We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Valentines wine and cheese tasting

Got it as Birthday gift. Really enjoyed the whole eveining, we tried 7 different wines with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wine and Cheese appreciation evening.

Maybe the first thing to say is, we have friends coming for dinner on Saturday night and today I'm... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
John M
Read all 503 reviews
All photos (50)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wine tasting”(130 reviews)
“wset level”(44 reviews)
“different wines”(38 reviews)
Fun and informative wine tastings and gin tastings. For Saturday courses and evening tastings, see dates and times on our website (run a Google search to find us). We also offer private parties (birthdays, hen nights, staff socials, team building...more
Trumpington Street | Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
+44 1223 655391
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Cambridge
from US$18.16
More Info
from US$22.87
More Info
from US$21.53
More Info
from US$46.42
More Info
Reviews (503)
Filter reviews
500 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews wine tasting wset level different wines very enjoyable evening new world wines bottle of champagne italian wines an excellent teacher wine class grape varieties royal cambridge wide range of wines brew house blind tasting food pairings host mark gift voucher
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 500 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got it as Birthday gift. Really enjoyed the whole eveining, we tried 7 different wines with different cheeses, and learnt quite about how to choose wine with your food. Mark was excellent in presenting the wines. The wine sampling was quite generous, not just a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Assya30
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Maybe the first thing to say is, we have friends coming for dinner on Saturday night and today I'm off to Sainsbury's to buy a bottle or two of 'Elegant Frog'!! The evening was well organised and as soon as I walked in I was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

I learnt so much about wine that’s intrigued me to delve further. Excellent venue and Marks passion certainly is catchy - highly recommend

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 28 January 2019

All 4 of us enjoyed this evening very much. Our host had selected some delicious cheeses and a great range of wines for us to taste. We learnt a lot about the impact different 'flavours' could have on the taste of the wines - and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gardenersdelight
Reviewed 24 January 2019

A fun informative couple of hours spent learning the basics of wine tasting, which Mark made both very informative and fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phil L
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

A really enjoyable evening trying 7 different wine and cheese pairings. A good mix of background information and time to try the wines and cheese. Generous on the wine too! Unlike some reviews of other wine tasting companies there was no selling of wine (instead...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HowardNelson
Reviewed 21 January 2019

I'm relatively new to Cambridge and was looking to do something social instead of sitting at home by myself. This class is absolutely great for someone to do by themselves- and make friends- are to do as a group of friends. I've enjoyed the class...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mollyhI3571NE
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Thoroughly enjoyable two hour wine and cheese tasting event. There are 7 quality cheeses (around £3/100g) from an independent local supplier and a wide range of wines (£8 - £16), all easy to buy locally or online. Mark’s knowledge and enthusiasm makes for a relaxing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed our session of wine tasting, learnt some interesting facts and tried some delicious wines. The mini tour of Jesus college and wonderful singing in the chapel were an unexpected bonus. This was our best Christmas present!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Escape661919
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Attended this 1 day introduction to wine at the beautiful Jesus College. The day was good fun, informative, pacy and above all interesting. We learned about wine tasting in general, how and why the same grape can produce such different wines, why we like what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank quin-i-bog
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Royal Cambridge Hotel
791 reviews
.01 miles away
The Lensfield
447 reviews
.08 miles away
Hotel du Vin Cambridge
1,082 reviews
.09 miles away
Regent Hotel
515 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 778 nearby restaurants
The Oak Bistro
1,106 reviews
.25 miles away
The Olive Grove
1,131 reviews
.26 miles away
Yim Wah Express
261 reviews
.25 miles away
Loch Fyne
1,502 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 342 nearby attractions
Fitzwilliam Museum
3,161 reviews
.16 miles away
Pembroke College
128 reviews
.31 miles away
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
1,407 reviews
.21 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
3 February 2016|
Response from markanstead | Property representative |
Hi Chictravel, that's exactly what I offer through Cambridgeshire Wine School. I use a choice between 3 restaurant venues in Cambridge that have private rooms and who won't charge a room hire if the group stays to eat. Or... More