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THE CONNAUGHT PATISSERIE, MOUNT STREET, W1

Is this London’s sweetest treat?

The Connaught Hotel-lauded for its patisserie-hasor take a treat away; Mayfair residents can take advantage of a delivery service. The pink-hued shop has marked its own opening with a collaboration with The River Cafe: its decadent chocolate nemesis cake will be delivered daily to The Connaught Patisserie and is the first time the famous pudding has been served outside of the Hammersmith restaurant. Other delights include a rotating array of seasonal patisserie and a chocolate hazelnut Connaught hound cake. Executive pastry chef Nicolas Rouzaud has been ‘thrilled with the response so far' and hopes that the cakes ‘bring comfort and beauty, when they are most needed'. Mr Rouzaud is particularly fond of the chocolate and tonka tart.

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