Darley Abbey Wines/Bar/Distillery

Whilst a wine merchant by trade (Est. 2007); in recent years we have added a wine bar with a couple of fires roaring throughout the winter & a 200 year old courtyard which we open up each spring. It is a fairly bustling place full of like-minded souls enjoying a good glass of something, in good company with (if staff who leave the iPod alone) great music!

We serve fresh hand-made, wine-friendly pizza straight from the pizza kitchen in the courtyard. We also serve O-mazing olives by the bowl.

Both in the wine bar, and our wine shop in the adjacent building, there is inevitably a focus on wine with around 100 wines at any one time.
We also have a small but interesting range of Beer (with 3 on tap), and many an artisan spirit. If you are a fan of Whisky then the ‘Cage Of Age’ may be of interest! Particularly if I can find the key.

We have year-round wine tastings (2-3 tastings a month) which are now housed in our wine shop. There’s always at least a couple of hours of informative fun to be had. Most see half a dozen interesting wines tasted alongside accompanying Charcuterie.

We have recently acquired a distillery licence to produce our own Darley Abbey Distillery spirits. Our copper still is currently on its travels from Portugal & we are excited to have our own Darley Abbey Distillery Gin available from spring 2021.

For all of the above & probably more; you can find us imbibing away in ‘The Stables’ (built in 1805) within the historic UNESCO Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site.

23/02/21 Update
Our current ‘best guess’ is that the wine bar will initially open back up outside only from April 12th. The courtyard will be in full-bloom by then & we have the area fully covered & heated if the weather isn’t good.
Due to the limited space (which looks to be 50-60 people with social distancing) we are opening bookings up 7 days a week.

Our retail home delivery service will continue to run up to when ‘non essential’ shops (since when has wine been ‘non-essential’ 🙂 is allowed again, we are then back on our regular weekend shop opening times.

If you have any questions right now, email is best wineshop@darleyabbeywines.co.uk

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Opening & Food Serving Times

Opening Times

Thursday: 5 – 10pm
Friday: 3 – 10pm
Saturday: 12 – 10pm
Sunday: 12 – 8pm