There’s no shortage of five-star hotels or photogenic bakeries in London, but that’s not to say there isn’t room for more. Enter The Connaught Patisserie, the new pretty-in-pink patisserie by The Connaught, one of London’s most iconic luxury hotels. The gorgeous cakes and pastries on offer include leveled-up French classics like the Chestnut and Blackcurrant Mont Blanc; Yuzu and Honeycomb Éclair; and Apple and Mascarpone Tatin; however, the star of the show is the Signature Connaughty Hound: a sculptural chocolate hazelnut cake in the shape of a hound, which is the emblem of The Connaught Hotel. Toulouse-native Nicolas Rouzaud is at the helm as Executive Pastry Chef, and the seasonal selection of pastries and desserts are available to be enjoyed onsite (alongside artisan tea, coffee and champagne, of course), as well as via local delivery.
The stylish Instagram-friendly setting comes care of London-based design and architecture studio Ab Rogers Design, who dressed the bijou box in pink sandstone, polished brass, creamy white leathers, and Rosa Tea pink marble floors. Plus, there’s the Bianco Fantastico marble countertop space and blown-glass pale pink drop lights.
Located on Mount Street in the uber-luxe neighborhood of London’s Mayfair, The Connaught Patisserie is in good company with decadent neighbors like the historic Milanese pastry shop, Pasticceria Marchesi 1824, which is owned by the Prada Group, and Ladurée, Paris’ premiere macaron-makers. The new patisserie also adds to The Connaught’s already impressive food and beverage offering, which includes Jean-Georges at The Connaught, a relaxed market-to-table spot by world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and the inimitable two Michelin-starred Hélène Darroze at The Connaught.
The Connaught Patisserie is open seven days a week from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Cake orders can be made by calling 020 7314 3535. Local delivery is also available.
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