About us

El Vino, was founded in 1879, then known as Bower and Co. It become an iconic part of the fabric of the City of London in the years that followed.

It was in 1879, when Queen Victoria was on the throne, and horses ruled the road, that Alfred Louis Bower started as a wine merchant on Mark Lane, in the City of London. A Tasting room was set up at the Mark Lane premises, which swiftly developed into a wine-bar, becoming a hotspot for wine lovers across the City.

The success of this venue led to the opening of a further four wine-bars in the City and West End. The Fleet Street bar, our flagship, was in fact converted from a hall of mirrors, and we maintain to this day that spending too long in there may cause you to start seeing doubleā€¦!.

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