PJ’s is an old-school, polo themed restaurant in South Ken that feels like you’re dining in a wood-trimmed yacht filled wanna be Ralf Lauren models. The food here is brasserie style and pretty average at the best of times, but the real reason to come here is for their all day fry-up the morning after accidentally ending up at a club filled with all of Prince Harry’s third cousins.
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French restaurant Belvedere’s hidden location in Holland Park makes it feel like you’ve stumbled on a real-life Hotel California. But with peacocks.
Yashin Sushi is an excellent, creative, and modern sushi restaurant with an ever-changing list of unusual and seasonal ingredients.
Maggie Jones’s is a romantic, character-filled restaurant off Kensington High Street, serving a menu of excellent quality British food.
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The Colony Grill Room
The Colony Grill Room in Mayfair is a brasserie inside The Beaumont Hotel, serving everything from hot dogs to whole lobsters.
Dirty Bones Carnaby
Dirty Bones is a New York influenced restaurant serving mostly mediocre American dishes, but the lamb topped fries are its saving grace.
Chick ‘n’ Sours
The newer Covent Garden location of fried chicken specialists Chick ‘n’ Sours comes complete with a cool basement and plenty of space.
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The Prince is part pub, part vast drinking hall, and home to four good street food restaurants.
Da Mario is an old school Italian restaurant with Princess Diana pics on the wall. It’s not the best restaurant in Kensington - but it is our favourite.
Margaux is a relatively casual but still elegant neighbourhood restaurant serving Euro bistro-style food, and they do it well.
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