RestaurantsLondonBayswaterW2

survey result

Summary

£66
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Delicious pizzas” backed up by a starter-heavy Mediterranean menu ensure things stay “busy” at west London’s Oak trio – stylish pub conversions in Notting Hill and Shepherd’s Bush, with a modern bistro on the river at Battersea (plus the same group’s Bird in Hand gastroboozer at Brook Green). There’s generally a “good atmosphere”, too.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tasty pizzas” top the bill at these “good-looking gastropub” conversions in Notting Hill and Shepherd’s Bush, with the “excellent new addition” of a “stylish bistro” in a “stunning, huge space” on the river at Battersea. “Pizzas and starters outshine main courses, but overall very pleasant and relaxing”.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tasty pizzas” top the bill at these “good-looking gastropub” conversions in Notting Hill and Shepherd’s Bush, with the “excellent new addition” of a “stylish bistro” in a “stunning, huge space” on the river at Battersea. “Pizzas and starters outshine main courses, but overall very pleasant and relaxing”.

Summary

£57
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent pizzas” and a vibey interior contribute to the impressive magnetism of this appealing Notting Hill pub-conversion. It has a similar (but bigger and more “comfy”) Shepherd’s Bush sibling, near the bottom of the Askew Road.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair
Yes
16, 55
No dress code
60
Yes
Opening hours

Mon-Fri: dinner 6.30-10.30pm / Sat: lunch 12-4pm, dinner 6.30-11pm / Sun: lunch 12-4pm, dinner 6.30-10pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm, Fri & Sat 11 pm, Sun 10 pm

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