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Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A 3LJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 8:00 – 11:00 & 12:00 – 15:30 & 17:30 – 20:30 , Sat 11:00 – 14:00 & 12:00 – 15:30 & 17:30 – 20:30
 
PRICES
Main courses: £9.75 - £18.50. Set lunch £13.50 for two courses, £15.50 for three courses
 

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The Terrace in the FieldsOriginally this eco-friendly blonde-wood barn was the club house/cafe for the tennis courts of Lincoln's Inn Fields, a picturesque old square in the city. If you sit outside on the terrace, up against the actual netting of the old courts, it feels just like you're in the Royal Box on Centre Court. In the back garden of Britain's legal community, this delightful restaurant is a big hit with suits and lawyers. On a warm day in summer the wall-to-wall patios and beautiful park setting really come into their own. Head chef and proprietor Patrick Williams is highly original in the kitchen, combining British classics with a few Caribbean twists. His influences extend from the Caribbean where his mother was brought up, to his own years sous cheffing at The Ivy and, particularly, studying under Marco Pierre White. As a big fan of both British and Caribbean staples, I was looking forward to this meal with a degree of excitement. I was not disappointed. The terrace makes a lovely space and the service was excellent throughout. There's an impressive wine list and the food, served in generous portions, is delicious. Wholesome starters of caramelised onion tart or carpaccio of beef are full of flavour - the secret's in the scotch bonnet dressing. For mains, choose from curried mutton with rice and peas on the side or Jerk chicken caesar salad which, with its fiery aftertaste, bears all the hallmarks of the Caribbean. If you've still got room after that, warm chocolate brownie is the perfect way to finish. Highly recommended if you like a homely, filling meal, and you'll find good value here for this corner of the city.

 

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Underground Stations

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Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  29% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 1 minute from The Terrace in the Fields
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
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252 High Holborn, WC1V | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
 
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12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Wabi London
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Lincoln's Inn Fields, 36- 38 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Terrace in the Fields
Wabi London opens 14th November 2012. Former Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth offers a varied and seasonal menu of Japanese cuisine with a contemporary European twist ... More
 
 
 
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Rocket Holborn
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
36-38 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from The Terrace in the Fields
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The Terrace in the Fields, Catherine Street, WC2B | 5 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Sir John Soane's Museum
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Hunterian Museum
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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from The Terrace in the Fields
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Worthington
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28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Bloomsbury Flowers
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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The Princess Louise
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208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
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36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 4 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Sir John Soane's Museum
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13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from The Terrace in the Fields
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