A new bar in the old Terry’s chocolate building in York has developed a Chocolate Orange-inspired Martini for Christmas.
The Impossible Wonderbar, Restaurant & Tea room is housed in the building on St Helen’s Square that was the original Terry’s chocolate shop.
It’s where Terry’s sold their chocolate from 1830 until 1980 – including Chocolate Oranges after their invention in York in 1932!
The Terry’s Orange Martini is made with York Gin Chocolate Orange, Mozart, Crème de Cacao and flakes from the Terry’s Chocolate Orange.
Impossible general manager Stephanie Powell said: ‘When we tasted York Gin Chocolate & Orange, we just knew we had to make a special cocktail with it this Christmas.
‘We couldn’t be happier with the Terry’s Orange Martini. It ticks every box – a nod to our building’s chocolate history and looks so good it’s almost a shame to drink it.’
York Gin Sales Manager Adam Cook said: ‘Impossible has to be seen to be believed. It’s bound to become one of the most popular bars in York. We can’t wait to try the Terry’s Orange Martini once Impossible has its grand opening on 5 December.’
Terry’s Chocolate Orange was invented in York in 1932 and made in the city’s Terry’s chocolate factory for decades. It’s now made in France.
York Gin Chocolate & Orange is made only two miles from the old chocolate factory. It was released in November 2020 in time for Christmas. York Gin, who describe it as ‘Christmas in a glass’, say it’s breaking all sales records.
The Impossible Wonderbar, Restaurant & Tea room, York is a brand new venue in the very heart of the city. It has a wide offering of cocktails, afternoon tea, dining and entertainment.