A restaurant, wine bar and wine merchants, Planet of the Grapes offers diners the opportunity to sample the selection of over 300 wines alongside a menu of European favourites, tapas, and meat and cheese sharing platters. With bottles lining the walls, the restaurant is refined but casual, with a simple décor of white walls and wooden floors complemented by wine-related art and memorabilia.
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Planet of the Grapes
74-82 Queen Victoria Street,Bow LaneThe CityLondonEC4N 4SJ
- +44 20 7248 1892
While I work in the area, my colleagues rarely deviate from their usual drinking spots, so that's my only excuse for not noticing this great wine bar sooner. The name itself makes it worthy of a try. We came on a Monday night and there were only two other groups in there, both of them looking like they came just from work nearby. It's cool because you can get up and walk around the shelves to...more
Ive now been to Planet of the Grapes, a massive 3 times with each time being lovelier than the last!
I didnt realise that there were a few PotGs in London but I think this would be my fave. I like walking seeing the upstairs and not realising that there is a large dining/drinking space downstairs until you make the little descent past the large mirror, with time to check your hair and teeth,...more
I met a girlfriend for lunch at Planet of the Grapes. To be honest I wasn't sure what to expect from the name of the restaurant, but in the end they exceeded my expectations.
Food: We took advantage of the OpenTable lunch special where you receive a starter/tapas, a main course and a glass of wine for 20.00 GBP. We ordered the Sardinian fregola, peppers, crayfish, baby spinach and the...more
This is place is a gem of a find hidden away down some stairs. it was super busy on Tuesday night but the staff we very accommodating and managed to add us to the end of another table. the small plates were fantastic and the wine was priced to drink. i.e buy a bottle and just add corkage fee. We had the following and i would recommend them all without hesitation. looking forward to trying...more
Dude, this place should get a minimum of three stars just for the name. Clever, my friends. Clever.
Anyway, we ended up here for book group after the fabulous Hannah W. found it and chose it for the location.
I decided to eat here, because that's what I like to do. Before we ordered though, the server brought out some savory muffins that the chef made because he had gotten bored. They were...more