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Shop - Food

11 Museum Street, York, YO1 7DT

Tel: 0845 6048350

Inside a Demijohn Shop


Demijohn was founded in 2004 in Edinburgh's Old Town by Angus and Frances Ferguson and is York's only award winning liquid deli from Scotland. Demijohn now also has outlets in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oxford and online.

Inspired by our own love of good food and drink, we have brought together a remarkable collection of British wines and spirits. Our shelves are lined with products such as Seville Orange Gin, Rhubarb Vodka or Single Malt Scotch Whisky, first class olive oils and vinegars, including a range of delicious fruit vinegars made from hedgerow fruits such as Brambles and Raspberries. Our products represent an underworld of small artisanal British producers who make some of the finest things known to mankind.

We allow our customers to try something completely original and delicious in an extremely fun way. When you visit our shop you will not only get to taste what we are selling, but we will let you know all about it as well. We then individually bottle your choice from our distinctive demijohns into our selection of attractive Italian glass bottles. Those lucky enough to own a Demijohn bottle are encouraged to return to our shops and have it refilled, for the cost of the refill only.

Demijohn has a wonderful array of gift ideas, starting at around £9 for a 100ml bottle that can be gift wrapped and personalised for free.To find out more please visit our website or come and see us and try a little of the underworld for yourself!

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Monday to Saturday- 10am to 6pm
Sunday - 11:30am to 5pm

Private tastings available by arrangement. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.



  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Smoking not allowed


  • Shop Specialities - Flavoured spirits, wines, oils and vinegars

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups


  • Yorkshire AwardsVisit York Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 Visit York Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 2019

Road Directions

Demijohn is located on Museum Street which runs between Lendal Bridge and York Minster and is opposite the Museum Gardens entrance gates. Car parking is available either in Frederic Street or Leeman Road car parks. A York city Park and Ride bus stop is located on the opposite side of the street in front of the shop. York railway station is a 3 minutes walk via Lendal Bridge. Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 0 miles away.

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