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Gordon's Wine Bar

Wine Bar and Bar££££
Charing Cross, London
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  • Nilufer M.
    "Wine and cheese ;) always glad to be here"(14 Tips)
    Jobina H.
    "dark candlelit cellars or out on the patio."(14 Tips)
    New York Habitat
    "The oldest wine bar in London is definitely one to try out!"(11 Tips)
    Catarina A.
    "Great selection of wine, including nice Portuguese wine."(9 Tips)
278 Tips and reviews
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  • candlelight
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  • Sidney B.
    Sidney Bosley3 weeks ago
    Great location, fabulous wine, good vibes.
  • Tomasz T.
    Tomasz TranAugust 10
    wine, cheese
  • Richard D.
    Magical place. Been coming here for years.
    Upvoted Aug 6
  • yash
    yashJuly 1
    spectacular. the most unique wine bar i have ever seen
  • Alison R.
    A London institution that's been here forever- cosy wine bar in the winter but in the summer there is tonnes of great outdoor space for a drink!
  • Amy B.
    Amy BApril 29
    Nice spot for good wine. 8-10 can reserve the cellar room. Little dark to spend too much time.
  • Guy C.
    Guy CorbetMarch 26
    If you can get there early, or book the cage, there are few better places to while away the time
  • Sean A.
    Great place to take a date, unbelievable choice of good wine and tasty food.
    Upvoted Aug 4
  • Sean A.
    Great choice of wine! The cheese boards are a must!
    Upvoted Aug 4
  • Arman
    ArmanMarch 22
    Amazing atmosphere and selection of wines!
  • Shali N.
    The wine bar is rad looking but always crowded.
  • Nikos M.
    Nikos MenegakisFebruary 20
    Remove the terrace cover ! It really spoils the place !
  • Art'n S.
    Art'n StudioFebruary 18
    The cozy street and many kind of wines to try!
  • Ragbrai R.
    Ragbrai RidersFebruary 17
    Cask sherry, wine, candlelight
  • Very Good Service
    It can be so busy that you have to be prepared for a rather slow service sometimes but great atmosphere and definitely worth a visit
  • ユーニス 🌸
    That feeling of being somewhere else, with a good wine!!
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RussellFebruary 1
    Perfect in winter to snuggle into the arches with a glass of wine and plate of fab cheeses.
  • Oscar W.
    Oscar WallénJanuary 28
    Just awesome. Value for money.
  • Yadeesh M.
    Yadeesh MoorthyJanuary 20
    Wine, cheese, outside seating
  • Giulia P.
    Giulia PecceJanuary 8
    Beautiful but always too crowded.
  • snoptik s.
    Always good but always packed! Nevertheless, highly recommended.
  • Tessa D.
    Tessa DeterdingDecember 31, 2016
    Amazing hidden gem in the centre. Wonderful wine selection
  • Michael D.
    Michael DugganDecember 30, 2016
    Wine, Atmosphere, Cheese, Port
  • Fernanda G.
    Fernanda GasparinOctober 13, 2016
    Amazing wine & environment but SO crowded.
  • Anastasia D.
    Anastasia Dianna PutriOctober 3, 2016
    Fat Bastard. Chardonary. Best wine place in UK.
  • Sophia V.
    Sophia VOctober 2, 2016
    Love taking visitors here. Definitely order a cheese plate but avoid the house wines.
  • Carolina A.
    Carolina AlmeidaSeptember 19, 2016
    Very lively bar, specially nice in a sunny evening.
  • Gamze B.
    Gamze B.September 18, 2016
    It is kind of romantic to drink in old cellars which are lighten by candles,but ceiling is low you can feel claustrophobic.. It is very old! House wine is good👍
  • Katherine S.
    Katherine ShawSeptember 15, 2016
    Really great atmospheric wine bar in a cave like old building and a nice terrace up against embankment gardens. Cheese and meat platters are great value.
  • Tomfoolery
    TomfoolerySeptember 13, 2016
    Often hard to find a table but the staff don't seem to mind if you just stand around outside...
  • Sarah J.
    Sarah JonesAugust 29, 2016
    Oldest bar in London, a must see
  • Niamh B.
    Niamh BreslinJuly 31, 2016
    An institution! Get some cheese, meat and a good bottle and watch people from all walks of London life
  • Liam R.
    Liam ReynoldsJuly 19, 2016
    Need to make sure you get there early to get a table. Great wine and a real buzz from the atmosphere. Love it.
  • Edina P.
    Edina PetőJuly 18, 2016
    Lovely outside area, wide selection of wine, nice on a summer evening
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HamlynJuly 15, 2016
    Great little hidden gem in the central of London. Amazing wine and cheese to match.
  • Thanasis C.
