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Wine exploration

Incredible concept to enjoy wine. Top up your card and let your pallette explore. Wine samples from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
“Good place for wine drinkers “

A very different kind of bar. Buy your card and enjoy tasting the wines in a relaxed and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Alex B
Ryde, United Kingdom
via mobile
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4 Bridge Street, Winchester SO23 9BH, England
+44 1962 621563
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All reviews different wines wine bar two floors wine vending machine large glass a pre dinner drink selection of board games comfy chairs great fun taster benches
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible concept to enjoy wine. Top up your card and let your pallette explore. Wine samples from 80p up to many monies for a glass. Four or five different styled rooms to relax and enjoy. We visited on a Monday night and had the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DZ27
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A very different kind of bar. Buy your card and enjoy tasting the wines in a relaxed and unpretentious place. Happy staff, drinking games in boxes on tables,cosy. Bare boards. Scrubbed tables . A place you can enjoy with friends. Recommended .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alex B
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We took my wine loving brother in law for a tasting. This was his first experience and he was impressed. The wines are reasonably price and there is always a good selection. A great place for a pre-dinner drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janice H
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We have frequented the black bottle for a number of years and love its relaxed atmosphere and excellent choice of wines. However, unfortunately cleanliness has dropped considerably.. Floor rugs covered in dog hairs, dust everywhere, toilet dirty and the feeling of not wanting to sit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank leefeerivers
Charlotte O, Manager at The Black Bottle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Hello, I'm sorry you feel our cleanliness level has dropped. I can inform you that we are in the process of making changes to our cleaning policy due to being under new management so we will take your feedback on board during these changes and...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A great place for something a little quirky. We did our own mini wine tasting and sampled different wines which was fun. The decor and ambience is great too and the staff very helpful. Will be back!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank charlie170689
Reviewed 9 April 2018

i'd been on about visiting this place for a while now so my other half gave in and took me for some afternoon drinks whilst shopping in Winchester. We went on a Saturday late lunchtime so it was lovely and quiet -meaning we were able...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Went here the other week with my friend and had a lovely evening. An exciting concept of wine vending machines and a good selection of wine too. Such a chill environment and a good selection of board games! Will definitely be going back soon!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Charlielouisereviews
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic night at the Black Bottle; I really urge everyone to go there. As it was my first time here, the staff explained clearly the concept and how it all worked. Great fun, and brilliant place to try lots of different wines!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dave D
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this quirky wine bar with friends the interior has so much character and a real novel way of trying different wines . It's worth booking if going in a group also great for pre drinks.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time and were really impressed. The venue consists of a number of rooms over two floors. Each room has a wine vending machine with a range of wines at various prices. You get a card and pre load with what you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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18 January 2018|
Response from Charlotte O | Property representative |
Hello Natalie, Booking isn't essential here at the Black Bottle but is advised on Friday and Saturday evenings to ensure that you get a seating space.