Petrichor at The Cavendish London


Petrichor serves a truly indulgent British breakfast, as well as informal a la carte lunch and dinner menus. The style of cooking is best described as contemporary British with some modern European influences. Head Chef Nitin Padwal and his team create monthly changing menus using the best seasonal and regional produce. All recipes and dishes are entirely ‘homemade’ and are prepared with creative flair and passion.

The Lunch and Pre-Theatre menus are a real highlight for many ensuring diners enjoy a memorable experience and great value for money – 2 courses for £15.50 or 3 courses for £19.50.

Recipient of an AA Rosette in 2007

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Prices and Opening Times
Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD39.59) per diner

£26 to £40

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96% customer satisfaction rate

Opening Times:


Monday - Friday 06:30 - 10:30

Saturday - Sunday 07:00 - 12:00


Monday - Friday 12:00 - 14:30

Saturday - Sunday Closed


Pre-Theatre Menu available Monday - Thursday 17:30 - 19:30

Pre-Theatre Menu available Friday and Saturday 17:00 - 18:30

À la Carte Menu available Monday - Saturday 18:30 - 22:30

À la Carte dinner on Sunday 17:30 - 21:30

Venue Details & Map

Petrichor at The Cavendish London

81 Jermyn Street
Public transport:
Tube: Green Park, Piccadilly circus Train: Victoria
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Sample Menu

  • Vulscombe Bay Goats Cheese & Sun Blushed Tomato Tart, Rocket Salad, Balsamic Dressing: £7.50
  • Trio of Sea Trout, Lavender Mashed Potatoes, Baby Spinach: £17.00
  • Char Grilled Devonshire Rib Eye Steak, Hand Cut Maris Piper Chips, Watercress, Béarnaise Sauce: £18.50
  • Vanilla Crème Brulee, Mixed Summer Berries: £6.50
  • Peach Melba: £6.50


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Bathrooms available with emergency call system
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff available twenty four hours
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps with handrail within building
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Theatre menu
Children Facilities
Cots available
High chairs available
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Business centre
Event facilities
General Facilities
Guest lounge
Internet access
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Free entry
Repeat visits
Traveller cheques accepted
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Petrichor at The Cavendish London

3.0 out of 5 2 February 2015
by Rick B.

Location: St James

Style: Upmarket

Food: Good

Wine: Good

Ambience: Nonemore

4.0 out of 5 22 September 2014
by Paula M.

Made to feel very welcome here for our Friday night meal.

They were prompt with bring the menus and explaining what was on offer. Shortly after, bread tray was brought round with the explanation of the different types of bread on offer along with a plate of three types of butter.

Wine chosen - a tad on the expensive side. Ours cost £42 and that was kinda middle of the range.

Felt that...more

5.0 out of 5 16 September 2014
by Hannah S.

To sum it up - Fabulous. We dined at Petrichor last night and from the bubbles to begin to the desserts (and dessert wine!) the experience was top notch. Upon arrival we were seated and menus presented, champagne was poured and a trio of butters with fresh baked (warm) breads offered to wet the appetite. I asked to try 2 wines (being indecisive!) there were poured promptly and allowed me to...more

4.0 out of 5 28 August 2014
by Charlotte S.

Just had a pre-theatre set menu meal here. The service was fabulous, as was the setting and style of the restaurant. We were there with my 5 month old baby and the staff were incredibly attentive and went out

of their way to accommodate us. It's a lovely restaurant, smart, clean with a good ambience. The food is decent portions and a decent variety and of a high standard. We had a smoked duck...more

5.0 out of 5 30 December 2012
by Olivia F.

I booked this table a while back using another website. I chose this restaurant, site unseen because:

A) I could book a table online

B) They offered a special for those going to see a show

C) They had decent ratings on the booking site.

I have several allergies (including wheat). Most places have something I can eat, so I have stopped inquiring in advance. When we arrived, I asked about which...more

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