Fantasy-themed cocktail bar The Cauldron has a new site for enchanting, boozy cocktail classes.
Who amongst us hasn’t wished there was a little more magic in the world? The folks up at The Cauldron certainly have, which is why they decided to do something to help. After a sizzling run at a pop-up in Dalston, they’re now moving to larger new premises in Elephant & Castle, ready to delight even more of London’s aspiring witches and wizards.
The potion pioneers are promising an array of upgrades for the new school year, with enhanced interactive elements, improved recipes and other tweaks to delight the public.
I mean, The Cauldron have chosen to call it “science & technology”, but we all know that it’s magic. Upon arrival, you’ll be immediately kitted out with a robe and a wand, which will quickly become your best friend.
From there, things get even boozier with just a swish and a flick. The Cauldron invites you to try your hand at mixing potions, and yes, they are whipped up in a cauldron. Using a set of ingredients sourced from ancient magick textbooks, you’ll chop, grind, and mix up concoctions such as the Transfiguration Tonic, which you will then proceed to drink. Practical magic, indeed.
The Cauldron’s creations are far from your standard cocktails. In the process of creation, your potions will bubble, spout smoke, and even change colour. Those are just the ones you’re allowed to make yourselves; the bartenders can whip you up a creation that spits flames when a magic powder is sprinkled on top. Unfortunately, this is forbidden for us basic witches, although it’s probably better for everyone’s health and safety.
Classes at The Cauldron recommence from September 26, but those lovely folks at have got their hands on some tickets just for you. Just remember folks, don’t drink and fly! Let this be a warning to you all:
Location: 7 Elephant Road, SE17 1LB. Nearest station: Elephant and Castle.
Opening hours: The Cauldron opens at its new site from September 26; open Wed-Sat each week. Over 18s only.
Price: £29.99 when bought via Fever, which includes three meads and two molecular cocktails.
More information: from their website.