Vinopolis

ADDRESS
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 9BU†
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
Mon & Thu & Fri 12pm-10pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun & Bank Hols bank hols 12pm-8pm
PRICES
From £19.50

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VinopolisIf you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about the history and culture, but most importantly the TASTE, of wine at their own pace. Using audio-guides, films and themed exhibitions, guests travel around the globe savouring the different types of wine from the worlds most famous grape producing regions, finding out why they differ from region to region. Tasting tables set up along the route, which is in a maze of 22 interconnecting railway-support arches, offer a variety of different tipples there's even the opportunity to down some Absinthe. Whisky and beer lovers are also catered for in their Still Room and Brew Wharf. This two-and-a-half acre venue, built on ancient Roman foundations, is nestled under a series of spectacular Victorian arches on London's South Bank sandwiched in between a host of great attractions including the Globe Theatre, Borough Market, the Tate Modern and Southwark Cathedral. A highly-regarded restaurant and laid-back bar are both on site if you prefer to just stay and sample some more. A range of different packages are available - the very basic package offers a minimum of five tasting tokens, a cocktail and a free corkscrew. Great value and great fun, this tour comes highly recommended. If you're planning on going on a Saturday, it's best to pre-book as they do get notoriously busy.

Vinopolis events

Chocolate And Wine MasterclassChocolate And Wine MasterclassLearn how to match your favourite chocolate with an equally tasty tipple!24th April 2014Thursday 26th June 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
Ongoing
Chocolate And Wine Masterclass
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop
DATES24th April, 29th May and 26th June 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Learn how to match your favourite chocolate with an equally tasty tipple!
Welcome To WineWelcome To WineAn informal introduction to wine tasting.4th May 2014Sunday 1st June 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
On Soon
Welcome To Wine
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESSunday 4th May and Sunday 1st June 2014 - 1pm-2pm
An informal introduction to wine tasting.
Pass The MalbecPass The MalbecTo celebrate Malbec World Day on 17th April we're putting on a very special wine tasting session with Senior Wine Expert, Tom Forrest.10th May 2014Saturday 10th May 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
On Soon
Pass The Malbec
event > Leisure
DATESSaturday 10th May 2014 - 7.15pm-9pm
To celebrate Malbec World Day on 17th April we're putting on a very special wine tasting session with Senior Wine Expert, Tom Forrest.
Whisky Masterclass: WorkshopWhisky Masterclass: WorkshopSample single malts and a Scotch and learn how they were made.15th May 2014Thursday 19th June 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
On Soon
Whisky Masterclass: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESThursday 15th May and Thursday 19th June 2014 - 7pm
Sample single malts and a Scotch and learn how they were made.
Wines Of Georgia MasterclassWines Of Georgia MasterclassSample and discover six distinct and delectable Georgian wines in a masterclass hosted by Senior Wine Expert, Tom Forrest, and sponsored by the British Georgian Chamber of Commerce.23rd May 2014Friday 23rd May 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
On Soon
Wines Of Georgia Masterclass
event > Leisure
DATESFriday 23rd May 2014 - 7pm
Sample and discover six distinct and delectable Georgian wines in a masterclass hosted by Senior Wine Expert, Tom Forrest, and sponsored by the British Georgian Chamber of Commerce.
A Taste Of EnglandA Taste Of EnglandTry various English wines.30th May 2014Friday 30th May 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
A Taste Of England
event > Leisure
DATESFriday 30th May 2014 - 7pm
Try various English wines.
Barrel Of Laughs Wine Tasting And Comedy NightBarrel Of Laughs Wine Tasting And Comedy NightKick-start you're evening with a self-guided visit to the Essential Wine Tasting Experience including 7 tokens to use on your choice of wines, spirits and champagnes. Then get comfy for an evening of comedy genius, with a cracking line up.6th June 2014Friday 6th June 2014 Where:
Vinopolis, 1† Bank End† † † SE1 9BU
Category: event
Barrel Of Laughs Wine Tasting And Comedy Night
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATESFriday 6th June 2014 - 2pm-11pm
Kick-start you're evening with a self-guided visit to the Essential Wine Tasting Experience including 7 tokens to use on your choice of wines, spirits and champagnes. Then get comfy for an evening of comedy genius, with a cracking line up.

Vinopolis images

Vinopolis† The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area. †

Vinopolis - The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area.

Vinopolis The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area.†

Opening and closing times for Vinopolis

Today (Thursday) Vinopolis closes at 22.00

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

12.00
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22.00

Friday:

12.00
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22.00

Saturday:

12.00
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22.00

Sunday:

12.00
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18.00

LondonTown.com - Vinopolis Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

London Bridge Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Borough Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
16 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Union Car Parks
3 minutes walk
Snowsfields NCP
4 minutes walk

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Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £69† 42% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £84† 26% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £65† 38% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Vinopolis
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
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Alternative Wine Bars nearest Vinopolis

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Vinopolis
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Vinopolis
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
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Nightlife near Vinopolis

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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Vinopolis
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
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Ender's Game
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
A hostile alien race called the Formics invades Earth and is repelled at the last minute by International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, who sacrifices his life ...More
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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
Plucky hobbit Bilbo Baggins, wise wizard Gandalf The Grey and the company of dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield encounter a shape-shifter called Beorn and a nest ...More
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The View From The Shard
London > Events > Tours †Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2014
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Vinopolis
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Vinopolis

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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
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Shopping near Vinopolis

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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Vinopolis
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
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Cantina Vinopolis
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Bank End Bridge,, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
1 Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Del Mercato
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
No 1 Bank End, SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Italian Cuisine... More
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Education near Vinopolis

Near Vinopolis
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Vinopolis
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 23 minutes from Vinopolis
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 24 minutes from Vinopolis
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Vinopolis
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Vinopolis
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from Vinopolis
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Vinopolis
... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More

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Chocolate And Wine Masterclass
Exhibitions | Until 26th June 2014 

Vinopolis

Learn how to match your favourite chocolate with an equally tasty tipple!...More

Hamlet
Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Vinopolis

On 23rd April 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, a new version of Hamlet staged by Shakespeare's Globe begins ...More

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Vinopolis

Founded by actor and director Sam Wanamaker, the Globe as it's seen today is a reconstruction of the original Elizabethan ...More

Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Vinopolis

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

William Eggleston
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Vinopolis

Tate Modern dedicates rooms to three iconic US photographers - William Eggleston (until 11th May 2014), Harry Callahan (until 31st ...More

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Vinopolis

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Vinopolis

The first major retrospective of one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists, following his death in 2011. Richard Hamilton's ...More

 
Reinventing The Art Of Watercolour: Eric Ravilious And His Contemporaries
Exhibitions | On 24th April 2014 

Bankside Gallery 8 minutes walk from Vinopolis

Alan Powers will look at the changes in watercolour in the 1920s and 30s in which Eric Ravilious played a ...More

Thursday at Yager Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2014 

Yager Bar 8 minutes walk from Vinopolis

Resident DJs play dance, house and chart....More

The View From The Shard
The View From The Shard
Tours | Until 31st December 2014 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Vinopolis

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
 
 
 
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