40 Maltby Street


Enjoy wines straight from a wine importer’s warehouse, alongside seasonal fare at this pocket-sized wine bar and restaurant.

Pop in for dinner (Wednesdays to Sundays) or lunch at weekends, when Gergovie Wines’ kitchen dishes out contemporary British food in relaxed surrounds.

There's a "no reservations" policy and it can become busy at weekends when nearby Maltby Street Market is in full flow, so grab a glass of wine from the list featuring French, Italian, Spanish and Slovenian producers while you wait.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Wine bar:

Wednesday and Thursday: 5.30pm to 10pm

Friday: 5.30pm to 10pm

Saturday: 11am to 10pm

Sunday: 12pm to 5pm


Wednesday to Thursday: 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Friday: 12.30pm to 2.30pm and 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 3.30pm and 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Venue Details & Map

40 Maltby Street

40 Maltby Street
+44 (0)20 7237 9247

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 10 reviews

Top 5 reviews of 40 Maltby Street

4.0 out of 5
24 October 2016
by Alex S.

We were looking for dinner with a friend but weren't exceptionally hungry. She knew just the spot.

40 Maltby Street is a restaurant in the arches, tucked away in South London. Although it's not big, we came at 7pm on a Saturday and got a table right away. Sure, we shared the giant wooden space with another group of four, but who cares.

It's a very casual restaurant. The menu, which is fresh... more

5.0 out of 5
23 January 2016
by John W.

Yes, yes, yes.

Great new british food, inventive and traditional, rustic and delicate, (... you get the idea!)

Plates are small to medium, so think of it as tapas-y style.

Chatted to the very friendly head-chef, and he enthused with passion for simple, tasty and seasonal food, with quirky world twists and matched to really interesting wine choices. Very much in the St.John tradition (which... more

5.0 out of 5
06 October 2016
by James C.

The best lunch I've had in London.

Tucked away in one of the railway arches of Maltby Street market lies this hidden gem. Honestly I can't believe it's taken me so long to find this place. The market itself is brilliant. Nice and varied mix of food and food related market vendors blended with more established and permanent restaurants.

We visited at lunch time one Saturday, around 12pm... more

5.0 out of 5
06 May 2016
by Pedro S.

Hidden gem in London. Excellent variety of wines. Food is amazing more

5.0 out of 5
21 July 2015
by Ruoxi Y.

Honestly, just brilliant. Fantastic. It is everything I look for in a restaurant - small, manageable and a constantly changing menu that highlights seasonal favorites. I always go for restaurants that have smaller menus rather than larger, as items are more likely to be super fresh.

Anyways. This place doesn't look like it - but it's a hidden gem. It's at the head of Maltby Street Market,... more

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