If you’re a sightseer and you enjoy doing touristy things, then London is a city which you will no doubt be all too familiar with.
London is a tourist’s dream come true as there are some of the most famous monuments not just in the country, but in the entire world as well.
No visit to London would be complete without a relaxing evening, afternoon, or even morning, in a wine bar but with so many stunning parts of the city to choose from, knowing where to go can be tricky.
If you find yourself in and around Tower Bridge, you’ll be spoilt for choice when choosing wine and cocktail bars, but what is the best wine bar in London Bridge? Well, that’s what we’ll be looking at below.
Here are 4 of the best wine bars in London Bridge.
1. Nine Lives
Up first we have Nine Lives wine and cocktail bar.
If you like your wine bars to have charm and character, Nine Lives is most certainly the bar for you. Situated a short walk away from London Bridge Station, this bar offers a warming ambiance, a stunning basement setting complete with tropical indoor plants, and hues of amber, browns, and golds that create an opulent feel.
Offering a selection of fine wines and cocktails, Nine Lives is the perfect place to kick back and unwind after a long day of sightseeing.
2. The Refinery
Up next we have The Refinery.
Located on Bankside just a stone’s throw away from London Bridge, this bar and restaurant are ideal for times when you want to grab a bite to eat and a glass of wine or cocktail.
The refinery features an eye-catching eco-friendly design with hints of industrial chic to really set the ambiance.
Just be away that from Thurs – Sat it can get very busy in here, as keen partygoers love nothing more than to really let their hair down here after a long week.
No visit to London would be complete without a visit to the Shard building, and what better place to kick back with a glass of champagne or a cocktail, than in the building offering arguably the best views of all of London?
The Atrium Bar is located on level 31 of the Shard and offers spectacular views across London’s skyline. You can’t make a reservation so it is worth visiting during quieter periods of the year to guarantee your spot.
With an extensive list of cocktails and a huge selection of affordable fine wines from all over the world, it’s easy to see why the Atrium Bar is one of the capital’s most popular bars.
Finally, perhaps saving the best for last for all of you wine lovers out there, we have the Tap and Bottle.
This two-story wine bar is heaven for wine enthusiasts as it is like no other wine bar you’ll have ever encountered. Why? Well because just as pubs have beer on tap, they have wine on tap.
While serving as a great talking point, having wine on tap is also a great deal more eco-friendly plus it also ensures that the wine stays fresh for longer while also avoiding the possibility of the wine ‘corking’. The wine list is extensive, the décor is stunning, and you can also try a few samples before you buy.