Core by Clare Smyth †

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92 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2PN
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Lunch Thu to Sat 12noon-2.30pm, Dinner Tue to Sat 6.30pm-10.30pm

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Core by Clare Smyth After almost a decade at the helm of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea, Clare Smyth opens her own restaurant and her first solo venture at 92 Kensington Park Road in Notting Hill. The multi award winning chef takes over the historic Victorian building occupied by Leith's in the 1970s and '80s to create a restaurant with a strong British ethos, in an elegant, relaxed interior. Guests choose from ten to 12 constantly evolving dishes, opting for the full tasting menu or just three or five courses, paired with a choice of 400 fine wines and champagnes. The style takes a natural colour palette of stem green, aubergine, almond milk, copper and burnished gold and links it to the exterior, seen through a picture window looking out onto a living wall. Enjoy at the entrance cocktail bar with room for up to 18 or in the main 54-seat restaurant.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Holland Park Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Queen's Park Overground Station
29 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Arthur Court NCP
13 minutes walk
Bayswater Road NCP
13 minutes walk

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £68† 25% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 33% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 11 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 31% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 13 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mitre
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
British Cuisine... More
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VQ Notting Hill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
24 Pembridge Road, W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
A West London institution, VQ has been open 24 hours a day for 20 years at its original site on the Fulham Road ... More
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Egg Break
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
30 Uxbridge Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
As the name suggests, every dish on the menu at Egg Break features the oval shaped shell with a yolk at its centre, in some shape ... More
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Portobello Gold
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
96 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Core by Clare Smyth
Portobello Gold is a Notting Hill institution, a chic boutique hotel with a restaurant and a busy internet coffee house on the ground floor. Locals were ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Negozio Classica
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
283 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Core by Clare Smyth
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Farm Girl
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
59a Portobello Road, W11 | 2 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Farm Girl in Notting Hill takes a holistic, healthy and simple approach to Australian café culture, using fresh, nutritionally nurturing ingredients to create tempting ... More
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Winter's Tales With Mel Giedroyc
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 6th December 2017 - 6pm
Core by Clare Smyth, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
The TV host and comedian reads Agatha Christie's The Adventure Of the Christmas Pudding....More
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Winter's Tales With Emeli Sande
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 7th December 2017 - 6pm
Core by Clare Smyth, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
The singer reads one of her favourite childhood tales....More
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Winter's Tales With Penelope Wilton
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 8th December 2017 - 6pm
Core by Clare Smyth, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
The actress reads stories from A.A. Milne....More
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The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rough Trade West
London > Entertainment > Live Music
130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven ... More
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Core by Clare Smyth
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
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Music House For Children at St Johns
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
A longstanding and much loved institution for local parents in Shepherds Bush, the Music House for Children has given hundreds of west London children their ... More
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Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
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Paul Smith
London > Shopping > Clothing
Westbourne House, 122 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Paul Smith is the indisputable don of British fashion. Launched in a tiny shop in Nottingham in 1970 he is now a global brand. ... More
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Fans of the Hummingbird Bakery really fall in love with the place, waxing lyrical about the sweet cupcakes which are cooked to American tastes with thick ... More
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Fans of the Hummingbird Bakery really fall in love with the place, waxing lyrical about the sweet cupcakes which are cooked to American tastes with thick ... More
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 20 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 29 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
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Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 8 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
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Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 9 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Created in 1892, Avondale Park was named after the then recently deceased Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Today the Notting Hill park includes an extensive playground, ... More
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
One of Young's more stylish bars, the Duke of Wellington is a decent traditional pub on Portobello Road. On Saturdays when Portobello Market is on, the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Gastropub... More
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The Elgin
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Ladbrooke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
A pub with G & T tastings and 22 gins on offer! The Elgin has a special Gin Palace, a small bar separated from the ... More
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Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Core by Clare Smyth
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 5 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 7 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Styled around a Notting Hill living room, The Little Yellow Door originally launched as a pop-up but now remains open ... More
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 12 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Core by Clare Smyth
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More

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Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break
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Canal Cafe Theatre 19 minutes walk from Core By Clare Smyth

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Picasso
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The Playground Theatre 19 minutes walk from Core By Clare Smyth

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the ...More

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Puppet Theatre Barge 20 minutes walk from Core By Clare Smyth

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