Gordon's Wine Bar


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.

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Gordon's Wine Bar

47 Villiers Street
Charing Cross
+44 20 7930 1408
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 329 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Gordon's Wine Bar

4.0 out of 5 21 May 2016
by Annabelle M.

Decent selection of wine, cured meats, and cheese. If you don't mind the long queues for food, drinks, and seats, then this place is awesome. The pickled vegetables are the best!more

4.0 out of 5 6 May 2016
by Max H.

Nice and cozy little bar with a huge collection of all kids of wine.

They also offer some pretty good cheese and small meals to accompany your wine. Also they have a grill outside that serves sandwiches and chips.

You can decide if you sit inside downstairs in the old vaulted cellar or enjoy the park atmosphere outside.more

5.0 out of 5 24 February 2016
by Jessica H.

I don't like wine and I LOVE this place. It's easy to miss from the outside because of its cruddy-looking facade, but once you step inside, you really feel (and smell) just how old this place is. This place is cosy, the caves really create a great atmosphere and according to my friends who do drink there, the wine is great! The outdoor area is also buzzing.

It's definitely worth a visit and...more

5.0 out of 5 18 January 2016
by Amy E.

I'm from Los Angeles and was in London for New Years. As I was mingling with some Londoners at a NYE party I asked someone what is something that I can NOT miss while I'm in London.. They thought about it for a moment and told me I must check out Gordon's Wine Bar. Well throughout the night 3 other people gave me the exact same recommendation! Well of course had to try it!

Right of the bat,...more

4.0 out of 5 23 December 2015
by Shereen A.

TLDR: Food under the heat lamps look unappetizing and dry, it's super crowded (like overly crowded), and if you're inside it's loud and hot. If you're outside without a heat lamp, it's cold. The service is non existent. Smokers everywhere. Really cool spot.

If you're cool with all of the above and are lucky enough to snag a seat inside, the ambiance of this place is simply awesome. The...more

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