Tappit Hen

Our doors are open on:

Sunday:  – 
Monday: 08:00 – 23:00
Tuesday: 08:00 – 23:00
Wednesday: 08:00 – 23:00
Thursday: 08:00 – 23:00
Friday: 08:00 – 23:00
Saturday:  – 

We are available for private hire any day of the week.

 The Tappit Hen is a new wine bar and restaurant for the City.

The ground floor bar is the perfect place to explore the wine list including a by-the-glass selection using Coravin and an extensive collection of Port and fortified wines; while modern British cooking will be served in the restaurant and private dining rooms.

The Tappit Hen takes its name from the traditional 2.1 litre Port bottle and is situated in the former London home of the Sandeman Port house.  Look out for subtle references to the building’s rich, wine history throughout.

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Food & Wine

Visitors to The Tappit Hen will enjoy modern British cooking, using seasonal, local and wherever possible UK 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 selection 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 will also available by the glass, bottle and Coravin.

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Tappit Hen

Tappit Hen 21-23 St Swithin's Lane London EC4N 8AD

For general enquiries and bookings please call us on 020 7621 1148 or

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  1. Bank Station (1 min), Cannon St (1 min)
  2. Cannon St (1 min)
  3. Bank DLR (1 min)

From Bank, head south down King William Street, then right onto St. Swithin's Lane, where half way along you will find the Tappit Hen on your left. From Monument, walk along Cannon Street and turn right into St. Swithin's Lane and The Tappit Hen will be on your right.

Private Dining Rooms

  1. Private Rooms: 24, 16

Our two private dining rooms offer atmospheric areas in which to entertain, while our 15th century cellar is a unique setting for private tastings and events.

Please contact us to find out more.

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Christmas Celebrations

Whether you are organising a drinks party or a fabulous festive meal, we are looking forward to helping you celebrate this Christmas season.
Our menus feature great-tasting dishes using the freshest ingredients, with quality wines to accompany them shipped exclusively by Davy’s Wine Merchants.