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
Great little place, it's like a cave, with the added bonus of booze, well, wine, and a great selection of wine I might add. Lots of outside space on the terrace so although inside is packed, there's still somewhere to go. Very close to the tube (embankment) and a lovely Park with its entrance from the terrace, although no booze allowed in the park. Good place for a date or romantic evening.more
It took London to get really scorching for me to properly appreciate this place.
Find a spot in their vast outside area, get one of their well chosen bottles of wine and a plate of bread and slab of cheese, all within a minute of Charing Cross and at fairly reasonable prices. Considering. There was a BBQ with some mean looking steak that the wine was just begging for too. I could not...more
Oh I love this place! Can it get busy? Yes! But is it worth it? Most definitely! An array of wines to choose from and outdoor seating (or cool cavernous seating inside). Also, if you're feeling peckish, there is always the meat and cheese platter on offer. If you haven't been here to sample the delights of this wine bar, then go! They only have water and juice as soft drinks so don't expect...more
I enjoyed my time at Gordon's Wine Bar. I wasn't sure what to expect, as I am not necessarily a cheese and wine expert and I felt out of my depth. However, they were very helpful with helping me match my cheeses to my wines. I was smitten with the kir royale!
We sat in the cellar, which was a very unique experience. While it was a beautiful day, I strongly suggest trying this out. In the...more
I'm such a Gordon's fan. We had heard about it from a friend after sharing our love of fine cheeses, so came here with the sole purpose to drink wine and eat cheese and not feel ashamed about it. Thank God for Google maps because we would have missed it if we had been wandering the streets of Embankment looking for your average pit stop pub.
The actual inside of Gordon's is so tiny and feels...more