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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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81 Jermyn Street | 81 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JF, England
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was pleasant. The staff friendly enough. The speed of service was way too slow. Our starters ( there were 6 of us) took 53 minutes from the time of ordering to reach the table! And we had to signal to a staff member...More

1  Thank Rob S
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rob, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Petrichor restaurant in London. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to improve upon the service that we aim to provide to our valued...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chef I think he is called kniten? Is very innovative/ flavours and presentation really good. The food was extremely tasty and looked appetising on the plateMore

Thank Alison S
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alison, Thank you for choosing to dine at Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish London. It’s always pleasing to receive great comments on tripadvisor.com from our valued guests and customers. Your review serves as a great motivator to the team here at the restaurant and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Monday night, so it was very quiet, just 2 other tables. We had a Groupon voucher for a 3 course meal with a glass of wine, which is equivalent to the standard “Express Dinner” menu usually priced as £39....More

Thank Diana S
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Diana, Thank you for your very positive review and for sharing your feedback regarding your recent visit to Petrichor restaurant. I appreciate your feedback and it is fantastic to hear that you had such a memorable visit to our restaurant. I am also extremely...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

it was indeed a great experienced. The foods and services are excellent, extremely high standard of cuisine and we were both impressed. They really have a great menu choices.. lobster, scallop and pork were perfect. Every bite u taste is a wow! and don't forget...More

2  Thank Jaimelynne M
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine at Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish London. It’s always pleasing to receive great feedback from our valued guests and customers. Your review serves as a great motivator to the team here at the restaurant and I will...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

A hidden gem! Right opposite Fortnum&Mason there is Cavendish hotel where they serve some of the finest afternoon tea in London (you must have a glass or two of theirs champagne and cognac cocktail). The service was great and it felt sincere which is a...More

2  Thank Freebie7
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Valery, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on tripadvisor.com, we appreciate your valued feedback. Your review serves as a great motivator to the food and beverage team here at the hotel and I am delighted to read that you had...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Upstairs at the Cavendish hotel tucked away is a jewel of London. The Petrichor restaurant. Its old fashioned, in a wonderful and tasteful way. refusing to modernise, but remaining stylish. You need to know about it to even find it. The afternoon tea is classic...More

2  Thank Dr_Mike_and_friends
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Petrichor for your recent afternoon tea in London. It’s always pleasing to receive great feedback from our valued guests and customers and we greatly appreciate your comments. I am very pleased to learn you enjoyed our afternoon tea and...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It is tucked away in a hotel with no sign of how to get to this restaurant. Although we walked into the reception area, no sign, went upstairs, no sign. It is used as their breakfast area for the hotel, so it was obvious that...More

Thank Enjoydifference
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Petrichor restaurant for your recent dining experience in London. It’s always pleasing to receive feedback from our valued customers. I am very pleased to learn you enjoyed our hotel and location, and have noted your comments regarding our marketing....More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We went here to celebrate my daughter's birthday with afternoon tea prior to the theatre. We were surprised to be the only people there on arrival, although one or two other tables were filled later on. The decor is smart international hotel but the staff...More

Thank Phil M
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very positive review and for sharing your feedback regarding your recent visit to Petrichor restaurant. I appreciate your feedback and it is fantastic to hear that you had such a memorable visit to our restaurant. I am also extremely...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Groupon deal, the starter and main course were nice but very small and there was a severe lack of option, the desserts were very poor, both were left, the two stars I give are for the staff, who were superb, I...More

1  Thank Dean T
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Petrichor for your recent meal in central London. It’s always pleasing to receive feedback from our valued diners. For the benefit of other readers, our 'Express menu' offers a great value deal in central London using fresh and seasonal...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had the set menu which included a glass of sparkling wine. I had the Hake, it was excellent. The staff refilled our water glasses when required without us needing to ask.More

Thank Christine Brian M
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very positive review and for sharing your feedback regarding your recent dining experience in Petrichor at The Cavendish London. I appreciate your comments and it is fantastic to hear that you had such a memorable dining experience with us....More

Nearby
St. James's
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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
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Could be casual try to avoid short and T-shirt i went with smart shirt and trousers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Cavendish London
Description
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.
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