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An urbane London take on the Italian enoteca, Dalla Terra (‘from the earth’) brings together a café, wine bar and wine boutique in the trendy St. Martin’s Courtyard development. A popular
rendezvous for the after-work crowd and a bolthole for Saturday shoppers, it boasts marble surfaces, loungey chairs by an open fire and swanky contemporary detailing, with an all-day kitchen and
knowledgeable staff to back things up. Coffees and pastries give way to lunchtime paninis, impeccably sourced charcuterie boards and salads, while dinner is a celebration of seasonal ‘cucina
povera’ – think melting beef carpaccio with rocket, caciocavallo cheese shavings and a generously drizzle of truffle oil or confit pork with preserved broad beans. A 180-bin, all-Italian wine list
includes many exclusive labels, with over 30 by the glass; all bottles are available to take home.
Dalla Terra is recommended for