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Restaurants in Kensington

A guide to Kensington and restaurants around Kensington

Kensington - W8

More restaurants in Kensington - W8

The Albert Hall - KensingtonKensington became fashionable and up market in the seventeenth century when William III built Kensington Palace (1689) and was followed into the area by aristocrats and the well-to-do. Not much has changed: long associated with royalty and the upper classes Kensington's parks, gardens and palaces are surrounded by outstanding array of beautifully maintained period properties which provide elegant homes for the wealthy and the well-established.

The central location makes it close to all of London's main recreation facilities-theatres, cinemas, galleries and museums- and there is an abundance of well-tended green space: secluded garden squares, the elegant Kensington Gardens, and the grand expanse of Holland Park's 22.5 hectares of gardens, woodland, and children's play facilities. A map of the Kensington area.

The nearest tubes are High Street Kensington (Circle, District lines); Gloucester Road (Circle, District, Piccadilly lines); Notting Hill Gate (Circle, District, Central lines) and Holland Park (Central).

A shopper's paradise, Kensington has a number of classy department stores, lots of smaller designer boutiques and a major tourist attraction in the shape of the bustling Kensington market. It also has an excellent collection of restaurants and lots of trendy pubs and wine bars. LondonEats.com favourites are The Churchill Arms pub, Maggie Jones's, Zaika, Babylon, The Papaya Tree and The Tenth Floor Restaurant and Bar.

5 out of 10GealesBOOK
British
Notting Hill Gate
4 out of 10Babylon (At The Roof Gardens)BOOK
Continental / Mediterranean restaurant Continental / Mediterranean
High Street Kensington
4 out of 10Chez PatrickBOOK
Continental / Mediterranean
Abbey Wood (Rail)
4 out of 10Strada - KensingtonBOOK
Italian
High Street Kensington
3 out of 10Sticky FingersBOOK
American
High Street Kensington
1 out of 10ZaikaBOOK
Indian / Balti / Tandoori
High Street Kensington
0 out of 10Launceston PlaceBOOK
Continental / Mediterranean
High Street Kensington
 out of 10Cafe RougeBOOK
French
High Street Kensington
 out of 10Cheneston's RestaurantBOOK
British
High Street Kensington
 out of 10Clarke's RestaurantBOOK
British
Notting Hill Gate


Nearest Places: High Street Kensington (W8), Holland Park (W11), Kensington (W8), Notting Hill (W11), Notting Hill Gate (W11),

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