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Vinoteca Farringdon

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#1,717 of 19,155 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$15 - $38

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Inspired by the wine bars of Spain and Italy, we serve simple yet imaginative food with characterful wine to drink in or take away. Vinoteca combines high quality, characterful wine with a selection of paired dishes created from fresh and seasonal produce. As a wine bar and restaurant, Vinoteca boasts hundreds of bins from all over the world. Along with an award-winning culinary team steering the helm, Vinoteca restaurant enjoys an authentic ambience.
$15 - $38
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
European, Wine Bar
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar
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All reviews bavette steak roe lemon sole pork the private dining room great food and wine wine bistro creme fraiche wine list is extensive at lunchtime lovely lunch food menu service was friendly and efficient main course generous portions white wine lovely atmosphere
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Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Have been coming here for years and had an exceptional experience last night. Alberto really looked after us and we had really great time. Food & Wine are always top notch, but Alberto turned a quick meal out into a lovely time. We’ll be returning...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank jrosenbaum82
Reviewed June 12, 2019

We booked (fortunately) just the day before thinking we'd have a pre-concert bite and were more than pleasantly surprised to find a wine bistro offering fine dining at bistro prices. We had a delicious crispy quail starter to share. I had a bavette steak chips...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

I happened to be in Farringdon today at lunchtime and didn't have plans. I was passing Vinoteca, looked at the menu and went in. I had a really, really good lunch. Adding to the overall wonderful lunch, I did something I seldom do. I took...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Went solo on a business trip. Ordered the Guinea Fowl which was delicious. Great wine coupled with food. Good ambience and friendly service. Recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank morhezi
Reviewed December 1, 2018

A group of us hired the private dining room downstairs. Service was good but food wasn't. Starters were excellent mains were just about edible but lukewarm and no more than school dinner standard and desserts were awful. Also the acoustics of the room are nothing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Great food and really good service. Quite high priced but so far not disappointed. Good wine choice. Try some of the delicious dessert wines.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Went here on a busy Wednesday lunchtime with a friend and we grabbed the last table available. We had the lunch deal which was 2 courses for £15. It was excellent value. The food was lovely. I had wild boar ragu and the pannacotta dessert....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LondonMac1
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We went for the a la carte menu with wine pairings that worked very well. I ordered pigeon for a starter which was cooked just as I like it. My wife chose roe venison carpaccio which was well presented. I chose the wild mushroom risotto...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brian J
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Good food and an extensive selection of lovely wines. The service was great and our waitress was extremely helpful and knowledgable about the wines and matching them with our food selections (including a rather tricky combination of a white wine with the steak and a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cherylr280
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We went on a sunny day and the bi-fold doors were open making for a lovely atmosphere, although the downside is more traffic noise. There are also a few tables out on the pavement. The daily set menu is good value at £15/£18 for two/three...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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