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Downstairs at Terroirs
5 William IV Street, London WC2N 4DW
Latest critic review: February 13, 2010

Downstairs at Terroirs

Popular wine bar Terroirs expands into its basement with larger tables and set meal times to create a more traditional restaurant.

Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 7.5 Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on February 13, 2010
"Esther and I had some first-rate squid a la plancha with a zingy aïoli and a plate of big clams with ham, garlic and chilli in about a quart of olive oil, and different glasses of I don’t know what excellent white wines from their 200 bins, and then shared a first-class cassoulet..." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4 Hermano Secundo Dos Hermanos Estimated score
Reviewed on February 12, 2010
"For all the plaudits its menu is receiving, the truth is Terroirs is a wine bar, set up by wine people, serving not great food and it is only to sample its extensive and interesting wine list that we would ever choose to return." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8 Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on October 29, 2009
"I may have tasted a better fish soup tricked out with croutons and grated Gruyère but, if so, I can't place it." READ REVIEW


Restaurant details

Address: 5 William IV Street, London WC2N 4DW

Cuisine: Modern European

• 2 AA Rosettes

Nearest station: Charing Cross

Opening times: Lunch Tuesday - Friday 12 - 3pm; Dinner Monday - Saturday 6 - 11pm

  • Bar area
  • Wheelchair access


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