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Leading Spirits Retailers in London

Gin and Whisky are the most consumed spirits of London. Here are some top spirits retailers who sell them.

In the United Kingdom, the sales of gin across all retailers rose by 26 %, compared with the same time period last year. Whiskey sales also spiked by 10% in England. In all, the UK spent over 5880 Mn GBP in the year 2016. Out of which a huge amount was spent on Vodka, Whisky and Gins. The main reason behind this being the fast-growing spirits market in the UK. London Wine Competition team has curated a list of leading spirits retailers from London.

The Whisky Exchange (World of fine Spirits)

The Whisky Exchange (TWE) is a family run business founded in the year 1999 and has since grown to be the internet’s number-one specialist retailer of whisky and other spirits, serving thousands of satisfied customers every week. The Whisky Exchange had won a string of industry awards, including Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year and Whisky Magazine’s Online Retailer of the Year. Their shops are not able to stock all 10000 products listed on The Whisky Exchange website.

Location: 2 Bedford Street, Convent Garden, London WC2E 9HH.

For any Queries call: +44 (0)20 7100 0088


Gerry's Wines & Spirits

At Gerry's Wines and Spirits, they pride themselves in stocking the UK's largest selection of spirits and liqueurs. Over the years, their store is at the centre of London's vibrant Soho has become famous for being something of an Aladdin's Cave of rare, weird and wonderful examples of the distiller's art. They are available for delivery to 20 countries worldwide.

Location: 74 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D 4UW.

For any Queries call: +44 0 20 7734 4215



Milroy’s was founded over fifty years ago by John ‘Jack’ Milroy in 1964. They have retained their excellent selection of whisky from Scotland and around the world, plus a great range of other spirits, wine and beer. Still today they pride themselves in their knowledge and enthusiasm for whisky. Everything on their shelves is hand-picked by them.

Location: 3 Greek Street, London W1D 4NX

For any queries call: +44 (0)207 734 2277


The Whisky Shop

Glenkeir Whiskies Limited trades started The Whisky Shop in the UK and in France. They have numerous retail shops across the UK, one in Paris and they are online on their website.They are specialist retailers ofwhiskies, other premium spirits and liqueurs. They have around 20 stores in the UK. The spirits available are single malt, blended, and also a wide range from the other world whiskies.

Location: 7 Queens Head Passage, London EC4M 7DZ, UK.

For any Queries call: +44 20 7329 5117



Oddbins is the leading liqueur store with 47 branches in the UK. In their 50thyear, Oddbins is back on winning form again being voted ‘Best Specialist Chain’ at the Portuguese Wine Awards. They sell many kinds of whisky and other spirits such as gin, vodka, rum and brandy with a wide range of wines and champagne available at the shop and also delivering them at your doorstep.

Location: 13 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, London SE3 0DE, UK.

For any Queries call: +44 20 8852 3627



Amathus Drinks Plcis a fast-growingfamily-owned drinks Importer,distributor and specialist retailer with a £60mturnover. It was established in 1978. Their direct serviced distribution area covers most parts of England and Wales with centres in London, Bristol and Coventry. In addition to supplying a wide range of global brands, Amathus prides itself on its portfolio of exclusive agency brands with provenance and distinction that are best in class, often unique and imported from all corners of the world.

Location: 309 Elveden Road, Park Royal, London NW10 7ST.

For any Queries call: +44 20 8951 9840


Royal Mile Whiskies

Royal Mile was started back in 1991 and since then, the shop has steadily grown in range and reputation. Today, it is famous worldwide as one of the great specialist whisky merchants. All their staffs are whisky enthusiasts who love nothing better than chatting about and tasting the product! The shop is run by Mark Davidson, who has over 20 years in whisky retailing and in running whisky tastings. In late 2002, they opened their second Royal Mile Whiskies on Bloomsbury Street, in London. The shop provides the same impressive range of whiskies that you would find in Edinburgh. They also stock a comprehensive range of other spirits, beers and cigars.

Location: 3 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QE, England.

For any queries call: +44 (0)20 7436 4763


Bottle Apostle

Bottle Apostle was opened in July 2009 inVictoria Parkwith the idea that a wine and spirits shop could cater as much to the wine and spirits novice as it does to the seasoned tippler. At the same time, they strive to offer much more than the often predictable off-license or supermarket selections, by carrying a broad range of wines and spirits at various price points and believe anyone should be able to buy a great bottle at a competitive price, without compromising on flavour or quality.

Location: 49 Park Rd, London N8 8SY, UK.

