Vinoteca

 
 
ADDRESS
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4AA
 
 
RESERVATIONS
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12:00-23:00 | Food Served 12:00-14:45 & 18:30-22:00 | Bookings for lunchtimes only
 
PRICES
Bottle of Wine £12.95-£125 | Food: Main Courses £8.50-£16.50
 

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VinotecaWine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the Vinoteca wine bar on St John Street and shop next door sell over 275 different types of wine from across the world with a particular emphasis on France, Italy and Spain. Quality ranges from every-day drinking at under ?5 to vintage classics and includes organic and biodynamic varieties; quantity is by the glass, bottle or case. Opened in 2005 by Brett Woonton and Charlie Young - who met at Italian specialists Liberty Wines - and Elena Ares, it's frequently busy-to-packed, especially at lunchtime, and the location close to Smithfield Market, opposite St John's attracts a sophisticated city crowd. You can also sign up for wine courses with wine writer and Master of Wine Tim Atkin and sample over 60 wines at twice yearly 'Portfolio' tastings. A private room for 30 is also available for hire.

 

Opening and closing times for Vinoteca

Today (Saturday) Vinoteca closes at 23.00

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
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