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The Cinnamon Club

30-32 Great Smith St. Send to Phone
020-7222 2555
Underground: St. James's Park
The place for power breakfasts and the local spot for nearby Members of Parliament.

Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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The Cinnamon Club, London, UK

The Cinnamon Club Restaurant Review

: It's a grand place, a rather masculine restaurant in a former public library, and always with a good smattering of civil servants and government ministers. Banquette seating around the edge, dark colors, wood floors and very high ceilings add to the dignified air. But this rather conservative space is the setting for some quite exciting cooking from top ingredients. True essences are beautifully matched in dishes like tandoori roast pigeon with smoked paprika raita and spiced pigeon croquette. The chef, Vivek Singh, came from a top Jaipur hotel but is well versed in classic French cooking, which infuses his dishes with a subtle difference, as in venison with sautéed potatoes and rock moss and onion sauce. Desserts are first-rate, with the European influence showing well in the pear and pecan nut crumble. Breakfast offers treats like that old days of the Raj favorite, kedgeree. Set lunch 2 courses £22, 3 courses £24. A 3-course Celebratory Feast menu is £65, and an 8-course tasting menu is £85 (£135 with selected wine pairings).


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