Food & Drink
The affluent area of Kensington is home to some of the finest restaurants in London. You’ll also find several high-street favourite coffee shops and chains here. Regardless of your budget, Kensington allows you to indulge in a variety of cuisines for all dietary preferences and requirements. We’ve listed a few suggestions below.
El Gaucho: Modern Argentinean steakhouse in a unique ranch-like basement setting www.elgauchorestaurant.com
Wasabi Sushi & Bento: Chain restaurant dishing up bento boxes, sushi and hot Japanese meals www.wasabi.uk.com
The Kensington Creperie: Enjoy sweet crepes, savoury galettes and healthy salads in a modern seating area (includes outside seating) www.kensingtoncreperie.com
Thai Square: Contemporary Thai chain restaurant designed with Buddhist sculptures and traditional carvings www.thaisq.com
Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar: Beautiful champagne bar located above a luxury fashion store serving cocktails, wine and a contemporary bar menu www.harveynichols.com
Sticky Fingers: A fun rock-themed American diner popular amongst tourists and fans of Rolling Stones www.stickyfingers.co.uk
Kitchen W8: Modern European restaurant styled with contemporary artwork and interiors www.kitchenw8.com
The Scarsdale Tavern: Traditional pub with a homely British menu. Hosts an open fireplace and exposed brick walls www.scarsdaletavern.co.uk
The Belvedere: Modern European restaurant in a grand 17th-century summer ballroom situated in the centre of Holland Park www.belvedererestaurant.co.uk
The Churchill Arms: Bursting with Winston Churchill memorabilia and serving delicious Thai noodles and curry dishes www.churchillarmskensington.co.uk
Cosy Nights In
Whole Foods Market: Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products. Open Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm.
Waitrose: Supermarket chain for fresh British produce, groceries and baked goods, including own-brand items. Open Monday to Saturday from 7:30 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm.