The FermentedGrape.com selection of classic wine bars and eateries in London with great wine lists, good atmosphere and food.
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Vagabond wines, 25 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 1RW
The Vagabond experience is about pouring your own wines from tasting machines using your special card, served with food platters containing cheese and charcuteries (meats).
London Locations Fulham, Charlotte Street, Spitalfields, Northcote Street, Victoria
Enoteca Super Tuscan, 8A Artillery Passage, London E1 7LJ
Aiming to offer the more unusual and Italian Super tuscan fine wines and ingredients that Italy has to offer together with the best of the old favourites. "We believe that good Italian food means quality ingredients cooked with minimum fuss to bring out maximum flavour and as such we have spent time seeking out the best suppliers."
Bedales of borough, 5 Bedale Street, London SE1 9AL
Based on the concept of an Italian Enoteca bar and wine shop it is situated in Borough market close to London Bridge. Wine barrel tables with plates of cheeses and meats.
London Locations: Borough market, Spitalfields, Leadenhall
Enoteca da Luca, 21 Watling Street, London EC4M 9BR
Newly expanded with a large wine list specialising in Italian wines covering the smallest to the biggest wine producers. Food menu comprises smaller plates and antipasto boards to share. Seasonal starters include tuna tartare with watermelon, cucumber & pistachio praline, burrata with figs and the Enoteca classic 'Franco's Beef Tartare'.
Enoteca da luca London locations: Mayfair, St. Pauls, Shoreditch, City, Guildhall
The Remedy Wine Bar and Kitchen, 124 Cleveland Street
London W1T 6PG
The Remedy on Cleveland Street describes itself as "Passionate about coffee, food & wine - cosy. convivial. quality obsessed."
The Remedy is run by two friends, David and Renato in the style of the continental enotecas and neighbourhood bistros. "We like wine that tells a good story – a story about a place, a story about a winemaker. That’s why we choose to work with small producers rather than mass-market wineries. (Say no to the wine industrial complex!) . We love learning about wine and sharing our discoveries with our customers. There’s no snobbery here, just a passion and enthusiasm for delicious wine. "
Boro Bistro, Bank Chambers 6-10 Borough High Street | Montague Close, London SE1 9QQ
Boro Bistro has established itself as a tiny slice of France in London. Situated in close to Southwark Cathedral and Borough market. Serving bistro French food with large wine list, Belgium & Craft beers, platters of French cheese and charcuterie to share.
10 cases, 16 Endell Street Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BD
The 10 Cases is a small Bistrot with wine as its main focus in Covent Garden with just ten tables.There is a seasonal menu revolving around a monthly changing offering of 3 starters, mains and desserts, tapas style dishes, sharing plates and a selection of daily changing specials.
One under lime, 1 Leadenhall Place, London EC3M 7DX
Classic city bar with food close to the Lloyd's of London building.
Humble grape, 1 St. Brides Passage, London EC4Y 8EJ
Humble grape is an independent wine-merchant which aims to seek out handcrafted wines from relatively unknown vineyards around the world. Most of the wines are biodynamic, organic or sustainably produced ( Super!).
Wines can be bought by the glass or bottle to drink-in (accompanied by food) or by the bottle or case to takeaway.
Locations: Battersea, Islington and Fleet Street
Jose tapes bar , 104 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UB
Small tapas bar in spot with stools and tiled bar, classic Spanish tapas, grilled dishes and sherries close to London Bridge.
Vivat Bacchus (South African) London Bridge , 4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
The Vivat Bacchus restaurants, established in Farringdon in 2003 and London Bridge in 2008, are a celebration of rustic, robust food, artisan cheeses and great wines. South African in origin, they are known for their wines, stocked cheese rooms and a menu using daily sourced, quality seasonal ingredients. The decor, slightly industrial with open ceilings, exposed pipes and ducts creates the feeling of being in a working winery.
Bacco restaurant and wine bar, 25-26 Red Lion Street Holborn, London WC1R 4PS
Traditional but innovative Italian food in holborn.
The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, 58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB
Bar and restaurant in the heart of the City of London.