Great Taste at The Cadogan
Great Taste at The Cadogan
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Great Taste at The Cadogan

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://cadogan.com/restaurant.html
  • Phone: 08000235445
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast:Monday to Friday 7:00am to 10:30am


    Breakfast:Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 11:00am


    Afternoon Tea 2:00pm to 6:00pm – served in the lounge


    Dinner:Tuesday to Saturday 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: British
  • Executive Chef: Oliver Lesnik
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: The Cadogan is one of London's most exquisite boutique hotels and a great location for celebrations. Our private rooms and restaurant can cater for up to 60 people for dinning and up to 150 people for drinks receptions.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Underground : Sloane Square Station on Circle and District Line and Knightsbridge Station on Picadilly line
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Great Taste at The Cadogan

Great Taste at The Cadogan brings great food, prepared under the direction of Head Chef Oliver Lesnik with award winning ingredients.

Along with an exciting menu that changes every 6-8 weeks, luxurious surroundings and an amazing location in the heart of Knightsbridge, Great Taste at The Cadogan is a truly unique dining experience.

Great Taste at The Cadogan is situated within The Cadogan Hotel in Knightsbridge and is the only restaurant in the UK to solely use Great Taste Award winning produce.
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Great Taste at The Cadogan reviews from OpenTable diners
  • a great meal
    citydinerVIP
    Dined on 3/4/2013
    The restaurant does not have a huge menu but what they do have is quite nicely done and you will have an enjoyable meal there. The service is attentative with one manager who seems to know all of his regulars. The food is excellent and well composed, although some say the portions are not huge which is the case. We had our coffee at the lounge which was a nice touch to the end of the meal! A nice quite place to dine - its not a busy place and I welcome the individual attention and service. Don't go there if you want to be seen or want a bustling place. This is low key and relaxing!
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    business meals, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is a very good quite
    citydinerVIP
    Dined on 20/2/2013
    This is a very good quite place to have a nice dinner. The menu is very interestingly created (set menu with course options) and encourages you to try different tastes and flavours. The ambience is quiet as we were there on a weekday and had 4 other tables, but that being said, it was a nice dining treat and we felt well taken care of.
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    outstanding value, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average at best
    chris218
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    I booked on toptable for Valentines dinner with the fact that there was a 'special' menu on offer at double the price of the normal menu not mentioned on their/TT website. To their credit, they did call me to ask if this was acceptable. The menu, however, seemed to be a shell of what is usually on offer. The food was decent but not worth the price. The portions were also fairly pultry, with all dishes seemingly served according to the Atkins' Diet, with no choice of ordering any side dishes. The salted caramel chocolate tart was so heavy on caramel that it was inedibly sweet. My favourite dish was the measly honey and ginger panna cotta. Wine good. Service ok. I would like to go back to try the normal menu as that looks far better.
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  • Great Taste
    nickname
    Dined on 26/1/2013
    Great Taste menu was excellent - very rich and well cooked food. Room very empty which meant that the atmosphere was quiet. Would return
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    business meals, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food very good, great setting,atten
    trevor1
    Dined on 20/12/2012
    Food very good, great setting,attentive waiter but unacceptable delays between courses.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Taste at the Cadogan
    Toucandine
    Dined on 20/12/2012
    We had a very nice meal on 20.12.12 - food and wine were excellent. Only problem was the coffee after the meal took a bit longer than expected and biscuits were a disappointment. Otherwise a very nice experience and I will be looking to go back and have the 'a la carte' menu. Philip
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing Brunch Experience
    AnnGran
    Dined on 16/12/2012
    When I searched for restaurants in London that offered good brunches, Taste at The Cadogan came up. What a mistake. First, they don't even have brunch, but breakfast. We were booked for an early brunch at 10:45 and they were not ready for us, quickly sat us, never gave us menus and were back in 15 minutes to take our order. Not off to a good start. As they cleared tables around us, they left condiments on the benches and chairs and did not remake the tables, a very unsettling environment for a very expensive non-brunch. Service was atrocious. We were the last table being served and had to wait forever for everything. Had to stop waiters and give them our used plates as they would not clear our table. The food was good, but not a good value.
