The 10 Cases - Bistrot à Vin
We only have 10 tables, which you can book for lunch or dinner. We also have an outside terrace, bar counter and Cave a Vin next door which remain reservation free for drinks and snacks.
Our menu revolves around a monthly changing offering of tapas style dishes and sharing plates, 3 entrees, 3 mains and 3 desserts as well as a selection of daily changing specials.
Monday to Thursday 12-3pm & 5pm-11pm
Friday and Saturday 12-11pm
Monday to Saturday 12-late
Private Dining in The 10 Cases Cellar (8-14 people) No deposit required, no pre ordering necessary and no set menus. As relaxed or formal as you like. Simply order off the daily changing menu of the day for a set price of £38.50 per person for 3 courses.View Private Dining Details
Great bistro and wine selection. Would highly recommend for a smart but no-fuss meal in Covent Garden. Well worth a visit.
Friendly buzz on Friday evening. Tasty food served promptly and (relative to usual restaurant prices) well priced excellent quality wine. Attentive and friendly staff.
Very interesting small plates to share. Waitress was very knowledgeable about wines. Croquettes were the only disappointment.
Fantastic, wine-led bistrot. It's a lovely, cosy little bistrot, with attentive but not overbearing service. Amazing selection of wine; it's definitely a place for those who like to try new things. Food is really good as well, a great mix of small plates as well as larger mains. Particularly recommend the butternut squash and burrata! Given that the food and wine menus change on a very regular basis, that's enough of an excuse for future visits.
My second visit, and I'm not sure why I left it so long. The food is fresh, interesting and delicious, which is all the more impressive as this is a place that is ostensibly chiefly about wine. The constantly changing wine list is full of delights and surprises, (and nor is it marred by too many fashionable minimum intervention wines which are expensive and taste like cider). Had an excellent Pinot Blanc from the Mosel which I wouldn't normally have chosen but Alex was entirely right to recommend. Cheerful and efficient service meant we had plenty of time to have dessert (I'd recommend the berry cheesecake) before the theatre without feeling rushed.
I was quite disappointed by this experience, we were kicked off our table after 90 minutes, which is really not enough time. Additionally we went for the wine, understanding from the website there were 300 to choose from, but on arrival were handed a meagre list of around 15-20, we picked a red, that had been chilled and had lost a lot of flavour because of this, so was very average, when we enquired about 300 wines we were offered a much better list, but then told we had to be moved to the bar because our time at the table was over. All in all, the service was abrupt and the experience was rushed, not relaxed and left an unpleasant feeling, I would struggle to recommend.
Enjoyed the wine bar / bistro. Great find! Will definitely go back again.
Took a friend who eats very little here as I was told they had lots of little plates. However there was not a very extensive choice so she finished up having a dessert rather than one of the tapas type plates. It is a convenient place to eat before going to the Royal Opera House and got busy very quickly around 6 p.m. The noise level was quite high. My spider crab was very good and the heritage tomato salad was also very tasty but they are quite pricey given the size of the portions. It was a definite plus that they gave us both still and sparkling water in large bottles without us even having to ask - and it was free! Would like to go again when I have more time and can sample the main menu preferably when I am not driving later!
I enjoyed an excellent lunch with a friend. Service was attentive while the food was up to the usual very high standards. The more I come to 10 Cases the more I look forward to coming back!
Lovely place - been a few times now. Great staff who know about the wine they are serving. Wines you are unlikely to find elsewhere, and always changing. Nice food, but wine and the service is what makes it. Book to avoid disappointment.
This was the third visit to 10 cases for me.
I like the ambience and relatively inexpensive but delicious foods.
It's always full so you need to make a reservation to get a table most of the time.
Service is okay but don't expect to much as all the waiters are always look busy and running : )
10 Cases is a constant on our pre-theatre dinner favourites. Love the taps style sharing plates. The polenta chips with truffle oil are to die for! Always a fantastic and ever changing wine selection. Great unfussy service and staff are very knowledgeable about wine (bordering on obsessed, but in a good way!). Keep it up and for gods sake don’t take the polenta chips off the menu!
The waiter was very helpful in suggesting the best wine pairing with one’s food selection. If you’re dining alone, I highly recommend ordering a few starters or tapas plates to try different flavors on the menu. My entire order was delicious! Even the bread was phenomenal. Definitely will be returning soon.
We chose the sharing plates. 'Seared beef' was excellent. Other sharing plates were less good - and rather poor value compared to similar selections I have experienced at other venues. Wine is expensive. Service was excellent and very friendly. Ambience and energy of the venue was very good.
Great meal out; we used the sharer plates and starters as a tapas menu so had many of them. Can recommend the squid and soft-shell crab as stand-outs. Mains we went with Aubergine and the sardines, both of which were lovely. We ended up with a couple of bottles of wine off the list and they were more than happy to allow us to use the wine list from next door.
The food is exquisite, attentive service and an excellent wine list.
Good European style cooking, with very reasonably priced wine list.
Everything met our expectations except for the wines themselves, which was a primary reason we booked a table. Some of the wines were unusual, and interesting, but none that we tasted were exceptional or even memorable. Perhaps it was a problem of what we ordered, but with the wine-themed restaurant I was expecting more focus on wines and a broad array of quality wines. We would go back for the overall experience was good and the location is great. Maybe wines will be better next time.
Reasonable choice for those needing gluten free and the staff seem to understand the importance of this and the issues around cross-contamination. A pity that GF bread or biscuits (for cheese) are not available. Some true vegetarian dishes would be good as well.
High quality food and wine served in a very relaxed and cosy atmosphere.
we were so warmly received - as ever - and so enjoyed sharing small plates with good wine. Really lovely venue
It’s just fab
Very chilled place
Need to book really to avoid any disappointment
We love it
Brilliant night with great food Took friends that hadn’t been and they loved it
One of my absolute favourite restaurants in London - food is brilliant and the vibe is great. Staff so friendly. And its a great wine place. Love it
The service, in particular, was excellent. The waitress was knowledgeable and responsive. The restaurant was busy, but also perfect to catch up with an old friend.
First time I went I was more impressed, this time the food was not quite as excellent as it was before. Good enough for a lovely evening and the service was great, but not the best.
Great wine list and amazing tasting food. Service is good fast and staffs are quite attentive.
Had a lovely meal at 10 cases. The food was delicious, wine was excellent & service great. Am definitely coming back!
We used 10cases as a Friday night venue for dinner with friends. Relatively few courses on the menu. We were a party of 4 and decided to have 6 starters for sharing. That was practically everything on the menu, but we didn’t regret. All was very good. We had the rack of lamb, the buttermilk marinated pork and plaice as mains - all for sharing. Starters and mains accompanied by the Monthie Pinot Noir. A good but not great wine, but it was a good choice for the full meal. Everything cooked and seasoned spot on and very tasty. Apple tart and a devine triple chocolate cake for desserts enjoyed with a glass of sweet Riesling. All and all a very, very good meal with good service
Very nice ambiance with terrific food and wine. We visit each year (travelling from Sydney) we come to London. Great wine list which is thought about and very good menu. The food & wine just works her and the staff were delightful. Lovely tasty cheese board.
Lovely wine and atmosphere with friendly service. The food menu was small but with an interesting mix of cuisines- probably something for all tastes and appetites. Not cheap but a great little independent spot in a busy area.
One of my favourite places in Covent Garden.
Friendly and attentive staff in a lively restaurant. Lots of choice on the menu and what we chose was very nice.
Had a really nice evening with girlfriends. Great wine and good food, though slightly disappointed by the service. Felt as though they were trying to rush us to leave!
Great wine selection with sharing plates and cured meats. Not the place to go if you’re in the market for a huge meal. Excellent for snacks, a few glasses of wine and catch-ups.
Who doesn’t like a chalk board menu? Especially one that changes through out the night based on what’s available. Dishes were well balanced and wine (unsurprisingly) well selected by the staff.
Small menu but exceptional quality.
Great wine list. Again small but good quality wines.
Absolutely beautiful ingredients, beautifully cooked. Great cheeses. Wines and service superb. The only flaw is a fondness for accompanying dollops of sauce so concentrated they are a little remniscent of 1970s frozen pancake flavours.
This was recommended and we were not disappointed, the whole experience was fantastic, excellent staff.
Booked for pre theatre tapas and wine. Excellent food, best tapas we’ve had. Wine delicious albeit pricey, and they had run out of a couple of the more reasonably priced choices. Service was quick and perfunctory. Don’t expect a smile and do expect to he hurried on if not eating a full meal.