With restaurants and pubs being forced to close due to coronavirus, it’s time to bring the bar to you. Here are the best alcohol delivery services in London
By Abbie Schofield
The bad news is, going to our favourite bars and restaurants is off the cards for a while. The good news? Alcohol delivery services have never been more appreciated – winebuyers.com has seen a 75% increase in orders and the first two weeks of March saw more sales than the entire month of December. Whether you want to unwind with a glass of red or treat yourself to a cocktail, here’s how to get drinks delivered to your door.
Best Alcohol Delivery Services in London
Wineapp can deliver wine straight to your London home within 30 minutes. There are 500 specialist wines to choose from and you can also purchase delicious cheeses and charcuterie to go with your chosen bottle for the perfect night in. Plus, take advantage of special deals and browse other customers’ reviews so you can discover new favourites.
Bevy can deliver all sorts, from rum and gin to bottled cocktails, mixers, beers and even snacks and cigarettes. Casamigos, George Clooney’s tequila brand, has teamed up with Bevy to offer those living in Zones 1 and 2 delivery in under an hour, so you can shake up margaritas in no time. In fact, most of Bevy’s orders arrive within 45 minutes.
For many of us, Deliveroo is the go-to food delivery service, but they also deliver drinks from supermarkets, corner shops and takeaway restaurants. Deliveroo have now introduced contact free delivery, where they drop the packages at your door and step back at least one metre for you to collect it.
Winebuyers allows members to choose from 30,000 bottles of fine wine and champagne selected by their team of experts, and have it delivered to your door. Sommelier and buyer Sam Tyson recommends the 2017 Mchenry Hohnen 3 Amigos Red (£15.90) as his top pick. Hailing from the Margaret River in Western Australia, it has notes of blood orange, black pepper and raspberry.
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 St James’s. They are temporarily closed, but Berry Bros & Rudd are still offering deliveries. Deliveries are free with orders over £200 and they now have a contact free option.
Hedonism Wines is a fine wine & spirits boutique in Mayfair whose world-class buyers have sourced around 6,500 wines and 3,000 spirits. They are currently offering free UK delivery for orders of more than six bottles of wine so you can stock up on your favourites.
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