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  • Wonderful evening
    Jayandem
    Dined on 7/12/2012
    We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Great Taste at The Cadogan, the only downside was the necessity to rush off to a performance at the nearby Cagoan Hall, we would have loved to have stayed in the superbly decorated dining room to enjoy a third course! The food was of very high quality and beautifully presented. The staff were attentive and professional - we will return.
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    special occasions, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissappointing
    MrsD
    Dined on 1/12/2012
    We must have visited on a bad day judging by previous reviews. We arrived 10 mins early were left waiting at the desk for 5 mins before anyone came, then shown to the bar to wait for another 15 mins. There was just one person serving and despite the fact the restaurant wasn't anywhere near full, service was shocking. Food was good and value for money but they needed staff. Ordered a drink which didn't arrive, had pre ordered a birthday plate which never materialised, empty glasses weren't cleared and we waited about 50 mins for dessert. Even when it filled up with afternoon tea guests, it lacked atmosphere.
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  • A Relaxing Lunch at The Cadogan
    Colin2
    Dined on 9/11/2012
    'Great Taste' at the Cadogan is a pleasant fifteen minute stroll from Victoria Station and is very close to the upmarket shopping facilities of Knightsbridge. The hotel has an interesting history, with its connections to Lillie Langtry and Oscar Wilde, and I feel that more could have been made of this within the restaurant's decor (perhaps some old photographs or quotes?). I also prefer the restaurant's previous name of 'Langtry's'. The meal itself was delicious - the ingredients were of a very high quality - and the service was excellent. I would like to have seen a more extensive menu and more than one vegetarian option but the ambience of our surroundings and the attentiveness of our waiter made up for this.
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  • Mixed blessings
    ACDCVIP
    Dined on 3/11/2012
    This hotel restaurant at the time of dining had a promotion extolling the virtues of British produce. Certainly the starters we had featuring meat products was very good if a tad on the smallish side, although the price for the menu is reasonable for the locality. The outstanding dish was the deer which was really tender and flavoursome. Desserts were slightly disappointing; the lemon meringue pie was standard stuff and the clafouti decent but not outstanding. Still worth trying if you are in the area.
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    pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another excellent menu
    Charliesjones
    Dined on 5/10/2012
    This is the fourth menu I've tried here and once again it was superb. Cannot recommend highly enough.
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  • excellent
    ellieVIP
    Dined on 22/9/2012
    a nice surprise...lovely place, amazing food, excellent service, very good value for money
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    special occasions, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch with friends
    SchoolsRout
    Dined on 19/9/2012
    Disappointingly Tamasina Myers was no longer the guest chef but we were not at all disappointed in the food. The restaurant is charming and tasteful but empty at lunchtime. Nevertheless, the chef treated us to an outstanding meal for four.Probably one of the best meals we have experienced in London. We will certainly return towards Christmas.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Close restaurant to Cadogan Hall
    MontyVIP
    Dined on 25/8/2012
    An inviting restaurant environment, serving quality British food prepared using the best beers and ciders, which make for delicious sauces. This Restaurant (at the Hotel of the same name) has not been discovered by pre-concert goers at Cadogan Hall, at least not when we attended Guys and Dolls for the restaurant was empty. Pity this restaurant isn't closer to theatreland because it serves the best slow cooked braised ox cheek I have tasted, which might even surpass that of Clos Maggiore, our favourite west end restaurant for pre-theatre dinners.
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    fit for foodies, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Taste of Britain menu at Cadogan.
    NorfolkBoy
    Dined on 21/7/2012
    Party of 8 people meant choice on menu was restricted, however food was excellent. Maitre D was efficient and very informative giving details of the award winning foods incorporated into the menu. At £28 pp for 3 courses it was excellent value. Restaurant was surprisingly quiet but perhaps up coming Olympics had frightened diners away. We would certainly return again.
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    special occasions, group bookings, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely venue and menu
    Charliesjones
    Dined on 14/7/2012
    Lovely venue with a menu featuring some of Great Britain's best produce. The food is simply fantastic.
