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Kitchen W8

11 - 13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH +44 2081281709

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Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:30 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30
Friday & Saturday 12:30 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:30 - 15:00 & 18:30 - 21:30.

I have been many times to Kitchen W8 and It has always been excellent- very relaxed atmosphere, professional service, delicious food and a nice ambience. It is the perfect neighbourhood restaurant.

Noleen Oh 22 June 2017
from London

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Kitchen W8 is a contemporary Michelin-starred restaurant on well-heeled Kensington High Street. Nestled behind a sleek and unassuming black exterior, stunning presentation of seasonal, British food has earned W8 its critical acclaim.

Foregrounding provenance of food, the Kitchen W8 menu offers such mouth-watering combinations as caramelised loin and croquette of Pata Negra pork with potato, apple and watercress, and Roast Bresse pigeon with heritage beetroots, bulgur wheat, hazelnuts and bacon. A tasting menu showcases the restaurant's finest dishes and pairs with elegant complementing wines, while Sunday lunch is a refined approach to the comforting homely roast.

Elegant and understated, the interior at the Kitchen W8 restaurant in Kensington has been designed to create a relaxed ambience. Peppered with modern art and quirky patterning, it is an apt backdrop for picture-perfect cuisine and a host of sophisticated French and New World wines.

The distinctive jet black awning of Kitchen W8 in London is recognisable in the parade of shops on Abingdon Road, just off the High Street. It is a 5-minute walk to High Street Kensington Tube Station.

Kitchen W8

11 - 13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH

Contact +44 2079370120
Reservations +44 2081281709
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Customer reviews for Kitchen W8

4.6 (((() (based on 656 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (479)
  • lunch (327)
  • romantic (220)
  • business (197)
  • luxury (184)
  • value (175)
  • private dining (120)
  • trendy (72)
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  • ((((* 26 June 2017 by Ksenia Peresvetova from London

    Average food, design; good service but nothing special

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Rick Koerwer from Dallas

    Best meal we had. London

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Peter Wakeham from London

    Most enjoyable

  • ((((* 25 June 2017 by Susan Yeomans from Warwick

    Good value 3 course lunch in a Michelin-starred restaurant, with charming service. Particularly enjoyed the gazpacho and avocado flavours in the squid and sea bream starter. Surprised but delighted by the peach, vanilla, kernel, raspberry sorbet dessert. Wonderful warm sour dough bread. Would warmly recommend to anyone near Kensington High Street/Design Museum/Leighton House. Would be 5 stars from me if main course portions slightly more generous.

  • ((((( 23 June 2017 by David Robb from London

    I meet a journalist friend for lunch on a semi regular basis. We always meet at Kitchen - it never disappoints. The food is delicious but light - just what's needed at lunchtime, and the staff are always friendly and attentive. Yesterday my guest was very late due to unforeseen circumstances. I decided to have lunch anyway, and when my friend did arrive the staff reset her place and served her in an impeccable and unobtrusive way.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Sven Bostyn from Liverpool

    Staff was very friendly.
    Food was excellent, and the wine was of a very good standard indeed.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Noleen Oh from London

    I have been many times to Kitchen W8 and It has always been excellent- very relaxed atmosphere, professional service, delicious food and a nice ambience. It is the perfect neighbourhood restaurant.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Clive Reynolds from London

    We enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Kitchen W8. One of us had Brittany artichoke followed by Roast rump of veal and then Yellow Peach Sorbet and the other had Ravioli of Orkney scallop and lobster followed by the veal and then a dessert of Poached apricots.
    We spoilt ourselves with a bottle of Whispering Angel Rosé - well it was the hottest day of the year and I had turned 65 the day before!
    The ambience was what I would call classy/relaxed. The artwork around the walls is great.
    Our waitress was well informed and helpful.
    We shall return - soon!

  • ((((( 20 June 2017 by Adrian Hope from Devon

    Very good

  • ((((( 20 June 2017 by Tony Story from Inverness

    Excellent food and good value , wine list a bit disappointing in selection and quality.
    Service fine.

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