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May 19, 2022: The forever home has yet to happen, but in the meantime you can now find Tendril in Regent Street Neighbourhood.

Harden's says

Chef Rishim Sachdeva's highly rated "mostly vegan" pop-up in Princes Street, off Regent Street in Mayfair, becomes a permanent venue following a short closure to allow for a refurb in summer 2023. The "mostly" designation allows the occasional appearance of cheese on the menu – but there's no meat.

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Summary

£58
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “interesting, unusual” and “occasionally really great” vegan cuisine at this “romantic and candle-lit restaurant close to Oxford Circus” has won enough fans to crowdfund its transformation from pop-up to permanent status at the same address. “The best test is that it continues to attract non-vegetarians because the food is so good”. Former Fat Duck and Chiltern Firehouse chef Rishim Sachdeva was a committed meat-eater before challenging himself to create knock-out veggie dishes (with some cheese permitted).

Summary

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Wow. Who would believe it? A vegan restaurant that’s amazing” – Rishim Sachdeva (ex-Fat Duck and Chiltern Firehouse) was a ‘hard-core carnivore’ until he challenged himself to see if he could create plant-based dishes that would satisfy himself as both a meat-eater and a chef. The answer was ‘yes’, the experiment changed his life, and he has spent three years doing pop-ups and residencies – most recently at a handy site just off Regent Street – while crowdfunding to raise capital for a permanent site. He has also gained a body of fans who have “visited several times for the unusual combinations and elevated vegan plates”, which represent “superb value for money”. Note – technically, Tendril is “mostly vegan”, with cheese making an occasional guest appearance.

Summary

£52
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Celebrating his journey from ‘hardcore carnivore’ to committed vegetarian, Rishim Sachdeva (whose CV includes Chiltern Firehouse and The Dairy) launched this ‘mostly vegan’ Indian as a 2021 residency in Soho’s well-known Sun & 13 Cantons pub. Next stop is a permanent HQ, which is aimed for at the end of 2021 or in 2022.

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5 Princes Street, London, W1B 2LQ

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Tendril Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Tendril Restaurant in W1B, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Tendril restaurant.
David W
Big disappointment after Jay Rayner’s gre...
Reviewed 9 months, 28 days ago

"Big disappointment after Jay Rayner’s great review. Dull, poorly cooked, to be avoided. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.50 £13.50 £7.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Bread £3.50
Service 12.50%
5 Princes Street, London, W1B 2LQ
Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑12 am
Sunday12:30 pm‑5 pm

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