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Venue says: "Join us for one of our jerk chicken burgers and wash it down with a £5 cocktail from our happy hour menu every day from 5-7pm! Rum n' Ting!"
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Lunch: Jerk Burger Bundle £12

Jerk chicken burger, sweet potato fries & slaw on a board, with a beer.

Offer valid until Jul 27 2015

Lunch: Express Menu £12

A chicken or Tofu rainbow salad or a Cuban sandwich with sweet potato fries or rice and a beer.

Offer valid until Jul 27 2015

The original Rum Kitchen opened in early 2013 in the island paradise of Westbourne near Portobello Road, and was an immediate hit with the sort of locals who were probably reminded of their last holiday in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Prince Harry and his pal Cressida Bonas were snapped loitering outside. It’s Caribbean for the loafers-and-gilet set, for sure, but it’s a lot of fun, especially the basement bar.

And now it’s washed up in Kingly Court just off Carnaby Street, in a much more compact space. Also making the hop from W11 are the carefully distressed driftwood, the don’t-worry-be-happy slogans on the walls, the fancied-up versions of Caribbean classics on the food menu (saltfish fritters, jerk chicken wings, curry mutton, roti) and the all-rum cocktails (we particularly enjoyed the disturbingly named Lesser of Two Weevils, an easy-drinking mix of Red Stripe ginger beer shandy, rum, lime and bitters). If you’re planning on weighing anchor here for a spot of grog, however, take heed: this Rum Kitchen is more ‘kitchen’ than ‘rum’ – the drinking area is small, seating only a few at the bar. Which is a shame – rum + reggae = a surefire way to brighten up a dreary February in Soho.

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Rum Kitchen says
Come and check out our Caribbean inspired beach shack restaurant and cocktail bar. We focus on our jerk sauces, seasoning and cooking techniques to ensure the perfect flavour balance. We endeavour to showcase the vibrant spirit of the West Indies and serve over 200 types of rum! We take our playlists seriously so expect to hear a world class selection of reggae and soul!

We opened our first restaurant in 2012, a 200 capacity site nestled in the heart of Notting Hill on All Saints Road. A year later we jumped at the opportunity to bring some of our Caribbean sunshine to Kingly Court in Soho! So far so good.

Over this time we've been fortunate enough to gain impressive reviews from critics such as AA Gill and Grace Dent and been frequented regularly by customers such as Prince Harry, David & Victoria Beckham, Harry Styles, Nicole Scherzinger & Rita Ora.

We're open in Soho everyday for lunch and dinner. Our best sellers are the jerk chicken burger and the LDD cocktail. Just ask any of the barmen if you need help with choosing the right rum, they're some of the best in the business!

Hope to see you soon! Feel free to email us on Carnaby@therumkitchen.com #NoRumNoRainbow

If you feel like spreading the love all our social media is @therumkitchen!
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Venue name: Rum Kitchen
Contact:
Address: First Floor, Kingly Court
London
W1B 5PW
Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 12PM - Midnight Fri - Sat: 12PM - 12:30AM Sun: 12PM - 11PM
Transport: Oxford Circus tube

Average User Rating

2.8 / 5

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OutOfTown

Visited the kingly court restaurant on a Saturday at 12, it was dead. Took ages to get served for drinks and food. When the food did come then chicken was undercooked :-( . Trying to get service during the meal is difficult and the food wasn't especially authentic either. The environment was cramped and the staff lifeless. Maybe we was unlucky but wont be going back.

Duncan O

Good food, absolutely terrible service. Have been 2 times and both times waited an age for food, place was only half full. Both times food order was wrong and both times had to ask multiple times for the bill which again both times was wrong. Will never go back.