Wine

  • Craft wine bar Pomaio opens on Brick Lane with orange wine, prosciutto and polenta

    For the past few years, the craft alcohol market has been all but monopolised by beer, so it’s refreshing news that east London has just seen the opening of a new craft wine bar from two Tuscan brothers. Pomaio will feature wines from small, independent vineyards producing biodynamic, organic wine in the heart of Italy’s wine country.

    Not only will there be plenty of classic whites and reds on

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  • Hackney’s got a new smallest wine bar, thanks to the Pidgin duo

    Barbershop by day, and Hackney’s tiniest wine bar by night - newly opened Enfant Terrible couldn’t be more suited to its East London location.

    Headed up by the owners of the nearby set-menu-only Michelin-starred restaurant Pidgin, Enfant Terrible is “a gonzo take on the tiny wine bars of Paris” where you can “eat a tin of smoked oysters and some epoisses while drinking a bunch of wine” they say, which sounds damn

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  • The Remedy launches a new all-day menu - start your day with a small tipple

    Breakfast wine, deep-fried oyster baguettes and vermouth gelato - The Remedy is launching a new all-day menu, and it’s an absolute corker. 

    So what's on offer? While the fresher-faced among us will be able to grab everything a conscientious worker would want first thing - flakey pastries, homemade granola, freshly pressed juices and coffee - they’ll also be serving "breakfast tipple in

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  • The Laughing Heart late night wine bar opens on Hackney Road

    Here's an East London opening you can expect to see the critics beating a path to soon. The Laughing Heart is a new late night wine bar, dining room and offy. So far, so very Hackney. But it's the folk behind it you need to take note of.

    It's run by Australian Charlie Mellor who has been working on the floor at P Franco, Elliot's, Brawn and Primeur. Head chef is Tom Anglesea who comes here via Chiltern

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  • Cabotte is coming from Xavier Rousset with lots of Burgundy on the list

    He's only just opened the very well reviewed Blandford Comptoir, but Xavier Rousset already has another restaurant coming. He's teamed with another master sommelier Gearoid Devaney, for Cabotte. 

    This place is all about Burgundy wine and the name comes from the cottage on a vineyard that the workers

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  • petite4We take this new French bistro in Parson's Green for a Test Drive. 

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    We were fans of YBF Chef of the Year Adam Rawson long before he cooked at our Elements party in Spring. So news that he'd teamed up with Rhône Wines to do a London pop-up made us sit up and pay attention.

    The Rhône Touch is going to be an exhibition/wine bar/restaurant open for 10 days this summer in King's Cross. And whether you're looking to experience wine from an artistic point of view at the free

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  • acqua

    There's a rather beautiful new wine bar opening in Dalston next week by the name of Acqua7. The brainchild of Dalston native Cyrus Cookson, it's all white walls and oak counter and will be open all day serving up coffee in the morning and larger dishes and wine by night.

    In the morning you'll get pastries with coffee served in traditional Moka pots. There'll also be smoothies like MoonRock - Cantaloupe, rose water and ice and smashed avo on toast with bacon

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  • 02 legs Legs is the new Hackney restaurant from Magnus Reid - a small plates restaurant with a big focus on wine. We take it for a Test Drive. 

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  • franco spedding

    A Hot Dinners exclusive

    Earlier this year, we popped along to check out chef William Gleave's cooking at P Franco, having heard some seriously great buzz about him on the London food grapevine. Now Gleave has moved on and the teeny kitchen he occupied at the back of this Clapton wine bar has a similarly illustrious chef on

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  • farleymain

    It's all happening over on Hackney's Morning Lane. First came the new wine-focused restaurant Legs, then the new Nike store opened and now there's Farley Macallan. It's a new wine bar and restaurant run by Luke Ramsden whose CV includes time spent at the Arts Club and Home House and it's setting out to reinvent the local.

    The 100 seat spot on the

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  • andaz

    What better time than during London Wine Week to launch a hot new wine bar? You've got to hand it to the Andaz London Liverpool Street - their timing is impeccable.

    This week the City hotel launches its 1901 Wine Lounge which focuses on a more adventurous selection of wine, with much available by the glass. The list will feature over 160 wines in total

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  • bonhams

    So this sounds like a bit of a fabulous bargain: Bonhams’ restaurant is now open for dinner on Friday and, if you're quick, you could get a free wine flight to go with your dinner.

    The Michelin-starred restaurant run by Head Chef Tom Kemble will be serving dinner three evenings a week in addition to lunch from today. And, if you head there for dinner on any Friday in May you'll find the £60 five-course set menu complemented by a flight of wines selected by sommelier,

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  • shedwine

    A Hot Dinners exclusive

    We've had wine and cheese, but how about wine and say cheese? Sorry. That's our rather clumsy way of introducing the concept of a new underground photographic wine bar that's just opened up in East London.

    Stop Fix has taken over an underground carpark and is billed as a contemporary wine bar championing new and exciting winemakers from around the world. And they're showcasing that wine alongside rare photography books and

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  • trufflesecco

    A new bar has opened on Camden High Street and the clue to what it's serving is in the name - Trufflesecco. Yep, that's right it's a Prosecco and truffles bar.

    We don't know much more than that - but dishes on the menu include ‪‎crostino‬ with truffle sauce and gnocco fritto with ‎mozzarella‬ and ‪‎mortadella‬.

    And, if you're after something to take away, they feature a selection of truffle goods, pasta and wines to buy.

    Trufflesecco is

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