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Gordon's Wine Bar

#177 of 18,279 Restaurants in London}
€€ - €€€, British,
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
+44 20 7930 1408
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (88 reviews)
“salads” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is great. The atmosphere, decor, wine, cheese.. all great. It gets very busy though so if you want to sit inside (feels like you're in a cave inside) then you might end up waiting for quite some time before getting a table. It...More

Thank Kristy M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Staff, Superb Wines! Great bbq outside with fresh grilled food Really charming place, can get very busy!

Thank stevoflash
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gordon's Wine Bar is a must visit place, literally steps from the Embankment Underground station. We stopped there for a drink before a scheduled tour, and we enjoyed it so much we went back one night for a light dinner of a cheese plate with...More

Thank SGMHT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have a regular lunch here when my father travels up from Wales. It's got to be the most atmospheric place in London! Down the steps into a cavernous area with its brick walls darkness and candles. Sample some good sherries/wines. The hot & cold...More

Thank tcsunbounce
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As Gordon Ramsay is famous you have to expect it to be crowded as hell which is true, maybe fight for a chair or two, but totally worth it, amount of food for the price is very nice, all the choices for wines can satisfy...More

Thank Helene D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very interesting wine bar in a cave like establishment with a lot of antique pictures and newspaper news selling great wines, ports, madeiras and sherries at reasonable prices and with a very nice long terrace to have a drink and one piece...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for some drinks with friends and really had a good time,, the staff were lovely and the bar had loads of great drinks. I particularly enjoyed the sherry from the barrel. We had a little cheese too which was really strong and...More

Thank chrysoseek
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is setup like a shopping line. Send in line as you go in the basement, order when you get to the front (I will say it is fairly reasonable for pricing) get your glasses, go to the next station and order cheeses or...More

Thank RknRon
Reviewed 1 week ago

it's not a suprise this place is so crowded. You have a nice selections of wines and tapas (try the Hungarian 'mangalica' sausage), outdoor chairs and standing tables, old and new friends and a very central but still secluded location. What more do you need...More

Thank stunnyslove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful wine and cracking cheese with my mum and old friends at one of my favourite haunts- why no five star review, I hear you cry? Well, because it would have been nice to have been able to get a seat inside where you didn't...More

Thank John A
Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
...More
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Rebecca C
24 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda W | Property representative |
Hi, no need to book. Just turn up. It's best to come early on a Friday or Saturday if you want a table. Thanks for your enquiry!
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max1809
7 October 2016|
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Response from TheGoodFoodBoy | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure it's wine or port only
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listit
12 September 2016|
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Response from EmmanuelleDubai | Reviewed this property |
I don't tenner seeing anyone drinking anything but wine. It's a very specialised wine bar with an amazing array of wines stocked. There is london history there to boot. If some of your party don't appreciate wine perhaps you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$27 - US$61
Cuisine
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 1408
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