Kitchen W8

11 - 13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH
A la carte menu

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 958 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (54)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (254)
  • business (272)
  • private dining (182)
  • romantic (313)
  • dinner (708)
  • child friendly (21)
  • large parties (27)
  • lunch (470)
  • trendy (96)
  • value (229)
  • views (1)
  • By Rupert V from London
    12 February 2019

    Thoroughly enjoyablelunch. Good service and excellent wine list.

  • By Duncan W from London
    12 February 2019

    Excellent meal. Great Service. Wonderful value for money

  • By Ian N from London
    10 February 2019

    Excellent experience. Really pleased with the service and food and it is a very peaceful place to eat amongst the fun of the city.

  • By John K from Atlanta, GA
    9 February 2019

    Very nice evening! The ambience of the restaurant was great; the wait staff was very professional. The food tasted fantastic! We really enjoyed ourselves.

  • By Todor D from London
    7 February 2019


  • By Richard S from London
    6 February 2019


    5 February 2019

    Amazing amazing amazing! Wonderful dining experience whether it be for meetings or a romantic dinner! Impeccable. Keep it up!

  • By Larry C from London
    4 February 2019

    Excellent food and service

  • By Michael H from London
    3 February 2019

    Excellent meals

  • By Anders L from STOCKHOLM
    2 February 2019

    Great food but needs to improve the wine list

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

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