Nowadays you don’t have to go out to enjoy some of the best drinks the UK has to offer, luckily for us you can now order a cocktail making kit and have cocktails delivered to your door!
If you want to make cocktails at home then you can of course pick up all the ingredients yourself from the supermarket.
But there are also lots of companies that specialise in cocktail delivery so that you can enjoy ready-made cocktails, or cocktail making kits that will transform you into a master mixer in your own home!
What Is A Cocktail Kit?
A Cocktail Delivery Kit is a box that has been curated by expert mixologists to help you enjoy cocktails at home.
They make the perfect addition to a big night in, sleepover with your pals and are perfect if you are having a hen party at home.
What’s Included In A Cocktail Making Kit?:
- Different types of alcohol
- Special Flavourings
- Decorative items
- Cocktail shaker
The exact contents of the cocktail delivery box varies depending on who you order from and how much you spend.
We’ve done the research for you to reveal which the best options for cocktail delivery in the UK, including cocktail making kits with alcohol and garnishes, mixed cocktails, bottled cocktails and other cocktail delivery services.
If you’re buying a DIY cocktail kit then you have a plethora of options in the UK. Firstly, you need to decide what kind of home cocktail delivery you want:
- A DIY Cocktail Making Kit – this includes everything you need to make one or several cocktails at home, including ingredients such as alcohol, mixers and sometimes decorations and garnishes. Occasionally these also include the cocktail shaker.
- A Pre-mixed or Bottled Cocktail Kit – This is an even easier option as your home cocktails will come pre-made and either bottled or boxed and ready to pour and enjoy.
- Cocktail Shakers and Equipment Sets – These just include the actual tools you need to make cocktails but no alcohol or ingredients. You’ll usually get a cocktail shaker, mixer stick and strainer.
Best DIY Cocktail Making Kits To Mix Yourself
Want to try your hand at some mixing and shaking but have everything you need delivered to you? Try one of these:
|Strawberry Daiquiri Kit||Full Cocktail Making Kit including Shaker|
|Price: £17.99 + free delivery||Price: £45|
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Best Pre-Mixed Cocktails To Enjoy At Home
Leave the hard work to the pros! Just pour and enjoy these bottled and boxed cocktails:
|Kocktail - This Month's Box||Box of 6 Cocktails|
|Price: £39 + free delivery||Price: £29.99|
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Best Cocktail Making Equipment Sets
Buying all your alcohol, mixers and cocktail ingredients yourself? You’ll just need a cocktail shaker and some equipment:
|19-Piece Cocktail Making Set||Personalised Swirl Cocktail Shaker||Final Touch Vintage Crystal Shaker||Luxury Manhattan Cocktail Shaker Set
|Price: £29.99||Price: £38.75||Price: £39.95||Price: £19.99|
|Amazon||Not On The Highstreet||Prezzybox||Drinkstuff|
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Where Can I Buy Cocktail Making Kits?
The number of companies who have starting offering cocktail delivery uk has increased dramatically in the last couple of years so you can enjoy cheap cocktails at home whenever you want.
If you’re wondering where to buy ready made cocktails or a home cocktail kit, check out our top
10 14 cocktail delivery brands in the UK:
Top UK Cocktail Delivery Kits
Kocktail are an Edinburgh-based brand specialising in delivering freshly-made bottled cocktails to your door. Their USP is that they make a fresh batch of their pre-mixed cocktails weekly which are then sent out across the country for you to enjoy.
You can choose to sign up to a subscription or just buy a one-off box.
What should I order?
We love the look of Kocktail’s Summer Spritz Collection Box – £29.00 with free delivery.
- 4 Freshly Made, Bottled cocktails
- Lychee & Elderflower, Rhubarb & Cucumber, Venice Beach Spritz, Earl Grey Spritz
- Posted through your letterbox
If you want to enjoy professional, pre-made cocktails at home then look no further than CocktailDelivery.co.uk.
These guys have made a name for themselves by producing high-quality enjoy-at-home versions of all your favourite cocktails.
You’ll find everything from an Espresso Martini Kit to a Unicorn Gin Cocktail kit to a Strawberry Daiquiri Making Kit.
What should I order?
We love their Piña Colada making kit – From £18.99 + free delivery.
This cocktail kit includes spiced rum, coconut rum and lime and comes as a 20cl, 40cl or 70cl bottle that will make 10 cocktails for you and the gang the enjoy at home.
- Piña Colada cocktail bottle that makes 6 drinks
- Includes complimentary air-dried fruit to garnish
- Just add fresh coconut milk
If there was a cocktail-delivery company that deserves to win the crown for best brand name then it’s definitely Boxtails!
Doing pretty much what it says on the box, Boxtails specialise in ready to pour cocktail delivery in the UK, all from their base in Somerset.
They have created a very unique cocktail delivery box. You will receive your cocktail delivery kit in the form of pouches which then make ready to pour cocktails in all your favourite flavours.
- Ready made cocktail pouches
- Letterbox friendly cocktails
- Student discount
What should I order?
We are big fans of their BBQ Bundle – £48.99 with free delivery
Thic cocktail delivery box includes 16 x 125ml cocktail pouches.
