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survey result

Summary

£48
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This 19th-century vaulted wine cellar near Tower Hill offers “an amazing and enjoyable selection of wines to buy and then open and drink right there” (at off-licence prices plus £9.50 corkage). “Service is ‘fetch your own’”, and platters of buffet-style “finger food” – charcuterie, French cheeses, and more – contribute to an “always agreeable visit”.

Summary

£44
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2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A Victorian vaulted wine cellar near Tower Hill offering a “unique service”: a “fascinating and wide-ranging list” of 300+ wines “sold at off-licence prices with a modest corkage charge” (£9.50), to enjoy with a “tasty selection” of French cheeses, game pâtés, rillettes and charcuterie.

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£40
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5
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This ancient cellar near Tower Hill has a “brilliant selection of wines at retail prices”, accompanied by charcuterie and cheeses – “basically drinks-party food, but none the worse for that”. With its “highly knowledgeable staff”, it’s a great place for oenophiles to while away an hour or two (if not in huge comfort, given the not-particularly-comfortable seating).

Summary

£40
    £
2
Average
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This ancient cellar near Tower Hill has a “brilliant selection of wines at retail prices”, accompanied by charcuterie and cheeses – “basically drinks-party food, but none the worse for that”. With its “highly knowledgeable staff”, it’s a great place for oenophiles to while away an hour or two (if not in huge comfort, given the not-particularly-comfortable seating).

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The Wine Library Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Wine Library Restaurant in EC3, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Wine Library restaurant.
A M
Nearly fully recovered from Covid and back ...
Reviewed 2 months, 9 days ago

"Nearly fully recovered from Covid and back to being busy, bubbly and bright."

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A M
Beginning to pick up its old atmosphere as ...
Reviewed 4 months, 11 days ago

"Beginning to pick up its old atmosphere as a convivial City lunchtime watering hole"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £20.00
Dinner   £25.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.25
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
43 Trinity Sq, London, EC3N 4DJ
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Opening hours
Monday10:30 am‑6 pm
Tuesday10:30 am‑8 pm
Wednesday10:30 am‑8 pm
Thursday10:30 am‑8 pm
Friday10:30 am‑8 pm
Saturday11 am‑5:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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