Town House at The Kensington Hotel

(743 Reviews)
The Kensington Hotel 109-113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5LP
British, European, Afternoon Tea

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Main course: £18
Food spend: £30

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 06:30 - 22:30

Restaurant description

Located in the heart of South Kensington, the Town House restaurant & bar is an all-day dining haven, accessed through its own discreet entrance on Manson Place. While away an afternoon over a delicious classic afternoon tea or sip exquisite cocktails at the adjacent K Bar.

Head chef Adi Mandokhot has created a menu to match all tastes where the emphasis is on fresh produce focusing on the seasons, balanced with its hand-picked wine list with something for everyone.

Designed by Alexander Waterworth, the interiors reflect the building's natural charm and old English Town House aesthetic, with a specially-curated library also adding to the charm. The Town House’s period rooms – consisting of 3 beautiful interconnecting spaces - of what were once individual Regency style townhouses, feature bay windows, working fireplaces, parquet floors and original art.

Launched in February 2016, K Bar is inspired by the sophisticated atmosphere of a gentlemen's club. Deep grained oak panelling lines the space which is softened by racing green and royal blue upholstery. An impressive bar front with leather panelling and a rich green marble top accompanies a polished brass back bar display and bespoke wine fridges. Bar Manager Ben Manchester, has put together a cocktail list with unique recipes created to demonstrate how food and drink go so well together.

South Kensington Tube Station is a 5-minute walk away.

Customer reviews for Town House at The Kensington Hotel
(based on 743 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (610)
  • al fresco (12)
  • breakfast (55)
  • business (67)
  • child friendly (67)
  • dinner (149)
  • entertainment (34)
  • large parties (32)
  • lunch (127)
  • luxury (239)
  • private dining (111)
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  • views (23)
  • By Rebecca T from London
    21 January 2020

    Beautifully appointed, comfortable and cosy restaurant with delicious food, attentive staff and a top location.

  • By Wendy F from Glendale
    21 January 2020

    This was perfect from start to finish. Afternoon tea is incredible and be sure to be hungry and the meal is ample. I have already recommended to friends.

  • By David B from Henley-on-Thames
    18 January 2020

    Very relaxed, good service, excellent food.

  • By David Z from London
    17 January 2020

    Outstanding. This was such a surprise and a wonderful experience.

  • By Naomi P from Sydney Australia
    15 January 2020

    Food was impressive and delicious. The concept was amazing. Thoroughly enjoyed

  • By Dawn G from London
    7 January 2020

    We loved every bit of our afternoon tea,the hot savoury snack tray was so delicious then our sandwiches but the amazing Landmark cakes were just fantastic the London eye wheel which the sandwiches and cakes were displayed on was a great touch friends and I would highly recommend The Landmark Tea ..what a lovely afternoon a beautiful hotel so friendly and inviting.We had a cocktail with our tea I recommend the Vava Voom very nice

  • By Susan T from Uxbridge
    5 January 2020

    The London themed afternoon tea at The Town House is without doubt the best afternoon tea I have ever had. Everything about it was amazing. The champagne cocktail started it off well. The savoury canapés were so tasty. The London Eye cake stand was super impressive. I mostly loved the London landmark cakes, probably the Gherkin was my favorite but they were so dainty and so perfect. The service was spot on, exactly the right amount of attention. Couldn’t recommend it enough.

  • By Freya W from London
    2 January 2020

    The service was great, the food was really delicious and the atmosphere really nice. The tea was okay, but nothing special and the there weren't that many choices you could make.

  • By Shari S from London
    31 December 2019

    We thoroughly enjoyed afternoon tea at the Townhouse at The Kensington Hotel. The service was exceptional and the presentation was beautiful.

  • By Pam M from Canoga Park
    30 December 2019

    Amazing!!! We arrived to the Kensington early for our reservation we were seated in a beautiful room and they took our coats and offered water. We were soon asked to move into another delightful room and seated by the fireplace and greeted by Barbara. From the moment we met she took great care of us, answering all our questions and making great recommendations. The Food from the start was well presented and truly delicious. Thomas came over and introduced himself and spoke to us for a bit, he found out it was our anniversary he was SO happy for us and brought us many congratulations from the staff and hotel. The ENTIRE experience was BEYOND what we expected. Barbara and Thomas were just so sweet, They won’t be forgotten. It truly was a great experience.

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Town House at The Kensington Hotel
The Kensington Hotel 109-113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5LP

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