The Wine Tasting Shop


The Wine Tasting Shop is a buzzing and bubbly bottle shop and wine bar in the heart of Balham, South West London. An independent wine destination, it specialises in top quality wines from artisanal and boutique producers around the world, and aim to deliver excellent value for money.

The Wine Tasting Shop has over 20 wines available by the glass which change every month, from classic bubbles to funky naturals, and over 300 more wines to enjoy by the bottle. And all this grape goodness is matched by a fantastic selection of cheese and charcuterie sharing platters, with vegan options as well. All this can be enjoyed in the bar or on the terrace in the pedestrianised Hildreth Street. 

The Wine Tasting Shop holds weekly tastings downstairs in the cool and classy cellar, tasting across regions, countries and even vintages. The cellar is also available for hire for private tastings and other group events.

If live music is your scene, join the Wine Tasting Shop on Friday evenings. They have live music every week ranging from blues to undiscovered modern artists. Booking is a must. 


  • Drinks Tastings
  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 13:00 22:00
Tuesday 13:00 21:00
Wednesday 13:00 22:00
Thursday 13:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 0:00
Saturday 10:00 23:00
Sunday 11:00 19:00



The Wine Tasting Shop, 18 Hildreth Street, SW12 9RQ



Nearest Station

Balham (Tube)

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Cellar Basement Space 20 30 - £450 £450

Our wine cellar is available for private events and tastings. 

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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