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201-209 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 7LX
 
 
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Lunch - Tue to Sun 12noon-3.30pm, Dinner - Mon to Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm, Fri & Sat 6.30pm-11pm
 
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Under £35
 

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Kensington PlaceFormerly the home of chef Rowley Leigh (now at Le Cafe Anglais) who cooked for the celebrity clientele at Kensington Place for 20 years, everyone thought his departure in 2006 would mean the end of the good times here. But D&D (who bought up Conran's restaurant empire) have injected Kensington Place with a new lease of life and the landmark restaurant continues to keep the crowds coming. The interiors have been redesigned by Polly Dickens, formerly creative director of The Conran Shop, and include a communal table and banquette seating as well as a beautiful black and white tiled floor. The menu is British brasserie with an emphasis on fish - sourced from Billingsgate Market and the British coast where possible. Customers can visit the Fish Shop next door next door and select their catch, if they wish, or simply choose from the menu. Alongside fish pie, fish and chips and seared Cornish scallops are more meaty options like steak frites, roast rump and confit shoulder of lamb served with Jerusalem artichokes and girolles, as well as braised suckling pig belly. Families are welcome and every dish on the menu is available in a child sized portion.

 

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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
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Queensway Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Arthur Court NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  32% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
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 £83  41% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 5 minutes from Kensington Place
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 £94  27% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 7 minutes from Kensington Place
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
 
 
 
 
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The Shed Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
122 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
Bringing a slice of the country to London, The Shed is a relaxed and rustic restaurant that specialises in experimental and seasonal dishes. Created by brothers ... More
 
 
 
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VQ Notting Hill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
24 Pembridge Road, W11 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
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 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
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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Black & Blue
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
215 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Kensington Place
There is nothing better than a good steak. Were I ever sent to death row, my last meal, without any hesitation, would be Steak Bearnaise with ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
53 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
65 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Hilary Mantel Special Reading Group
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 5th March 2020 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Kensington Place, 39-41 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
Come along on Thursday 5th March and celebrate the publication of Hilary Mantel's third part of her Thomas Cromwell trilogy.We'll be discussing the previous 2 books ...More
 
 
 
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Russell Maliphant Dance Company: Maliphantworks3
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd February 2020 - 7.30pm
Kensington Place, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 3 minutes from Kensington Place
The Olivier Award-winning choreographer presents The Space Between which features a sound world created by Dana Fouras, plus a revival of Duet and two new dance ...More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 3 minutes from Kensington Place
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 3 minutes from Kensington Place
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, the Coronet Theatre began as The Print Room, ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 5 minutes from Kensington Place
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington Place
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from Kensington Place
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
 
 
 
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The Fish Shop at Kensington Place
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
201 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Kensington Place
The tidy little fishmongers attached to the landmark Kensington Place restaurant does a roaring trade. Since much of the stock at The Fish Shop at Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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FRAE Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
47 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
Organic frozen yoghurt is all the rage at the moment and Frae has been labelled by many as the best in London. There are two outlets ... More
 
 
 
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Music and Video Exchange
London > Shopping > Music Shops
38 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Kensington Place
This is definitely the place to go for second hand records although Music and Video Exchange also stock cassettes, CDs and even mini-disks. Their stock is ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Kensington Place
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 20 minutes from Kensington Place
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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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 24 minutes from Kensington Place
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
 
 
 
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QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Kensington Place
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl has been ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington Place
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Kensington Place
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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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Kensington Place
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Kensington Place
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Kensington Place
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from Kensington Place
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Kensington Place
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington Place
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Kensington Place
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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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Kensington Place
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
 

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Russell Maliphant Dance Company: Maliphantworks3
Dance | Until 22nd February 2020 

Coronet Theatre 3 minutes walk from Kensington Place

The Olivier Award-winning choreographer presents The Space Between which features a sound world created by Dana Fouras, plus a revival ...More

WOW: City Lights And Woodland Shade
WOW: City Lights And Woodland Shade
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2020 

Japan House 11 minutes walk from Kensington Place

Explore the contrasting worlds of Japan in a free art installation at Japan House London. Created by WOW, a visual ...More

 
Moving to Mars
Moving to Mars
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Kensington Place

Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could ...More

 
Show Me The Picture: The Photographs Of Jim Marshall
Exhibitions | Until 29th February 2020 

Royal Albert Hall 18 minutes walk from Kensington Place

A selection of the renowned photographer's rarest and most celebrated images including candid shots of artists connected to the history ...More

Cirque Du Soleil: Luzia
Theatre | Until 1st March 2020 

Royal Albert Hall 18 minutes walk from Kensington Place

The Canadian performance troupe transports the audience to an imaginary Mexico where surrealistic stunts and surprises awaits....More

The London Classic Car Show
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2020 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 20 minutes walk from Kensington Place

The capital's premier celebration of automotive history, featuring a whole host of classic and vintage cars....More

String Theatre: The Water Babies
String Theatre: The Water Babies
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2020 

Puppet Theatre Barge 20 minutes walk from Kensington Place

String Theatre's emotional puppet piece is inspired by the book by Charles Kingsley about a child labourer who transforms into ...More

 
Top Secret: from ciphers to cyber security
Top Secret: from ciphers to cyber security
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2020 

Science Museum 22 minutes walk from Kensington Place

A fantastic free exhibition in the dimly lit bowels of the Science Museum, Top Secret explores over a century's worth ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 22 minutes walk from Kensington Place

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 

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Royal Albert Hall

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Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
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