London Wine Bars

Relax with friends at one of these fantastic London wine bars, where you can sample hundreds of different types of wine.

Many of these specialist wine bars also offer tasting events, live music and delicious food to complement your vintage.

  • Antidote Wine Bar and Dining Room


    12A Newburgh Street, Soho, W1F 7RR [map]

    Close to vibrant Carnaby Street, Antidote is a contemporary wine bar and restaurant with delicious seasonal French fare, including charcuteries, artisan cheeses, and a selection of seasonal starters…

  • Vivat Bacchus

    Other Restaurant

    47 Farringdon Street, The City, EC4A 4LL [map]

    Vivat Bacchus in Farringdon boasts an 80-seat restaurant and a well-stocked wine bar. Its five cellars house more than 18,000 bottles of largely South African wines, plus vintages from Spain, Italy and beyond. Cheese is a speciality here and there are two cheese rooms. There's a second branch of Vivat Bacchus in London Bridge.

  • Wine Wharf - Wine Bar


    34 Stoney Street, Southwark, SE1 9BU [map]

    Originally built as part of the railway engineering works around London Bridge, Wine Wharf is now part of Vinopolis – the wine-tasting, restaurant and events complex near Borough Market. There are hundreds of wines to choose from, with everything from new world varieties to fine wines, plus sharing platters and an a la carte menu.

  • 1707 Wine Bar at Fortnum & Mason


    181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER [map]

    Nestled in Fortnum & Mason's Fresh Food Hall, 1707 is named after the year the famous department store was founded. You can order almost any wine from the adjacent wine department for a £10 corkage fee, or choose one of the many wines available by the glass. The food menu focuses on delicious treats from the Food Hall.

  • The Cork & Bottle


    44-46 Cranbourn Street, London Chinatown, WC2H 7AN [map]

    This Leicester Square wine bar was established in 1971 and boasts up to 40,000 bottles in its cellar. The renowned bar lives up to its ethos that "life's too short for boring wines" with a lovingly chosen wine list and a menu of bistro lunches, cheeses and the Cork & Bottle favourite: raised ham and cheese pie.

  • Gordon's Wine Bar


    47 Villiers Street, Charing Cross, WC2N 6NE [map]

    Established in 1890, Gordon's Wine Bar is possibly the oldest wine bar in London. Still family run, signs of the bar's long history can be found everywhere, from the cellar and candlelit tables, to the aged wooden walls covered in memorabilia and old newspaper cuttings. The varied wine list includes sherry, port and Madeira.

  • Vinoteca


    7 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AA [map]

    Vinoteca wine bar and shop serves more than 25 wines by the glass and 280 different bottles. On the menu, you'll find freshly prepared dishes made using meat from Smithfields Market, sustainable fish and seafood and seasonal fruit and veg. As well as the original Farringdon branch, there's a second site in Marylebone.

  • DesVins Cafe and Wine Bar


    Pancras Road, Regent's Park, NW1 2QL [map]

    The revamped St Pancras International station may contain Europe's longest champagne bar, but DesVins is the place to go for wine. Serving more than 20 varieties by the glass, DesVins conserves its wines' taste, aroma and colour with a special "enomatic" wine-serving system, which uses a nitrogen gas preservation process.

  • Edwin's French Wine Bar and Restaurant

    French Restaurant

    18 Phipp Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 4NU [map]

    The wine list at Edwin's features 3000 bottles from 70 different producers, representing all the major wine regions of France. The menu is limited but ever changing, with a focus on classic French and Lyonnais dishes.

  • Le Beaujolais


    25 Litchfield Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NJ [map]

    Traditional French fare and great wine characterise this popular Gallic wine bar situated off Charing Cross Road. Le Beaujolais' romantic décor and compact size create an intimate, cosy atmosphere, while blues and jazz provide the soundtrack to your evening. Arrive early to get a seat in the upstairs bar.