Tequila & Mezcal Fest 2018, the biggest Tequila, Mezcal and Agave spirit festival in Europe, returns for its mighty 5th year with a brand new venue on the Southbank, The Bargehouse at OXO Tower Wharf, hosting a multi-story, action-packed 3 day celebration of the true spirit of Mexico. A festival of agave spirits, choice Mexican dishes, cocktails, cutting edge art and ancestral culture, it’s the only festival of its kind in the UK. Guests can enjoy street food from 3 of London’s leading Mexican restaurants – Taqueria, Peyotito and Café Pacifico and 4 premium cocktail bars MNKY HSE, Ella Canta, Chiringuito and Barrio Bars serving an array of tequila and mezcal laced drinks.

Each room will host a selection of art installations from contemporary Mexican artists as part of The
House of Mexico, Raindance will be showcasing short Mexican films alongside live musicians and
folkloric dancers making their way throughout the venue. Patrón is hosting a ‘Tequila Experience’
with the Perfectionists Cocktail bar, ultra-premium tequila tasting, an exclusive Patrón and Fever-Tree Citrus Tonic Water sampling bar and a special Mexican artist’s showcase.

Highlights include:

  • An opportunity to try George Clooney’s new Casamigos Mezcal
  • 3 leading Mexican restaurants TaqueriaPeyotito and Café Pacifico serving tacos and contemporary street food
  • 4 premium cocktail bars MNKY HSEElla CantaChiringuito and Barrio Bars serving an array of tequila-laced drinks
  • Patrón Tequila Experience, a live art installation alongside Patron Perfectionists Cocktail Bar and the Fever Tree Tonic and Patron Tequila Bar serving their new tequila and citrus tonic pairing
  • Contemporary Mexican Art from Mexican Design Time in every room
  • Mexican short films from Raindance
  • Aztec and folkloric dancers
  • New Mexican craft beer and wine tasting stands
  • Seminars on how to make the perfect Margarita, the origins of the Paloma cocktail and a Mexican ceviche, ultimate guacamole making masterclass and a piñata ceremony every day!
Tickets are priced at £20 per session, or £40 for a VIP pack (fast track entry, x2 cocktails, 2 dishes, Tequila and Mezcal samples and free entry to seminars and masterclasses)
Session times:
Friday 5th October – 6pm-10.30pm
Saturday 6th October – 12.30pm-4.30pm and 5.30pm-9.30pm
Sunday 7th October – 1pm-7pm
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