    Thanasis ChasapisJune 5, 2016
    Very nice place, good wine selection
  • Wang X.
    Wang XianjingMay 29, 2016
    Sunday roast!
  • Tony B.
    Tony BurkeMay 25, 2016
    Lovely atmosphere and some great wines
  • Justyna K.
    Justyna KapustaMay 24, 2016
    Great patio, a bit beer- stinky inside. Amazing food and definitely a place to be!
  • Cyndie D.
    Cyndie Da RochaApril 23, 2016
    Superb and stylish wine bar, unfortunately fully packed and no possibilty to seat and eating a cheese board with your wine:( Better to arrive very early in the evening.
  • Guy C.
    Guy CorbetApril 19, 2016
    Great place for a glass of wine but sadly not worth the inevitable crowds
  • Dan R.
    Dan RApril 12, 2016
    Almost impossible to get a seat in the candlelit caverns but when you do it's absolutely worth it. Order anything - it's all delicious!
  • 'Mista Montana C.
    The waiters always giggle and sweat onto you as you eat. Very off putting
  • Hande E.
    Hande ErolApril 6, 2016
    House red wine
  • Marko D.
    Marko DugonjicApril 3, 2016
    Crowded on Friday, so we’ve skipped it.
  • Peter B.
    Peter BoyceApril 3, 2016
    Affordable wine, excellent cheese selection, amazing experience
  • Andrey
    AndreyMarch 24, 2016
    Hidden gem in the center of London.
    Upvoted Jun 23
  • Katerina👑🔨💍 I.
    Excellent bartending! Satisfactory wine list. Warm, cozy monastery scenery. Decent food at affordable prices! All time classic! ❤️
  • Athi❤❤
    Athi❤❤March 10, 2016
    Is a must-visit if you love wine!
  • Kenny Z.
    Kenny ZoMarch 7, 2016
    If you love wine.. Then This is the place to go. Even the Chardonnay tastes good!
  • James B.
    James BrothersMarch 1, 2016
    Stand here in the summer chatting, drinking wine, snacking on cheese. Awesome. Maybe you'll even get a table one day!
  • Matt B.
    Matt BarberFebruary 20, 2016
    Have a wine in the cave. Not sure which wine? Ask, they know their stuff
  • Stéphan M.
    Stéphan MagneJanuary 10, 2016
    Greatest place is in the cave!
  • Cathy W.
    Cathy WangJanuary 7, 2016
    The oldest wine bar in London.
  • Emre B.
    Emre B.January 3, 2016
    Must be the best winery in London. I can't imagine any better.
  • Carlos M.
    Carlos MiguelDecember 22, 2015
    Trendy location with a vast selection of wines and cheeses. Definitely a place to re-visit.
  • Jan A.
    Jan ADecember 16, 2015
    Very good outdoor seating, even in winter.
  • Gabriela G.
    Gabriela GolińczakNovember 25, 2015
    Absolutely move this place. Got wine nice cheese and brilliant ambience. What more do you need
  • Dinos R.
    Dinos RadisNovember 12, 2015
    Serving wine to Londoners since 1890!!!!
  • Nicole F.
    Nicole FoxNovember 5, 2015
    great collection of wines and great food
  • Lori K. h.
    I don't just like it here, I LOVE it. Fantastic wine list, great cheeses. Don't be shy at the bar or you may be waiting a while.
  • Daria G.
    Daria GavilovaOctober 25, 2015
    Wine is great, but get bold, go for madeira or port. Worth it
  • Efe A.
    Efe AkınOctober 19, 2015
    authentic atmosphere, inside is dungeon like, also had place at outside. you feel the embarkment tube going under while enjoying your wine and sides. dont advice to claustrophobics :)
  • Carlotta C.
    Carlotta ColomboOctober 5, 2015
    Wine and cheese
  • Giacomo M.
    Giacomo MasonOctober 1, 2015
    Nice wines and atmosphere
  • Aimee B.
    Aimee BurtonSeptember 23, 2015
    Fun place for drinks outside. Good for large groups
  • Celal
    CelalSeptember 22, 2015
    Wines, olives and ambience
  • Chloe P.
    Chloe PSeptember 9, 2015
    Iconic wine bar in the centre of London. Super lively, great to take people new to London.
  • Riv
    RivSeptember 2, 2015
    Good for dates- especially in the cellar by the candlelight.
  • Marcos D.
    Marcos DiegoAugust 24, 2015
    beer. . . .
  • Raquel d.
    Raquel de MenesesAugust 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Always check the cheese of the week, move away from the mayo and go greedy on the chutneys.
  • Stepan R.
    Stepan RogerAugust 15, 2015
    Supposedly an iconic bar but it's hard to justify poor service and long waits for drinks
  • Christo P.
