Best 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 24th January 2023




Diogenes The Dog

192 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

308 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.

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

871 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.

Aspen and Meursault

71 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.

ArrosQD

1 user review 5

If you fancy pairing your carefully selected vino with a spot of Spanish fine dining, ArrosQD is the place to head. They're whipping up tasting menus using Valencian fire cooking techniques, which include truffle potato souffle, rabbit paella and octopus leg.

Head to Bank House for a hand-picked list of over 100 bottles when you next fancy a glass of red, white or rose. Better yet, there's small plates, Sunday roasts and more to tuck into while you sip your way through some new favourites.

Located on the popular Drury Lane, Cecilia's Wine House is a first-class option for those of you who are into a glass of the good stuff. Head inside, where you'll be met with stylish interiors, alongside plenty of space to enjoy some up-and-coming or best-loved serves.