For any queries call: +44 20 8347 7577


Cadenhead’s Whisky Shop and Tasting Room

The shop and Tasting Rooms can be found on one of 'London's Coolest Streets' as voted for by Conde Nast Traveller, USA. It's a fantastic area with lots of fabulous independent retailers specialising in fashion, art, jewellery and of course, in our case, Whisky! Once you venture into the back sales room you will find international ranges and Cadenhead’s Rums. They've planned to add a more unique area dedicated to the now expanding Irish whiskey ranges that have made a much welcome return to the world of whiskies.

Location: 26 Chiltern Street, London, W1U 7QF.

For any queries call: +44 (0)20 7935 6999


Berry Bros. & Rudd

Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain's oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698. Today the company also has offices in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, a Wine School and an exclusive fine wine and dining venue in London's St James's. Their London Shop at 3 St James's Street has changed little since it was opened in 1698. Their revamped shop in Basingstoke offers a wide range of discounts up to 30%.

Location: 3 St James's Street, London.

For any queries call: +44 20 7022 8973


Noble Fine Liquor

Noble Fine Liquor is a place where everything on offer is a product of human passion. It is a place where the wine, spirits and beer reflects a great sense of place, or“terroir”. 'Real' wines, 'authentic' wines, 'natural' wines, however, you want to label them, the wines they love have a few things in common. They reflect the grape, earth, and weather, the skill and passion of the grower, and the history and traditionof a specific culture. This notion ofterroiris remarkable – what other consumable liquid harbours so much meaning and interest? Further, they have in stock the hand-picked spirits and the hand-crafted beers.

Location: 27 Broadway Market, London E8 4PH.

For any queries call: +44 (0) 207 254 9737



Majestic specialises in selling brilliant wine. They believe wine – whether you’re buying it or selling it, and especially when you’re drinking it – should be full of fun. There are plenty of places where you can buy decent wine. What gets them really excited is interesting wine – the wines you taste that are just a little special. They’re difficult to find in the supermarkets but they’ve got hundreds of them for you to explore, and they don’t want you to pay over the odds to find them. Majestic has a wide range of spirits and beer as well other than wine. Majestic makes interesting affordable, so everyone can enjoy it.

Location: The Belfry, Colonial Way, Watford Herts WD24 4WH, United Kingdom.

For any queries call: +44 (0)1923 298 200


The Vintage House

The Vintage House is one of London's oldest whisky shops. Established in the 1940s, they stock over 1,300 whiskies, including countless rare and hard-to-find bottling’s. They work very closely with whisky producers to ensure that they have a range of exclusive whiskies, to be found only there in their Soho shop. From 1930s Macallans to youthful, peaty Islay malts, they invite you to visit their shop to experience their full range of whiskies in person. You won't be disappointed!

They also stock many other drinks, including a wide variety of wine, port, sherry, tequila, Armagnac, brandy, gin, vodka, and liqueur. The list goes on and on! Aside from our most plethoric range of Scotch whisky, they also stock whisky from Ireland, Japan, India, England, Wales, France and USA.

Location: 42 Old Compton Street, London W1D 4LR

For any queries call: +44 (0)20 7437 2592


Soho Wine Supply

Based in the heart of central London,Soho Wine Supplyis one of the city’s best-loved, independent, wine and spirits merchants. Family owned since 1977, brothers Peter and Kyri currently manage the business. Working alongside a loyal team, they offer a combined 120 years of experience in the wine and spirits trade. Alongside the retail operation, the company also runs a thriving wholesale business servicing the prestige on-trade. Soho Wine Supply is a long-established supplier to a number of prestigious 5-star hotels, restaurants and style bars based in Central London.

The shop remains an important part of the business, showcasing their extensive range of discerning products. They stock a carefully selected range of wines, champagnes and spirits, which are available in their shop and online.

Location: 18 Percy Street, London W1T 1DX.

For any queries call: +44 (0)20 7636 8490


Spirited Wines

Formed in 2010, Spirited Wines is a leading fine wine merchant with retail outlets scattered across London and the rest of the UK. They provide their customers with an extensive range of international wines and spirits which can be purchased online or from any of their UK shops, each of which has an expert team waiting to help you find the perfect gift, accompaniment for your meal or something to celebrate a special occasion. They take pride in their vast array of alcoholic beverages, which includes wines from around the world, exceptional beers & ciders and the finest spirits.

Location: 157 Great Portland Street, London W1W 6QR.

For any queries call: +44 (0)203 962 4123


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