    Christo PapadopoulosAugust 8, 2015
    Popular because of location. The wine ranges from bad to good. More of a pub with bad service that serves wine & basic cheese. Wanna feel like a tourist - drop by ;)
  • Lassla E.
    Lassla EsquivelAugust 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Rioja is a good choice! Get early so you can get a table and cheese!
  • Phoebe L.
    Phoebe L-cJuly 28, 2015
    After work drinks are perfect here. Super friendly staff and a lively exciting atmosphere. Really recommend it.
  • Daniel
    DanielJuly 28, 2015
    Get one of the cosy tables under the arches inside. Very romantic!
  • Lucie P.
    Lucie PustovaJuly 16, 2015
    One of the oldest wine bars in London. Very busy, especially in the summer, and there's no service. Theres plenty of outdoor seating and it's right by a park so it's a very pleasant atmosphere!
  • Nina S.
    Nina SchererJuly 15, 2015
    Infamous wine bar near Charing Cross. Not cheap but if you like wine, cheese and a unique atmosphere, you can't go wrong. Not for claustrophobics :)
  • Luke F.
    Luke FarlieJuly 15, 2015
    Inside of Gordon's looked amazing, we sat outside and enjoyed the sun. The table we sat at had dirty wine glasses and plates, waiters/waitresses could of been a it more attentive.
  • John B.
    John BoothJuly 13, 2015
    An institution. They have good wine and good cheese.
  • Dimitar M.
    Dimitar MilanovJune 28, 2015
    Hands down the best wine bar in London. Great selection of wines with a surprisingly nice food offering (cheese, pickles etc)
  • Debora C.
    Debora ChobanianJune 19, 2015
    Great lunch and great wine!
  • Basil S.
    Basil ShadfanJune 14, 2015
    Wine and cave people
  • Catarina A.
    Catarina AlçadaJune 10, 2015
    Busy in the summer but so worth it. Great selection of wine, including nice Portuguese wine.
  • Matthias K.
    Matthias KerstenJune 1, 2015
    Must do! Great Spot, top vine, pie and Cheese selection.
  • Carlos C.
    Carlos CasadoMay 17, 2015
    Great!! Sunday roast really cheap and amazing place from 300 years ago!
  • Mia
    MiaMay 15, 2015
    Cozy atmosphere and delicious wine.
  • Marjan V.
    Big outside terras. The cave inside is very romantic
  • Delia L.
    Delia LaurentMay 10, 2015
    Claustrophobic, expensive... but very tasty Ports and Madeiras
  • Wuwa
    WuwaApril 30, 2015
    The best in The world
  • Mike C.
    Mike CostelloApril 27, 2015
    Excellent atmosphere. Seating is sparse, so get there early.
  • Omer C.
    Omer CavusogluApril 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Always a favourite
  • Tanya E.
    Tanya EvsyukovaApril 15, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Stilton, I love you!
  • david c.
    david chantApril 11, 2015
    Amazing place with a great atmosphere. The outdoor sitting area is top! The cheese boards and fresh hams are also very very good!
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HannahApril 7, 2015
    Fantastic cosy cave atmosphere , really friendly knowledgable staff for wine .
  • Maria S.
    Maria StamiriApril 6, 2015
    Amazing place!
  • Sasha D.
    Sasha DApril 5, 2015
    Love love love! Amazing atmosphere, super cosy and great wine. The perfect place for wine lovers :)
  • John H.
    John HeddermanMarch 29, 2015
    Wine by candlelight. Very romantic.
  • Andy D.
    Andy DonnellyMarch 20, 2015
    Love this place, bring the bottles of maderia out
  • Ogulcan G.
    Ogulcan GirgincMarch 6, 2015
    A must go! Tons of wine choices and great indoors!
  • Catherine C.
    Catherine ChadwickMay 13, 2016
    Mucha onda, gran carta de vinos y excelentes quesos
  • Julian
    JulianFebruary 15, 2016
    Geh rein, warte bis du einen Platz bekommst und nicht min. zwei Flaschen Wein probiert hast und geh nicht vorher wieder raus!
  • Guido F.
    Guido Fioravantti RassatJanuary 27, 2016
    ¡Debéis venir!
  • Elena C.
    Elena CicíoJanuary 26, 2016
    È il caso di dirlo: mai fidarsi delle apparenze sopratutto se, quando entri, oltre a scoprire che è una vineria del 1800, la location ti mozzia il fiato. Una vera chicca sconosciuta ai turisti.
  • Cyn M.
    Cyn MoralesSeptember 21, 2015
    Buenísimo!! 100%recomendable!!!
  • Eu T.
    Eu TerceñoApril 26, 2015
    Vinos y quesos
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