The South London Bar With 100 Different Gins To Try • Gin & Beer

Gin and Beer Deptford

Gin (and beer) fans – the functionally titled Gin & Beer is here for you.

Nestled in a railway arch in Deptford, south-east London, this brilliant new bar dedicates itself to just two things: tequila and cider! (That’s my little joke.)

South London Gin Bar

For the gin enthusiast, you’ll find 100 different craft gins to sample, from a Broken Heart to a Spit Roasted Pineapple Gin; the menu helpfully divides them into classic, complex, citrus and sweet. The bartenders will also happily knock them into a Martini, Negroni or one of their speciality cocktails. (See our guide to London’s prettiest G&T’s.)

Gin Cocktails Bar in London
Photo: @sam.six.9081

After the ampersand, there’s an all-Belgian beer list, with six beers on tap and forty bottles to put to the test. Or try their ‘beer tapas’, a tasting flight of three thirds-of-a-pint.

Photo of beer bottle and glass

Speaking of tapas, the good folks of Gin & Beer have a third, secret weapon: and that weapon is cheese. Their cheeseboards are just the thing to sustain you through a very serious and scientific gin and beer tasting session.

Gin and Cheese Board

All in all, three cheers for beer, for gin, and for cheese! Give these arch-dwellers a visit.

Location: Unit 2, Resolution Way, Deptford, SE8 4NT. Nearest station: Deptford.
Opening hours: Tue-Fri, 4pm – midnight; Saturday, 1pm to midnight; Sunday, 2pm – 11pm; closed on Mondays.
Price: free to enter, cocktails from £7.50; bottles of beer from £5.
More information: head to their website.

More places to visit:

?The Soho salon that combines haircuts with cocktails
?The beautiful bookshop in the heart of Spitalfields
?The new foodie spot in the old BBC building
?The pretty Japanese garden for stressed-out Londoners

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