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Replacing Spuntino (RIP) is a Sri Lankan restaurant from Dom Fernando, with chef Charith Priyadarshana at the stoves; Paradise has been popping up around London recently, so has a ready-made fan club.

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£65
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4
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3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “fantastic Sri Lankan food” served at this brutalist-style Soho venue (formerly Spuntino, RIP) is part of the new wave of Asian restaurants, combining inspiration, spices and ancient-grain rice from Sri Lanka with high-quality British ingredients and natural wines from organic producers. Manager Sam Jones used to play rugby for Wasps.

Summary

£60
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-quality Sri Lankan food” – full of “interesting flavours” – draws an appreciative crowd to this modern venue “in the heart of Soho”, where the kitchen combines carefully sourced British produce with South Asian spicing. It’s run by former Wasps rugby player Sam Jones, with consultant Zeren Wilson advising on the low-intervention wine list.

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£45
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Classic Sri Lankan flavours, with a perfect balance of spices and some really deft twists” win a thumbs-up for this contemporary Soho two-year-old – on the site of Spuntino (RIP) and with an interior by the designer behind Thai star Kiln. “I’m not one for drinking top wines with spicy foods, but if you wanted to, this is the place to go, with an excellent list of high-quality wines”. “The restaurant is run by ex-Wasps rugby player Sam Jones – an added bonus if you’re a rugby nut”.

Summary

Replacing Soho’s Spuntino (RIP) – a Sri Lankan 30-seater from a team who have been popping up around London recently, so it will have a ready-made fanclub when it opens in October 2019. The refurb is being done by the designer behind Kiln and Smoking Goat, who is aiming to keep the site’s stripped-back aesthetic, but with a new ‘warm-yet-raw’ look.

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61 Rupert Street, London, W1D 7PW

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Paradise Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Paradise Restaurant in W1D, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Paradise restaurant.
Anne D
Nicely presented small plates in tiny space...
Reviewed 2 months, 26 days ago

"Nicely presented small plates in tiny space. Amazing flavours - the dhal delicious and surprisingly spicy, fabulous grilled prawns and chicken meatballs. Good cocktails and nice short wine list. Great staff who are happy to see you. Don’t expect to linger all evening though, service is quite quick - although by no means rushed. "

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Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.90 £16.60 £8.80 £7.20
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
61 Rupert Street, London, W1D 7PW
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12:30 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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