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, good vegetarian options, outstanding value
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  • Dinner-Great Taste at The Cardogan
    yummymummy
    Dined on 5/7/2012
    Arrived at Great Taste at The Cadogan who had no knowledge of our booking through Top Table. As the restaurant was empty it wasn't a problem accomodating us. The setting is lovely, the food divine. The maitre d' was very attentive and may be a little off putting to some who prefer a quiet meal. I would go back for sure though as the food was perfect, every mouthful a delight.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 'super foodie's trip to taste'
    super10foodieVIP
    Dined on 17/6/2012
    my friend and i had a stupendous experience at great taste at the cadogan. the service was excellent and the food is very delectable, compliments to the chef! the ambience of the restaurant is simple, comfortable and very pleasant! we will certainly visit again, perhaps, for tea! i can highly recommend great taste at the cadogan to beloved family and friends to celebrate any special occasion.
    Special Features:
    business meals, romance, child friendly, fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings, good vegetarian options, brunch, outstanding value, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at The Cadogan
    GastronomeVIP
    Dined on 16/6/2012
    The starters and main courses were excellent and the service warm and friendly. The whole experience was only let down by disappointing desserts - we all had different choices and the only good one was the chocolate and chilli pudding. The trifle was dismal (not as good as M&S!). Because of the high standard of everything else though, we will certainly return.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • They use produce that won
    TKB001VIP
    Dined on 16/6/2012
    They use produce that won during the Great Taste of Britain contest and the menu changes frequently with celebrity chefs and food critics contributing to the design of the dishes. When we were there the dishes were designed by the winner of masterchef and a critique from one of the larger news papers. Overall, the dishes worked and were well priced. The highlights for us were the Pollack Baked in Salt Doug (9/10) and the chocolate dessert (8/10). The service was good and attentive. The interior is very old and stuffy (posh), which is not really to my liking, but others might like that sort of thing (we were definitely the youngest dinners there). In total we paid £130, including 6 glasses of alcohol and service charge.
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  • Very good food, excellent
    Anonymous
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    Very good food, excellent innovative flowers. Zucchini flower and goats cheese and the chocolate chili dessert were superb.
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  • great taste
    anonymous
    Dined on 20/5/2012
    Delicious food, well prepared. Some of the best beef I've ever had. Unfortunately maitre d' not up to scratch which sullied experience slightly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once again a fabulous meal
    Charliesjones
    Dined on 13/5/2012
    Once again a fabulous meal with the latest Great Taste Menu. Cannot recommend highly enough.
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  • Excellent restaurant
    Charliesjones
    Dined on 13/5/2012
    Excellent restaurant serving superb produce put together in inventive ways. A celebration of great British produce and cooking.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, outstanding value, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good value for money
    SlothiVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2012
    We went for dinner on a Friday night. Unfortunately the place was half empty, so although the ambience is really luxurious it feels a bit deserted. Food was really good quality, although small portions. Service was attentive and value for money is really good with a 2 or 3 course deal.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We went to dinner on a Friday
    SlothiVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2012
    We went to dinner on a Friday night. The place is very elegant, but was unfortunately almost empty with only 3 other tables occupied. Food comes in small portions, but is very high quality and great taste. Service could have been a bit more attending given the low place wasn't crowded. Given the ambience, I would rather recommend for a quiet evening or with the parents.
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  • I went with friends to the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    I went with friends to the Cadogan on Sloane Street on a Thursday night. It is a lovely romantic room with well spaced out tables. Service was good apart from the fact that an item was added to the bill which we had not had. A real shame when restaurants do that as you can never know for sure whether it was a genuine mistake. The food was good although trying a bit too hard perhaps, there was no need for quite so many different ingredients on each dish. The punch was pretty awful.
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  • Took my visiting parents and
    AnnaVIP
    Dined on 6/5/2012
