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Pairings Wine Bar

28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
+44 1904 848909
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“deli platter” (47 reviews)
“pork pie” (52 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Deli, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure how we stumbled across this bar. Only popped in for a quick drink. 2 hours later with a sharing platter & more than a couple of glass of wine. We left very happy. Loved it. Great chance to taste some different wines &...More

2  Thank BigChris67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We looked up Tripadvisor for suggestions for some nice bars and this place came up. We loved it. Went for lunch and a small vino. Was different. Good menu that was excellent for snacks. We had 3 cheese dishes paired with 3 meat dishes. Each...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the husband hear for a birthday lunch and a drink. Wine was expertly chosen and the deli platter that we ordered was perfection, with different cheeses, meats, breads, chillis and a pork pie. Would highly recommend.

Thank Mc_Devious
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great wine, wonderful food and attentive staff! Came in for lunch and ordered the Deli Platter which was a generous 2 person portion. Matched it with two wine flights... perfect! Staff heard us talking about our wedding anniversary and gave us two glasses of bubbly...More

Thank HannahShaw13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this friendly place. Both the food and the wine were perfect, complemented by a knowledgeable service. Don’t hesitate, just go!

Thank Em_j87
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoying tasting different wines but outside of the bigger cities or at specialist tasting events, it can be difficult to find a place where you can just drop in and be be offered a good choice of wine to go with great food. As...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a York resident and have been to Pairings quite a few times before over the past 18 months. I have never been disappointed. Overall their drinks selection is to be applauded, it is not just their wine choices that shine, but they serve...More

Thank TossedSallard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here to try some drinks and light bites. A lovely atmosphere with friendly service. We tried the Yorkshire platter which was delivered with tips to pair a honey accompaniment with blue cheese, delicious. Pork pie was best I’ve tasted. A very pleasant eating...More

Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great concept of pairing wines and cheese/ sharing platters. Good flights of wine and you can easily pair your own for your own “experience” You can get a “guided” experience but these need signing up in advance - not clear on the website. Well worth...More

Thank jmf9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way to a show and had parked close by in the Tower Car Park, we didn't have much time so decided to pop into Parings. We had a look through the menu and decided on the Deli Board to share. This...More

Thank oliverb1978
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charlie668
16 August 2018|
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Response from tigertigerCambridge | Reviewed this property |
We really didn’t consider beer, but the website mentions a range of local ones. I guess they’re bottled, but we had some great local draughts elsewhere in York, so I’d risk it. You could always call Pairings directly, to... More
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Zoe H
5 August 2018|
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Response from Pairings | Property representative |
Hello Zoe, Thanks for your enquiry. Our menu mainly consists of cheese and charcuterie with no hot dishes. You can view the menu at on our website. Saturdays tend to be slightly busier, but there's a good atmosphere on... More
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delliethompson
29 May 2018|
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Response from Pairings | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the delay in responding. Gift vouchers can be purchased for any monetary amount or for our bespoke tastings, all of which are hosted by our in-house Sommeliers and include tasting notes to take home... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 848909
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Description
Independent York wine bar run by sisters, located on historic Castlegate. Visit York Tourism Award winner 2017 Bar/Pub of the Year. Serving fine wines by the glass, local ales, cocktails and great coffee alongside cheese, charcuterie, deli foods and desserts. Bespoke wine tastings and private hire available. Intimate small gatherings to bookings of 50, we can accommodate to to suit your requirements.
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