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.
The Ivy Brasserie: Sophisticated all-day dining restaurant with a choice of modern British cuisine
Core: Two Michelin Stars relaxed fine dining in the heart of Notting Hill serving locally sourced British cuisine
Wasabi Sushi & Bento: Chain restaurant dishing up bento boxes, sushi and hot Japanese meals
The Kensington Creperie: Enjoy sweet crepes, savoury galettes and healthy salads in a modern seating area (includes outside seating)
Thai Square: Contemporary Thai chain restaurant designed with Buddhist sculptures and traditional carvings
Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar: Beautiful champagne bar located above a luxury fashion store serving cocktails, wine and a contemporary bar menu
Sticky Fingers: A fun rock-themed American diner popular amongst tourists and fans of Rolling Stones
Kitchen W8: Friendly Michelin Star, Modern European restaurant styled with contemporary artwork and interiors
The Scarsdale Tavern: Traditional pub with a homely British menu. Hosts an open fireplace and exposed brick walls
The Belvedere: Modern European restaurant in a grand 17th-century summer ballroom situated in the centre of Holland Park
The Churchill Arms: Bursting with Winston Churchill memorabilia and serving delicious Thai noodles and curry dishes
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.