Artfarm opens Mayfair wine bar

Artfarm has opened the second phase of its Farm Shop project in London.

A new 35-cover wine bar has opened beneath Farm Shop in London's Mayfair. 

Artfarm, the hospitality company behind The Audley, The Fife Arms Hotel and Mount St. Restaurant, has opened the second phase of the Farm Shop project, creating a downstairs wine bar that also offers a menu of cheese, charcuterie and sharing boards.  

The new bar will offer a 200-bin wine list, with around 40 wines available by the glass, starting from £4.50 for a 125ml glass of Tempranillo up to £58 for a 125ml glass of Tignanello, 2011.

The drinks offering also includes Artfarm's Maid of Bruton Bacchus, rosé and sparkling rosé, created from grapes grown on its Somerset There will also be a variety of cocktails, including a Farm Shop negroni and espresso Martini.

In a unique addition to the space, the lower ground floor also houses individual temperature-controlled rooms for wine and cheese, allowing both the maturation of cheese, as well as the ability to offer guests larger quantities for special occasions. 

About Artfarm

Artfarm was founded in 2014 by Iwan and Manuela Wirth, co-owners of art gallery Hauser & Wirth. That year, Artfarm opened its first restaurant, Roth Bar & Grill, as part of Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

In 2018, it opened The Fife Arms in Braemar, Scotland, a Victorian coaching inn that underwent extensive restoration to return the building to its former glory. Other Artfarm properties include Manuela restaurant in Los Angeles, Durslade Farmhouse and Durslade Farm Shop in Somerset, Mount St. Restaurant and The Audley Public House in London, and the recently opened Fish Shop restaurant and fishmonger in Ballater. Artfarm also acquired The Groucho Club in 2022. 

The business is led by CEO Ewan Venters.

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