Guide MICHELIN 2020

Kitchen W8

(1098 Reviews)
11 - 13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH
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Top offer

Valentine's Day Tasting Menu £89 per person

For Valentine's Day we are offering one special tasting menu for the evening. This will cost £89 per person or £149 including a matching wine flight.

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.

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Kitchen W8
(based on 1098 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (300)
  • child friendly (25)
  • dinner (814)
  • entertainment (61)
  • large parties (34)
  • lunch (530)
  • luxury (287)
  • private dining (221)
  • romantic (350)
  • trendy (106)
  • value (263)
  • views (1)
  • By Dania A from London
    24 January 2020

    Nice and unassuming Michelin starred restaurant just off high street Kensington. We ordered a la carte, I have to say not all the dishes blew me away but it was a good meal with an excellent Pinot noir! Also very reasonably priced. Recommended for a nice dinner. The raviolo starter was amazing!

  • By C. C from Milan
    17 January 2020

    Excellent food, delicious and very good value.

  • By Susan G from London
    16 January 2020

    Tasting menu excellent.

  • By Saeko A from London
    11 January 2020

    Everything was amaizing!

  • By Michael S from London
    8 January 2020

    Very good value fixed price lunch menu. Comfortable seating and friendly and excellent service.

  • By Neal P M from old greenwich Connecticut
    6 January 2020

    Our second visit for lunch. We try to go here when we're in London, particularly since we stay in Kensington. The food is quite good, and the dishes are beautifully presented, The attentive service and ambiance make the dining experience even more special. A very comfortable setting.

  • By Sandra C from London
    31 December 2019

    Loved the food especially mackerel starter, staff were extremely courteous and friendly. Great way to start New Year !

  • By Gary V from London
    15 December 2019

    Highly recommended

  • By Elif R from London
    15 December 2019

    Amazing experience every time we visit. Every dish is beautifully presented and delicious. Atmosphere is very pleasant. Service is perfect. Compared to its peers, it’s great value for money. One of our favourite restaurants in London.

  • By Martin K from Derby
    14 December 2019

    Excellent service and meal. Could not fault anything about the restaurant. Scallop and langoustine tail starter sublime, followed by aged beef and delicious warm hazelnut tart. Would recommend highly.

Restaurant Location Map
Kitchen W8
11 - 13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH

Available offers

  • Valentine's Day Tasting Menu £89 per person

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