Grand Prix wine lists in the UK 2022
Here is the guide to the best venues in the UK when you're looking for some great wine. These venues were all Grand Prix finalists in UK Wine List of the Year 2022. Check out the venues and the winning wine lists!
Phone: +44 20 3141 6016
Address: 16 Cavendish Square, London
Sparkling Wine List of the Year UK 2022
Les 110 de Taillevent in London is an embassy of the classic Paris restaurant Le Taillevent and its sibling Les 110 de Taillevent in Paris. Located by Cavendish Square just a short walk from Oxford Street, this gorgeous brasserie has a relaxed but high-end approach to wine. As for the name “Les 110 de Taillevent”, the 110 refers to the numbers of wines available by the glass, in either 70ml or 125ml. To go with the 110 wines (or many more by the bottle), you'll find 30 a la carte dishes.
Phone: +44 20 3937 5086
Address: 92 Kensington Park Rd, London
German Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Wines of Germany 2022
Core by Clare Smyth has achieved a lot after its opening in August 2017, including being awarded two stars from the Michelin Guide. The menu offers a la carte and a short and long tasting menu with optional wine pairings of 100ml per course. One of South Africa’s (and beyond) best sommeliers, Gareth Ferreira, is behind the wine list. It has more than 400 bins covering the most important wine regions around the World and a generous number of wines by the glass, allowing the sommeliers to offer varied and exciting options with your tasting menu. If you´re seeking a top fine-dining experience in...
Phone: +44 20 7734 7737
Address: 8-10 Neal's Yard, London
Grand Prix UK 2022
Trendy and sophisticated wine bar in the heart of Covent Garden, Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels (CVS for short) looks more like a cocktail bar – unsurprising as it is part of the Experimental Cocktail Club group who operate both wine and cocktail bars in London and Paris. The wine list is not quite as natural as the name might suggest (although there are plenty of natural / biodynamic options featured) but it is certainly very good nonetheless – it’s long without being intimidating; French heavy with all regions skillfully covered at all price points. There’s more than enough choice from the...
Phone: +44 20 7242 8963
Address: 51 Lamb's Conduit St, London
Grand Prix UK 2022
Noble Rot opened their doors in late 2015 and immediately hit their stride as a not-to-miss wine venue in London. Located in Bloomsbury on the quaintly historic Lamb’s Conduit Street, it’s Parisian inspired and feels as if it’s been there forever. The wine bar at the front is light and comfortable, with prize tables in the double fronted bay windows, a roaring fire in the colder months and walls adorned with the very cool front covers of their eponymous wine magazine. The restaurant at the back is cosy and inviting. The food is classic Franglais bistro fare – ideal for wine. To be honest,...
Phone: +44 20 7183 8190
Address: 2 Greek Street, London
By the Glass List of the Year UK 2022
Noble Rot Soho is the second venue from the team behind the wine magazine and Bloomsbury bar/restaurant of the same name, installed in the former home of the Gay Hussar, the iconic Soho restaurant loved by politicians and writers, established in 1953. There’s no bar space here, instead two classy but cosy restaurant floors and a stylish private dining room up top. ‘Old Soho’ is reflected in the interior with proper wooden furniture; antique mirrored walls and vintage decanters line the length of the walls along a ceiling height shelf give full bistro glamour. The first floor features wall-siz...
Phone: +44 1635 528770
Address: Stockcross, Newbury
New Zealand Wine List of the Year UK, presented by New Zealand wine 2022
A wine-focused (even themed) Relais & Chateaux country house hotel in Berkshire, famous for its cellar of over 30,000 bottles. Owned by Sir Peter Micheal, who has over the years invested in a premium vineyard holding in northern California (Sonoma Coast, Knights Valley and Napa). The main hotel restaurant is classic fine dining, using the best of seasonal British ingredients.