairings. As the tasting gets underway you can line your stomachs with a delicious sharing platter of British style Tapas.

What's included?
  • An exciting gin and tonic tour led by the venue’s resident mixologists at the Hotel’s New York Bar
  • Three sensational gin tastings ranging from dry to spiced
  • British tapas sharing platter including four distinct dishes
What do I need to know?
  • All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences
  • This voucher is valid for two people
  • Tastings are available week-round at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm, excluding Valentines Day, Mother's Day, Easter weekend, July-September, 14th – 31st of December
  • Gin tasting will last for approximately 45 minutes but customers will have time after the exercise to enjoy the sharing platter and drinks
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • The dress code for The Rubens is smart casual and we respectfully ask guests to refrain from wearing sportswear, flip-flops and non-tailored shorts – guests not adhering to the dress code policy will not be permitted entry into the restaurants and bars
  • Please inform the venue of any dietary requirements when booking
  • You must take a printed copy of your voucher with you to the venue (emails on screen will not be accepted)
  • A discretionary service charge of 15% will be added to your bill
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Customer Reviews
5 out of 5 (based on 24 reviews)
Excellent Experience
21 August 2023
Haven't done anything like this before but would recommend. A nice setting in the New York bar but it was the host that made the experience - I believe it was the bar manager. Very welcoming and knowledgeable about gin - it was educational as well getting the chance to taste a few different gins.
Tim l
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Birthday
Great experience
27 November 2022
Very interesting experience, nice to know about the history of gin, amazing service
Best Gin Tasting Experience Ever
19 June 2022
What a fabulous day out. Fantastic hotel, great knowledge of gin by our host. Great sharing platter of food. Just an all round great day. Thanks Frank.
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Gin lover’s experience
23 April 2022
Great knowledge of gin from Frank and very pleasant surroundings. Food and gin tasting was great.
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Anniversay
A real surprise
21 April 2022
I think that Jacek was extremely knowledgeable and made it a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Birthday
Fantastic Experience
10 January 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed the Gin Tasting and the food provided which was exceptional. The mixologist, Jacek, was exceptionally knowledgeable and it was extremely interesting to learn about the history of gin making. In addition, all the staff the hotel were extremely helpful and very pleasant.
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Christmas
Absolutely amazing experience!
03 November 2021
Cannot fault this experience one bit, from start to finish we both throughly enjoyed it. We are both Gin fans but we learnt a whole new way to enjoy it and tips we never would've thought to do. Staff were absolutely brilliant, from the minute we walked through the door we felt welcomed and valued. Even the little touches like the certificate at the end brought smiles to our faces. Alessio was our guide, he was so knowledgeable about all the gins and so friendly it was a pleasure talking to him. He made our experience the best it could be, he really went out of his way to make our experience enjoyable. He is a real credit to the hotel and the experience. The sharing platter had plenty to choose from and was delicious, very filling too! We both fully recommend this and will be booking the whiskey experience as presents for family and will be back again ourselves.
Abigail & lewis
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Christmas
A lovely treat
08 July 2021
We brought this 18 months ago and booked and cancelled 3 times, due to COVID so finally got to use voucher. From arrival, such a good experience. Surroundings were very relaxed, Gin ‘tutor’ very knowledgeable and had 3 full size gin tasters. Food that followed was delicious- such a good day had by all. Buy a gift and Rubens very accommodating with all the changes too.
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Just because!
05 December 2020
It was a brilliant experience and Mohan was excellent in teaching us things about gin that we never knew or experienced
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Great present idea for people who appreciate gin!
17 January 2020
Very enjoyable, leisurely evening learning about gin. Food tapas great to go with it. Our host, Jacek, was very knowledgeable. Venue was very luxurious. A great way to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.
Gin lover!
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Anniversay
Gin Tasting Experience with Sharing Platter for Two at The Rubens at The Palace