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Gordon's Wine Bar

#344 of 18,398 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
+44 20 7930 1408
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (43 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find something like this out of France. Staff know exactly what they are talking about and selection of wine is fantastic. Food was perfect to pair with a few glasses, would love to come back in the summer!

Thank gregwatson086
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Right between embankment and Charing Cross station, this lovely little spot has an incredible selection of wine and is a perfect spot for a drink with friends. Getting a seat can be difficult particularly if you want to sit inside,...More

Thank roamingtraveller92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located next to embankment station, perfect for nice walk on the river side. Amazing wine bar with good selection of wines (range of £20-40 per bottle) . Possibility to add hot snacks or a cheese and prosciutto board (£20 for two cheeses and prosciutto, accompanied...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gordon's Wine Bar is where I send everyone I know visiting London. Their wine selection is excellent and they have hot food and cheese plates for those feeling peckish. I love sitting outside on a lovely day, and the candlelit cave interior almost transports you...More

Thank Jennabeth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No mashed potato but good food and of course a great selection of wines and a lovely atmosphere virtually underground by the embankment.

Thank Lemniot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now a tradition any time I’m in London. Great little place- seating inside can be challenging but I would go in either way! Cheese and meat selection great. None pretentious wine bar in central London

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are close to Covent Garden/ Charing Cross/ Waterloo and feeling the need of a libation, Gordon’s is always a must. Buried in a sort of atmospheric, candlelit hole with loads of outside seating, it serves a huge range of wines and massive rustic...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gordon's is unlike any other wine bar I've ever known. A regular haunt for me in the '80s, it seemed to be under constant threat of closure and its loyal clientele would always rally round. Its cavernous depths are atmospheric and make for a happy...More

Thank CatrionaJC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Next to Charing Cross and Trafalgar Square. The bar has a lovely atmosphere with lots of interesting people to look at :-). If you are visiting the area, I recommend you to go down in the bar and search for a place to have a...More

Thank Per Bjerkov H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyed lovely meal accompanied by good company was attending wedding reception in the evening went with my wifes family for lunch very interesting decor food lovely lovely day wont forget in a hurry

Thank georgebest2014
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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14 February 2018|
Response from HHH666Y | Reviewed this property |
Can't say I saw anything - we just got a lump of baguette
1 January 2018|
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Response from HHH666Y | Reviewed this property |
I'd be surprised - plenty of other options nearby
6 October 2017|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Haven't done when I've been there in the past, which is a shame...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 63
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 1408
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