Visit historic Castlegate and discover York’s local, independent wine bar.

Relish a glass of fine wine, warm your soul with a dram of whisky or sample a range of locally sourced beer. For a truly fabulous occasion try one of our signature cocktails or classic champagnes.

We know that you love to complement your drinks with great quality food. Unwind at a table as we walk you through our thoughtfully created food pairings. Choose from a selection of small plates and sharing boards or experience a touch of decadence with a sweet treat from the pudding bar. A destination for grown-ups, Pairings is the place for relaxed conversation with friends, family and lovers.

Venue Hire

From intimate small gatherings to bookings of 60, we offer bespoke tastings perfect for a special occasion. The wine bar is also available for corporate bookings, networking events and product launches. Please get in touch to discuss your individual requirements with our team.

Wine Flights

Explore your palate with our unique wine flights.

Classic Wine Flights

Classic Wine Flights

Sample three fine wines of different style and character.
Pairing Wine Flights

Pairing Wine Flights

Pair a wine flight with items from our tempting deli.
Dessert Wine Flights

Dessert Wine Flights

Complete your evening with a sumptuous offering of fine pudding wine and dessert.

Pairings Experiences

Create lasting memories in the company of our in-house Sommeliers.

Fine Wine Experience

Enjoy a tasting of six fine wines from the Pairings menu.


Food & Drink Pairing

Challenge your assumptions around food & wine pairing with our in-house Sommelier.


Premium Pairing

Explore our premium food & drink pairings, often reserved for special occasions.


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Opening Hours

Mon – Thurs 12 noon – 10pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 10pm
Sun 12 noon – 10pm

Contact us

28 Castlegate
01904 848909
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