Beautiful Wine Bars in London

With so many wine bars lurking around every corner of the city, it's hard to pick out the best ones. Luckily, we've come up with a list of our favourite haunts that are at the top of their grape game, offering a generous selection of good quality wine, delicious cheeseboards and a great atmosphere. So, whatever your budget, desired colour of bottle or type of night, check out our recommendations for the best wine bars in London. 

Last updated on 23rd September 2021

Diogenes The Dog

121 user reviews 5

Diogenes The Dog is a gorgeous wine bar and bottle shop with an emphasis on up-and-coming wine regions and unusual winemaking techniques. The curated list of dynamic sips is imported directly from far afield regions, paired expertly with cheese plates, cured meats and more. 

The clue is in the title with this slick little wine-dedicated group. Humble Grape is serving cool decor, British plates and a curated wine menu at locations across London, with masterclasses and bottomless brunches also available.

Unwined In Tooting

273 user reviews 5

Wine bars in Tooting may seem like few and far between, but there just so happens to be this hidden gem. Found in the heart of the iconic Tooting Market, Unwined is a unique and casual haunt, perfect for intimate date nights and boozy catch-ups alike.

King's Head Roehampton

429 user reviews 4

You've caught us; we've snuck a gastropub into this list of wine bars in London, but just hear us out a second… Not only one of the most relaxed and chilled out drinking dens close to Richmond Park, this historic boozer also features a stunning wine list with affordable options from throughout Europe, America, Australia and South Africa.

With venues across South and Central London, this unique series of wine bars boast a striking menu of bottles and bar snacks. Whether it's a date night or Saturday with the girls, they've got the goods for every occasion.

Basil & Grape

157 user reviews 4

A humble Italian wine bar and restaurant in Croydon, Basil & Grape is a neighborhood hideaway serving pizza, salads, fresh meats and cheese. Better yet, the team here are well-versed in the world of wine and are more than happy to advise on the perfect glass to accompany your meal. 


560 user reviews 5

Inspired by the unspoilt region of Maremma in Tuscany, this wine bar is bringing a taste of the area's authentic Italian cuisine to Brixton. Spend an evening sipping on traditional vino in the stylish Water Lane spot, complete with a marble-topped bar, comfy seating and flickering candles.

This intimate neighbourhood watering hole features dark wood, a sunny outdoor terrace and exposed shelves, making it a beautiful wine bar in London to unwind in. The Wine Cellar on Swain's Lane is bursting with wines from across the globe and has experts on-hand to guide you to the perfect bottle.