This year the York Food & Drink Festival, taking place from 22nd September to 1st October, is celebrating its 21st anniversary! Our boutique hotel in York has put together a brief guide to help you make the most of this fabulous festival.
Shop ‘til you drop near our hotel in York
Market stalls will be scattered across the city and not far from our hotel in York, selling everything you can imagine from chocolate to cheese, wine to bread, even Yorkshire wine! There will be plenty of samples on offer to tempt you! Pick up a unique present for a friend or just a treat for yourself!
Learn a new skill
Many demos and masterclasses will take place throughout the festival, giving you the chance to get stuck in and learn something new. For those with a sweet tooth, you won’t want to miss the York Chocolate Story demonstration, just a short distance from our hotel in York. If you’re a beer fan, make sure to catch The Botanist’s ale demonstration and tasting! There’s also a Young Chef’s Competition where you can watch talented youths battle to be crowned Young Chef of the Year 2017!
Follow the Taste Trail
Discover and experience a proper taste of York with the Taste Trail, a city centre trail visiting York's independent establishments. Indulge yourself with a sample of their produce and walk on to discover more delights. The staff at our York hotel are a big fan of this one! Each retailer will offer a free mini taster, along with a discount for purchases made on the day. Purchase your trail booklet online here.