Petrichor at The Cavendish London

(854 Reviews)
81 Jermyn Street St. James's, London, SW1Y 6JF
British, Afternoon Tea, European
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Top offer

Star Deal - Afternoon tea & free-flowing prosecco £32.50 per person

Available Mon-Sun (from 13:00) until 31 March 2020, subject to availability. Free-flowing prosecco served for 90 minutes. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Please note, bookings can be made up to 150 days in advance. Includes VAT, excludes service.


Main course: £17
Food spend: £35

Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 17:30 - 21:30
Friday & Saturday: 17:00 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

Found within a London hotel that dates back as far as 1836, Petrichor at The Cavendish London serves contemporary British cuisine and a great value pre-theatre menu. Overlooking the exclusive boutiques and galleries of Jermyn Street, St. James's and Piccadilly, Petrichor is found on the 1st floor of the Cavendish London hotel.

Championing a commitment to serving premium ingredients, Petrichor London sources from local farmers and producers to create monthly-changing menus of delicious modern British cuisine. Head Chef Nitin Pawar blends hearty, home-cooked flavours and unique culinary flair, with Petrichor menu favourites including rich pigeon and venison terrine with elderflower jelly, or sustainable fish pie with smoked cod loin, shrimps and boiled quail eggs.

Rich, autumnal flavours for dessert include panettone bread & butter pudding with drambuie custard, or mulled wine-poached pear with cinnamon mascarpone. An accomplished wine list at Petrichor Green Park showcases fine vintages, alongside an exclusive selection from the Chapel Down winery in Kent.

Capturing the essence of nature through the setting and cuisine, Petrichor restaurant is set in the deluxe surroundings of The Cavendish Hotel. Green Park Tube Station is a 5-minute walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Petrichor at The Cavendish London
(based on 854 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (203)
  • al fresco (11)
  • breakfast (46)
  • business (207)
  • child friendly (27)
  • dinner (539)
  • entertainment (33)
  • large parties (94)
  • lunch (298)
  • luxury (167)
  • private dining (133)
  • romantic (165)
  • trendy (35)
  • value (281)
  • views (44)
  • By Alison C from Sutton, Surrey
    30 November 2019

    Lovely setting. Staff very attentive. Thoroughly enjoyed the whole afternoon. We had drinks in the bar, an early dinner at about 5.30pm (3 course festive menu and then retired for drinks in the bar after dinner. Would go again.

  • By Rosi C from London
    30 November 2019

    Food was lovely. We did have a great time.

  • By Emma M from LONDON
    24 November 2019

    We had a fabulous afternoon tea with exceptional service, the waitresses were so attentive, friendly and professional. Thank you

  • By Dawn G from London
    22 November 2019

    Can not fault this - we had 3 courses and bottomless Prosecco- food was amazing and really free flowing pop . The staff were amazing and the venue very nice . We will be going back.

  • By Dr Elizabeth R from London
    21 November 2019

    Highly recommended! Great all round - food, wine and service as well as ambience - you can hear yourself speak, so great for dining when you want to have a conversation. Staff very attentive and respond quickly to any requests. Reasonably priced as well. The Cavendish also caters for big groups (60-70). You will not be disappointed!

  • By Alison M from London
    16 November 2019

    Really attentive service and great food and wine beautifully presented.

  • By Alan P from London
    13 November 2019

    Warm welcome and felt cared for ... without being intrusive. Thank you to the staff. We pitched for the free-flowing prosecco deal ... menu and drink good value and quality... and with c 4 items for course to cater to different tastes. Nicely presented. Olive bread a winner. Quiet atmosphere so felt secluded (in a good way).

  • By Colin S from london
    11 November 2019

    An excellent pre-theatre meal service food wine excellent. We will beback!

  • By Meg G from NYC
    9 November 2019

    We enjoyed the pre-theatre menu which was very tasty. The service was wonderful. The dining room was set up nicely - lots of room between tables.

  • By Ellen C from Oslo
    9 November 2019

    We were cordially met and got a nice table. The food was good, especially the cured trout we had as a starter. The prosecco was served as son as we arrived, but my glass was empty quite a while and I had to ask to get more... but after that the waitress was very attentive keeping it flowing (as she should when this was a «free flowing deal». My only complaint is that the staff began preparing the room for next days breakfast just after nine and while we were on the main course. A bit early.

Restaurant Location Map
Petrichor at The Cavendish London
81 Jermyn Street St. James's, London, SW1Y 6JF

Available offers

  • Star Deal - Afternoon tea & free-flowing prosecco £32.50 per person
  • Star Deal - Afternoon tea & free-flowing champagne £42.50 per person
  • 3 courses with bottomless prosecco at £34.50 per person
  • Business Lunch - 2 courses + glass of 175 red/white wine £19, 3 courses + glass of 175 red/white wine £24 per person
  • NYE 5 course dinner with a glass of champagne & canapes for £89 per person
  • Pre theatre menu - 2 courses £19, 3 courses £24
  • Festive 3 course menu with a half bottle of wine from £32 per person

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