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277 Kensington High StreetLondonW8 6NA
What an amazing find! My husband and I were visiting and craving some good Italian food, we really found a gem here. The place was packed when we arrived, so we were glad we made a reservation. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we made a reservation to come back the next night,
Atmosphere- This is a cute neighborhood restaurant, nicely decorated with white tablecloths & outdoor...more
I was first at this restaurant 20 years ago when when I was young and on holiday with my parents from the States. I had been back many times in my travels to the U.K. and it was always my favorite restaurant in London. It been several years since I had been back and I wanted to take my husband to share a memory. I must say I was sadly disappointed. The service was subpar at best.I wasn't given...more
We arrived 3 people for at late reservation on a Wednesday night - it might have been the hottest night ever in London, which unfortunately resulted in a chaotic experience.
We were greated by an elderly gentleman, who seemed to be way more busy taking orders from other tables. When he finally took our order, he was in such a hurry resulting in him forgetting to notify the kitchen of our...more
I generally refuse to eat Italian food (except pizza) because I am a traditionalist and always disappointed by restaurants claiming to be authentic. Il Portico, however, is an absolute exception. The staff are fantastic - everyone is smiling, everyone is personable, everyone wants to crack a joke, everyone is enjoying themselves that it just rubs off on you - and yet they do this all without...more