Communion at The Church Street Hotel

Church Street Hotel, 29-33 Camberwell Church Street , London,

  • Communion at Church Street Hotel 2014
  • Communion at Church Street Hotel 2014

SquareMeal Review of Communion at The Church Street Hotel

Why fly to Lourdes when you can take waters imbued with miraculous powers in an ecclesiastically themed, Hispanic-styled basement in Camberwell? Located in the bowels of the Church Street Hotel, Communion’s praiseworthy cocktails include Pretty Little Shanty Town (Gosling’s rum, Velvet Falernum, ginger, lime, orange bitters and a gloop of molasses), divinely presented tiki-style and garnished with candied orange wheels and honeycomb. Similarly attractive in a pink sugar-rimmed coupe, Illegal Cherry (a mezcal and Cherry Marnier martini) hits the perfect bittersweet spot by including the juice of grilled Sicilian lemons. Pillowy, flavoursome tortillas are among the reasonably priced, generously portioned, tapas available from Angels & Gypsies' kitchen upstairs. Live funk and world music sets are a bonus, and a glass of wine (however astringent) served with communion wafers on arrival is a nice touch.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Denmark Hill Station 363m

Loughborough Junction Station 1km


Address: Church Street Hotel, 29-33 Camberwell Church Street , London

Area: Camberwell

Opening times

Tues-Sun 6pm-1am (Fri-Sat -3am)

Nearby Landmarks

Blue Elephant Theatre 880m

Premier Cinema 1km


Telephone: 020 7703 5984


Cuisine: Bars

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