Vaults underground with candle-lit tables and low ceilings, very atmospheric and great wine selaction.
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It's packed and basic, but honest. We had a bottle of red £25 and 3 cheese board with pickle (£16.95) sat outside in January but it was pleasant enough and not claustrophobic like the inner area. Very old and very busy might be better in...More
For the thousands who use Villiers Street as their "rat run" and who have never stepped foot in this wonderful old wine bar, they would be greatly surprised. From the side entrance, one descends quite steep steps into the vaults which were located on the...More
I have been there quite a few times. It is a great place to spend an evening with friends or date. there is also a food bar, with cheese, salads, and meat. really recommending the bar.
We've always found the place heaving so were pleased to find plenty of space in those days after Christmas. We ordered a half bottle of red, a little on the chilled side, and a two cheese platter. That's the extent of it as you get...More
Visited between Xmas and New Year and had a bottle of red and a lovely beef salad for two - a reasonable £40. The place is located adjacent to Charing Cross station and the river and has an outdoor and indoor area. Indoor it is...More
Whenever I have friends visit me in London, I take them to this spot. Being underground it may smell a bit like cheese, but you can't get that vintage "in a cave" feeling anywhere else! Not to mention- the wine is amazing!
First came here in 1967 and it holds many memories for me. i am sure the ghosts off past staff like Alistair and the pot collector waitress/greeter still walk the cellar. The only change I can see is the wonderful outside extension of heated seats...More
First came here over thirty years ago and hasn't changed to any noticeable degree. Not really like anything else I've ever been to. Lots of good wine at just about reasonable prices with a good selection available by the glass, 175 ml only. Food is...More