Taking reference from London’s past, the restaurant’s name is said to reference the historic ‘cardinal’ virtues (justice, fortitude, temperance and prudence) ‘through a modern lens’.
It will have space for 40-50 covers as well as a terrace that will seat an additional 40 covers.
Menu items will include at The Cardinal burger; steak frites; olive oil poached salmon served with fennel-green apple salad; steamed mussels with crispy shallots; and stracciatella with slow roasted tomatoes, hazelnut dukkah and garlic toast.
Desserts will include sticky toffee pudding with armagnac ice cream; and pavlova, summer berries, and yuzu curd.
The Saint opened in March 2023 and is located in London's Square Mile at the crossroads of The City and Shoreditch.