The only thing it oozes with more than cheese is history.
Cheese and wine; the ultimate power couple. Combine them with a 19th century decor, a low-ceilinged cellar and flickering wax candles and you’ve arrived in Gordon’s wine bar. First established in 1890, the bar boasts the retention of its original condition, changing as little as possible about the rickety old fashioned foundations without breaking modern day health and safety regulations. They have an extensive collection of red, white and fortified wines, all beautifully described giving even novice wine an opportunity to select the perfect libation. A cold cuts menu consisting of pickles, meats and every cheese under the sun completes the experience, allowing you to disappear to a remote corner of Paris despite being just a stone's throw away from the South Bank. Whether you’re a gouda and Merlot kinda’ gal’, or a Chablis and poached salmon kinda’ guy, this hidden gem can’t fail to please. Expect a warm atmosphere with dark corners for sharing secrets... or just eating an indecent amount of cheese.
Just a one minute walk from Embankment station, this golden oldie is well worth a visit. However due to high demand they are unable to take bookings for groups smaller than 8 so if you’re planning a sophisticated get together be sure to arrive early in order to snatch up a table. Further information on making a reservation can be found on their website. http://gordonswinebar.com/