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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you deliver on Saturdays?
Yes, and always before noon. Select your delivery date as a Saturday. This service attracts a courier surcharge of £5.49
Can you ship my order to a third party address; eg work?
Yes. When in the checkout section, simply fill in your chosen delivery address.
Can I send a message to be included with my order?
Yes. When in the checkout, you can write your message which will be included with your sending/s.
Do you ship overseas?
Yes, but only to the countries available within the drop-down menu found on the shopping basket page.
Why do you not ship to my country?
In the main, this is due to the many diferrent import restrictions of each country in the world.
If I place an order for more than one product, will it all be dispatched together or part shipped?
Any order that you place with us will be dispatched together, if you are in need of a product before others on the same order then you should make a separate order. Only when all items are in stock will your order be despatched.
Who are your couriers?
Initial City Link for all UK deliveries (sub-contractors may be used for remote locations).
My order is due for delivery today what time will it be delivered?
Your order will be delivered between the hours of 7.30am and 7.00pm.
What if my goods are damaged, lost or faulty when received?

All damaged, lost or faulty goods are either replaced free of charge or a credit issued upon your instruction.
I have been sent the wrong item, how do I report this?
Please email or telephone where we will arrange the correct item/s to come to you whilst collecting the wrong items at the same time.
Can I have my order left at my neighbours or left somewhere same at the delivery address?
Yes you may, on the understanding that the goods are left at your risk.
Is your site secure?

Yes. We use encryption technology to ensure your credit card details are sent in a secure format utilising 128 bit SSL encryption.
Can I order by telephone?
Yes. Please call us during office hours - 01843 570 571.
Do you have a minimum order level?
No. We ship from one item up to multiple cases. Delivery charges are automatically calculated within the shopping basket according to the country selected and weight calculated.
My order is gift. Can I send a message with it?
Yes. All goods sent can include your personal message. Business buyers may use their own company stationery if required.
What happens to my order if I am not in when the courier attempts to deliver it?

If you are not in when our courier attempts delivery they will leave a calling card which will provide you with a direct contact number for your local depot. You then simply call them to arrange an alternative delivery date or to collect the parcel directly from your local depot, which they will be more than happy to help you with.
Protecting Your Security & Age Verification
You agree that we may use personal information provided by you in order to conduct appropriate anti-fraud checks and to confirm you are of legal age if purchasing alcohol. Personal Information that you provide may be disclosed to a credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of that information.
To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected. All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
If you have any questions or comments about privacy, you should email us -
Sales assistance.
A telesales service is available for all enquiries to assist consumer, corporate and trade customers with their individual requirements and for those who wish to order by telephone.
Call us to discuss bespoke gift-wrap options, multiple mailings or, you are a trade customer interested in receiving quantity pricing, please do not hesitate to call us during office hours, or alternatively leave a message and we shall call you back at the earliest possible time.
Customer Services.
We are dedicated to providing the very best in customer services, forever striving to offer an exceptional level of service.
If you have any queries regarding your order or its delivery please contact us using the details above.
Our office hours of opening are 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Detailed Seller Information

  • VAT Number: GB725440548

TheDrinkShop - Details

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    About TheDrinkShop Ltd, established in November 1999, have dedicated themselves in providing an ever-evolving, specialist e-commerce and definitive drinks portal, offering the largest choice of wines, beers, spirits and gifts and associated products from any on-line UK supplier.
    Some 11 years later, the company is the number one most visited drinks website in the UK, and the number 5th most visited for wines (source:
    Our services continue to be utilised by tens of thousands of consumer and corporate clients.
    In 2007, we launched 'The List' for the 'on' and 'off' licenced trades and now serve hundreds of bars, restaurants and hotels throughout the UK. has over 3,300 drinks to choose from, including the brand leaders, and stocks many exclusive products not available elsewhere on-line or in the High Street.

