About Gordon's Wine Bar

Gordon's Wine Bar is an institution in London's drinking circles with the speciality being fortified wines. Served from wooden casks behind the bar, this gives it a slightly eccentric feel. They also serve a variety of English dishes. Outside seating is provided on the terrace.

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Venue Details & Map

47 Villiers Street
Charing Cross
+44 (0)20 7930 1408
Public transport:
London Charing Cross, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 262 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Gordon's Wine Bar

5.0 out of 5 15 August 2014
by Eddie C.

Amazing historical establishment that emulates tradition and passion so that many of us foreigners who make the journey can fully appreciate the test of time it has stood. Photos of this place cannot do proper justice so I can only express what a privilege it was to view it personally.more

4.0 out of 5 10 August 2014
by Soomin R.

Both my friend and I were coming from different parts on the Northern Line, so we decided to meet at Charing Cross, near which this little spot showed up as the most highly rated on Yelp. Unfortunately, we didn't have enough time to order food or an extensive wine list, but I can tell you that this place has nailed the ambience of casual wining.

Whilst the bar itself is a bit easy to miss...more

5.0 out of 5 2 June 2014
by Miriam R.

What!!!! A wine cellar wine bar over 150 years old!

I felt like I was back in time, just off a tall ship. Great wines, amazing candle lit cavern environment. A real treat for any nerds out there that have always wanted a real game of thrones type drinking environment.more

4.0 out of 5 1 June 2014
by Tammy T.

Apparently I was the only person in all of London that didn't know about this place! I came here on a Friday night and it was absolutely packed. FYI come earlier rather than later and you might be able to snag a table.

Gordon's is known as London's oldest wine bar... And trust me, when you walk in you can immediately tell it's old. But somehow cobwebs and picture frames with thick crusted...more

5.0 out of 5 22 May 2014
by Anna B.


One of the stops I had to see while I was in London was drinking a bottle of wine at Gordon's wine bar. This place was seriously great. Please eat inside the cave. It's very intimate and just a real cool looking place.

The way its set up is you buy a bottle or glass first and also the cheese plates or whatever you feel like eating and then you find seats. So my...more

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