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Petrichor at the Cavendish London

81 Jermyn Street | 81 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JF, England
+44 20 7389 3534
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
81 Jermyn Street | 81 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JF, England
Neighbourhood: St. James's
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I celebrated our anniversary here. The service was really friendly and professional. The food, was different level. Truly impeccable . Really outstanding flavor combinations and great use of seasonal produce throughout the whole menu. Compliments to the whole team, especially the chef!...More

Thank Dalmaine B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Petrichor restaurant is located on the first floor of The Cavendish Hotel in Piccadilly, directly behind Fortnum and Mason. It was nothing like I'd have expected; a bit old dated and small but nice and quite. We went for the three course set Menu...More

Thank nty-london
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went as a group of friends for dinner, the service was on point but the food was simply amazing. The bao was simply delightful. I will definitely be back & recommend this to my friends. A hidden gem

Thank Juande D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Petrichor at the Cavendish Hotel is a spacious first-floor room overlooking Jermyn Street. It is comfortable and pleasantly quiet for dining. The menu from Head Chef Glen Padiyar is modern European in style and his dishes all arrive looking very attractive on the plate. There...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was on the first floor in this tucked away hotel near st Jame's Square. I had a pre-theatre dinner here before and really enjoyed it. Hence when I spotted they were doing a 2 for 1 offer on their duke and duchess afternoon...More

Thank AnnieWCL
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was my second visit for tea at Petrichor in a year and my impressions from the first visit were more or less confirmed. It is a very central location as the Cavendish is just a few blocks from Piccadilly Circus. This time I got...More

Thank Per J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I didn't know what to expect but had heard the food was very good. From the start the staff were exceptional introducing everything with their enthusiasm that was clear they had for working there. I had a collection of dishes and had certain flavours that...More

Thank Ben Y
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I went to Petrichor with a group of friends. From the very beginning the staff was super attentive. We had a selection of dishes that we shared as we wanted to try as many dishes as possible. Every single one was to die for, from...More

1  Thank Belen Q
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the hotel and thought I would try the associated restaurant rather than venture out. I was really pleased with the ambiance and also the varied menu. I went for the set menu which was great value at under £30 (including a...More

Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed 10 March 2017

....seems to be an important feature at this smart restaurant in the heart of the West End. My Ham Hock terrine was decorated like the Sydney Opera House with slivers of cucumber. The sliver of terrine must have been cut with a very sharp knife....More

Thank Jeremy B
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Is their a dress code?
3 September 2016|
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Response from parisien63 | Reviewed this property |
Could be casual try to avoid short and T-shirt i went with smart shirt and trousers
est ce que ce restaurant sera ouvert le soir du 31 décembre ? Si oui y a t'il une table pour 2 personnes?
19 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Jermyn Street | 81 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7389 3534
  • This restaurant is at The Cavendish London
Petrichor at The Cavendish London is a stylish Piccadilly restaurant, serving contemporary, 2AA Rosette awarded British cuisine and a great value pre-theatre menu. Situated on the first floor of The Cavendish London hotel, Petrichor has an enviable view overlooking the exclusive boutiques and galleries of Jermyn Street, St. James's and Piccadilly. Here, Head Chef Nitin Padwal and his team use the finest seasonal and regional produce to create monthly changing menus of delicious modern British cuisine. From the indulgent British breakfast to the casual a la carte lunch and dinner menus, Petrichor is committed to using only sustainable, locally sourced produce. Coupled with the high standards of customer service, these homemade dishes are the highlight of the memorable dining experience you will enjoy at Petrichor.