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    TheDrinkShop Delivery Rates

    £5.49 for all deliveries up to 3kg taking up to 3 working days to arrive - 07:30 to 17:30.
    Next day delivery available at £9.95 up to 3kg - 07:30 to 17:30.
    Each of the above services are subject to a charge per kilo thereafter.
    Bottle and case weights vary and are therefore approximated.
    Saturday, pre-noon delivery carries a courier surcharge of £5.49 - 0730 to 1200.
    Listed below are delivery details for TheDrinkShop, including the geographies delivered to, the service level offered, and the prices charged. Note that media rates are based on dispatching a single item Purchasing multiple media items results in multiple delivery charges.

    Delivery rates for all products (excluding Books, Music, Video and DVD)
    UK/GB excluding BF address StreetETA3 - 5 days1 - 2 days
     per Item£0.00£0.00
     per Weight (kgs)£0.10£0.10
     per Shipment£5.39£9.85
    Europe Zone 1ETA3 - 7 days---
     per Item£0.00---
     per Weight (kgs)£0.90---
     per Shipment£17.38---
    Europe Zone 2ETA3 - 7 days---
     per Item£0.00---
     per Weight (kgs)£1.40---
     per Shipment£29.85---

    * Delivery Rates for Books, Music, Video and DVD
    3 - 12 days
    Express Delivery - UK
    24 hours
    European Union
    5 - 12 days
    US (include US Protectorates) and Canada
    5 - 12 days
    Rest of World
    7 - 35 days
    Books £2.80 £8.98 £4.02 £6.94 £7.00
    CDs £1.26 £8.98 £1.82 £3.08 £3.58
    Videos £2.80 £8.98 £4.02 £4.94 £5.94
    DVD £1.26 £8.98 £1.82 £3.08 £3.58

    * Marketplace orders are only accepted for delivery to Supported Countries.

    * Your delivery fees when buying Books, Music, Videos and DVDs at Amazon Marketplace are fixed according to the type of product you purchase.
       Rates are based on dispatching a single item. Purchasing multiple items results in multiple delivery charges; there are no "per delivery" and "per item" charges, as there are when you buy directly from

    Region Key
    UK Street England,Wales,Scotland,Northern Ireland,Channel Islands and Isle of Man,excluding BFPO and PO Boxes.
    UK Off-Mainland *DISABLED* This ship option has been DISABLED and is no longer available to customers for new orders. Previous jurisdiction has been incorporated into 'UK Street'.
    UK P.O Box P.O Boxes in England,Wales,Scotland,Northern Ireland,Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
    BFPO English Forces Post Office
    Europe Zone 1 Belgium,Denmark,mainland France,Germany,Republic of Ireland,Luxembourg,Monaco,Netherlands
    Europe Zone 2 Greece,Italy,Portugal,Spain
    Europe Zone 3 Albania,Andorra,Armenia,Austria,Belarus,Bosnia & Herzegovina,Bulgaria, Cape Verde,Croatia (Hrvatska),Cyprus,Czech Republic,Estonia,Faroe Islands, Finland,Georgia,Gibraltar,Greenland,Hungary,Iceland,Latvia,Liechtenstein, Lithuania,Macedonia,Malta,Moldova,Norway,Poland,Romania,Russian, Federation,S Georgia& S Sand Is,San Marino,Slovak Republic,Slovenia, Sweden,Switzerland,Turkey,Ukraine,USSR (former),Vatican City State.
    Australia and Far East Asia Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Isls, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji,French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Korea,Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis & Futuna Isls.
    North America Canada,United States.
    Japan Japan
    Rest of World Rest of the World.

