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Summary

“Wonderful views over west London” are a pull at this “specially situated” and “moodily decorated” Kensington penthouse, where you can cap off a meal with a stroll around the incredible roof gardens. Reactions to the modern British cuisine are mixed – to fans “ambitious and well executed”, to foes “pretentious style over substance”.

£72
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“You are transported to a far-away place, and yet you are in the centre of Kensington”, when you visit this “spectacular” venue, overlooking the famous, lush rooftop gardens below (“arrive early and take a stroll around”); at the price “the cooking lacks a little polish” (so look out for lunch deals).

£72
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Extraordinary to have trees, streams and flamingos, up above Kensington High Street!” – these “cool” (“blingy”) 8th-floor dining rooms, overlooking the roof gardens, make “such a romantic summer location”; perhaps best to visit for lunch, when there’s a “very good-value 3-course set option”.

£72
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“What girl doesn’t like a flamingo?” – they’re sometimes to be spotted in the extraordinary 8th-floor roof garden overlooked by this Kensington eyrie; “the menu is workmanlike and perhaps a little uninspiring, but with views like this who cares?”

£72
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Babylon, Kensington Roof Gardens Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Babylon, Kensington Roof Gardens Restaurant in W8, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Babylon, Kensington Roof Gardens restaurant.
Kit A
The setting is great with a panoramic view ...
Reviewed 5 months, 20 days ago

"The setting is great with a panoramic view through a glass wall along one side of the restaurant. It is quite corporate in the way that they take bookings, business-like rather than warm. My big criticism is the coverings on the chairs which are some sort of manmade fabric which makes you sweat big time! No-one is ever going to talk about this so I imagine the restaurant will trundle on regardless. However having been there 3 or 4 times, I know this was not a 'one off' problem and so I won't be going back."

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olivier a
The Roof Garden, below the restaurant is in...
Reviewed 11 months, 26 days ago

"The Roof Garden, below the restaurant is incredible, but the restaurant itself, although good, could be modernised and the staff could show a bit more of enthusiasm working here"

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99 Kensington High St, London, W8 5SA
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lunch noon - 3 pm, dinner 7 pm - 11 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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