Vinoteca  

 
 
ADDRESS
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4AA
 
 
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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.

 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  26% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Vinoteca
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Vinoteca
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Vinoteca
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 4 minutes from Vinoteca
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77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Vinoteca
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Smithfield Market
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West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Vinoteca
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One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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