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El Vino Olde Wine Shades

4.3
4.3
17 Reviews
£25 and under
Tapas / Small Plates

This ancient listed building pre-dates the Great Fire of 1666 and is the oldest wine house in the City. Its origins were as a Merchants house and it is believed that smugglers used the old tunnel to the river from the cellars. Step inside and you will get a sense of our long established history combined with a continually evolving offer of well sourced wines shipped from around the world and small plates menu.

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Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Tapas / Small Plates, Mediterranean, Winery

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon 12:00–22:00 Tue–Fri 12:00–23:00

  • Phone number

    020 7626 6876

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

What 17 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 January 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience3

    The place was completely closed despite a booking made online on Opentable.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 October 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is such a charming place! Combines Olde Worlde London style with reasonable and decent tapas. The staff were superb and warm too, highly recommended!

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 May 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Was closed

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 3 May 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Local watering hole and we love it. It’s like cheers, where everybody knows your name : )

  5. AN

    ANTOINE

    London

    102 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    102 reviews

    Dined on 8 October 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Lunch time tapas choice is really good. Good service and enjoyable lunch-time wine list.

  6. AN

    ANTOINE

    London

    102 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    102 reviews

    Dined on 27 July 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Friendly and very efficient service. Good lunch-time choices and the Tapas choice is just right for lunch-time. Interesting wine list.

  7. DE

    DarrenE

    London

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 5 July 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Food and ambiance very good. Attentive and pleasant service.

  8. LL

    LauL

    London

    134 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    134 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Very lovely wines accompanied by some yummy tapas. Good for aperitivo or lunch

  9. D

    Deexo

    London

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on 1 May 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Friends birthday - first time here for both of us. A lovely hidden gem with good quality tapas and service, surrounded by Mad-Men style furniture with an atrium in the middle. Good for conversations and not so loud. The wine selection is vast so you could spend an entire afternoon evening sipping the delights!

  10. GN

    GhaNova

    London

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 13 April 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very tasty food, lovely wine, great service

  11. M

    Mark

    Norfolk

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 19 March 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Very nice little bar, great downstairs area. Tapas was pleasant and the wine was good. I would've liked to spend a bit longer there then just lunch!

  12. GN

    GhaNova

    London

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved the steak and went well with Duro. Great service as ever

  13. GN

    GhaNova

    London

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 23 January 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely glass of wine and lovely food. One of my favourites.

  14. GN

    GhaNova

    London

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely ambience, old world. Service is fantastic, everyone is very friendly. Wine and food are great.

  15. S

    Sadia

    London

    33 reviews

    4.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on 20 October 2017

    overall4food3service5ambience4

    Tucked away off the embankment, El Vino Olde Wine Shade is a cosy Wine Bar that serves Tapas. Great for a casual get together. The wine selection was great and could be paired with a selection of Tapas from the menu. The Tapas was a nice selection of easy to share food. I would recommend for a casual night out or drinks

  16. M

    Mark

    London

    151 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    151 reviews

    Dined on 13 September 2017

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Not bad, but small potions of tapas. It used to serve meals. Wine selection great other than the didn't have gavi de gavi which might have been an obvious wine to stock

  17. GN

    GhaNova

    London

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 8 September 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very nice lunch with a glass of wine, will make it a regular.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

El Vino Olde Wine Shades is rated 4.3 stars by 17 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

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Booked 1 time today
Google Map for El Vino Olde Wine Shades

6 Martin Lane London, EC4R 0DP

Additional information

  • Area

    Bank

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon 12:00–22:00 Tue–Fri 12:00–23:00

  • Cuisines

    Tapas / Small Plates, Mediterranean, Winery

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Public Transit

    2 minutes walk from Monument Station

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Full Bar, Wine

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