Cakes & Bubbles at Hotel Cafe Royal

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After his successful pop up at Hotel Café Royal in 2016, famed chef Albert Adrià returns to London. Voted The World’s Best Pastry Chef by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and having built a gastronomic revolution alongside his brother, Ferran, at the legendary Michelin three-star elBulli, Adrià runs Barcelona’s hottest restaurant ‘Tickets’. Cakes & Bubbles marks his first permanent establishment outside of his native Spain.

At home on the ground floor of the modern grand Hotel Café Royal, fronting luxury shopping destination Regent Street, Cakes & Bubbles will offer a parade of exceptional desserts set to wow diners, including Adrià’s signature ‘cheese cake’ and a finely curated list of Champagnes and sparkling wines.

Cakes & Bubbles currently accepts bookings from 8 - 30 November 2018 only. On 19 November reservations will be possible for December onwards.

Specials

Get a Complimentary glass of champagne with the set menu

Enjoy a glass of champagne when booking the set menu at Cakes & Bubbles.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: May 13, 2019

Ends: August 13, 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00PM-3:00PM

What 176 People Are Saying
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SH
London
21 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Called in for a quick coffee and bite. Loved the cheese cake. Coffee and pastry’s were lovely.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Life changing deserts

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P
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 2

I have followed this chef’s career and creations with interest so I was excited to try this new champagne and dessert place. Two of my favorite things! Admittedly my expectations were high but I was let down. The room was loud and very generic. Were there flowers? If so, I don’t remember them. The waitress was very sweet and helpful. Service was a highlight. As I don’t like cheesecake which is the star of the show I sought the waitress’s advice and ended up trying two with my very good glass of bubbly. I tried a little frozen coconut and chocolate confection. It is meant to be eaten with the hands but immediately melts in them. Tasty but one light bite. The second one was a chocolate passionfruit mousse tart. Flavors were nice and it was pretty, but nothing I haven’t seen and had before.

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AC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Even better than my high expectations. Each dish was beautifully presented, the tastes were intense but also light so that we left feeling happy but not guilty that we had just spent an hour eating cakes and drinking bubbles

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DG
Shropshire
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

For a very special treat I can think of no better place to come and eat dessert, drink bubbles and watch the people on Regent Street pass by. The only down side is the price but that certainly hasn't stopped me coming back! Think dessert tapas, little bites and bigger desserts all perfectly executed and delicious. Service is friendly and talks you through how the menu works. My advice, try almost one kf everything!

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E
London
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I must be missing something. Maybe it's better if you don't have the tasting menu. Thought it was a bit pricey for what you got compared to what you can get in many michelin starred places across town.

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EH
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mind blowing experience. Best cheesecake I ever ate.

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MM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cakes and Bubbles was a lot of fun! The cheesecake ruined all other cheesecake forever! The stroopwafel ice cream sandwich was divine! I highly recommend!

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KK
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place for some fine desserts. And if you are a fan of bubbly or champagne the selection is immense. We enjoyed this place so much.

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SM
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing! Taste, quality/price and deco.

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CP
London
4 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic experience, the cheese cake was very clever!

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SS
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a fab time at cakes and bubbles, the staff were extremely attentive and were very helpful when we didn’t like one of the courses - not because the food wasn’t nice - purely because it wasn’t to our taste. They let us try something else and didn’t charge. The hotel was lovely, as was the setting of the restaurant - I’d recommend sitting by the window. I took my sister for her birthday and they made a special effort to help us celebrate the occasion. A great place and I’d definitely recommend it.

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CT
London
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a fabulous time, the cakes were absolutely to die for and drinks even though a little experience were fabulous...
Service was great, overall a fantastic Birthday treat .

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ET
London
3 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for making the occasion so special, will definitely be back 😊

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s
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Desserts were creative and tasty and a beautiful room, with friendly service, but eye wateringly expensive for what you get, and in the end not as over the top original as I expected.

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f
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing patries in a nice restaurant.
The concept is very good

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G
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

Exceptional creativity and great concept although some missing in experience.

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MC
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

It was a good experience, would go again but would pick cakes. We thought the music was loud and to much base.

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CM
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent! A must for sophisticated cake lovers. Cheesecake particularly good and the champagne was great. Highly recommended.

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IA
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Técnicamente es una pasada, muy cuidada la presentación de los postres y la estética de la pastelería, sabores suaves con muy buenos contrastes y texturas, la atención de FEDERICA en especial, una auténtica pasada, nos explicó todo a la perfección y resolvió cada una de nuestras dudas. Volveremos sin duda alguna.

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r
Hertfordshire
16 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Excellent but expensive desserts. No surprises. I recommend

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AJ
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The ambience and service is great. Pricing is high for tiny portions but it is perfect for a special experience.

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CM
London
6 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a delight to go here.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Creative and exquisite.

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SB
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely delicious custom desserts. Each one a unique experience, both in presentation and taste!

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JU
London
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant and atmosphere. Caring, friendly and lovely staff. Thank you for a wonderful experience and making my birthday extra special!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very gooood

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RH
London
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service started abut slow. We were first into the restaurant and ordered first but nothing came out till 25 mins. Whereas other table food keep coming. One table even finished eating when we just have our first dessert.

Food is great, but service could have been better and faster. When asked, they came out with excuse that the dessert need to wait for other dessert, which doesn't excuse the fact that our first one, the rose, took like 20 minutes.

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PT
London
10 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely venue, great staff and exquisite food served imaginatively. Almost every table seemed to be celebrating a Birthday!

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RS
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had the set menu with bubbles. It was presented beautifully and everything was delicious. The crispy pancake was also very special. We went pre theatre expecting the cakes to sustain us but even with an extra dish we had to top up with snacks at the theatre. Small desserts are a great idea to allow tastings but don’t rely on it for dinner.

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L
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

Staff were nice and friendly, however orders were all put on one stand and not explained who had what as one person ordered the taster menu and others ordered individual items. Reservation made online - requested a special occasion (40th birthday) and nothing was done about it. Another table had singing and a bit of a fuss made however nothing at our table. Actual items of dessert were less than satisfactory , portions are absolutely tiny and not very exciting as you would think for a chef of that stature.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious cheese cake!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dessert !

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OT
London
55 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful in every way! Amazing champagne selection and delicious array of cakes. Can’t wait to go back!

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DG
Shropshire
3 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

For a special treat I can't recommend this place enough. The cakes are light with multi layered flavour and textures. The best we have eaten anywhere in the world. Worth the price.

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KH
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cakes were amazing and the waiter was very knowledgeable offering advice that was spot on about the food

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We were seated 15 minutes after our reservation, but once seated service was great.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mothering Sunday treat

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KM
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Cakes and Bubbles was a lovely, laid back experience but possibly not as special as I had thought. We went to celebrate Mothers Day. I felt the service was slow- nearly 20 minutes before we were offered a drink, but the restaurant was busy. The desserts were different and delicious, especially the egg flan. It is expensive but as a treat it was worth it.

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DB
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my mum for Mother’s Day. Everything was amazing. Especially the waitress Tekle (think her name is spelt wrong-sorry!) Tekle was one of the nicest waitresses I’ve ever met. She was friendly, knowledgeable (not patronising) and just so so lovely! She made mine and my mums afternoon tea a proper experience. So thank you!

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