Red Vine: a new Modern British restaurant in the heart of Clapham

Located right by Clapham Common, Red Vine is a newly opened neighbourhood restaurant that celebrates Modern British food with a focus on wine.
Only using local ingredients, owner Richard Herbert and Head Chef Julio Amado, previously at Aquavit, have created a delicious, seasonal British menu with a Mediterranean twist.
Homemade sausage rolls with mustard mayonnaise; deep-fried mussels served with aioli; and truffle tortelloni tossed in garlic butter all feature on the beautifully curated menu, which is divided into small plates and large plates. This is food that’s supposed to be lingered over. And with an uncomplicated wine list and creative cocktails, there are plenty of reasons to stay a little longer.

Red Vine is open for dinner from Thursday to Sunday, 5pm until late.

The charming restaurant welcomes dogs and is beautifully decorated with colourful walls and original church pews. A conservatory in the back with stained glass windows and an enchanting garden will soon open for al fresco dining. In winter, customers will be able to enjoy cosy meals curled up in front of the log burner inside.

Richard and his family are wine makers who own the Penarth Vineyard in Wales.
His father, Bernard Herbert, started planting back in 1999 and has been producing wine since 2002. He’s always been passionate about wine and wished to explore making sparkling wine. After hearing about the successful growth of sparkling wine in the South of England, he decided to give it a go in Wales, alongside the river Severn. Fortunately, this was possible as the vineyard benefits from a microclimate, created by the warm air from the river being locked in by the surrounding hills. This, along with the well-draining soil, allows the vines to flourish beautifully.
Richard and his sister Arianna, loved growing up on the vineyard. Harvest time was always lively, as family and friends would gather to help out. It often happened during school holidays which meant that Richard and Arianna were able to participate. Being so hands on from an early age helped them both foster a keen interest in wine.
The vineyard has expanded over the years. It now produces brandy as well as a selection of wines, some of which have earned recognition in the Decanter World Wine Awards.
Pernarth Vineyards’ wines and brandies are all available at Red Vine.

Red Vine Restaurant
Address: 9 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7627 0632
Instagram: @redvinerestaurant
Opening hours: from Thursday to Sunday 5pm-11pm
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