FAQs

Got any questions about our experience? Hopefully we will have answered it below. If not, please give us a call and one of the team will be happy to help.

How long is the gin experience?

Each experience lasts approximately 2.5 hours. Please arrive 10 minutes before your experience is due to start.

How many people can attend an experience?

Our maximum capacity on an experience is 12 people. You can either book a place or alternatively book the space for a private party. Alternatively, please get in touch with our team by calling 01423 541279 if you would like something bespoke for you and your guests.

What days do the experiences run?

Our experiences generally run on Friday evenings, starting at 6.30pm, and on Saturdays at 2pm and 6.30pm. We occasionally run open sessions on Thursday evenings, starting at 6.30pm and Sundays at 2pm. You will see availability on the experience booking calendar.  

If you would like to enquire about an alternative date and time, please call 01423 541279.

Can I buy an experience as a gift voucher?

You can purchase an experience gift voucher by selecting this option in the experience booking calendar. Vouchers will be delivered automatically via email to the email address you specify at the time of order. 

Can you send gift vouchers out in the post

Unfortunately, we do not provide physical gift vouchers. These will be sent via email and can be printed or shown via your phone to a member of our team upon arrival at the experience.

Do you have any nearby hotel recommendations?

There are plenty of hotels situated in close proximity to our experience. The below recommendations are all within walking distance;

  • The Crown Hotel 
  • Premier Inn
  • Hotel Du Vin
  • The Studley
  • West Park Hotel

Alternatively, if you want to really treat yourself, we would recommend a stay at Rudding Park Hotel which is situated just outside of Harrogate town centre and only a short taxi away from us. Rudding Park’s kitchen gardens is where 12 of the 24 botanicals in our gins are grown.  

How do I get there?

We are located on 5 – 7 Montpellier Parade, Harrogate, HG1 2TJ, a short walk from Harrogate train station. You can find us on Google Maps here

How long are gift vouchers valid for?

Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Is there any parking available?

There is plenty of on street parking located close to our experience. Alternatively, we would recommend the Jubilee Multi Storey Car Park which you can find on Google Maps here 

When do I need to pay for my experience?

Experiences are booked online, and payment will be taken at the time of booking. If you are not able to book online, please call a member of the team 01423 541279 and they will be able to take your payment over the phone.

Are there any restrictions?

You and your party must be over the age of 18 to attend one of our gin experiences.

Can I book a private party?

The maximum capacity for our Spirit of Gin experience is 16 guests. We can sometimes accommodate larger groups, so if you wish to enquire about a bespoke package please contact our team via 01423 541279 or email events@spiritofharrogate.co.uk and they will be happy to discuss.

Can I buy a bottle of Slingsby after my gin experience?

Absolutely! All guests are welcome to take advantage of 10% off discount which can be redeemed in our store after their gin experience has finished.

Do you provide discount for non-drinkers?

We offer a reduced price of £25 per person for those that do not wish to drink alcohol. We have an extensive selection of tonics and soft drinks available. Please call the team on 01423 541279 to discuss. 

Do you provide wheelchair access?

Due to the layout of the building, there is step access to the room where we host our Gin Experiences. We are keen to facilitate access for all guests, so if you have any accessibility requirements, please call 01423 541279.

What is the dress code?

There is no dress code for our experiences. You can dress to the nines or come as casual as you like.

I am experiencing issues when trying to redeem my experience gift voucher online. How do I redeem my voucher?

We have recently updated our website so that gin experiences and experience gift vouchers can booked and purchased online. Unfortunately for any paper gift vouchers that were purchased or received prior to July 2017, you will need to call us on 01423 541279, or email events@spiritofharrogate.co.uk  to book your experience.

How do I cancel my experience booking?

Provided you give us 14 days prior notice before a scheduled experience you may rearrange or cancel an experience. In respect of experiences which are scheduled to take place less than 14 days from the date of the booking confirmation, we will always try our best to rearrange your experience for you. If you are unable to attend your experience or wish to amend a booking, you should call us on 01423 541279 or email events@spiritofharrogate.co.uk. 

Do you cater for any special dietary requirements?

We can cater to all dietary requirements and are able to provide sugar free tonic for those who are diabetic. We have a selection of mixers for those who aren’t partial to tonic. We also have a fully stocked bar including beer, wine, rum, whiskey, vodka etc for those who don’t like gin – but we endeavour to change your mind with our extensive selection of gins from around the world.

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