PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE Welcome to ‘Queers Without Beers’ our regular LGBTQI+ night in the heart of Bloomsbury. This monthly pop-up bar, is based at the Belle Epoque ‘Cafe Babka’ and will stock a wide range of alcohol-free drinks including Seedlip, craft beers, wines, lower sugar sodas, cider and a 0% gin and tonic. It is a…

Queers Without Beers Monthly London Social
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Cafe Babka
Free Event
Club Soda Guide

If you were at our last Mindful Drinking Festival then you might have seen Club Soda co-founder Laura Willoughby announcing the launch of our brand-new Club Soda Guide, and you might have even taken a peek at it on our info desk iPads. But we know that most of you will have no idea what the…

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Mindful Drinking Festival London January 2019

Our fifth and BIGGEST Mindful Drinking Festival is happening this weekend, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019, at The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane in London, as part of the Re:Solutions Festival – a celebration of wellbeing and happiness. So that’s the “Where” and the “When” covered – now for the “Why.” We started Club Soda almost four…

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Shandy

Shandy is, in my opinion, a hugely underrated drink if you’re looking to drink less alcohol or looking for lower alcohol options. Widely known, but underrated nonetheless. We’ve been drinking it for a couple of hundred years, across the globe. In Germany, it’s known as Radler and it’s sold pre-mixed on tap, in huge stein glasses. The…

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Cocktail competition

At our Glasgow Mindful Drinking Festival on Saturday 13 October, we had a great bar serving many alcohol free drinks: beers, kombucha, soft drinks, and three specially created cocktails. The recipes are by our Festival partners, Glasgow’s Liquid Academy.  All are made using drinks featured at the Festival among their ingredients. CEDER’S Mind Reader Made with…

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Glasgow Scottish Drinks Review

Our Glasgow festival is fast approaching and we can’t wait to share some amazing drinks with you. We thought we’d put together a little review highlighting some of the wonderful Scottish products that will be available on the day. Chastity Unfortunately, Chastity is so new that we didn’t get a chance to taste it before…

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London Cocktail Week 2018 Low No Alcohol Options

London Cocktail Week is the world’s biggest cocktail festival. Last year, for the first time ever, participating venues were invited to offer a lower alcohol option in addition to their full strength signature festival cocktail. We were very excited about the news at Club Soda, and wrote about how this would help those wanting to…

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Women Drinks Festival

*Images in banner courtesy of Spitalfields E1 We know that our Club Soda members, social media audiences and the general population of mindful drinkers is comprised of a larger percentage of women than men – but what about the brands, venues, and companies behind the companies who are helping to propel this scene forward, and…

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Summer 2018 Mindful Drinking Festival

The Mindful Drinking Festival is over (we’re back in a few months in Glasgow) – and what a day it was! You’ll have already seen some of our “brand stories” articles in the run-up to the festival, and we squirrelled a couple away to share after the event – so here’s The Alcohol-Free Shop, Borrago,…

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International drinks

We’ve got some fabulous international alcohol-free brands launching their products in the UK now. Are we ahead over here in the UK, or is this movement global? We spoke to four of the international brands who will be at our Mindful Drinking Festival this Saturday, 28th July, to find out: Remedy Kombucha – Angie Turner…

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