London, of course is graced with many cake shops and tea rooms, your really spoilt for choice for where to go, but one shop that stands out above the rest is Caffe Concerto. A chain of restaurants across the capital all serving up pretty patisserie and sweet treats in grand surroundings, a welcome change of pace from the usual fare and a treat that's worth indulging in.
A cafe quite unlike any other, Caffe Concerto serves up delicious food alongside swing and jazz music at their Westfield and Green Park restaurants. Under grand surroundings each of their restaurants is decorated in a lavish fashion with chandeliers, grand furnishings and plenty of ambient lighting to add to the environment.
You'll find plenty of restaurants across the capital from Knightsbridge to Covent Garden, each as grand as the last, if your lucky you'll stumble upon several at once with three restaurants along Piccadilly to choose from.
Of course, it's not just about the surroundings, Caffe Concerto serves up delicious food, with an impressive range of patisserie that certainly catches your eye as you walk past. Gateau's of course can be found in a variety of flavours, alongside Mille Feuille, to towering chocolate and fruit tarts, each as delicious as the last. Their patisserie is a taste experience that has to be tried, a little sweeter and richer than other similar chains, you won't know where to start from the menu. The chocolate tarts certainly look impressive, you won't find a larger tower of delicious chocolate ganache and cream anywhere else, and their sweet almond and chocolate biscuits look incredibly dainty yet deliciously rich, they really know what makes for a tasty treat.
They aren't just about the cake either, with an impressive menu of dishes and some of the most generous portions you'll ever find, they even serve afternoon and cream teas to indulge in.
Certainly worth a visit for a treat whenever you find yourself in London, with branches across the city you won't find yourself far from a Caffe Concerto. You can also order their delicious cakes online should you feel like over indulging a little.. Visit www.caffeconcerto.co.uk to find their branches across London and to view the full selection of cakes to order.
First time at Caffe Concerto? Treat yourself to a pot of tea and a delicious black forest gateau or chocolate tart, you won't regret it.
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