London’s historic Old Artillery Ground is the perfect location for Davy’s Grapeshots, a wine bar that takes its name from the vocabulary of the 17th-century gunners who used to occupy this area. Tucked down Artillery Passage, Davy’s Grapeshots retains the feel of an older London, with wood- and hessian-clad walls, and a separate basement area suitable for private hire. The decor may be rather vintage, but the vintages are decidedly modern – a vast selection of old- and new-world wines accompany great small plates of a European fusion and British classic cuisine persuasion.
There are plenty of cosy nooks and crannies inside Davy’s Grapeshots Artillery Lane premises that you can claim for an evening of fine wine and delicious food. The walls are lined with wood and hessian, and rustic chalkboards proclaim the day’s specials and the a la carte menu. With a definite old-school British pub vibe, the menus are surprisingly progressive. Alongside British classics such as bangers and mash, you can find smaller, lighter European dishes such as patatas bravas and beer-battered fish goujons that function as tasty snacks to enjoy with your wine.
As with all of Davy’s London wine bars, Davy’s Grapeshot down Artillery Lane is available for private hire, and can comfortably accommodate 35 seated diners or 50 standing for more informal receptions. Davy’s Grapeshots downstairs dining room is ideal for your next party, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the helpful management team to discuss your requirements. Down a quaint warren of old London roads and alleyways, Davy’s Grapeshots is only a short walk from the centrally-located Liverpool Street station, making it easy for you and your guests to find their way to an evening of elegant wines and delicious food.
I like "Grapeshots" as it seems located in a totally different world from the City where I normally work. It is a really nice and reliable "bolthole" with great staff and excellent food & wine, just slightly off the beaten track- yet close to Spitalfields and bustling Bishopsgate/Liverpool Street station. Please don't tell too many people as I want it to be "exclusive" for as long as possible! John
Great welcome and great value food Great venue although a little noisy and not the best place for a romantic meal full of workers from the city
Nice atmosphere and good food/drinks. Music a bit loud for our taste and only 1 ladies and gents cubicle for one in toilets so long wait!