RestaurantsLondonKensingtonW8

survey result

Summary

£70
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This unusually chic gastropub in a Kensington backstreet (champagne buckets on the bar) is a “locals’ favourite” for good reason, having entertained them in style and fed them well for almost 25 years. The bright interior is particularly striking, with red-leather booths adding an element of privacy.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “cosy red-leather booths” to the rear and attractive dining room and bar, this posh gastropub has been a “locals’ favourite” of chichi backstreet Kensington for 22 years. The food is “above average (fantastic steaks!)” and there’s a “decent wine list”“what’s not to like?”.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “cosy red-leather booths” to the rear and attractive dining room and bar, this posh gastropub has been a “locals’ favourite” of chichi backstreet Kensington for 21 years. The food is “above average (fantastic steaks!)” and there’s a “decent wine list”“what’s not to like?”.

Summary

£65
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always a winner” – this “comfortable” neighbourhood gastropub stalwart in a chichi Kensington backstreet is a case study in consistency. “Very accommodating” staff serve “ever-dependable food” in “agreeable surroundings”. “Great for Sunday lunch with children” too.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
No dress code
80

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.30 £21.50 £5.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.95
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
54 Abingdon Rd, London, W8 6AP
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm

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