1707 Wine Bar

Where they are:

1707 Wine Bar

  • Address: 181 Piccadilly,W1J 9LE
  • Tel: 0207 734 8040

  • Opening Times: Mon-Sat Noon-9pm and bank holidays/Sun Noon-6pm
  • Proprietor(s): Wittington Investments Ltd (The Weston Family)
  • Part of a Chain: No. but owned by large company.
  • Style: Designer basement , windowless bar, inside the food hall.Bright, contemporary, white tiled floors, wood walls and black bar. Cosmopolitan well traveled clientele.
  • Wine: 100s of wines from Londons top grocer all available at retail +£10. Many of them made exclusively for Fortnum
  • Food: chef Shaun Hill, focuses on foods from the Food Hall to encourage experimentation
  • Events: Yes,
  • By the Glass: around 60 from £6 for 175ml, 500 ml pots also served
  • Retail Sales: Yes (in the shop)
  • House Wines: White: F&M Bordeaux Blanc Sec, Château Haut Rian 2012. £19.50 Red: F&M Syrah, Lammershoek 2010 £21.50

Fortnum and Mason is one of Londons greatest department stores with a massive reputation as a grocer.

Nestling within the Fresh Food Hall is the wine bar designed by David Collins, famed for his work with the Wolseley.
Named 1707 in honour of Fortnum & Mason's foundation year, the wine bar allows you to order a bottle of almost any wine from the adjacent Wine Department for only a £10 corkage fee, as well as offering an extensive selection of wines by the glass.
The menu, by  development chef Shaun Hill, focuses on foods from the Food Hall and aims to to encourage experimentation and adventure.