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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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
Seafood Restaurant
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“Elegant, airy French seafood bistro with art deco tiled mosaics, for oysters, seafood and champagne.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Neapolitan-style sourdough pizzas with organic ingredients, plus real lemonade, in a stylish space!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian restaurant with open brick walls and stripped floors, for fresh pasta and stone baked pizza. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“The best Indian in South Kensington. Everything is good, especially the chicken bhuna!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Few little tapas spots on the street, all owned by the same person. They've also got a huge selection of gins so grab a gin and tonic here.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“If you prefer something more casual and cheaper try the sister restaurant to Cambio de Tercio (sherry & tapas bar) ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“This a relaxed Victorian pub serving Fuller's ale and food from a blackboard menu, with comfortable outdoor seating. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Gastro pub / restaurant with outside seating with sun after approx. 12 noon. Great menu and service. NB: They don't open until 9am. Fabulous cocktails also available.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pub
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“Mews pub with separate dining area, popular with Prommers and musical students.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“Healthy homemade salads, tempting sweet treats and delicious breakfasts to rival any brunch menu, Muriel's Kitchen is part of a small yet well-established chain.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Social Club
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“No-nonsense venue with a butchery counter where diners choose a cut of beef and have it grilled.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a wonderful Lebanese restaurant. It's part of a chain, and this one in South Kensington is very busy. I also like the one on Wigmore Street.”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“In two excellent locations in Kensington and Chelsea, the Aubaine restaurants are a perfect venue for dining throughout the day, be it quick and tasty lunch or long, lingering dinner at which you can also take advantage of their extensive wine list and fabulous cocktails. The restaurants are also a great choice for afternoons because of their famous patisserie offering; the Brompton Cross venue (which features a wonderful outdoor terrace) also has a selection of boulangerie for customers to take away. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Family friendly trattoria in Venetian-Gothic building, serving thin-crust pizza and other classics.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“My go-to local Indian restaurant. Its a cut above the normal and serves food that is a bit lighter than the traditional curry houses such as Star of India round the corner. ”
  • 5 locals recommend