Romulo Café and Restaurant

(203 Reviews)
343 Kensington High Street, London, London, W8 6NW

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 23:30.

Restaurant description

Set in a former Georgian townhouse on Kensington High Street, the newly renovated Romulo Café and Restaurant is a neighbourhood restaurant offering delightful Filipino cuisine in a vibrant, chic atmosphere. Complementing the new interiors is a fresh menu that balances all the exciting favourites and signature creations such as Tito Greg’s Kare-Kare, Chicken and Pork Adobo “Romulo Style’ but in a more pared down form. Inspired by the famed Carlos P. Romulo and run by his family, this highly commended restaurant offers traditional recipes with an innovative touch. Vegetarians will find much to tickle their palates, such as the Young Jackfruit and Coconut Stew.

A new fixture is a prix fixe lunchtime menu from Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm. Featuring two courses for just £12.95 or three for £15.75 – and dishes of the calibre of Ilocos-style miki noodle soup, grilled pork belly barbecue and mango float ice cream – this is not only a great value ‘express’ offering for time-pressed diners, but a fantastic introduction to Filipino cooking for those unfamiliar with the cuisine.

Created by executive chef Jeremy Villanueva, all dishes continue to be made with the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from such renowned local suppliers as Dingley Dell Pork. The Bar serves traditional and speciality cocktails as well as original Philippine beers.

Romulo Café and Restaurant is located just by Warwick Gardens bus stop or an 8-minute walk from both Kensington Olympia and High Street Kensington stations. Please note, kitchen closing times are 21:30 Sunday to Thursday, and 21:45 at weekends.

Customer reviews for Romulo Café and Restaurant
(based on 203 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (20)
  • al fresco (10)
  • breakfast (10)
  • business (24)
  • child friendly (33)
  • dinner (170)
  • entertainment (15)
  • large parties (47)
  • lunch (129)
  • luxury (24)
  • private dining (60)
  • romantic (68)
  • trendy (53)
  • value (57)
  • views (4)
  • By Divina C from Sussex
    27 September 2020

    Food very nice exotic yummy adobo love it laing vey nice except the fried pork

  • By Allyn L from London
    27 September 2020

    Really enjoyed the food. Distinct flavours and very tasty!

  • By Ali M from London
    25 September 2020

    Lovely! Service was friendly and the food delicious. The sizzling chicken entree was superb. I would happily eat here many more time.

  • By Sir james G from Belgrave ,London
    20 September 2020

    Best of the Best food and Service

  • By Jenica R from Wrexham
    17 September 2020

    Relaxing experience, the food is superb and service is second to none.

  • By Sophia M from London
    16 September 2020

    Great food and service

  • By Laasya S from London
    11 September 2020

    Food was not impressive and was over priced.

  • By Amelia C from london
    9 September 2020

    Very good food, great vegan options!

  • By Mary joahnna-carmelle C from Southampton
    5 September 2020

    The place is really nice and fast service.

  • By Terry P from London
    5 September 2020

    Food was fantastic loved every bite and the drink ubb martini was something special. The service was great very friendly staff. Will definitely be back can not recommend enough. 11 out of 10

Restaurant Location Map
Romulo Café and Restaurant
343 Kensington High Street, London, London, W8 6NW

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