You’ll get a selection of Blood Orange Mojito, Daiquiri and Espresso Martini to enjoy at your next bash!
4. Lollipop Cocktails
This fun young brand based in Chelsea has been dedicated to cocktail delivery in London and making handcrafted, bar-quality, bottled cocktails delivered to your door across the UK since 2015.
- Handmade, high end bottled cocktails
- Free delivery
- Choose from a box of 3, 6, 12 or 24 ready made cocktails
Looking for one of the most unique UK cocktail delivery kits? You have got to try the offering from The Bitter Club. They handcraft cocktail bitters delivered to your door that you can combine with your favourite spirits to make the most amazing drinks.
Their speciality is using all natural ingredients and no added sugars or flavourings to craft small batches of uniqueness to elevate any drink you make at home.
We love the look of their Hibiscus & Rose Box – £29.99 including delivery
- Handmade cocktail bitters box
- All natural ingredients
- Makes the perfect gift – add a message to a friend
- Just add your favourite spirits
Another great place to head for delicious cocktail delivery kits is good old Etsy.
The benefit of sourcing your home cocktail making kit on Etsy is that you will be supporting a small, independent business and you can choose between cocktail making equipment kits and loads of unique cocktail ingredient kits.
Best Etsy Cocktail Making Kits 2021
Why not try one of these Etsy Cocktail Kits?
|Mixtons Personalised Cocktail Gift Box||NaturalandNoble Delxue Gin Making Kit|
|Price: £26||Price: £19.99|
|Handmade, high-end cocktails to enjoy at home. Choose from a box of 4 to 18 bottles with flab||Choose from pre-mixed gin infusion packs or make your own simple syrups using flavours such as hibiscus and Sicilian Orange to enhance your drinks.|
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7. Cocktails For home
Want bar quality cocktails delivered? Take a look at the brand Cocktails For Home.
Brought to you from the team behind the famous Montey’s Cocktail Bar in Harrogate, who aim to delivery cocktails to you that taste and look as good as the drinks served in their bar.
- High quality, bar-standard ready-made cocktails
- Ever-changing, seasonally-inspired menu
- Includes recipe card, ingredients and garnish
Cocktails For Home can also provide you with the appropriate glassware to really make your DIY home cocktails feel like the real deal.
All the drinks here look amazing, but if we HAD to choose, we would go for the Rockstar Martini Cocktail Kit – £39.99 with free UK delivery.
Of course trusty Amazon also has plenty of options for cocktail kits for using at home, one of the most popular is Muddlebox.
Their combi boxes come with everything you need rustle up some delicious cocktails at home.
We recommend trying their Singapore Sling Tasting Kit – £25 for 4 drinks including delivery.
The kit includes
- 120ml Greenall’s Gin
- 60ml Volare Cherry Brandy Liqueur
- 30ml Cointreau
- 30ml Benedictine
- 40ml Grenadine
- 500ml Pineapple Juice
Amazon also has all the cocktail making equipment you need such as cocktail shakers, bartender kits and pretty glasses.
NIO stands for Needs Ice Only and this brand has certainly come up with one of the most unique ways of getting high-quality, pre-mixed cocktails through your letterbox – these drinks come in a little flat box!
Perhaps the very first real letterbox cocktails, NIO Cocktails come in flavours as varied as Margarita to Mai Tai and are recommended by the drinks experts at Tatler and Popsugar no less.
For more brilliant bottled cocktail delivery then look no further than Tapp’d.
Simply shake the pre-mixed cocktail in a shaker to wake up those delicious ingredients then pour over some ice and garnish accordingly!
Tapp’d cocktails come in all your favourites including Pina Colada, French Martini and Mojito.
11. The Cocktail Delivery Company
If there was ever an example of a company that does what it says on the tin, this is it.
Their slogan sums it up by saying that their handcrafted cocktails are made by professionals, shaken by you, meaning that anyone can try their luck as a master mixologist!
You’ll find everything from the classic cocktails we all know and love, to their own club signatures as well as some exciting blends you haven’t tried before.
12. Doorstep Bartender
Another company offering great bottled cocktails delivered is Doorstep Bartender. Again here you will find all your faves including Pineapple Honey Mai Tais, Margaritas and Amaretto Sours.
13. Bottled Bartender
Looking for a handmade cocktail, made to a unique recipe no less, that will be delivered to your door? Take a look at Bottled Bartender.
Their emphasis is on delivery freshly-made cocktails that you are going to love, and they come in all the right flavours too!
They are based in Newport, Wales but delivery UK-wide.
14. Tonic at Home
If you’re local to Edinburgh and want to support an independent business based in the city then why not order some cocktails from Tonic At Home?
You will receive a little pouch with a pre-mixed cocktail in to enjoy, or you can order a box of all your favourites!
They also deliver their handmade cocktails nationwide!
Are you ready to get stuck in with a diy cocktail kit and start learning how to whip up your own margaritas and tequila sunrises?
Hopefully you’ll have found the perfect cocktail making kit to help you become a master mixologist from the comfort of your own home!