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Andy Parsons

The best bars for drinking sparkling wine in London

Move over prosecco, London has a whole lot more to offer on the fizz front at these great bars for sparkling wine

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Laura Richards
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You’ve had a thing with prosecco for far longer than is decent. It’s time to move on and broaden your sparkling horizons. Find your next fizz fix in these London bars that are dedicated to bubbly beyond ubiquitous champagne. Indulge in more wallet-friendly fizzes – from crémant to cava – or sparklers from emerging wine regions – from English sparkling wine to sekt. 

RECOMMENDED: Discover more grapey goodness in our list of London’s best wine bars

The Coral Room
  • Bars and pubs
  • Cocktail bars
  • Bloomsbury
  • price 3 of 4

What is it? A lush, pink bar within The Bloomsbury Hotel.

Why go? This classy spot currently has London’s longest list of English Sparkling Wine. A Greyfriars fumé will set you back just £8.

Humble Grape
  • Bars and pubs
  • Wine bars
  • Angel
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? A welcoming wine bar demystifying vino.

Why go? As well as prosecco and cava, the by-the-glass list holds a crémant from the Loire Valley on its pages. At £8.50, it’s a purse-friendly alternative to drinking champers.

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Meister Bar at German Gymnasium
  • Bars and pubs
  • Cocktail bars
  • King’s Cross

What is it? A German restaurant with a stylish marble bar at its centre.

Why go? Let’s talk about sekt, baby. The German or Austrian sparkler is in good supply, starting from £7 a glass.

Ritorno
  • Restaurants
  • King’s Road
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? Glossy cocktail and wine bar on the King’s Road, specialising in Italian flavours.

Why go? Enjoy a fizzing glass of franciacorta, Lombardy’s answer to champagne.

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Sager + Wilde Hackney Rd
  • Bars and pubs
  • Wine bars
  • Hackney Road
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? Hackney Road’s wine hangout with a bartop made from old pavement lights.

Why go? They always have interesting wines on the list, so seek out a trendy cava by the glass or bottles of crémant, franciacorta, pet nat and even sparkling shiraz.

Sack
  • Bars and pubs
  • Tapas bars
  • Moorgate
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? Spanish-looking sherry bodega with a surprising disco soundtrack.

Why go? Beyond the sherry, this Andalucian treat specialises in cava.

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George’s Bar
  • Bars and pubs
  • Cocktail bars
  • Euston
  • price 3 of 4

What is it? Jaw-dropping King’s Cross hotel bar dressed to kill in gold.

Why go? Sip on champagne and English sparkling wine available by the glass and suited to these blingy surrounds.

10 Cases
  • Bars and pubs
  • Wine bars
  • Covent Garden
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? A French-style bistro and wine bar in Covent Garden.

Why go? Indulge from the champagne list or get fizzical on a list of alternative sparklers, from sekt to English sparkling wine.

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Albertine
  • Bars and pubs
  • Shepherd’s Bush
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? A neighbourhood wine bar and bistro with a rich family history and a rustic feel.

Why go? Find prosecco, champagne, asti, lambrusco and a full fleet of crémant options by the bottle.

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