Savini @ The Criterion
May 11, 2018
Savini at the Criterion is the ultimate dining experience. Based inside London’s famous Grade II buildingat Piccadilly Circus, the Criterion shows off their 150 years of knowledge when it comes to food and wine. The dining room and bar at the Criterion sit comfortably inside marbled columns and a rather extravagant golden ceiling. It is a palace fit for kings and queens, yet gives a warm and welcoming feel. At night the bar is alive, as it becomes one of London’s busiest bar destinations.
This elegant restaurant offers a mouth-watering range of food, from a breakfast menu serving omelettes and salmon to a specialist veal ossobucco (bone with a hole) with saffron risotto for dinner. Whilst you dine underneath silver chandeliers, the staff will wait on you all night, and you can also ask for some specialist house cocktails. If you’re not quite ready for a full dinner, why not try some afternoon tea where you can experience a range of cream teas and scones to finger food and Champagne.
Designed after its sister restaurant in Milan; not only have the likes of Verdi, and Sinatra dined in Milan’s opulent restaurant since 1867, but at the London Criterion, Arthur Conan Doyle was able to stage the first meeting between the infamous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. For this reason alone, it makes the Savini one of the best historic places in London to grab a cocktail.