There’s a new Wine Bar in town: all cobble stones, wooden features and exposed brickwork, welcome to York & Albany’s local hideaway. Carved into one of the converted stables of the former 1820s coaching inn, the rustic Wine Bar offers an unpretentious spot to sip on an intriguing selection of wines by the glass, bottle and tap.
Must-try discoveries by the glass or bottle include a Delicato First Press Chardonnay from the USA, a rich Argentinian Malbec and a distinct Spanish Rioja Reserva; as well as a crisp Réserve de Gassac Rosé from France – all offering exceptional value. Sweet wines, sherries and port are the perfect complement to cheese and charcuterie, whilst a chilled selection of champagne and sparkling wine (including UK favourite Chapel Down) turn quiet nights into special celebrations.
Head Chef Will Stanyer offers a daily-changing, seasonal selection of tasty, affordable small plates – perfect as snacks or for sharing with friends. With an emphasis on simple, authentic dishes, snack on the likes of smoked aubergine and burnt onions; venison meatballs in tomato sauce; and chorizo croquettes. If it’s wine and charcuterie you fancy, the Wine Bar’s selection offers coppa, saucisson and bresaola, all cut, cured and smoked in Islington and a selection of British cheeses including Bosworth Ash, Berkswell, Brighton Blue and Tunworth.
Monthly drop-in and ticketed events will also be hosted at the Wine Bar, offering an array of masterclasses, workshops and talks highlighting the latest in the wine industry and local British produce.
Pull up a pew and raise a glass in your new local.
York & Albany
127 – 129 Parkway
London NW1 7PS
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