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Zuaya

The blurb

Located just off Kensington High Street, Zuaya brings a tasty slice of Latin America to west London with its sexy two-storey urban jungle. Headed up by Venezuelan chef Francisco Lafee of Barrafina and the one-time World’s Best RestaurantRead more →

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Akira

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The Japanese restaurant, Akira, is on the first floor of Japan House London in Kensington. Named after Chef Shimizu Akira, the restaurant presents a Japanese dining experience based on Akira’s ‘trinity of cooking principles’: food, tableware and presentation. … Read more →

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'Both traditional and forward-thinking, but always delicious'

Geales

Open Mon 5.30pm–11pm, Tue–Fri midday–3pm and 5.30pm–11pm, Sat–Sun midday–11pm

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Geales first opened in 1939, and has remained a neighbourhood favourite for over 70 years. Tucked away on a quiet side street just off Notting Hill Gate and mere … Read more →

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'Soaked in a secret mix of ten spices for ten hours, these little red balls are a must-try'

Go-Viet

Open Mon–Thu midday–3pm and 6pm–10.30pm; Fri midday–3pm and 6pm–11pm; Sat midday–11pm and Sun midday-10.30pm

The blurb

On a sunny evening in May, after a glass of wine on Exhibition Road, we headed back past South Kensington station, passing the flash … Read more →

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'God, it was all unbelievably yummy'

Brunello Bar and Restaurant (formerly Osteria 60)

Breakfast Mon–Fri 7am–10.30am, Sat–Sun 7am–11am; lunch midday–2.30pm; afternoon tea 1pm–5.30pm; dinner 7pm–10.30pm

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‘Elegant, Milanese-style hotel dining room and bar for upscale Italian cuisine and interesting wines. Facing Kensington Gardens, on the ground floor of the Baglioni Hotel Read more →

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theo's simple italian
'Decent ingredients, cooked well, in unpretentious surroundings'

Theo’s Simple Italian

Open Mon–Fri 6.30am–10.30pm, Sat–Sun 7am–11pm

The blurb

A classic, rustic Italian all-day restaurant and deli, offering the very best of Italian food from acclaimed chef Theo Randall:

“I first learned about the effort required and the rewards enjoyed by a … Read more →

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'These eggs were absolutely perfect, with beautiful thick whites'

Kensington Place

Open Tue–Fri midday–3pm, Sat–Sun 11am–3.30pm; Mon–Thu 6pm–10.30pm, Fri–Sat 6pm–11pm

The blurb

For food lovers, the combining of two meals into one seems a bit of a raw deal. But Kensington Place won me over with their new three-course weekend brunch … Read more →

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'Everything about Pizzicotto was warm and welcoming'

Pizzicotto

Tues–Sun midday–2.45pm, 6pm–10.30pm

The blurb

‘Inspired by the tradition of Italian neighbourhood haunts, Pizzicotto is the lively sister restaurant to the 50 year old Kensington gem ‘Il Portico’. A local Pizzeria and Osteria where the humble pizza & neighbourhood cuisine … Read more →

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'Duck breast turned up blushing, the ginger and lemongrass jus it came with a smart pairing'

MK Bar and Grill

Mon–Fri 11am–11pm, Sat–Sun 8.30am–11pm

“This feels very Kensington,” said the other half as we strolled into MK, close to Gloucester Road. For a Friday night it was pretty calm, maybe because, being such a big place, it would take quite … Read more →

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'It would certainly be the perfect place to impress a first date'

The Magazine

Tue–Sun 9am–6pm

The blurb

‘Forming part of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London’s Hyde Park, The Magazine was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid. Head Chef Emmanuel Eger’s contemporary style of cooking, combined with Zaha Hadid’s inspirational architecture, creates … Read more →

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