The Worship Street Whistling Shop is a 21st-century update of the Victorian gin palace. Using London's most innovative cocktail era as inspiration, the bar features striking interiors, including a seating area complete with a bespoke Victorian lamppost and original shop front windows leading to the Fluid Movement lab, where the team research new drinks and distil their own scents and flavours.
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Worship Street Whistling Shop
63 Worship StreetShoreditchLondonEC2A 2DU
- +44 (0)20 7247 0015
- Public transport:
- Moorgate, Underground
Really friendly staff serve well composed cocktails in a lovely space that is not overcrowded. Servings are generous for the price and our cocktail waiter was well informed and very helpful.
However, for a location that has reputedly one of the best gin selections in London (evidenced by the extensive list) the signature cocktail list is surprisingly lacking in depth in this regard (and no...more
Cocktail list was a bit odd, none really appealed to me completely but all of them were surprisingly balanced and turned out impressive. The oolong tea cocktail was my favourite (could've done without the dish rag presentation) although the whisky sour one was very interesting and complex.
Gin selection is one of the most impressive I've seen outside of Gin-specific bars.
Downside is the...more
I always have a great time here; no, the awesomest time. Not sure why ... maybe the semi pretentious nature of this place somehow trickles down to your senses and tingles them every which way, or perhaps because the somewhat erudite waiters and bar tenders lend an easy welcome to the place, or perhaps because I just have the funnest of friends.
The space is adequate, roomy; I never feel too...more
Good music, blues that made me want to get up and dance, okay rather than transformatively amazing cocktails, intimate decor, a snug with a bathtub (presumably for gin), friendly staff.
As quote unquote vintage ginjoint style bars go it's grand, sure. Average cost of a cocktail, about 11 pounds. There were nibbles on offer too but didn't have any this time around.
I'd definitely like to...more
Ya, so what this place is-- is it's not great.
With cheesy 19 yr old boys mixed with try hard shoreditch crowd (potentially dudes who work in a mundane office desk in the nearby Liverpool street office). Um, there goes a pretentiously solid no.
Menu is horribly designed by an intern or something, drinks are kinda slow and totally nothing special.
But yea, do come when y'all are on...more