For the wine lovers out there, there’s no better place to try out the best beverages than the city of London. Not only does the UK have a fine history of wine merchants and makers, but the best tastes from around the world congregate in this wine connoisseur hub of a city. The main reasons for this is that the city has such a large cultural hub that many cultures and tastes flock here. For the wine lover then, you’ll be in seventh heaven but that’s the start. With so much choice in wine merchants and bars, it can be difficult to choose what’s right for you. that’s why we’ve compiled some of our favourite bars in London which will not only give you a rundown of the best wine bars in the city, but a quintessential view into the buzzing social hubbub of the UK capital.
The Jugged Hare
This excellent Barbican gastro pub is one of the best bars and restaurants in Chiswell Street, boasting a hearty pre-theatre dining and weekend brunch menu alongside some of the best wines available in the city. In such an exciting and culturally vibrant area, you can’t go wrong with this award-winning pub will not only serve you the best wines but the best local and national beers, ales and stouts as well.
This Farringdon based wine shop operates as both a bar and an online shop, where people can purchase for delivery. The well-known wine shop has a selection 25 wines to choose for your glass whilst the dishes that accompany them are well balanced to the tastes you will experience. Whether it’s a meat platter or cheeses, you’ll never disappointed with the wine on offer. With a stylish interior in the Farringdon branch, the Vinoteca has expanded to branches in Soho, Marylebone and Chiswick and has extended its menu to include the inoteca bavette steak, a must for any wine loving meat eater.
Located nearby to Liverpool Street, Bangers is located nearby to Liverpool Street and Moorgate and has a beautiful public and private dining area for large parties and wine loving getaways. Whether you’re visiting with a loved one or for a birthday, the meal and wine menu at Bangers is like no other, embracing everything British in the heart of the city and bringing an exclusive, often vintage selection of wines.
El Vino Masons Avenue
Based on Masons avenue, this wine bar serves an amazing array of tapas dishes alongside a delectable array of Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and American wines over two dazzling floors. The Masons Avenue rendition of the well renowned El Vino has an interior boasting a range of incredible contemporary innovations making it stand out from the rest of the city.
For the more informal wine lover, the City Boot is home to wine and dining perfection, designed in the Davy’s style, the brand which made it the bar it is today. With unique wine paraphernalia adorning the walls, the menu includes great British classics and a handpicked wine list of some of the best on offer from the affiliated Davy’s wine merchants.