Grapetaste : Venues
Grapetaste will come to you at your offices, home or any suitable, preferred venue. And of course we can source the perfect venue for you on request.
To tempt you, please browse these suggestions in the City and West End of London. There are many further options, we will always aim to suggest a selection of suitable locations appropriate to your occasion and budget.
Costs vary depending on corkage, minimum spend and room hire policies at each venue.
Please click each venue on the right for more details.
7 Saint John Street, Farringdon, EC1M 4AA
Cosy, welcoming and intimate.
The private dining room on the lower ground floor features the wine cellar and kitchen behind contemporary glass doors which all adds to the authentic atmosphere.
Suitable for events up to 25 guests.
Vinoteca also has a West End venue in Seymour Street of a similar size and ambience. Highly recommended for smaller, informal events.
23-25 Leadenhall Market, EC3V 1LR
Located in the atmospheric 19th century Leadenhall covered market, tucked behind the Lloyds building in the heart of the City.
This venue offers great flexibility of space. The contemporary basement bar is perfect for informal tasting events or for a drinks reception (up to 40 guests). The spacious, comfortable first floor dining room is an elegant space for any tasting or dining event.
Chamberlain's menu is especially renowned for the superlative seafood which is sourced from their Billingsgate wholesale division.
The Courtyard, 20 St.Swithins Lane, EC4N 8AD
Tucked away in a tiny courtyard just off Cannon Street, these were the original 18th century premises of the legendary wine merchant George Sandeman where he cellared his Sherry, Port and Wine, and which were bottled here even into the 1960's.
The Don provides a trio of authentic private rooms for your event, suitable for parties between 10 and 40 guests (seated).
Their menus feature classic French influences alongside regional British specialities.
2 Queen Anne Street, W1G 9LQ
An exclusive Grade 1 listed Georgian Townhouse built by the Adam family between 1769 and 1771. Aristocratic and quite grand yet very welcoming, Chandos House has been restored to its original splendour. The House offers a choice of five spacious, elegant rooms, suitable for large or small groups.
Wine matching lunches or daylight hour tastings benefit from stunning light streaming through magnificent Georgian-style windows. For warmer weather events, two rooms have direct access to the tranquil Garden Terrace. Suitable for events of 20 guests or more.
Adam Street Club
9 Adam Street (just off The Strand), London WC2N 6AA
A contemporary private members club with a relaxed, unintimidating ambience, in a convenient location. The Gallery is a flexible space for tastings and wine matching events, situated off the main bar with oak floorboards and white walls.
This room will seat up to 40 guests or 70 standing and is so named because of the art exhibition in here that changes monthly.
Grapetaste guests also benefit from complimentary access to the Club Bar following any event should you wish to continue to party.
St Stephen's Club
34 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AB
St Stephen's Club is one of London's most authentic private clubs. Situated in a listed Victorian town house just a stone's throw from St James tube, this has been popular with politicians for more than a century. Today St Stephen's is both a social hub and a cosy retreat in the heart of Westminster.
The Garden Room, with direct access to the leafy terrace, is light, airy and spacious and comfortably seats up to 40 guests or 70 standing. An ideal venue for tastings and wine matching events in a very convenient location. The menu focuses on quality, seasonal ingredients with provenance sourced from small-scale producers.
Green's of St. James'
36 Duke Street, London SW1X 6DF
Situated in the heart of St James's, established and part owned by Simon Parker-Bowles.
The newly refurbished private room is cosy and atmospheric, located at lower ground floor level (not suitable for wheelchair use) and comfortably seats up to 30 guests for a wine matching lunch or dinner.
Quintessential great British cuisine, perfect for matching with classic wines from around the world.
15 Seymour Place, W1H 5BD
Cosy, welcoming and intimate.
The private dining room on the lower ground floor features the wine cellar and kitchen behind glass doors which all adds to the authentic atmosphere.
Suitable for events up to 30 guests.
Vinoteca also has a City venue close to Farringdon tube station of a similar size and ambience.
Highly recommended for smaller, informal events.
Le Café Anglais
8 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, London W2 4DB
Chef/patron Rowley Leigh has become one of London's most influential and well-regarded chefs. Le Café Anglais opened in November 2007, and is located on the 2nd floor of Whiteley's; it also has direct street access at 8 Porchester Gardens. Rowley and his team create innovative, seasonal menus that reflect their passion for the very best of both British and French cuisine.
The building is light-filled and spacious with a very stylish art-deco feel. The private dining room can seat up to 24 comfortably for tastings, wine matching lunches or dinners.