Kensington High Street

  • Amaro is a new cocktail bar for Kensington with an impressive pedigree

    Amaro is a new cocktail bar for Kensington with an impressive pedigree

    Just as London's finishes hosting the 50 Best Bars awards, another very promising bar is opening in Kensington. 

    Amaro is the passion project of Elon Soddu, previously Head Mixologist of The Savoy. Elon and his bar team all have experience in five-star

  • Knoops bring their chocolate drink knowhow to Kensington

    Knoops bring their chocolate drink knowhow to Kensington

    We feel that Chocolate is definitely a perfectly acceptable way of coping with the current climate, so are happy to bring you news of a hot chocolate shop coming to Kensington High Street. Knoops already has a popular shop at Clapham Junction and Rye - now they're moving into Kensington. 

    Both hot and cold chocolate drinks are at the heart of the menu and you can create a bespoke drink using one of the 21

  • Knoops are bringing amazing hot chocolate, milkshakes and more to Clapham and High Street Ken

    knoops hot chocolate shops london

    Yet another London store which blossomed all too briefly in the weeks before lockdown closed it was Knoops - a hot chocolate shop at Clapham Junction. The original one, which opened in Rye back in 2013 had built up quite the fanbase for its continental hot chocolates.

    And this isn't just any old chocolate drink - the chocolate used ranges from 28% up to 100% cocoa and you'll find a mix of single origins and blends. Owner Jens Knoop has spent

  • Akira robatayaki and sushi will be the main restaurant at Japan House on Kensington High Street

    akira restaurant londonEngawa chef Akira Shimizu is opening his own robatayaki and sushi restaurant in Japan's new cultural centre, Japan House on Kensington High Street.

  • Dishoom is coming to Kensington and opening with an immersive theatre production

    Dishoom is coming to Kensington

    Updated 17/9/16 with opening details

    What: Dishoom Kensington

    In a nutshell: Indian small plates for West London

    Summing it all up: Having conquered other areas of town, Dishoom is now heading out west, landing their next small plates restaurant in Kensington. 

  • Test Driving Sushi and Robata - a great shopping pitstop in Kensington

    robata 600bSituated on the first floor at Wholefoods on Kensington High Street, this sushi spot is worth a trip

  • Royal Garden Hotel brings out 1966 anniversary Bobby Moore menu

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    It's been fifty long years since England lifted up the World Cup. But rather than dwell on how many opportunities we've had (and failed) to recapture the cup, how about eating out to commemorate the glorious game instead?

    Back in 1966 The Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington was the official host of Bobby Moore's winning World Cup team. Google it and you'll see some frankly amazing shots of the hotel completely mobbed as the team come out to show off

  • The Ivy Kensington Brasserie hits Kensington High Street


    The expansion of the Ivy Group continues apace. Adding to this year's openings of the Ivy Cafe in Marylebone and The Ivy Chelsea Garden is the new The Ivy Kensington Brasserie. You'll find it where Pavilion’s Restaurant and Bar used to be, just across the road from High Street Kensington tube.

    If you've been to any of the other openings, you'll find much the same here - there's an all day Modern British menu - think lobster and chips and brioche crumbed