Situated in the luxurious and trendy K West Hotel between Shepherds Bush and West Kensington, Kanteen is a magnet for media types fresh from the nearby BBC headquarters as well as the less headline-worthy fashionable folk who live nearby. Enter through the buzzing bar and head upstairs to the mezzanine level to find a bright, comfortable room surrounded by cool contemporary artworks which are also available to buy. The Kanteen menu, dreamed up by the talented Sylvain Chevereau, offers a thoroughly creative selection of modern dishes with a hint of the Mediterranean and a touch of luxuriance too. Desserts are simple favourites done well so be sure to leave a little room for chocolate fondant or lemon tart.
£25 and under
I went with a pretty group of about 12 people last night for a business dinner in this swanky rock n roll influenced hotel & Restaurant.
I'm from the US and have just been here for a bit under a week so that should be mentioned. If you're American, you may not dig this place OR maybe I just ordered the wrong thing. Who knows.
We started off with beers in the cool lounge down stairs and...more
I recently visited Kanteen to sample their new Saints and Sinners (http://londonist.com/2009/04/saints_and_sinners_menu_at_k_west_h.php) menu. Introduced by Kanteen's head chef Sylvan Chevereau, the menu takes a two-sided naughty and nice approach to modern British dishes. Believe it or not, I actually went with the more "nice" options on my visit.
Kanteen is a chic little eatery located...more