Cafe Royal launches London's first dessert restaurant

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 16th February 2016
London's first ever dessert restaurant is due to open on Thursday, 3 March at the Cafe in London's Cafe Royal on Regent Street. sarah barberThe restaurant will feature a selection of tasting menus designed by the Cafe Royal's executive pastry chef, Sarah Barber. All menus will come with optional wine pairing and will be available daily from 6pm to 10pm with a takeaway option also being available. Each menu will include a range of savoury bites before offering a unique journey of sweet plates highlighting Sarah’s creative skill and imagination, as well as her contemporary, playful style. The Sarah in Wonderland menu will feature five courses, starting with savouries such as the Milky Way, with goat’s cheese, wild honey and beetroot snow; and Chicken Foie with quince and brioche. Guests will then experience a journey of Sarah’s Alice in Wonderland inspired desserts: Queen of Hearts (raspberries, Champagne and roses); Mad Hatter (BFG, kirsch and cherries) and Eat Me, Drink Me (Snickers, chocolate malt shake). Three-course Childhood Memories menus will also be available, comprising Sarah’s take on nostalgic favourites such as Rhubarb & Custard and Jaffa Cakes. Furthermore, the Pick n Mix menu will allow guests to make their selection of four dishes, with savouries such as White Rabbit with Acapella cheese, artichokes and black truffle; and Salmon Tart with silky avocado. Desserts on the Pick n Mix menu will include the Jaffa Cake; Eat Me, Drink Me and Queen of Hearts. Wine flights will be available to accompany each menu, including, sparkling Prosecco di Valdobbiadene with the Milky Way; Henriques y Henriques madeira with the Jaffa Cake; and classic dessert wines such as Château Roumieu, Sauternes with the Eat Me, Drink Me. The opening of the evening dessert restaurant will run alongside the launch of Sarah’s new day food and drink menus in The Café, with the finest breakfasts, light lunches, afternoon teas, hot drinks and wines available from 8am to 6pm daily. Furthermore, the Pâtisserie will offer petit gâteau such as Pistachio & apricot mille feuille; Strawberry lemon candy cane; Raspcafe royal1berry rose sphere; and large entrements such as Strawberry crispy mousse with almond sponge and lemon curd and Black Forest gâteau with chocolate mushrooms. Tasting menus price starts from £26 per person. For reservations please contact the team directly on +44 (0)207 406 3310 or via email restaurants@hotelcaferoyal.com. For further information please visit www.hotelcaferoyal.com and follow @hotelcaferoyal on Instagram and Twitter and Hotel Café Royal on Facebook.
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 16th February 2016

Cafe Royal launches London's first dessert restaurant