Peony at Opium

15-16 Gerrard Street , London, W1D 6JE

Peony at Opium Chinatown bar picture

SquareMeal Review of Peony at Opium

If you have a reservation, and can hack it while a miked-up doorman attempts to communicate with preoccupied staff two floors above, you’ll eventually be escorted to Peony – Opium’s new venue-within-a-venue. Traditional pre-Mao decor and a dark-wood bartender’s table with high stools set the scene for recherché east-west quaffs conceived by rising star Rasa Gaidelyte. Sharing punches served in pretty patterned teapots include a hot toddy involving Chivas 12-year-old whisky and green tea – ideal with dim sum, seafood or vegetable platters. Otherwise, signature mixes might range from Mexican in China (Herradura Tequila, Xilli pepper liqueur, maraschino, grapefruit juice and lime) to Golden Sazerac – smoky ginger, lemongrass and aged El Dorado rum creatively presented with goji berries and a gold coin enrobed in an exotic leaf. At £15-20 (service included), prices are – alas – as breathtakingly steep as the stairs up to this late-late den.

ARE YOU ATTENDING THE EVENT INDUSTRY’S FAVOURITE SHOW?

There’s just a few days left to register for Venues + Events Live 2018 taking place on Wednesday 19th + Thursday 20th September at Old Billingsgate in central London. Explore a huge range of venues from across the UK covering everything from brand new spaces, to the traditional and more unique, giving you tons of ideas for your next event. Discover the best restaurants with private rooms, meet incredible event suppliers and join a jam-packed programme of hands-on masterclasses and SquareMeal Sessions featuring Grace Dent and Deliciously Ella, at this year’s much-anticipated event. Get your free ticket here.

Peony at Opium Location

15-16 Gerrard Street , London W1D 6JE

|

020 7734 7276

|
Nearby Tube/Rail Stations
Nearby Landmarks
Opening times

Tues-Sat 5-12M (Wed – 1am, Thurs – 2am Fri-Sat – 3am)

Peony at Opium's Reviews

This restaurant has not yet any user reviews. Be the first one to add a review to this restaurant!