Pairing two of life's simple joys ' gin and good food ' this superb two-part experience is perfect for whiling away an indulgent afternoon together. So set your sights on the boutique, Grade II listed Grange Hotel, York. Just a stone's throw from the historic city centre, The Grange offers a luxurious base to enjoy your experience. You'll kick things off with a masterclass and tasting courtesy of local gin experts, Still Heart. Highly personal, Still Heart offer bespoke experiences to help the 'gin curious' learn and discover more about their favourite drink. Gin cocktail in hand, you'll be guided through a number of different gins, garnishes and mixers. Along the way, you'll learn a little about Britain's complicated relationship with the famous juniper infused spirit. Experiment with up to four different gins before ending the masterclass with a large G T of your choice to take with lunch. You'll take your two course lunch in the hotel's flagship Ivy Brasserie. A 2 Rosette eatery serving classic food with a French influence, you'll be served a carefully compiled table d'h'te menu. With Chef Will Nicol specializing in gutsy flavours produced with the best of Yorkshire fare, you're sure of a super meal.
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Upon arrival to the hotel, you and your guest will be greeted and shown through to the first part of your experience with Still Heart. Having sampled some superb gins, and with a bespoke G T to take with you, you'll take lunch in the hotel's flagship Ivy Brasserie. Here you will enjoy a delicious two courses from a set menu.