Chelsea, Kensington

London restaurants - Chelsea, Kensington

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Harry's Dolce Vita
27-31 Basil St, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1BB
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Caprice Holdings are at it again with another new opening in London. This time around, it's a loosely 50's/60's Italian themed bar and restaurant with its own terrace. It's based on Harry's Bar - but you don't need membership.

Dishoom Kensington
The Barkers Building, Derry Street,London W8 5HR

Already a huge success wherever they open, this sees Dishoom opening in Kensington. Expect a large array of Indian small plates and expect a queue to get in at peak times.

2A Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT

Central London's legendary nightclub Mahiki is getting a sister venue in Kensington, with a Polynesian-themed restaurant inside called Pufferfish. Its tableside-seared salmon, champagne-topped treasure chests and tropical cocktails should reel in the celebs like its Mayfair branch.

Villa Mama's
25 Elystan St, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT

After a successful first opening in her home country, Bahraini chef Roaya have opened here in London. Step in for a breakfast flatbread with homemade yoghurt in their terracotta-lined courtyard, try a plum cocktail on the al fresco terrace or order far too much from their Mezzeh sharing plates menu.

Zheng Chelsea
4 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London SW3 6PP
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

The original Zheng in Oxford has been a big hit, and now they've opened a second restaurant in Chelsea. Expect pan-Asian cuisine with a particular focus on Malaysian cooking.

Elystan Street
43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
Michelin star 1 Michelin star

Phil Howard brought in two Michelin Stars to The Square before he moved on. This is the next restaurant where he's in the kitchen, with a slightly more laid-back feel.

Claude Bosi at Bibendum
Michelin House, 81 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6RD
Critic reviews - total score out of 10
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars

He may have shut up shop at Hibiscus, but Claude Bosi is now at the classic Bibendum building. There he's in charge of both the downstairs seafood restaurant and the fine dining upstairs.

Launceston Place
1a Launceston Place, London W8 5RL
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10
Michelin star 0 Michelin stars

Launceston Place has been a mainstay of the high-end Kensington dining scene for some time. And now it's had something of a rejuvenation with new head chef Ben Murphy at the helm. Expect a tasting menu with more than a few twists taken from Murphy's background.

Restaurant Ours
264 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 2AS
Critic reviews - total score 2.5 out of 10

This is the next restaurant from Tom Sellers, who's behind the very popular Restaurant Story. He's joined up with Daniel Phippard for this restaurant hidden behind Brompton Road which will have classic and contemporary influences. And a great big tree in the middle of it too. Expect a buzzing bar.

The Hour Glass
279-283 Brompton Road, London SW3 2DY
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

The Hour Glass pub has two new owners - Luke Mackay and David Turcan, who run Brompton Food Market. Expect a regularly changing menu with lots of products from artisan producers.

172 Kings Road, London,SW3 4UP
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

A couple of years after the successful launch of The Shed in Notting Hill, The Gladwin brothers are back with their follow up, Rabbit. This time it's a "celebration of wild British food" in Chelsea.

Walton House, Walton Street, London SW3 2JH
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

This new Italian is taking over a classic building in Knightsbridge and is being consulted by the legendary Silvano Giraldin, best known for his exemplary service when he was General Manager at Le Gavroche. Expect classic Italian and there's a separate bar and courtyard too.

Brasserie Gustave
4 Sydney Street, London SW3 6PP
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

This Chelsea brasserie has a lot of respected restaurant folk behind it who have worked at Brasserie St Jacques, The Greenhouse, Brown’s Hotel, The Ritz Hotel, Harry’s Bar and The Arch. Expect classic French brasserie dishes with a lot of trolley service too.

