Wondering where to eat in NW5? We have the rundown on the best restaurants in Kentish Town.
Rustique is a ‘literary cafe’ with average food, but warmth and bookish vibes. Bring your moleskin and thickest glasses.
The Southampton Arms, between Kentish Town and Parliament Hill, is a proper old school boozer, with a fireplace and ales.
Pizza East’s Kentish Town outpost is slick, fun, and good for any occasion. The pizza’s good, and so are the cocktails.
Chicken Shop does posh rotisserie chicken and sides, in a vibey Kentish Town restaurant.
Meeting a friend and their kids in Kentish Town? The Bear and Wolf cafe should be top of your list. There’s even a play room at the back.
Knowhere Special is a tiny basement bar in Kentish Town - it's perfect for cocktails and lounging.
Beef and Brew specialises in - shocker - steaks and beer. It’s every bachelor’s dream dinner, and it’s perfect for a casual meal.
Kentish Town is short on good Asian options for dinner. Restaurant Baan Thai is a godsend then, and will fix you for noodles and comforting soups.
Every neighbourhood needs a good caff, and Mario’s has been holding it down in Kentish Town since 1958. Expect to leave satisfied.
The formula at Patron Cave a Manger in Kentish Town is simple. Take impeccable cheese and cured meats, and add great wine. It’s good for casual meets.