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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All 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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11 - 20 of 510 reviews

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

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It was raining after a long day at work so a co-worker and I decided to just eat at the hotel restaurant without even looking at the reviews. We were very pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The food was very nice as was...More

Thank DougReifel
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 on Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish London. I appreciate your feedback and it is fantastic to hear that you had such a memorable dining experience with us. I am also extremely pleased to read that you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

I booked the three course set meal for two with wine last Monday 31st July. Each plate of food was a picture and it tasted good too. The ambiance was very pleasant and the staff couldn't have been more attentive and professional (thank you Andrew)....More

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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 restaurant at The Cavendish Hotel London. I appreciate your comments and the team are delighted to read your review. I am very happy that...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lunch on a Monday, prompt service, good set menu. It is on the first floor of the hotel, but there is a separate access from Jermyn streetMore

Thank jose g
Mark H, General Manager at Petrichor at the Cavendish London, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish London. We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. We look forward to seeing you again at Petrichor at The Cavendish London sometime in the future. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had dinner in Petrichor on Sunday 17th July, we ate from the set menu (by choice) for a price of £27 each for three courses including a glass of Prosecco, my wife had the salmon starter and said it was delicious, i had the...More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing tripadvisor.com to write your review on our Petrichor restaurant. The Petrichor team were delighted to read that you rated many aspects of your dining experience so highly. It is always very pleasing to receive such positive feedback from our...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stumbled upon this great restaurant while looking at TripAdvisor and booked it through them. Great choice! Very high quality food and presentation is 5 star. My wife had the set menu and I chose the melt in your mouth short ribs with sweet potatoe...More

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

Dear Guest, 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 Petrichor team here and I am delighted to read that you had such an positive experience with...More

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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$49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
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
  • 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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