    Took my visiting parents and boyfriend for Afternoon Tea at the Cadogan and it was perfect. The ambience was very relaxing and everything tasted wonderful. I absolutely recommend a visit if you want a genuine Afternoon Tea experience.
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  • A lovely, cosy hotel and delicately
    Joey80yoVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2012
    A lovely, cosy hotel and delicately presented cakes and scones. Great Taste at The Cadogan is a perfect venue for us, that include a guest from overseas. Very English.
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  • A superb meal. Friendly and
    Charliesjones
    Dined on 29/3/2012
    A superb meal. Friendly and helpful staff. Exceptional produce. Lovely dishes. Would thoroughly recommend. Looking forward to returning soon!
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  • Fantastic food and great service.
    Salma
    Dined on 22/3/2012
    Fantastic food and great service. It my secret place for a special treat.
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  • Being some one that is always
    In2cuisine
    Dined on 22/3/2012
    Being some one that is always looking out for a gold award on food products this was always going to be a winner, the food was absolutely delicious. I had a plate of cold meats to start with which could not be faulted the presentation was exemplary, and the taste was equally as good, for the main dish I ate three ages of lamp again to cook three differently aged sheep to such perfection deserves absolute praise, I was astounded by the taste not only was it fabulous but each different age of lamb was cooked to perfection a touch of colour and ample flavourings. The service was very good, attention was paid to my needs by the staff and they provided a friendly and efficient service. I would definitely go again especially as the menu gave so many wonderfully choices that I would still like to sample.
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  • Lovely dinner with great service.
    CaritoVIP
    Dined on 17/3/2012
    Lovely dinner with great service. The restaurant was clearly empty but I quite liked that. Only 1 other table booked, but the offer with TT made it a good deal and the British pie was enough to eat for 2 people... Really good quality food! And it would be great to go back and try the other menues available. Definately go there again.
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  • A really good Taste of Britain
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 17/3/2012
    I heard about the restaurant whilst listening to the weekly foody section of Simon Mayo's Radio 2 Drivetime show, when Nigel Barden brings in food. As i was going to be spending the weekend in London, and not knowing where was good to eat,i decided to try the place. I arrived a little early so i was in the restaurant on my own for a while.This didn't bother the staff though and i had their undivided attention whilst choosing my food. I had potted shrimps to start which were excellent. For mains i had Roast Ray with Sufflok Chiorizo - delicious and then was directed towards a desert of Chocolate Brownie, poached pear and vanilla ice cream - wonderful ! For a treat or a relaxed meal it was a real find.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • We went on Sunday for afternoon
    lovefood
    Dined on 11/3/2012
    We went on Sunday for afternoon tea at the cadogan,food was ok not outstanding, some of the dessert was too sweet for me. Service was good and nice relaxing atmosphere.
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  • What a gem
    Foodie
    Dined on 3/3/2012
    Went to this restaurant for Great Taste of Britain pop up restaurant. Cant rate it high enough the service was wonderful the staff very approachable and real. The food although quite small portions for my husband and myself was superbly cooked and presented to the most highest standards. We will go back. The only thing i was not too happy with was the atmosphere it was very quiet and we felt under pressure to speak in whispers, although it was explained to us that it was a 'quiet night'. The pre dinner cocktails were the best at least i could taste the vodka in mine unlike the drink i had in Marks Bar at Hix 10 mins before.
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  • We had a lovely afternoon
    AnonymousVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2012
    We had a lovely afternoon tea at The Cadogan on Saturday. The food was delicious and nicely explained to us. Our first waiter was attentive. The room was cosy and spacious.
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  • The afternoon tea at the Great
    MarcS
    Dined on 26/2/2012
    The afternoon tea at the Great Taste (The Cadogan) was a lovely treat for my wife. The setting and service by the staff suited the area perfectly.
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  • Great Taste at The Cadogan-
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 24/2/2012
    Great Taste at The Cadogan- what a treat, you really can tell that the ingredients used in the kitchen are of the finest quality. I would highly recommend the potted shrimps and both the beef bourgignon pie and the three ages of sheep, just divine. The whole experience was great, the staff were friendly and polite and the menu is set at an incredibly good price. I would highly recommend!
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