Places to go in Kensington
Modern European Restaurant
11-13 Abingdon Road, W8 6AH [map]
Kitchen W8 opened in October 2009 in Kensington and gained a Michelin star in 2011. The space has been designed with comfort in mind and the food and wine are guaranteed to revive your spirit.
12 Holland Park Road, W14 8LZ [map]
The former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton.
6 Old Court Place, Kensington, W8 4PL [map]
Maggie Jones's has a rustic, opulent interior and serves imaginative, British based food.
Palace Gate House, 1a Palace Gate, Greater London, W8 5LS [map]
As well as being known as one of the world's premier gaming clubs, Maxims is also famed for the exquisite quality of its cuisine.
Kensington Place, Kensington, W8 7PP [map]
Notting Hill Farmers' Market has been running since September 1999, and has a dedicated following of eager market shoppers.
35 Earls Court Road, Kensington, W8 6ED [map]
PizzaExpress offers dishes made from the finest fresh ingredients in beautifully designed surroundings with friendly and efficient service.
Hammersmith Road, West Kensington, W14 8UX [map]
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Olympia offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics.
Bed & Breakfast
21 Avonmore Road, Kensington, W14 8RP [map]
Simply Rooms & Suites offer boutique guest accommodation close to Olympia Exhibition Centre and Kensington High Street.
Gourmet Food & Delicatessen
63 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SE [map]
Kensington is the largest Whole Foods shop in London. You can choose from dozens of regional cheeses in the unique cheese room, and buy handmade chocolates, meat from the 75ft butchers' counter, and fresh fish prepared by skilled fishmongers. All foods are free from artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, sweeteners and hydrogenated fats.
11 Castletown Road, West Kensington, W14 9HE [map]
We are situated close to the heart of London in West Kensington, we have lovely Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom apartments available for short term let.
64A Kensington Church Street, Kensington, W8 4DB [map]
Adrian Harrington has a wide ranging stock of antiquarian books, prints and maps, specialising in literature, first editions and bound library sets, voyages and travel, atlas's, colourplate and illustrated books, children's books, fore edge paintings and fine and rare books in all fields.
40 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 4PF [map]
American Apparel sells fashion basics, with great cut, fit and colour.
11 - 13 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5NP [map]
Archangel is a restaurant and bar serving Eastern European food, with a cocktail bar and restaurant on one floor and a night club in the basement.
187 Kensington High Street, W8 6SH [map]
The Balans are a cheerful and funky chain of restaurants, usually full of a young crowd taking advantage of the energetic atmosphere and the late opening hours.
4a Castletown Road, Hammersmith, W14 9HE [map]
The Bhavan Centre is the largest institute for Indian arts and culture outside the Indian Sub-continent.
11 Russell Gardens, W14 8EZ [map]
Descend into the gold ceiling blagbasement, kick back on the large beds overlooked by a reclining Ganesh under the shade of the cherry tree, and enjoy the Hindu cool decor.
284-286 Kensington High Street, West Kensington, W14 8NZ [map]
Blue Lagoon is a Thai restaurant specialising in Royal Thai cuisine with fresh ingredients flown in daily from Thailand.
222 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 7RG [map]
Byron are a restaurant chain that specialise in hamburgers.
7 Lancer Square, Kensington, W8 4EH [map]
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining since it opened way back in 1989.
3-5 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, W8 7DU [map]
Carluccio's offer a fine selection of regional Italian foods including ready made dishes and fresh bread as well as fresh wild mushrooms and truffles.