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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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Embark on a distinctive and delightful experience at our Self-Service Wine Bar. Our cutting-edge wine dispensers empower customers to leisurely explore our dynamic array of wines in a laid-back and casual atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the world of over 50 carefully curated wines available by the glass, ensuring there's a perfect match for every palate. Complementing this diverse wine selection are our renowned sharing boards, featuring a tempting array of charcuterie, cheese, and antipasti. Crafted with precision, these boards are the ideal companions to your wine journey, providing a harmonious pairing that elevates your overall experience. Welcome to a place where the joy of discovery meets
PRICE RANGE
£5 - £15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
European, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Dog Friendly, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very good experience. First time here but "we'll be back". Not too sure about the tables with bench seats but we did get a change so all good. The food was very good and the selection of wine very large. Could do with better...beer/ale options for non wine drinkers and an alcohol free range for drivers. But an excellent evening.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at 08:20 for drinks as it looked like a lovely place and we have heard great reviews but the moment we walked in and said we were there for a drink the woman behind the till just very bluntly said “we are full”. No...indication of when they would have a space or time and then completely blanked us. Customer service definitely needs some work because after that unfortunately we won’t be returning, not if you are going to treat potential customers as disposable especially as front of house staff. No indication of a time that there might be an opening, no apology, no customer service. If you want to project yourself as a high end place then have staff that can project that. Staff are the first impression and that was a bad one.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024 via mobile

Not a big wine connoisseur myself but headed down to this vino vendor to drown my sorrows after a particularly perturbing horoscope. I had the delight of interacting with some futuristic 'wine cow' that you must milk in order to extract the stuff. This was...so surreal and quaint to interact with that I wasn't bothered that there was nowhere to rest my elbow patches whilst milking. All in all the experience transformed my unmoored and turbulent mood (thanks to that downright ominous horoscope I mentioned earlier) into a whimsical, laissez fair one. I'm not usually one to drink in order to handle my emotions but now I'm tempted to form something of a habit out of it...More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

From start to finish this place is fantastic. Friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere, plus what's not to love about wine on tap! The perfect place for a get together with friends or a meal with your other half 😋

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Perfect lunch with my mum and daughter we had the sharing platter and a glass of wine. The waiter was very helpful and gave my mum some tasters as she was unsure what wine to choose. We will return. Terrific 😊

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024 via mobile

Amazing venue, great ambience. A wonderful place for groups of friends or couples. Wonderful if you’re with a big group with different levels of spending, as you have a card that you top up with credit for your individual drinks. Vending machines of wines and...Prosecco, great write ups on each wine. Perfect place for someone who likes their wine or is starting out and wants to try lots of different wines. Great platters with cured meats, cheeses etc. Cannot recommend more highly.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

Lovely atmosphere. Great idea to use money cards and serve yourself, avoiding having to queue for drinks. It was fun to experiment with the wines as you can have tasters! The food was fabulous and very reasonably priced. The Wallow grazing board was great to...share between friends whilst drinking and chatting. Very informal, relaxed. Friendly, polite staff. Keep doing exactly what you're doing ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Love this place, brought a friend who was visiting for the weekend and we shared some meats and cheeses and helped ourselves to some wine. Max our server was excellent and we had such a great time. Can’t wait to return

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

We had Austrian Pumpkins which were deliciously yummy, Coppa, Anchovies, Goats Cheese Pearls, Burrata & Wallow Salad which were all tasty and yummy. The service was great too and welcoming. Highly recommended going to The Wallow.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

Fabulous place. Just loved it Can’t recommend the wallow board highly enough - feels like your own personal buffet

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023

What can I say. My husband and I hired out the Wallow on 25/10/23 for our wedding reception and we were blown away. The Wallow has been one of our favourite places for years so was a logical choice, but the evening was so perfect....They gave us free reign with decorations, music etc which allowed us to create a night that was perfect for us. Our guests had the best time and no doubt they will have several new regulars!! A huge thanks to Laz for organising the event with me and to Iona for the running the evening. You are all amazing.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

We ordered the deluxe cheese board for two of us along with two sides. It was enough food despite having an early lunch and does come with crackers. The wine card and tasting is a fantastic idea. Staff were friendly, polite and knowledgeable. We were...mostly taken care of by Laura who I could not fault at all and is everything you would want in the service industry when you go out. The Hungarian dessert wine was incredible. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

Great place very welcoming from the time you come through the door! A definite favourite with amazing choice of wines!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023

Lovely place for drinks and snacks with a fine wine selection and delicious sharing boards and not to feel rushed

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023 via mobile

Great fun, lovely place friendly staff. Away for a weekend (child free), found this place and wow, we love it! Amazing staff, great place, and lovely wine. We loved it so much we returned the next day! Lovely food last night and just perfect. We...will definitely be back. Staff great, especially Laura!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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We have been to the Wallow had a fabulous lunch. Recommended to our daughter and friends who then booked a Friday evening for drinks nibble boards and a good chat. They had a great time
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The Wallow is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5