The Cinnamon Club
May 11, 2018
The flagship branch of Vivek Singh’s contemporary curry empire is housed in the grand former Westminster Library building. But the new basement bar area at the Cinnamon Club stands in marked contrast to the formality of the upstairs restaurant: it’s a modern room, not particularly large, but with a relaxed atmosphere: a good place to unwind with a cocktail before dinner. Projection screens run the length of the back wall and a football match was showing on the night we went. The compact drinks list includes the potent Don’t Mess With Naga, a chili-infused cocktail that can be made scarily spicy if you so wish (though they’ll also make a milder version if you prefer). Their version of the Vesper, the Vespino had a pleasing kick of a different sort. The crowd was mostly composed of suited types not surprising given the location – but the vibe was friendly and unstuffy.
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