10 natural wine bars in London you need to visit

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With a growing buzz around natural wine in recent years, it’s no surprise the capital is bursting with cosy wine bars waiting to be uncovered. Made with minimal intervention, meaning fewer chemicals and more focus on good quality grapes, natural wine’s unique and delicious flavours are not just a win for our taste buds – but the planet too!

These London wine bar spots are all about great vibes, good company and discovering your new favourite tipple. So, let’s jump in as we explore 10 of London’s coolest natural wine bars!

1. Bar Crispin – Soho

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Situated on Kingly Street in London’s Soho, Bar Crispin is a unique all-day natural wine bar and restaurant serving an interesting selection of low-intervention wines and delectable sharing plates. Utilising small-scale, European producers, Bar Crispin’s buzzing terrace has plenty of atmosphere and seasonal dishes to explore.

Plus, with an ethos focused on seasonality and sustainability, Bar Crispin’s locally sourced menu aims to celebrate the UK and Europe’s outstanding producers.

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2. Top Cuvée – Finsbury Park

Top Cuvee wine shopOur second stop on our natural wine adventure is Top Cuvée in Finsbury Park. This cool wine spot is all about delicious seasonal small plates alongside a carefully curated selection of natural wines.

With a super relaxed vibe throughout, Top Cuvée understand that most people find trying new wines intimidating. However, this London wine bar is focused on creating a welcoming community and making good wine accessible to everyone. Check out their ever-changing wine list and discover something new with every visit.

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3. Forza Wine – Peckham

Forza Wine in PeckhamForza Wine in Peckham isn’t your average wine bar! Boasting a stunning rooftop terrace and citywide views of the capital, Forza Wine is the perfect spot for a summer evening soaking up the sun with a glass of something special in hand.

Whether you’re a seasoned natural wine aficionado or just starting to explore the exciting world of natural wine, Forza Wine has something for everyone. Their ever-changing selection of wines by the glass means you can always try something new. So next time you’re looking for a Peckham rooftop wine bar with a difference, be sure to check out Forza Wine.

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4. Cafe Mai – Hackney

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Next up on our natural wine tour, we’re heading to the scenic canals of Hackney Wick for a peek at Cafe Mai. This chilled-out London wine bar features a romantic riverside terrace overlooking the Hertford Canal and a fantastic selection of natural wines. Plus with the added perk of tasty local beers on tap, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Feeling peckish? Don’t worry, they’ve got you covered with a menu of simple yet scrumptious food. So whether you’re catching up with friends after work, enjoying a lazy weekend lunch or just soaking up the canalside vibes, Cafe Mai is the perfect spot to relax and unwind.

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5. Oranj – Shoreditch

Oranj wine barShoreditch newbie Oranj has been making serious waves in London’s bar scene – particularly for its funky warehouse atmosphere and tasty, low-intervention natural wines.

With its exposed brick, cool concrete and trendy exterior, Oranj is all about excellent winery choices and collaboration with local food pop-ups. Plus, Oranj’s knowledgeable staff are always happy to recommend something special based on your preference! So, if you’re looking for a trendy spot for a first date, a catch-up with friends or just a solo dinner out, Oranj is the Shoreditch wine bar for you.

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6. 40 Maltby Street – Bermondsey

40 Maltby Street wine barNestled under the railway arches in Bermondsey, you’ll find 40 Maltby Street – a cosy, hidden London wine bar, part of the well-loved Maltby Street Market.

By day, 40 Maltby Street operates as a natural wine specialist, sourcing unique and exciting bottles. But come Thursday and Friday night and Saturday afternoon, the magic begins! 40 Maltby Street transforms into a buzzing wine bar with a killer selection of ever-changing small plates. Showcasing seasonal ingredients and reflecting the UK’s love affair with European flavours, 40 Maltby Street’s splendid menu attracts a mix of relaxed and friendly locals and curious explorers.

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7. Dan’s – Dalston 

Dan's Dalston wine barNext, we’re venturing to one of Dalston’s absolute gems: Dan’s. This local spot is a haven for anyone who wants to explore the exciting world of natural wines, brought to you by the awesome guys behind Natty Boy Wines.

This snug, dog-friendly neighbourhood hangout features a welcoming atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. Feeling indecisive? With shelves bursting with a dazzling array of natural wines by the glass, the Dan’s team are always happy to recommend a funky bottle that perfectly suits your taste buds.

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8. Next Door Records – Shepherds Bush

Let’s head over to West London for a place that’s not just a wine bar, but a music lover’s dream come true. Next Door Records is a beloved Shepherd’s Bush spot, that is equal parts record shop, cafe, natural wine bar and live music venue.

Browse through a curated selection of vinyl – from contemporary hits to jazz, broken beat and reggae –  sipping on a delicious glass of natural wine. Don’t forget to check out their socials to discover their next killer live gig or DJ set lined up. Plus, here’s some exciting news for north London: Next Door Records has also set up shop in Stoke Newington!

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9. Passione Vino – Shoreditch

Passione Vino wine barWalking into Passione Vino in Shoreditch truly feels like stepping right into Italy. This long-standing independent wine shop and bar is a true Shoreditch institution, run by Luca Dusi, a wine expert with a passion for the grape for over 18 years.

With a deep love for Italian wines, Passione Vino is home to a carefully curated selection that goes way beyond the usual suspects. Feeling adventurous? Ask Luca for a recommendation – his knowledge is encyclopedic and he’s always happy to help you discover a new favourite Italian drop.

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10. All My Friends – Hackney

All My Friends LondonAnd finally, let’s head to the creative hub of Hackney Wick for a visit to All My Friends. This spot isn’t your typical wine bar – it’s the brainchild of the team behind The Cause, the legendary DIY party collective known for throwing epic London events. Back in 2022, they opened All My Friends as a three-month pop-up, and it was so popular it’s still open today!

All My Friends’ atmosphere is about good vibes and making new friends (just like the name suggests!). Enjoy a laid-back afternoon with delicious natural wines, craft beers and cocktails alongside tasty Japanese-inspired small plates and sourdough pizzas. They even have a record shop on-site, so you can browse some tunes while you sip.

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