26.5.16

Dinner at Roof Garden at The Peninsula Hotel | Beverly Hills


I just got back from a nice dinner at Roof Garden, a rooftop restaurant at The Peninsula in Beverly Hills. The photo above shows the pool area, which is adjacent to the restaurant. 


It was a bit chilly but thankfully they had heating lamps. 


I was going to order the grilled salmon but when the waiter mentioned that their special was grilled shrimps with kale, I decided to have that instead, along with a glass of Italian Pinot Gris. 


The salad was really delicious. 


I hadn't planned on having dessert but then I saw this strawberry short cake on the menu and I wanted to have it. It consisted of sponge cake mixed with strawberry syrup, strawberries and whipped cream. The portion was huge but very easy to eat. I had an espresso with it. 


From the pool area, you get a view of Century City, where I had visited the Annenberg Space for Photography earlier today. 


Quite a few locals were having dinner there. I could tell because different parties seemed to know each other and the staff as well.

The service was top - as you would expect from a five star hotel. The service I often get in Luxembourg cannot be compared to US standards. In fact, it would be unacceptable over here. I can look forward to the terrible Lux service when I get back. For now, I enjoy the great dining experiences I'm having over here. 

9882 S Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
USA

13 comments

  1. What a wonderful setting for a dinner, and I love the look of that strawberry shortcake!

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  2. Stunning images and amazing pool view!

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  3. The salad looks amazing!

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  4. The first photo is my favourite! I'd love to visit a restaurant of this kind with such a service, as it is not something I am proud of in my country. The view is amazing!

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  5. What a gorgeous place for a meal! Loving the shots!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  6. Everything looks so gorgeous!!! Great post my dear :-)

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  7. Wow what an amazing experience. It looks perfect. Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  8. What beautiful views! Good to hear that the service was as stellar one would expect from a five star establishment.

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  9. wow!!! fantastic!!! looks so fine there!! :D

    Have a great day!

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  10. Wow what an amazing place to eat dinner
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  11. I think we contemplated staying at this hotel but ended up going for an Airbnb instead. That rooftop looks very familiar that's why I mentioned it. And wow what a view! But it does feel a little on the small side, but that strawberry shortcake certainly makes up for it. Drooool!

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  12. Beautiful! Seems like a really nice ambiance.

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