The Best Wine Bars In Mayfair

Capital A List Gold Membership includes access to exclusive clubs and bars, and priority restaurant bookings in addition to many other benefits. For more information please visit Capital A List Membership.

 

London is renowned for the exclusivity of its Wine Bars with Mayfair being home to many of the very best. Below we have listed the best Wine Bars in Mayfair, not only with exclusive and rarest vintages but the ambience and service for a truly memorable experince.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

Situated within the heart of Mayfair’s Shepherds Market, Shepherd Market Wine House is undoubtedly a hidden gem in London and one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair. Customers are presented with a unique wine list, which has been hand selected by the Manager and Head Sommelier Loïc Le Roux, incorporating wines from regions across the world, exhibiting the exquisite flavours ‘the world of wine’ has to offer. Aside from the renowned wine list, Shepherd Market Winehouse also caters for individual tastes by offering a selection of Premium Bottled Beers, fine Grape Liquors, Scotch and Cigars – adding something a little different to their menu. 

As quoted on their website “every great wine deserves a perfect pairing”. The Wine Bar also offers customers a small menu consisting of ‘nibbles’, both Cheese and Charcuterie platters, and seasonal winter specials, such as ½ a Camembert or a Hot Vacherin Mont, which when paired with the perfect wine, compliment each other wonderfully.

With its vibrant yellow exterior the wine bar is unmissable – the softer yellow tone of the interior however promotes a cosy, relaxed ambience where customers can enjoy hand-picked delicacies from across the world complimented by excellent food, accompanied by a relaxed ambience.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

In terms of incorporating excellent wines with fine dining, HIDE restaurant is the only name to be considered. Owned by Michelin star chef Ollie Dabbous and Hedonism Wines, together they have collaborated to create an exceptional wine list which is a highlight of the elegance and sophistication of HIDE.

The Award-Winning Hedonism Wines is renowned for its exclusivity and excellence in the wine and spirit industry, since opening in 2012 it has been recognised as a ‘mecca for wine and spirit lovers alike’. The shop itself holds regular wine tasting events where guests are given an insight into the manufacturing and selection of the vast selection available for purchase within the store. The team at Hedonism Wines ensure that their knowledge and experience in the industry is passed onto customers, enabling them to purchase their desired bottle/s of wine. Over the years experts have bought in over 6,500 bottles of wines/spirits to the business, hand-selecting each one to ensure the wines on sale uphold the company’s reputation of excellence. 

Within the partnership, Hedonism wines and Ollie Dabbous (HIDE) have collaborated to create a unique ‘delivered to your table’ service which allows guests to pre-order, or order whilst dining,  a bottle from the Hedonism shop which will then be directly delivered from the store, to the table. This unique service makes the exquisite dining experience at HIDE memorable for customers as diners are able to contribute to the excellence of their dining experience through the extensive selection of fine wines Hedonism Wines can offer, adding a unique touch to their dining experience they won’t get elsewhere, making it one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

The Remedy may not be a prescribed medicinal cure, but they believe that a glass of their carefully sourced, fine wines complemented by a dish from their menu, ‘can just about cure anything!)

The Remedy is a wine bar with a difference. Instead of working with mass-maret wineries, The Remedy brand themselves as ‘quality obsessed ‘ sourcing their wines from small producers. Located on Cleveland street, the Remedy promotes a relaxed, cosy atmosphere, inspired by ‘the traditional enotecas of europe’, presenting their customers with a weekly updated wine list of rare, fine wines manufactured by small producers that are unlikely to be available for purchase elsewhere, which is why we have branded The Remedy as one of the Best Wine Bars in Mayfair.

Not only does the Remedy offers a unique ‘weekly wine list,’  but also offers customers a varying food menu which is changed weekly. The menu is designed to offer a selection of dishes which will compliment the customers wine of choice. The ingredients for these dishes are sourced locally, which maintains the unique selling point of the business which is being ‘quality obsessed’. One of our favourites on the menu (week commencing 7/10/19) is the Tuna Tartare, when partnered with a white wine, compliment each other beautifully. There are also meat options such as Prosciutto di Parma and a Pork Chop paired with Chicory and vegetarian options such as Kidney Bean pate, which all equally compliment the wines exceptionally. 

