Cherry blossom season is almost here in London and of course, we all know there are plenty of cherry blossom trees scattered across the city scattering their pretty little petals, but today we want to draw your attention to London’s restaurant scene that’s blooming with blossom after blossom.
From beautifully pink florals draping from the ceilings to afternoon teas inspired by the little petals, here’s seven restaurants in full bloom for cherry blossom season in London.
Home of all things cherry, Cherry On is the perfect place to indulge in a sweet treat, all surrounded by gorgeous cherry blossom inspired decor. Every dish is pimped to perfection and almost too pretty to eat.
Cosy into one of their banquette booths and order from their delicious brunch menu or opt for a sweet treat that matches the pink aesthetic.
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Over in Chelsea, there’s a cosy corner with your name on it.
One step inside Comptoir Libanais and your gaze is immediately drawn to the playful interiors and vibrant colour scheme. We, however, want to draw your attention to the cherry blossom booth nuzzled in its own cosy corner. This little spot is bursting with florals, colour and provides the perfect spot to while away your time daydreaming into night.
As for food, Comptoir Libanais brings big and unexplored Middle Eastern flavours to the table and delivers with powerful flavour punches with every bite.
Where: 53-54 Duke of York Square, Chelsea, SW3 4LY
Where Tokyo meets Tulum, Los Mochis Notting Hill is celebrating cherry blossom season with a twist.
The pan-pacific Mexican-Japanese restaurant will be adorned with a beautiful Sakura tree facade so you can experience the best of Japanese cuisine with fiery Mexican energy. The restaurant has introduced some limited-edition options too, including the ‘Sakura Royale’ cocktial, made with plum cordial, black cherries and Duval Brut NV Champagne.
where: 2-4 Farmer Street, Notting Hill, W8 7SN
This cherry blossom season Tattu are going all out with a cocktail special. The ‘Ruby Rose Fizz’ features cherry blossom Everleaf Mountain, yuzu and Laurent-Perrier Rosé.
With locations across the UK, Tattu is renowned for its cherry blossom installations, although the London location takes its interiors up a notch with a more refined aesthetic. Head here for modern Chinese dishes with a twist.
Where: The Now Building Rooftop, Outernet, Denmark Street, WC2H 0LA
When you think of London’s cherry blossom scene ROKA Charlotte Street probably springs to mind. Nestled downstairs in their underground cocktail bar, Shochu lies a cherry blossom-filled haven. Expect a whole lot of pink, Japanese whisky and traditional robatayaki cuisine.
Where: 37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 1RR
Trinity Square’s Mei Ume is all about the cherry blossom. Last year saw the restaurant get dressed up to celebrate Hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and enjoy the transient beauty of cherry blossom season. The restaurant is yet to confirm if it’ll be dressed to the nines this year but even so, it’s still worth experiencing after you’ve snapped a photo at one of London’s outdoor blossom destination.
Where: 10 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4AJ.
NOBU London set on the iconic Old Park Lane was the first European venture for the world renowned Japanese Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, and today remains one of the top restaurants in the thriving London culinary scene serving up a new style of Japanese cuisine, where traditional Japanese techniques meet Peruvian flavours. This blossom season head down to experience traditional Japenese dishes and cocktails.
Where: 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, W1K 1LB