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Get into the Spirit of World Gin Day with these Fabulous Gin and Cocktail Bars

Get in the Spirit of World Gin Day
Eat and Drink
June 2021
Reading time 5 minutes

Get into the Spirit of World Gin Day with these Fabulous Gin and Cocktail Bars

Whether you are a fan of the juniper spirit or just looking to get into the art of gin, we have the perfect places to take a sip and celebrate World Gin Day.
Get into the spirit of World Gin Day


30–32 Grey Street, Newcastle NE1 6AE 

With more than 350 different gins and a large variety of tonics, Dacantus is the perfect place to spend World Gin Day. A specialty G&T menu means each gin has been carefully paired with the perfect accompanying tonic, and finished off with selected botanics to enhance the flavour. 

The Gin Bar 

Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Hawthorn Square, Newcastle NE1 3SA 

Specialising in locally-sourced, premium gins, The Gin Bar is the ideal location to rest and relax with a glass of gin in hand. This location offers a unique experience of ‘re-engineering’ your own cocktail to tailor your tastebuds, with a little guidance from the martini menu. 

The Nuthatch

9–11 Bedford Street, Middlesbrough TS1 2LL 

Sophisticated, refreshing and flavour-forward gins are what The Nuthatch are all about. Visit Middlesbrough’s first gin distillers to get a taste of World Gin Day, where gin is made using only the finest ingredients and all above 40 percent ABV.

Alfie and Fins Gin Bar

Land of Green Ginger, Front Street, Tynemouth NE30 4BP 

Boasting more than 35 carefully-selected premium gins, Alfie and Fins Gin Bar is a great place to get to grips with your favourite gin in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, and the selection of gins continues to grow weekly, so keep an eye out for local artisan gins as well as more exotic imports.

Tin of Sardines 

18 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA

0191 374 1666 

Serving a wide selection of more than 250 gins and tonics, this Durham bar has everything you need to enjoy this year’s World Gin Day. Choose from the extensive menu, or ask one of the in-house ‘ginologists’ to find your perfect gin and mixer combo. Also, keep an eye out for the newest Tin of Sardines outpost, soon to open in Roker, Sunderland. 

Trippets Lounge Bar 

89 Trippet Lane, Sheffield S1 4EL

0114 276 2930 

The enthusiastic drink-smiths at Trippets Lounge Bar will be at your disposal for all your gin and tonic needs. Their expertise in the juniper spirit means they can mix up a cocktail that isn’t even on their menu. Their Gin Bible has a wealth of spirit varieties, so there will certainly be a gin that’s to your liking. 

Gin Lane 

The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE

01422 414448 

Located in the heart of Halifax, Gin Lane is dedicated to providing customers with an incredible gin experience. It’s a space to meet friends and chat, whilst sipping on your favourite G&T. There’s even a retail shop located above the bar with over 200 varieties of the spirit on show, and Yorkshire gins take pride of place in their own showcase cabinet.

Get into the spirit of World Gin Day

Salon Privé

8 Russell Street, Leeds LS1 5RN 

0113 322 6261 

As well as holding the title for the largest collection of gins in Leeds, Salon Privé boasts a new glass-covered rooftop terrace that overlooks Greek Street. The ever-growing gin collection (currently more than 180 varieties) includes a range from around the world including France’s Audemus Pink Pepper Gin and Belgium’s Copperhead Black Gin. 

The Gin Lounge 

45 Brook Street, Ilkley LS29 8AG

07890 689601

Serving a selection of both locally-distilled gins, and those from around the world, The Gin Lounge has more than 200 different types of the juniper-based spirit. All gins are served with a range of tonics from either Franklin and Sons or Fentimans, and finished off with home-grown fresh herbs, fruit and spices from around the world.

Granvilles Beer and Gin House 

24 Long Row, Leeds LS18 5AA 

Set in modern yet rustic atmosphere, Granville’s Beer and Gin House have an ever-growing list of gins to try this World Gin Day. Whether you are after the familiar names, or looking to broaden your horizons, this unique gin bar has you covered. There are currently 75 gin varieties on the menu, but if you are looking for a new tipple, try That Boutique-y Gin Company’s Strawberry and Balsamic gin for a touch of refined bitterness, woody-flavours and juicy strawberry acidity.

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