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

Being the oldest wine bar in London, it is inevitable that we included Gordon’s as one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair. Established in 1890 by Angus Stafford Gordon and sold to Luis Gordon in the 1970s, Gordon’s to this day continues to be run by Luis’s son, Simon. Family-run Gordon’s Wine Bar has quenched the thirst of thousands of Wine lovers for over 100 years. Gordon’s Wine Bar has developed an award-winning wine list, featuring some spectacular additions, including both Red and White wines, Sparkling wines, fortified wines (such as Sherries and Dessert wines) and also has a Vegan/Organic selection. To accompany the wine list, Gordon’s Wine Bar have a unique menu with a ‘create your own’ aspect where customers can select up to three cheeses from the menu which features a variety of cheeses from across Europe, there are also cold plates included which display traditional British dishes such as a variety of Salads and also a Tapas menu to ensure there are dishes which compliment an individual’s wine choices.

Located in Kipling House, the authenticity of the rustic Wine Bar is upheld by its interior. Held in an underground Cellar, surrounded by candlelit tables with stone walls that are decorated with Old photographs and dated newspaper clippings, the Wine Bar promotes an ambience like no other.  There is also outdoor seating upstairs on WaterGate Walk, where customers can enjoy Gordon’s Wine Bars vast selection of fine wines and their delicious accompaniments.

For those interested in the history of Kipling house, in the 1680s, Kipling House was home to Samuel Peyps, known for writing one of Britain’s most infamous dairies, which provides an insight into critical historical events which took place during the 17th century. Aside from being a wonderful wine bar, Gordon’s Wine Bar also have their own shop where customers are able to purchase wines from the store, along with vouchers and merchandise, which adds that extra touch to the Wine Bar, differentiating it from the others.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

The Comptoir cafe is a cafe ‘by day’ and an exclusive Wine Bar ‘by night’. With an extensive wine list with over 500 wines to available, chosen by owner Xavier Rousset who in 2002 won the UK Ruinart Sommelier of the year, and has also worked as Head Sommelier in Raymond Blancs Le Manior aux Quat’saisons. The Wine shop is located on the lower-level of the cafe, displays an exceptional array of bottles with over 100 bottles of Champagne to choose from and 1800 bottles of wines from across the world. Each bottle is available to be purchased and taken away. As well as this, Comptior have a selection of Zalto Wine Glasses, Decanters and Coravin Wine systems to entice customers to. 

Comptoir also offers customers a varied menu of delicious courses throughout the day, one of our favourites being the Caramelized Onion and Goats Cheese puff pastry tart (found on the A La Carte menu), when complemented by a beautiful white wine from the wine list, makes the perfect pairing. 

Within the Wine Cellar, guests can book onto exclusive tasting sessions with winemakers from across the world, each with a different speciality. These wine-tasting events are organised monthly, the next being held on the 13th November by Kooyong Wines, hosted by Chief Winemaker Glen Hayley , this experience allows customers to gain an in-sight into the wine production industry and experience new flavours and  from across different regions across the world, an experience very few can claim they have had and why Comptoir is one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

In regards to simplicity, 28/50  highlight the importance of fine wines by serving 15 red wines and 15 white wines by the glass carafe and bottle at one time. By limiting the choice on the menu, but changing its content frequently, returning guests are able to experience new wines that are of different styles, and made from different grapes every visit. The wine bar is also a restaurant providing diners with delicious courses, each full of a unique combination of flavours, which can be paired with one of the 30 red/white wines available upon recommendation from one of the experienced staff. 

Exceptional wine tastings are also provided at 28/50 for their customers to learn more about why the chosen wines are featured on the menu and their background, learning about their production and journey from grape to bottle, a unique experience making 28/50 one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair. These wine tastings have limited space and are available upon request prior to booking, a unique, valuable experience for wine lovers alike!

28/50 also have a unique aspect to their business that they have relationships with wine collectors who have given the wine bar access to their collections to sell rare, mature wines which are rarely available in restaurants and wine bars across London, adding a unique element to 28/50. 