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    TheDrinkShop Dispatch Policies

    We partner with Initial City Link for all UK deliveries to ensure the timely arrival and will carry out your specific delivery instructions eg leave in porch.
    You will be automatically notified by email, the day before, advising you of the order arriving the next day.
    Proof of Delivery:
    If you/chosen recipient, is not at home to accept delivery, our couriers will try and leave the order with your neighbour/s and a card will be left to acknowledge this. UK orders are not left unless the carrier can obtain a signature or, where we are given specific delivery instructions at the time of order to include leave in the porch/behind garage, in wheelie bin etc. - This is at your own risk. This information may be given during our checkout section by filling in the 'courier instructions' field, and your instructions will be carried out automatically and efficiently.
    We strongly recommend the following three points to help us ensure timely deliveries:
    Supply us the recipient's telephone number for both UK and European deliveries. This is an optional field for inputting during our checkout section for use in case the recipient or associate is not in to sign for the goods, or in the case of remote and hard to find addresses such as office suites and properties off the beaten track etc. Please note that for all UK deliveries (see below), two attempts will be made by courier asking the recipient to arrange alternative delivery time or an alternative delivery address. This is in accordance with their security policy to ensure properties do not appear vacant.
    Check the recipient's postcode is correct.
    Input your telephone number during our checkout section as the sender of goods to assist us in informing you at the earliest possible time of an unforeseen problem, such as a breakage, an address not found, or their being a stock shortage for an item ordered.
    UK Tracking:
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    TheDrinkShop Tax Information

    International Shipping.
    You may be liable to pay local state taxes and/or duties upon arrival in your country/state.
    Any additional charges are the buyers responsibility as we have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be.You should contact your local Customs Department if you require further information.
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    Privacy & Security

    Amazon knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. By visiting, you are accepting the practices described in's Privacy Notice.

    In addition, we want you to be aware that will provide TheDrinkShop with information related to your transactions involving their products (including, for example, your name, address, products you purchase, and transaction amount), and that such information will be subject to TheDrinkShop's Privacy Policy.

    TheDrinkShop's Privacy Policy

    All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
    You must be aged 18 years or over to purchase alcohol.
    You agree that we may use personal information provided by you in order to confirm you are of legal age if purchasing alcohol. Personal Information that you provide may be disclosed to a credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of that information.
    In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected.
    If you have any questions relating to privacy matters please contact us by email on: or call 01843 570 571. Lines are open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.

    See's Privacy Notice

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    Returns and Refunds

    On the rare occasions a breakage occurs or goods are faulty, we will offer a replacement or a credit on the return of the items in question. Please notify us of such within three working days and the goods returned within a further seven days and are further happy to have these goods collected by our couriers at no extra cost to yourself. We may require further information from you regarding where the goods may be collected from, if different from the original delivery address or, may be picked up from a particular place. For example, you may leave the goods in a porch or with a neighbour for collection. Claims and details for these are required by post, fax or email.
    Should the goods ordered be returned because the couriers have failed to deliver despite all attempts including telephone number given for the recipient and any other helpful information, we will either give you a full credit, or re-despatch on your instruction where the same delivery cost will be charged against your account.
    Our couriers will make a single attempt to deliver your parcel and if you/recipient is not at home, they will try immediate the neighbours. Thereafter, you/recipient will need to make arrangements with courier to make a further attempt of delivery or to give alternative instructions, such as leave in the porch. You are also able to collect the goods from your local Initial City Link depot who hold the goods for a further 5 working days, before returning the goods to us where you will incur a return delivery charge equal to the amount for that order. Ltd
    10/25 Leigh Road
    Haine Industrial Estate
    CT12 5EU UK
    Telephone: +44 1843 570571
    Fax: +44 1843 570572

    Contact this seller Phone: 01843 570571

    To initiate a return, please visit Amazon’s Online Return Center to request a return authorization from the seller.

    For questions about a charge that has been made to your credit card, please contact Amazon. For questions about how to place an order, search Amazon Help.

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    Gift Messages

    All orders may be sent with a gift message and is free of charge.

    Gift Wrapping

    Some merchants offer gift wrapping for an additional fee. If TheDrinkShop offers gift wrapping for an item, it will be noted in the ordering process. In these cases, you will find details of the gift wrap patterns offered and the cost of the service.