RestaurantsLondonKensingtonW8

survey result

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “beautiful dining room” (“an old bank building”) hosts a menu inspired by the historic royal cuisine of Lucknow, at this smart restaurant near Kensington Gardens. It “never seems to make it into the ‘top’ lists”, unlike its highly rated stablemate Tamarind in Mayfair, “but the modern cooking never disappoints and is of the highest quality”.

Summary

£69
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This plush modern venue occupies a “lovely space” – a former banking hall near Kensington Palace Gardens – and is the less well-known stablemate of the vaunted Tamarind in Mayfair. It serves “beautiful” and “innovative” dishes inspired by the historic cuisines developed for royalty in Lucknow, northern India.

Summary

£71
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The forgotten sibling of Mayfair’s swanky Tamarind inspires shockingly little feedback nowadays, but all reports continue to applaud this posh nouvelle Indian, which occupies an impressive converted banking hall near Kensington Palace Gardens: “top cuisine, with excellent service, and grand style”.

Summary

£71
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The forgotten sibling of Mayfair’s swanky Tamarind inspires shockingly little feedback nowadays, but all reports continue to applaud this posh nouvelle Indian, which occupies an impressive converted banking hall near Kensington Palace Gardens: “top cuisine, with excellent service, and grand style”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
30
No trainers
96

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 59.00 Always available 12

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.00 £20.00 £8.00 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
1 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5NP
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Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:15 pm
Sunday5:30 pm‑9.15pm

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