The Abingdon

(177 Reviews)
54 Abingdon Road Kensington, London, W8 6AP
Modern British

Top offer

Lunch Menu 2 courses £19.95 per person

This offer is available from November 22, 2019 until December 31, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.

Opening hours

Monday: 12:30 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday to Friday: 12:30 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 22:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:30 - 22:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 19:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

Much more than a standard London restaurant, The Abingdon pairs modern, eclectic style with beautifully presented European dishes. The eye-catching U-shaped bar is a chic spot for counter dining, with a celebrated wine list featuring organic and biodynamic vintages on offer.

Always innovative and showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients from local suppliers, the Abingdon menu is full of modern European delicacies. Starters like the cheddar & spinach soufflé with wild mushroom ragout are beautifully presented, while fresh seafood recipes are also on offer with a seasonal twist. In addition, there are sharing specialities such as pave steak for 2, and all kinds of premium sides.

The inventive recipes continue for dessert at The Abingdon in Kensington. The Abingdon is also known for its carefully crafted wine list, with bottles from the old and new worlds represented.

An inventive, wonderfully executed update on the modern gastropub, The Abingdon also has a small al fresco seating area at the front. Gloucester Road Tube Station is a 4-minute drive away.

Customer reviews for The Abingdon
(based on 177 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (8)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (27)
  • child friendly (16)
  • dinner (129)
  • entertainment (4)
  • large parties (9)
  • lunch (78)
  • luxury (9)
  • private dining (24)
  • romantic (23)
  • trendy (30)
  • value (26)
  • By Matt C from London
    31 December 2019

    We’ve eaten here several times now and the standard is always very high. The service is wonderful, all our meals have always been delicious with beautifully balanced flavours, and although a pub, it’s never too loud to hear your dining partner. Most recently we attended for NYE dinner and it was wonderful to see the standards were maintained on such a busy night. Curried parsnip croquettes were outstanding, as was the crab and squid ink tortellini (we’ve had these on two occasions and both were outstanding). The potato and truffle pies were unusual but were delightful and light in texture, packed full of flavour. The pork chop never disappoints, and the steak and roast chicken were fantastic. We had guests from Australia and they were delighted with their meals. We shall return again and again

  • By Rod cressey from York
    21 December 2019

    Excellent meal and service. I had traditional turkey Christmas dinner which I could not fault with more than enough portions

  • By Iiro H from London
    16 December 2019

    Once again it was great experience.

  • By Barbara D from Houston
    13 December 2019

    It was the perfect finish on our last night in London. Delicious food (get the sticky toffee pudding!).

  • By Mok O from London
    12 December 2019

    Wonderful ambience and broad choice on the menu such friendly waiters - they even charged my phone!

  • By Alex F from Ca14 4Ty
    23 November 2019

    Very enjoyable evening meal.Excellent and interesting menu; good service with a dining room layout which was original and very comfortable

  • By Sharon H from London
    10 November 2019

    Great Sunday roasts!

  • By Eva W from London
    3 November 2019

    The Abingdon was excellent. Best Sunday lunch I’ve had in years. The staff were attentive and professional, and we were delighted to be able to take our little dog along with us. The staff even provided a bowl of water for our pooch. I would highly recommend The Abingdon..

  • By Sue W from London
    2 November 2019

    Very enjoyable evening and great food

  • By Stephen S from South Kensington
    1 November 2019

    Service so so so professional Food imaginative and expertly cooked and crafted Good wine list The only difficult choice is to go somewhere else occasionally!

Restaurant Location Map
The Abingdon
54 Abingdon Road Kensington, London, W8 6AP

Available offers

  • Lunch Menu 2 courses £19.95 per person

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