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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Gordon's Wine Bar
47 Villiers StreetCharing CrossLondonWC2N 6NE
- +44 (0)20 7930 1408
- Public transport:
- London Charing Cross, National Railway
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Every time I've tried to take a visitor to Gordon's (the epitome of old world London), it's been too packed to deal with. Often we walk in, through, and right back out again. I've once landed a table under the dripping, curved, brick and candle-lit interior, but that was on a sunny Sunday, when no one in their right mind in London would spend it underground.
However, with its proximity to...more
I guess I'm one of the tourists that other reviewers complain about ... but hanging out in a place like this with a large glass of port is pretty darn cool, even if it does get crazy crowded. Next time all I need to do is learn to convert from the metric system so I'm not pounding a ridiculously large (for me) amount of port ...more
It is often crowded (and tourists can be seen) but Gordon's Wine Bar is an incredible place to get sit and get drinks.
They have an excellent selection of alcohol. The layout is cozy and oh so romantic.more
Yes, Gordon's is crowded and getting a table requires either patience or muscle. Yes, sometimes there are tourists. I don't care. London's oldest wine bar is still one of my favorites in London and I make it a point to stop in whenever I pass through. It was the site of many escapades during my roaring 20s and a few almost-international-incidents. Fond memories.
I love that I can always find...more