Impossible Wunder bar and Tea rooms York is the latest modern addition to iconic St Helen's square, with the heart of York's buzzing shopping and hospitality scene. This Grade II listed building is a hidden gem within the stunning twists and turns of ye olde cobbled streets. Situated within the famously beautiful Terry's chocolate orange building, the new incarnation paying homage to the historic building, notably the “Terry's” inscription still prominent the stunning front windows, showcasing Corinthian columns and ballroom style dining and drinking areas.
The historic building has had a face lift to include a tea room, restaurant and bar, offering a beautifully crafted central island where classic cocktails have been rejuvenated with added flair and theatre to tantalise the senses. Cocktails include a sumptuously rich Terry’s chocolate orange cocktail, an eye catching colour changing gin cocktail and a refreshing lychee and hibiscus concoction complete with a rubber duck!
Impossible Wunderbar cocktails have been carefully created to marry perfectly with a bottomless brunch and afternoon tea menu of mouth-watering small plates and home-made patisseries. Our afternoon tea will be far from the norm, with our chefs carefully incorporating an array of interesting flavour combinations. Including the subtle floral flavours of York Gin’s Earl Grey variety... This is no average afternoon tea. The offering doesn’t not stop at brunch and cocktails there will be an exciting mix but includes entertainment during your visit, such as live singers, musicians and performance acts. Impossible Wunderbar and Tea rooms is not just food and drink but an experience for all the senses.
If you want something a bit special then the A la carte menu is a fusion of rustic, wood fired Bavarian /British cuisine drawing inspiration from far and wide.
Not forgetting the selection of generous sharing platters (if you can bring yourself to share) oozing with delectable delights perfect for enjoying with friends whilst dining in the new outside area in St.Helens square. Sharing boards include; lamb shawarma and dips & a locally sourced deli board of delights.
A Sunday roast you say? This is one to look out for, served with all the trimmings including luxurious cheese and truffle mash, homemade Yorkshire puddings and lashings of gravy.-(launching May 2021.)
To finish; in a celebration of Sir Joseph Terry there will also be a Chocolate orange Fondue sharer created by Impossible York’s very own chocolatier to round off any meal with a sweet finish.