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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“Favourite hangout of the young and moneyed Chelsea-ites, the food at Bluebird has traditionally played second fiddle to the cocktails. Newly-appointed executive chef Simon Gregory has, thankfully, upped the kitchen’s game considerably with the likes of salt baked kohlrabi and salsify and spice roasted baby chicken now the stars of the show.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Place to shop
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“Shopping is the King's Road's obsession – here you'll find an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, unique labels, designer shops and high-street staples, alongside a vast array of cafes and eateries. Also home to the Saatchi Gallery.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“It has the most magical outdoor garden seating but be patient, you need to make a big smile at the waitrer to get the table and dress chic. Smart casual, shirt, jacket, chinos and loafers (basically think relaxed European riviera chic) for men and relaxed tea dresses (read I have just flown back from St. Tropez or Verbier) for ladies. This restaurant is one of my favourite restaurants in the whole of London (make sure to reserve way in advance & try to get the table outside). ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Simple Modern British food served at tables or the bar in this airy, all-day Chelsea restaurant.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Although a little bit further in Chelsea, but it is a great venue with relaxed very fresh food and great lively bar, set in a cavernous basement under the antiques market near Chelsea Harbour Design Centre. Beautiful people, great atmosphere. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
“Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...”
  • 48 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Classic French bistro with an amazing bar. Great for a night out or brunch. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Really great lobster, ribs, cornbread - American treats 100% authentic. Music at night. Fun and casual. Well priced. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located on a residential street in Chelsea, Brinkleys is a privately owned Restaurant, Bar, Bistro with outdoor seating frequented by both the famous and local socialites. My favourite menu in London for both food and wine. Next door is Brinkley's own wine shop. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Charles Dickens was a local at this pub when he lived over the road at 11 Selwood Terrace. The Great Train robbery was also planned from the back room in this pub!”
  • 23 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Looking for a fancy and tasty night out? Dine in Gordon Ramsay's own restaurant and has received three Michelin stars since opening. Make sure to book in advance!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
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“Starting as a small antiques shop come cafe, we’ve been keeping south west London smiling since 2002. Serving Mediterranean-influenced home-made dishes, created by their very own Turkish Head Chef, Sercan & using the best, freshest & most delicious ingredients.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“American-style chophouse serving steaks, ribs and cocktails in exposed-brick dining room.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Elegant, airy French seafood bistro with art deco tiled mosaics, for oysters, seafood and champagne.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“*The Thomas Cubitt – Upmarket stylish pub Named after the great Belgravia architect - is a perfect paneled pub, enclosed by French windows on two sides which open out on to the pretty Elizabeth Street and the huddles of tables outside, adding to the light, airy feel. The menu is focused on unfussy British country house cuisine, with occasional nods to traditional French food. Crisp crackling, slow-cooked Sunday roasts, fresh seafood, chocolate sponge, and lots of seasonal game and cheeses are the mainstays. The dining room prices are eye-watering (not surprisingly given the location, and the stunning building), but the short bar menu is excellent value, and it packs out at weekends. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is my favourite brunch spot in town! They serve great food and coffees”
  • 27 locals recommend