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277 Kensington High StreetLondonW8 6NA
There is something extremely comfortable and homely about Il Portico, like stepping into someone else's living room that looks just like a restaurant.
The owners are Italian so the food is Italian which makes a lot of sense to me. I think I'd have been pretty shocked if the food was like, something weird, like Brazilian, but then I went through my mental database of Italian diaspora...more
The service was terrific and authentic Italian. The calamari was the best I have ever had. Good wine selection. The Lamb Shank was unreal. The spaghetti had a generous serving of clams. The chocolate dessert was phenomenal. ABSOLUTELY go there.more
They have recently changed their menu and decor! The place is even better than the the first time I visited here in January! They have this incredible brick oven which equates to literally the best pizza you have ever tasted. I brought a client of mine from Kensington and he raved that it was the best pizza he has ever had. He was a vegetarian so I was hoping to impress with my choice for...more
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
The warmest reception ever by the staff. Just amazing.
The asparagus and parmesan were great. Shared the shellfish linguini with the hubs and thought it was perfectly cooked.
I had a fish dish with fennel and pink peppercorns after and thought it was lovely. Simple food but good.more