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The second outpost of a wine-focused bar and restaurant opens in an old journo drinking den off Fleet Street. Set in the vaults of St Bride’s Church the wine bar and shop will boast a 200-seater bar, private dining room and a menu of wine-friendly small plates. The original opened in Battersea in last year.

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Summary

“Unpretentious, relaxed and with a wide choice of wines and small plates” – with the latter “nicely judged to complement wines” – plus “enthusiastic and knowledgeable service” win particular praise for the Battersea original of this small group, and also its EC4 spin-off “hidden away and almost under the crypt of St Bride’s Church”. Last year, a further outlet also opened in Islington (no reports yet), and in 2018 a new City branch opened near Liverpool Street. Top Tip: “Monday nights is the time to go as wine is sold at retail price”.

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

Summary

“A lovely venue in an old crypt of Fleet Street” (under St Bride’s, the journalists’ church), hosts this new bar/restaurant (which also has an older Battersea sibling). “There’s good food to be had here, but it’s not really the point – it’s the wonderfully diverse and well-priced wine list that will keep you coming back”.

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

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Restaurant details

200
Opening hours

Mon: 4.30pm - 11pm, Tue-Thu: 12pm - 11pm, Fri-Sat: 11am - midnight, Sun: 12pm - 10pm
Last orders: 11 pm, Thu-Sat midnight

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