Wine

  • Sibarita is Covent Garden’s new Catalan wine and cheese bar from Encant’s Victor GarveyAfter wowing Londoners with his Catalan food at Encant and Bravas Tapas, Victor Garvey has teamed up with his dad to open another restaurant on Maiden Lane. This time, it’ll be a laid back wine and cheese bar, with tapas and plenty more to enjoy.

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  • humblegrape600N1 gets a new wine shop and wine bar

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  • Clarette wine bar is coming to Marylebone

    What: Clarette

    In a nutshell: Chateau Margaux and more in Marylebone

    Summing it all up: This is a new multi-level wine bar opening up in Marylebone. Expect a wide range of mainly French wines, and some sharing plates to go with them. 

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  • The Laughing Heart opens Bluebird - a downstairs  wine bar with chef Sebastian Myers at the helm

    Not content with running one of East London’s hottest new restaurants of 2017, the team at The Laughing Heart have just announced the opening of Bluebird, a subterranean drop in wine bar and private event space.

    Brainchild of Charlie Mellor, Bluebird quietly opened its doors earlier this month, kicking off their opening week with a run of 5 chefs over 5 nights. One of those

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  • Comptoir Cafe and Wine comes to Mayfair from Xavier Rousset

    What: Comptoir Cafe and Wine

    In a nutshell: Xavier Rousset follows up Blandford Comptoir with this Mayfair wine bar.

    Summing it all up: Coming from the same person behind Blandford Comptoir, this pairs and all day cafe with a huge downstairs wine shop (all of which you can drink on the premises). 

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    We do love a good collaboration - particularly when we see neighbourhood spots working with each other to promote themselves. So the idea of The Richmond's Wine Shop Wednesdays are right up our street. Or rather yours, if you happen to live in Hackney.

    This East London bar has teamed up with their neighbours Noble Fine Liquor to run a weekly special list of natural wines available to drink in-house at proper-steal retail prices. Alongside that they'll be

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    What: El Vino Mason’s Avenue

    In a nutshell: Historical wine bar and shop with a Spanish, Portuguese and South American slant, serving tapas and larger plates

    Summing it all up: It's been around since the dawn of time, but now historic London wine bar company is changing gears to open a much more modern bar in the City at London Wall

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    What: Albertine

    In a nutshell: Wine bar revamp

    Summing it all up: Chef, author and TV presenter Alllegra McEvedy is returning to her roots and revitalising West London wine bar Albertine

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    What: The Winemakers Club goes east

    In a nutshell: Wine, simple yet sophisticated European fare and charcuterie cured in-house

    Summing it all up: After over two years in Farringdon, the Winemakers Club is opening their second branch south of the river, in up-and-coming Deptford. Expect lots of wine by the glass, local beer, and homemade charcuterie.

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    Newly open in Finsbury park is Oak N4 - an independent wine store & tasting room, tucked in just behind the station in Wells Terrace.

    "Providing an informal and relaxed environment is everything," the founder and director Cameron McKeown told Hot Dinners. "Selecting wines at a bar, restaurant or even in a store can be a difficult experience. We are looking to provide the customer with just enough knowledge to make it a joy

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  • 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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