There is no greater pairing in the world than cheese and wine and we’re spoilt for cheeseboards, delis bars and restaurants serving some of the best cheese from around the world in cosy and quirky settings. A crisp white and Comte on a late summer’s evening or a full bodied red with Roquefort on a winter’s night, we bring you the best venues to satisfy those savoury cravings.
La Fromagerie, Highbury, Marylebone & Bloomsbury
When you think of cheeseboards, you think of La Fromagerie and this cosy little cheese deli has a daily changing menu, sophisticated wine tasting events and an online shop to keep you coming back for more. So much care and attention has gone into the menu, and it really shows! The tasting plates are fantastic for a group of mates to dive into, comprising of award winning cheese, house-cured salmon, oysters, game terrine and of course charcuterie.
The Cheese Bar, Seven Dials
A conveyor belt of cheese awaits you at this exciting new concept bar (the first of its kind!) in bustling Seven Dials, serving a selection of the UK’s finest cheeses paired with condiments and small producer wines this is the ultimate experience for cheese lovers. Set in the busy Seven Dials market the people watching is spectacular and the knowledgeable staff know everything there is to know about the delicious yellow stuff. The bottomless cheese and charcuterie plates deal is also great value at just £20 per person, be sure to book as the queues can be quite busy at peak times.
A simple wine and cheese bar but sometimes simple is best in this lovely little shop supplying produce imported from growers and farmers from France, Spain and Italy. The perfect spot to pick up a decadent picnic to take to one of the nearby parks, the shop also supplied breads and olives to accompany the delicious cheese selection and don’t forget to ask for wine recommendations!
Gordon’s Wine Bar, Embankment
When you think cheeseboard, you think Gordon’s and this quirky little hideaway is a perfect date night venue. The intimate tables and amazing selection of cheese and wine is enough to satisfy any grape lover, established in 1890 Gordon’s boasts to be London’s oldest wine bar and easy to see why it’s so popular. With a selection of over 15 cheeses as well as charcuterie, and vegan and vegetarian options to accompany the staggering selection of wine, sherry and port you’ll be truly spoilt for choice.
Humble Grape, Battersea, Islington, Fleet Street, Liverpool Street & Canary Wharf
Importing over 400 sustainable wines, the team at Humble Grape know a thing or two when it comes to vino! The unique shop-bar-kitchens across the city are inviting, sociable and a great way to find your new favourite tipple. Of course, what is wine without cheese? The small but delicious food menu boasts bar snacks, small plates and of course incredible cheese boards.