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Yelp London’s World Cup Cocktail Class



With the scent of anticipation in the air and the Sunday sun high in the sky, World Cup fever hit London on the hottest weekend of the year. Luckily, 50 Elites cooled off with a pre-match warm up at Yelp's World Cup Cocktail Class.

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Sipping and slurping expertly made cocktails in the cool and classy Drunken Monkey, the 1920s speakeasy was transformed into a perfect preparation venue for the England match. Spoilt with the crafty cocktail skills of Cristian the bartender, mojitos, mint juleps, cosmopolitans and margaritas insured that everyone loosed up before the big match.

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Tisha B shook it up behind the bar, with a one on one walk through on how to make perfectly balanced  drinks. It was great to see Eric J and Jason E working hard with a certain amount of skill, learning the tips and recipes.

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Then just as the party was getting stared, out came the mini boxes of noodles, spicy chilli chicken wings, salty tofu, veggie spring rolls and super tasty spare ribs. Sarah O suffered from a passing vegetarian episode when confronted with the tofu, it was only passing though.

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Washing down the yummy in their tummies wouldn't have been possible without our amazing friends from El Dorado, Four Roses-Small Batch, Ocho Reposaso and Ypioca Cachaca. The drinks were flowing all afternoon.

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A huge thanks to Cristian and Emily as well as the rest of The Drunken Monkey staff for making a Sunday spectacular (more than making up for England's poor effort on the pitch) and welcoming us into their wonderful space.

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Lizzie G

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