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

Established in 1977, Shampers Winebar and Restaurant has charmed customers throughout the years with their exceptional selection of wines, the majority of which are produced by small-manufacturers. Shampers Wine Bar and Restaurant has an infamous wine list, displaying their unique selection, featuring Red and White wines and champagnes from countries and regions across the world as well as rare pudding wines and Whiskies to accommodate to every palette.

Shampers work with suppliers whose wines are produced in the most natural form, as they believe that both wine and food that has been sourced and created in the most natural form give off the best flavour – the quality of both the wine, and food produced at Shampers is the reason we have included Shampers as one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair. The food menu to compliment the wines is exceptional, with daily fish deliveries means daily fish specials everyday, making returning customers experience different flavours every time that are perfectly accompanied by a different wine everytime. The menu also has a range of meat options, our favourite being Grilled Lamb Cutlets, Dauphinoise Potatoes and french beans – when paired with a crisp red wine, compliment each other beautifully. 

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

This underground Italian wonder is located on Mount Street, in the heart of Mayfair. Fino’s Wine Bar has graced customers with their excellent supply of fine wines, importing from their trusted suppliers since their opening in 1971, which is why we have included them as one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair. The rustic, Italian ambience is upheld by the relaxed, cosy atmosphere created downstairs in their Wine Bar where guests can enjoy an array of red and white wines at a lower price than other exclusive wine bars across London.

If this hidden underground gem isn’t enough, Fino’s have a partner restaurant next door called Delfinos. A beautiful Italian style restaurant, serving authentic Italian Cuisine to customers since their opening 2002. Specialising in homemade Pizzas, the layout of the restaurant allows diners to watch their pizza being created from scratch and cooked in the restaurant’s own pizza oven. However, if Pizza isn’t what you desire, Delfino’s have an A La Carte menu for diners to experience the restaurant’s own take on Italian classics such as the Linguine Alla Vongole, which when paired with a crisp white wine, and along with the ambience of the restaurant, is no less than a wonderful combination.

This Wine Bar is certainly a hidden gem, and most definitely one not to be missed.

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

Found off of the beaten track, hidden away amongst one of Mayfair’s historic courtyards, in between two 18th Century stable houses is one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair, Mews of Mayfair, an exclusive spot for fine dining at their restaurant and exceptional, rare wines found in their winebar.  In regards to class and sophistication, The Mews of Mayfair Wine Bar is the only name to be considered. Guests are presented with an exquisite, carefully selected wine list, which regularly evolves as new wines are bought in to develop an array of flavours, showcasing different grapes from regions across the world. 

Guests can purchase wines ‘by the glass’  from the menu which is laid out in terms of pricing, going from lowest-highest, featuring Reds, Whites and Champagne. To accompany the vast selection of fine wines, The Mews of Mayfair have a Cheese and Charcuterie menu to enhance the flavours of the wines and exhibit the high quality flavours of the Cheese and Meats they provide to their customers. The Mews of Mayfair is also an exclusive restaurant, incorporating a wonderful combination of flavours in each individual dish. 

This exceptional hidden gem is one not to be missed, for a fantastic selection of fine wines and an explosion of flavours from the restaurant, The Mews of Mayfair is certainly one of a kind. 

 

Best Wine Bars in Mayfair

 

If you take a walk down the beautiful spiral staircase of Fortnum and Masons to the Lower Ground Level you will come across what has been labelled as the ‘Oasis of the food store’ and one of the best Wine Bars in Mayfair, hidden amongst the spectacular food hall is the exclusive Wine Bar 1707. Bringing a unique experience to their guests, the Wine Bar allows customers to order any bottle from the extensive wine list which is displayed in the wine department on the same floor, charging a £10 corkage fee. The wine list comes hand in hand with a food menu designed to compliment the wines on display to customers. 

Guests are welcome to browse the extensive wine store before joining 1707 Wine Bar to see for themselves the exceptional quality available to purchase.  A relaxed ambience is emphasised by the elegant interior, the polished wood walls and the grey marble bar, assist in promoting a sophisticated, cosy atmosphere. With impeccable service, the staff are full of knowledge and experience in the Wine industry, able to provide customers with a detailed insight into the different regions and grapes each wine is produced from. 

A Wine Bar with sophistication and class, surrounded by London’s finest foods, in one of London’s infamous Department stores, which showcases only the best of the best. 
Membership Button Ad

Comments are closed.