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Terroirs

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Covent Garden
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5 William IV Street | Upstairs, London WC2N 4DW, England
+44 20 7036 0660
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner last Friday 10th February and had to wait 40 minutes for steak and chips. Actually the steak was 2 small roundles of meat which was tough and flavourless. There were not many chips for what was over £20 each - expensive even for central London. We had an inexperienced student German waitress who could not understand much... More 

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Thank Roger D
London, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terroirs has an interesting and varied menu. Its based around traditional French cuisine but with a twist. I had the Boudin Noir with onions which was excellent. the charcuteries was good too. the wine list is extensive.

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Thank Chris L
Connecticut
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652 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun ambiance with a daily lunch special for $10 including a glass of wine. Butternut squash risotto was delicious and all the food we saw looked good.

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Thank JillConnecticut
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hideaway away from the crowds of nearby Trafalgar square or Leicester square. We have been here a few times and always delicious food. Be careful on the wines, they can be pricey £35/40 for something new and untested (6 myths old). Staff are helpful on the choices though.

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Thank Hudson58
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say lovely place nice staff and good food. Only concern is the size of the food for the price you pay. Don't expect much for your money but the food tastes good

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Thank Quinnbar
Alberta Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here a couple of times for lunch in the last year while in London and staying nearby. We have enjoyed it each time and the atmosphere is comfortable, but with lots going on. The menu is interesting (and I mean that in a good way!), with specials that each time we have tried them have been great.... More 

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Thank jobnd
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

When you have to look at the menu for 15 minutes trying to find something you might like you know there's a problem. Strange menu that seems to be inspired by what the chef wants to try out rather than what customers might actually enjoy. Quality of the food was OK but not amazing. Main dishes are in the £15-20... More 

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Thank John2119
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of delicious glasses of wine and a few tasty nibbles. The ambience is very relaxed and authentic. Lorenzo served us and was unbelievably helpful, he went the extra mile, explained the wines to us and was the cherry on the cake.

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Thank dabrz
london
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We came here for a meal before heading to the cinema - so we only had about an hour and a bit to spare for a proper meal - quick service and we even got through most of a bottle of wine! It's always a challenge fitting in a decent meal before your movie time - we didn't want to... More 

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Thank haiyan
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I loved this place so much I came back something like 3 times in a month and each time I was so pleased with it I keep taking friends! The menu changes a bit so I can indulge in ordering something new each time and the warm apple dessert was to die for last time I tried it! Lovely champagne... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 William IV Street | Upstairs, London WC2N 4DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7036 0660
Description
Terroirs is a well established natural wine bar serving drinks with energy and food with respect. Terroirs is split between two levels. The street-level restaurant has some outdoor seating and a large bar counter that can seat up to 14 people, with a great view of the open kitchen. The Cellar downstairs has very high ceilings and original brick walls, with a separate kitchen and bar area. As well as being a dinning room, it's used for in-house events such as winemaker dinners and movie screenings, and is also available for private hire.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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