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Pairings Wine Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Local cuisine, Bar, European, British, Deli, Wine Bar

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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Deli, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today

Second time we have visited this smart, friendly wine bar and it won’t be our last. Great choice of wine which can be accompanied by lovely food. Staff are knowledgeable and very welcoming. Could stay here for hours it’s so lovely and relaxing. Would highly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Joanne F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were recommended this wine bar while out shopping in York. Fantastic selection of wine, pleasant knowledgeable staff. Great lunch with great wine!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wendyw0061
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Wendy, Thank you for the five-star review, it is really appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food here was amazing with a very personal service. They talk you through the wines and the food options are great and very interesting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank S P
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind words, it is really appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here for drinks and nibbles it was fantastic. Can’t wait to come back. The Wine was wonderful.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Blackate24
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, We are so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable time at Pairings. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Pairings for a quick lunch. Staff were great and really helpful and the food was awesome. Would definitely recommend the Spanish pork scratchings! Smoked cheddar is also great.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dralexb
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch here at Pairings. I have to agree, the Spanish pork scratchings are really lovely. They are a personal favourite of mine and I could eat them all day, every day. :) We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible wine bar with an extraordinary wine list. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Josh_Paul10
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Josh, Thank you so much for your lovely words. We take great pride in offering a wide range of delicious wines and are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable evening. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw reviews of this place & thought would give it a try - so glad we did. Excellent choice & quality of food with ability to choose your own platter size & food choices. We chose to have wine flights with food & had great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank alan57muir
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Alan, Thank you for your five-star review and for your kind words. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were introduced to Pairings as part of our tour with Yorkshire Appetite Food Tours - what a fantastic discovery! Stylish place with friendly and knowledgeable staff, we tasted some specially selected ‘pairings’ - the wine was delicious and went perfectly with a mature cheddar....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jilllaurillard
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there Thank you for the five-star review and for the lovely feedback, our team will be thrilled to hear that you had a great time at Pairings. We hope you will come and join us again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in just to kill time to the restaurant we had booked opening and what a lovely find. We just had a glass of wine and they brought little nibbles which were delightful and made us want to sack off the restaurant and stay there!...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lyndaharland
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Lynda, Thank you for the lovely review and for the wonderful feedback, it is really appreciated. We hope you will come and visit us again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

Reviewed 1 week ago

We often visit on Mondays - been also in the catering industry this happens to be our weekly day off. Always a very relaxing atmosphere, great service and great selection of meats, cheeses and wines on offer.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Journey633395
Pairings, Public Relations Manager at Pairings Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, Thank you for the five-star review and for your kind words, it is really appreciated. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable time at Pairings during your day off and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Pairings

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Laurenclements610
February 18, 2019|
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Response from Pairings | Property representative |
Hi Lauren We don't currently offer a bottomless brunch, although this may be something we'll look at for the future. Kind regards Kate (co-owner)
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Emily R
February 16, 2019|
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Response from Pairings | Property representative |
Hi Emily Thanks for posting the question and I'm really sorry that you were turned away last night. We still operate a first come, first served table policy, although as previously we do take bookings for our bespoke wine... More
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Happiness190899
November 2, 2018|
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Response from delph17 | Reviewed this property |
Sharing platters of meats and cheeses no individual dishes. Check out the website for details
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