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 8th December 2021




Diogenes The Dog

142 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

288 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.

The Bolthole

89 user reviews 4

Wine, glorious wine. If you're a city dweller and you haven't discovered the underground haven that is The Bolthole, then listen up. Not far from Cannon Street station, this beauty is made up of brickwork arches and charming Mediterranean-style interiors. What's more? They have an extensive Southern European wine list to match. 

Grapeshots

42 user reviews 5

Tucked away down a narrow passage, away from the hustle and bustle of Liverpool Street, this East London wine bar is a true hidden gem. Wood-panelled walls are adorned with quirky antiques and vintage artwork, while the menu features comfort food classics, hearty cheese plates and a fine selection of wine to wash it down with.

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.

Maremma

637 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.

28-50 Wine Bars is a gorgeous collective of watering holes and restaurants, with beaut venues in Marylebone, Chelsea, Kensington and Covent Garden. Head to one of their sites to explore a menu of seasonal plates and unique bottles from across the globe, with resident sommeliers on-site to help you pair.

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.

Aspen and Meursault

22 user reviews 5

Looking for a beautiful place to drink some red and take some photos for Instagram? From the creators of the award-winning bar Diogenes the Dog, Aspen & Meursault in Battersea serve wine, alongside cured meats and even boozy cheeses.