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Pastry supremo Cedric Grolet opened his first permanent patisserie outside France in the early months of 2022 (you may remember his Harrods pop-up in 2019 if you can recall the days pre-pandemic); his beautiful creations - including realistic fruit desserts - will be very popular with the social media crowd. You're able to eat in or takeaway, and there's even a "kitchen theatre" table where you can watch the chefs at work.

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£97
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Parisian über-pâtissier Cedric Grolet’s first outpost outside Paris (which opened in early 2022) is to be found at this bright, chic bakery, within the swish Knightsbridge 5-star. Internationally he is renowned for his Insta-friendly, trompe l’oeil fruit and flowers – amongst London’s fooderati he’s famous for charging £135 per head for the chef-counter experience. We have maintained its (fairly good) rating on the basis of complimentary, if limited, feedback this year. But some other reviewers sound a warning note, including that of Tanya Gold in the March 2023 Spectator who concluded: “It’s too flimsy – too credulous, too fragile – to hate, and soon, like Dorothy [in The Wizard of Oz], it will blow away”.

Summary

£90
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“OMG so good and so spectacular!” – Paris pâtissier par excellence Cédric Grolet opened his first permanent London showcase in this Knightsbridge 5-star in early 2022, and its ‘kitchen table’ is a place to ogle, then eat – “good-looking French chefs work in front of you” to create trompe-l’oeil fruit and flowers “made for Insta and for foodies”. “Loved my experience here, expensive but so worth it”. (The price shown is for the ‘Gouter’ 5-piece menu with tea, but the bookable counter described about is £135 per head; or take out from about £5 per item).

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The Berkeley, Wilton Place, London, SW1X 8RL

Cedric Grolet at The Berkeley Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Cedric Grolet at The Berkeley Restaurant in SW1X, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Cedric Grolet at The Berkeley restaurant.
Nat F
Pastries and desserts are excellent. Well b...
Reviewed 11 months, 4 days ago

"Pastries and desserts are excellent. Well balanced and look beautiful. Quite expensive though, and service is poor, with staff arrogant."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 135.00 Always available 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£14.50 £28.50 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £75.00
Filter Coffee £7.00
Extras  
Service 15.00%
The Berkeley, Wilton Place, London, SW1X 8RL
Opening hours
Monday10 am‑7 pm
Tuesday10 am‑7 pm
Wednesday10 am‑7 pm
Thursday10 am‑7 pm
Friday10 am‑7 pm
Saturday10 am‑7 pm
Sunday10 am‑7 pm

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