The top 10 restaurants in Kensington, London


Enjoy a meal in one of these 10 restaurants in Kensington displaying different cuisines to suit everyone’s palate!


This is one of London’s Michelin-starred restaurants. They have scooped the prestigious culinary award every year since 2011. This very stylish eatery boasts a contemporary European menu packed with beautiful dishes all evolving around the seasons. For a special treat, why not indulge yourself with the spectacular six-course tasting menu – an absolute must!

Balans Soho Society

This has been on Kensington High Street for more than 15 years, and has had an overall spruce-up ready to welcome everyone and anyone back to enjoy the brilliant atmosphere. You can have breakfast, lunch, dinner here and it is open until midnight!


Forming part of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London’s Hyde Park, This restaurant was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid. It serves innovative, high quality cuisine to customers. The dining room features a flowing membrane roof, and columns that flood natural light into the dining area. Stunning glass walls also give the impression of dining in the surrounding garden.

Verdi Italian Kitchen

Situated within the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington it offers casual dining and authentic Italian flavours in one of London’s most iconic settings. Open for lunch and dinner, and offering a relaxed atmosphere and a warm service in served in a spectacular setting.

Min Jiang

This is a very popular Chinese restaurant. Unusual and authentic cuisine matches the interior decor where Chinese vases and blue-red colour scheme makes you feel as though you are in the Far East. A window seat at one of huge windows will give you the very best views that West London has to offer.

Dirty Bones

This place operates as a traditional hot dog stand throughout the day, however at night it reveals a quirky twist. The menu is created by Ross Clarke (previously at the Fat Duck Experimental Kitchen); it features a selection of playful takes on the classic American dish but using only the highest quality British sausage meat, and their own recipes.

Maggie Jones’s

This place may remind you of your lovely old grandmother’s decorations with buckets filled with lavender and sunflowers, picnic baskets and other trinkets adorning the walls. It is cosy and its country themed atmosphere has welcomed visitors for forty years. It serves traditional recipes such as roast chicken, rack of lamb and sweet favourites, apple pies and crumbles.

Park Lounge

Situated with The Milestone Hotel whereby you can enjoy English tradition with afternoon tea. A delicious array of delicate finger sandwiches is accompanied by warm freshly baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserves, as well as a selection of pastries including éclairs, tartlets, cupcakes and macaroons.


This restaurant and bar brings a touch of Pan-Asian sophistication with chic and contemporary décor complete with a warm and welcoming atmosphere making it a neighbourhood gourmet gem that people will travel from near and far to visit it has already won Best Chinese Restaurant in London at the prestigious Asian Curry Awards.


Housed in the beautiful Victorian building of the Polish Hearth Club. Non-members are welcome in the restaurant, which offers a wonderful calm gentility and warmth. The French windows open onto the terrace that overlooks one of London’s famous garden squares, perfect for relaxing and ‘people watching’.

Wherever you have room-stay accommodation in London, excellent transport links around the city mean you can reach any of the above restaurants without too much hassle. Check out their websites for on-line booking.