The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars

Marcus Wareing's restaurant has had a makeover, moving a little away from the fine dining of old and to a more "American" way of service (so that means no tablecloths for a start) although the menu will remain the same style as before.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
Critic reviews - total score 9 out of 10
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars

Blumenthal's first London restaurant has 140 covers, serving lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Ashley Palmer-Watts who's been at the Fat Duck for nine years is head chef. Promised by Blumenthal to be an "upmarket bistro" featuring "historic British-influenced dishes" there will also be the chance to book private dining rooms to enjoy your own feast in the style of Heston's Channel 4 shows.

Dirty Bones
20 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4EP
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

By day, this restaurant will look for the world to be a basic hot dog kiosk serving up one classic Yankee dog (served with yellow mustard, red ketchup and spring onions). At night a hidden door to the restaurant downstairs is opened, where they'll be serving up an extended hot dog list and also the 'bones' part of the menu (Boston ribeye steak and more) plus what looks to be a great cocktail list.

Bo Lang
100 Draycott Avenue, London SW3 3AD
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

The team at Bo lang include Head Chef and Dim Sum Master Kai Wang, who has over 10 years experience as a dim sum chef with his previous London places of employment including Novikov and Grand Imperial at Grosvenor House. The menu features a mix of traditional and modern dim sum.

11 Cadogan Gardens, London, SW3 2RJ
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

This modern European restaurant boasts a chef, Manuel Oliveri, who has worked at Gauthier as sous chef and management who have worked at Galvin at Windows, Le Gavroche and Rousillon among other places and promises and affordable menu for the area. All this is supported with its own on-site wine cellar.

343 Kensington High Street London W8 6NW
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Ex-lawyer turned chef Guglielmo Arnulfo has opened this new Italian restaurant specialising in dishes from Liguria. The menu includes stuffed courgette blossoms, Troffie al Pesto – a Ligurian speciality pasta with just flour and water, and Cuttlefish in Zimino – Tuscan cuttlefish stew. There will also be a luxury wine cellar with private dining on the lower ground floor, seating up to 15.

The Five Fields
8-9 Blacklands Terrace, London SW3 2SP
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

This fine dining restaurant in Chelsea is being run by a team with a very impressive background. The head chef is from Marcus Wareing, the pastry chef and sommelier were both at Tom Aikens and the chef patron/owner was at NYC's two Michelin starred Corton. Expect modern seasonal cooking which will pay "particular attention to Britain’s finest artisanal produce".

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
68 Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HP
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10
Michelin star 3 Michelin stars
Outlaw's at the Capital
The Capital Hotel, 22-24 Basil St, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1AT
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10
Michelin star 1 Michelin star

Two Michelin starred Nathan Outlaw has opened this restaurant in the revamped Capital dining room. Expect dishes like Cornish crab on toast and roast brill on the bone, all created by head chef Peter Biggs who has worked with Outlaw for ten years.

The Ampersand Hotel, 10 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ER
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

This Victorian hotel in South Kensington (just opposite the underground) has completed a refit and features two new restaurants one of which is the Apero aperitivo bar serving classic cocktails and small plates.

Mari Vanna
116 Knightsbridge, Wellington Court, London, SW1X 7PJ
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Following on from successful openings in Moscow, St Petersburg and New York, Mari Vanna is an all-day restaurant bringing authentic Russian cuisine to Londoners.

50-52 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London SW1W 8AX
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

After the previous restaurant, the Oriel, was closed down by the owner Earl Cadogan for not being good enough, Corbin and King (also behind The Wolseley and the Delaunay) have snatched up the space. The new 6000 square restaurant is "a true all-day ‘grand cafe’, providing eating and grazing from breakfast through to later evening".

438 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10
164-165 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9QB
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

This Azerbaijani restaurant has taken over the old site of La Noisette. You can expect Azeri tapas in the bar and the restaurant itself is focused around small plates.

5 Raphael Street, London SW7 1DL
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10
15 Lowndes Street, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9EY
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Classic Italian, Michelin starred restaurant in Knightsbridge that is popular with the wealthy locals.

Yashin Sushi
1A Argyll Road, London W8 7DB
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10
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