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Vegetarian Friendly
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City of London
0.3 miles from St. Paul's Cathedral
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Not many exist like this anymore. Classic city lunchtime wine bar and restaurant , with extremely welcoming and helpful staff.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2019

This is a great lunch venue for a business or social gathering. The menu is good offering a good choice at very reasonable prices. The restaurant is a good size with the tables well placed. It is light and nicely decorated. The food is well...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

Back again to this favourite location in the city for a delcious meal of scallops and small glass of white wine, whilst my companion enjoyed a dish of ravioli with a lime and soda. This is a very pleasant, attractive, family-run restaurant, and is to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 June 2019

For a business or family meal, Bow Wine Vaults is hard to beat for a City of London location. Good, unhurried service, and excellent choice of dishes and wines. Will surely return to explore more of the City.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

Great authentic food and pleasant service. Wonderful little place tucked away very close by to St Paul’s. The salmon was amazing as was the veal and a bit of Gavi washed it down well!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 31 May 2019

I adore this tiny wine bar tucked in the shadow of Bow Bells Church. I've been a regular for years and it's lost none of it's charm. Sandwiched between Bank and St Paul's, be transported from the City's mayhem to a cosy nook slightly off...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 13 April 2019

Met with a colleague for a business lunch. Made reservations and were promptly seated in the basement wine vaults. Nice corner banquette, noise level is low and perfect for discussing business or other matters. The service was good and efficient and excellent. Staff was very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 March 2019 via mobile

Can’t really work this place out. Excellent location and interesting premises. Thoughtful wine list and no doubt lovely food is available too. Stood waiting at the bar for 10 minutes or more at about 6.45 one evening. Was eventually able to order a bottle of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Introduced to the Vault in 2015 and keep returning, great wine list and restaurant, upstairs and downstairs for a more serious business meeting. This time it was pre-Xmas drinks with 2 different sets of friends (yes the whole afternoon) and pleased to see the bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

This is an excellent choice for a business lunch in the City but you'll neeed to make a reservation in the restaurant downstairs rather than the brasserie on the ground-floor. Good choice of well-priced dishes, a reasonable winelist, efficient service. Have been for lunch numerous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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    Bow Wine Vaults Bar - Bistro - Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4