A Michelin-recommended eatery, Silk Restaurant embodies all the vibrant diversity of the Silk Road at its Double Tree by Hilton home. It can be discovered close to Oxford Circus tube, sitting resplendent inside a Grade II listed oak-panelled courtroom.
Pairs can take a trip to the land of the rising sun for Japanese afternoon tea, munching on daifuku rice cakes, tamago sweet omelettes, and honey-marinated inari pockets. Along the path, tongues will also encounter vegetable gyoza, California maki, and green tea-based pound cake, and souls can sip on plum wine and a selection of teas.
Diners will receive:
Two pieces of Daifuku, a rice cake with azuki beans filling
Two pieces of Tamago, a Japanese sweet omlet
Two pieces of Inari pocket, honey-marinated tofu filled with rice
Two pieces of Green Tea pound cake
Two pieces of Yuzu tart, made from Japanese citrus
Four pieces of steamed vegetable gyoza
Four pieces of California maki, made with fresh crab and avocado
Four pieces of vegetable Futomaki
Silk Restaurant earnt an appetising 3.5/5 from TripAdvisor users. While the Japanese Afternoon Tea is still to be widely reviewed, diners generally praised the food's quality and presentation as well as the décor of the restaurant. Though some opinions varied on service, 89% of 56 Groupon customers recommended the venue with special compliments to the cuisine.