Whisky Tasting Masterclass

Whisky Tasting Masterclass

food & drink

Renowned for its extensive whisky collection, The Bar at The Athenaeum promises a sumptuous setting for a unique whisky tasting. Hosted by the bar’s very own barman, Giovanni Castorina, the one hour masterclasses include four 25ml whiskies, complete with perfectly-paired cheeses.

There are three tiers of masterclasses; sample menus are included below, although please note that these are subject to change. Each ticket is for a 1 hour masterclass between the hours shown. Prices shown do not include card and ticketing processing fees.


◆ Nikka Black Malt & Double Gloucester Cheese

◆ Redbreast Lusteau Edition & Wigmore Cheese

◆ Willet’s Bourbon & Lancashire Bomb

◆ Dalmore Cigar Malt & Beenleigh Blue Cheese


◆ Balvenie Double Wood (17 yrs) & Ragstone Cheese

◆ Hazelburn (8yrs) & Tunworth Cheese

◆ Cutty Sark (25yrs) & Devon Blue Cheese

◆ Lagavulin Distillers Edition & Westcombe Cheddar


◆ Islay of Whisky OC2 & Dorstone Cheese

◆ Highland Park (25yrs) & Durrus Cheese

◆ Hibiki (17yrs) & Stichelton Cheese

◆ Ardbeg Supernova (2009) & Kirkham’s Lancashire

  • £45 / £75 / £150 per person
  • Daily. Sunday - Thursday, 12 - 9pm and Friday – Saturday, 12 – 7pm
  • 1 hour
  • The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ
The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences

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The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences
5-star luxury hotel
Embodying five-star luxury with an independent spirit, The Athenaeum is an award-winning, family-run hotel located in the heart of Mayfair, opposite Royal Green Park. The newly launched rooms, suites and residences epitomise the hotel's proud heritage, champion bespoke British craftsmanship and celebrate their Art Deco roots. With Michelin-starred chefs The Galvin Brothers at the culinary helm too, The Athenaeum captures a quintessential spirit of the city.

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