Kensington is renowned as one of the trendiest, most upmarket London neighbourhoods, and its cuisine scene is certainly no exception to this rule. Boasting variety, class and (of course) fine eatables, it’s one of the best places in the capital to enjoy a meal – particularly if you’re aiming to impress. Take a look at our top restaurants below.
From its lofty tenth-floor venue offering stunning views of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park hotels, you’ll feel on top of the world when you eat out at this fashionable Chinese restaurant. Deep contemporary red walls are highlighted by striking blue and white vases in a bold design choice. Exquisite Dim Sum and Beijing duck are their hallmarks – don’t miss out on a great meal because you’re busy gaping at the skyline!
The Terrace on Holland Street
A stylish neighbourhood restaurant renowned for its pleasant atmosphere and legendary cocktails, The Terrace on Holland Street is a fantastic option whether you’re enjoying a corporate lunch or taking the family out to dinner. Dishes that are well-worth trying include the trout croquette, the pork schnitzel and crayfish tacos, but the inventive menu boasts plenty of choice if those don’t approve.
Zaika of Kensington
Recently revamped, refurbished and re-imagined, Zaika of Kensington has it all – attentive staff, exquisite Awadhi Indian food and spectacular surroundings for you to enjoy it in. Don’t miss out on the seared scallops, the aloo gobi or the baingan masala. All of these are incredibly tasty dishes. Seeking a side? It has to be the truffle naan.
Babylon at The Roof Gardens
Another sky-high experience in terms of dining and views over London, Babylon at The Roof Gardens has established itself as one of the capital’s most impressive restaurants. Diners are spoilt for choice by the menu, which includes a superb roast pork belly and mouthwatering sardines, as well as a most delectable free-range chicken. Finish with the cheese selection while enjoying the view.