The best German wine lists in the UK 2021

Here is the guide to the best spots in the UK to drink German wine. These venues were all finalists in UK Star Wine List of the Year 2021. Check out all the venues and the winning wine lists!

  1. Presented by Wines of Germany

    Wines of Germany is the marketing arm of the Deutsches Weininstitut, creating greater awareness for German wine with the trade, press and consumers.

  2. Phone: +44 1635 528770

    Address: Stockcross, Newbury

    California Wine List of the Year UK, presented by The California Wine Institute 2021

    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.

  3. Phone: +44 1695 572511

    Address: Moor Hall, Prescot Road, Aughton, Ormskirk

    German Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Wines of Germany 2021

    Moor Hall is a luxurious grade II listed restaurant with rooms, with a history dating back to the 13th century. Since being transformed in 2015 by the present owners they’ve received rave reviews and a coveted two Michelin stars. As well as the main restaurant they have private dining and a ‘kitchen experience’. The uber talented chef is ex-L’Enclume (another two star) and El Celler de Can Roca. The cuisine is new British - delicate and produce driven, presented in exceptional and natural surroundings. It’s all tasting menus, either four or eight courses at lunch, eight only for dinner and win...

  4. Phone: +44 20 7107 8848

    Address: Claridge’s, Brook Street, Mayfair, London

    Rhône Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Côtes du Rhône 2021

    Daniel (Eleven Madison Park) Humm’s new restaurant in Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair. Pared-back, chic and contemporary interior. Along with the food – top quality, modern fine dining with a dusting of comfort – everything exudes a polished but relaxed luxury.

  5. Phone: +44 20 3146 8666

    Address: 85 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London

    New Zealand Wine List of the Year UK, presented by New Zealand wine 2021

    Hide is a restaurant and bar by the awe-inspiring wine shop Hedonism and chef Ollie Dabbous. Set over three floors, flooded with natural daylight and enjoying views across Green Park, Hide serves creative, contemporary and seasonal food in a warm yet visually striking space. Open every day from breakfast through to dinner, including afternoon tea, the menu is accompanied by Hedonism’s incomparable wine list. The sommelier team has compiled a concise wine list of wines from all over the world, with a large selection of accessibly priced bottles and wines by the glass. Should you want to dig de...

  6. Phone: +44 20 7242 8963

    Address: 51 Lamb's Conduit St, London

    Grand Prix UK, presented by Austrian Wine 2021

    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,...

  7. Phone: +44 20 3141 8670

    Address: 36 Snowsfields, London

    International Special Jury Prize 2021

    Trivet is in a beautiful, calm and minimalist space in Bermondsey, just over the river from the City of London. A joint venture between Isa Bal MS and chef Jonny Lake who met working at the Fat Duck, it’s creative and diverse fine dining with influences from all over. There is a bar space for drinking and snacking and a light-drenched, welcoming dining room. It’s a haven of cool, calm and quality in one of the capital’s most historic and urban neighbourhoods.