From low-key wine bars to big-deal cocktail spots, these are the new great places to have a drink that you should know about.
July 4, 2023
Casual spots for an excellent glass of wine.
September 26, 2023
Where to go when you want a nice glass, fresh air, and good snacks.
June 7, 2023
Nine places to whip out your knock-off Celine reading glasses while pretending you absolutely need them to see the menu.
July 25, 2022
Because half-price brie tastes better than full-price brie.
August 4, 2020
16 London bars, restaurants, and shops delivering great wine straight to your door.
November 11, 2020
Joyau is an excellent wine bar and small plates spot in an industrial Forest Gate railway arch, that will have you searching nearby house prices.
September 21, 2023
64 Goodge Street in Fitzrovia is a modern restaurant with an old-school approach: low-lighting, excellent wine, and decadent butter-heavy French food.
September 20, 2023
40 Maltby Street is a superb restaurant and wine bar in Bermondsey, serving low-intervention wines, small plates, and sandwiches that are up there with the best.
August 24, 2023
Brat’s location in London Fields is an indoor-outdoor setup where the atmosphere is a little more casual than its Shoreditch sibling, but the smoky, Basque-inspired dishes are just as good.
August 22, 2023
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A cosy Clapton wine bar, shop, and small plates restaurant, 107 Wine Shop & Bar is the perfect place for a drink, a lean, and something great to eat.
August 10, 2023
Ombra, an excellent Italian restaurant in Hackney, is that person in your friendship group who looks great with curtain bangs—really cool, but not trying too hard.
July 28, 2023
Leo's is an effortlessly cool Italian bar, cafe, and restaurant in Clapton that's just as good to eat in as it is to be seen in.
Ploussard in Clapham has got the kind of quiet luxury look that’d make Gwyneth Paltrow proud and a great modern European menu.
July 12, 2023
Angela’s, a polished seafood restaurant in Margate, is all about excellent fish dishes, long lunches, and even longer dinners.
June 27, 2023
When you want to have a few glasses of wine sitting on a sofa or in the kitchen, but not your sofa or kitchen, there’s Streets. This natural wine and small plates spot in Margate is set up like a living room.
A slice of French glamour in Margate, wine bar Sète seduces with the sound of corks popping, a snack menu scrawled on the mirror, and flickering candles come evening.
Little Swift in Margate is a bar and bottle shop, perfect for heady summer evenings or cosy winter nights.
It’s hard to leave Weino BIB after just one glass of wine. The natural wine shop, deli, and bar in Dalston has everything you need to settle in for the evening.
June 19, 2023
For times when you’re in Victoria but would like to be transported literally anywhere else, there’s charming French restaurant La Poule Au Pot.
June 12, 2023
With two bars and an extra extensive wine list, Noble Rot's location in Mayfair is just as good for pop-ins as it is for very long, very lazy modern European-leaning meals.
June 8, 2023
Authentique in Tufnell Park is a Francophone wine shop and bar that’s a perfect spot for a glass of something before moving on elsewhere.
Dan's is a charming wine bar that feels like the living room of your most candle-obsessed friend.
Dress to impress at Stork, a sleek pan-African restaurant in Mayfair.
April 26, 2023
You can’t help but be immediately wooed by the old-school elegance of French restaurant Bouchon Racine in Farringdon.
March 30, 2023
Chic but comfortable, and cool but not trying too hard, Henny’s is a wine bar in Balham that we want to drink in but also be.
March 29, 2023
A neighbourhood wine bar and restaurant of the most rom-com variety, Lulu's is a lovely place in Herne Hill for drinks, dinner, and more.
March 24, 2023
Oranj is a moody industrial wine bar in Shoreditch with some great changing chef residencies in the kitchen.
March 9, 2023