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Balfour At Bow


Welcome to Balfour at Bow Wine Vaults, Restaurant, Bistro, Bar with Private Function Rooms and Outdoor Terrace, situated in the heart of the City since 1987.

Nestled behind the famous Mary-le-Bow Church and just a stone’s throw to St Paul’s Cathedral, we serve much loved traditional food and the highest quality wines. Bow Wine Vaults has been a local favourite for years.

Joining us for some food? You can find out more or check out our menu.

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City of London

“Bow Wine Vaults is an institution in The City of London.”


Come for a tipple or three, we know you’ll love our wine flights.

Owning our own award-winning vineyard, Balfour Winery, we are particularly passionate about English wine.

Given Bow Wine Vaults’ sterling reputation and historical significance as a fine wine establishment, we celebrate wines from across England’s and the Rest of World.

Not only do we celebrate wine, but our expert mixologists have put together an eclectic drinks list full of the finest spirits and liqueurs, and can create cocktails to suit your taste.

Drinks list

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Grab space on the terrace for a quick lunch, or watch the world go by.

Smack bang in the hustle and bustle, between Cheapside & Cannon Street, Bow Lane has been a quaint thoroughfare for generations.

Balfour at Bow Wine Vaults’ outside dining is the perfect spot for al fresco dining and entertaining in London.

With space to sit more than 30 people on our heated terrace, it’s suitable year-round. So, why not grab a glass of wine and a spot of lunch and enjoy a spot of people watching?

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Balfour At Bow Food and Drink

Food, glorious food. Our menu is something of a passion.

Our menu will change with the seasons.

Drawn up by our Head Chef and Group Executive Chef, we will work year-round to add new dishes from the best in-season ingredients we can get our hands on.

We have a variety of dining experiences. You can grab a quick bite in our Bistro, enjoy counter-top seating at our Bar, enjoy outside dining on our terrace or, if you’re looking for something more private, you can experience private dining our downstairs ‘Vestry’ restaurant.

We’re open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner as well as drinks all day.

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Breakfast menu

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Private events is our thing. Our downstairs space is perfect for weddings, parties and even corporate meetings.

Looking for the perfect spot to host your special occasion?

Balfour at Bow Wine Vaults has a superb offering on function rooms for private events in London; we can accommodate numbers including 20 to 46 (seated), 20 to 50 for a buffet, 20 to 50 for cocktail/drinks receptions, and even offer exclusive venue hire.

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