Tappit Hen

Due to recent Government updates regarding COVID-19 and the subsequent low levels of trade in the area, we have been forced to close Habit once again.

Other Davy’s Wine Bars are operating across the City and your closest is Davy’s at Plantation Place or The Factory House just around the corner from Leadenhall Market.

Our online wine shop also continues to operate and delivers nationwide.

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Tappit Hen
21-23 St Swithin's Lane

  • Underground (Bank Station (1 min), Cannon St (1 min))
  • National Rail (Cannon St (1 min))
  • DLR (Bank DLR (1 min))

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Private Dining Rooms

The Tappit Hen is a popular choice for private dining and drinks receptions in the City and, as the former UK home of the Sandeman Port house, makes a wonderfully authentic backdrop in which to hold wine tastings.

The main restaurant can host large groups for dinner or canapé receptions while two elegant private dining rooms are perfect for smaller parties and business meetings. The Tappit Hen can also be hired exclusively for parties, weddings and all types of celebration.

Private Rooms

16 seated / 35 standing
36 seated / 50 standing

Exclusive Hire

50 seated / 100 standing
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Food & Wine

Visitors to The Tappit Hen will enjoy modern British cooking, using seasonal, British and wherever possible locally sourced ingredients. In the restaurant, the a la carte menu changes frequently, while the bar food selection is the perfect accompaniment to the diverse wine list.

The wine list at The Tappit Hen features many wines shipped exclusively by Davy’s Wine Merchants; while in a nod to one the building’s famous, former owners, Sandeman, one of the largest selections of Port and fortified wines in the City is also available by the glass, bottle and Coravin.

Main Menu Bar Menu


Housed the former UK cellars of Sandeman Port, The Tappit Hen is a wedding venue like no other, in the City of London. Spread across two floors, we have the flexibility to bring your vision to life, whether you are planning a celebration for 180 people with music and dancing or a more intimate occasion for close friends and family.

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