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Gordon's Wine Bar

#175 of 18,188 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” (89 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
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11 - 20 of 1,461 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for a birthday drink before a meal out. The wine bar is very unique with a brilliant atmosphere. The wine we ordered was lovely and there were many to chose from. The cave with candle light tables provided a very cosy and...More

Thank ethistleton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the great underground space here. Made it really feel like I was in an old bar in London. On one occasion I stood outside in the somewhat bustling alley and the other I scored a seat in t meh dank underground tunnel space....More

Thank mmacke4176
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 15 September 2017

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

Thank stevoflash
Reviewed 15 September 2017 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 14 September 2017 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 13 September 2017 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 12 September 2017 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 12 September 2017

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 8 September 2017

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
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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GOODTIMESUpNorth
6 October 2017|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Haven't done when I've been there in the past, which is a shame...
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$59
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 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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