Kensington Place

Restaurants, British Kensington
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‘Holy the sea’ says a wall-mounted slogan at this landmark establishment, and it’s clear from the bright, colourful interior design – heavy on the piscine motifs and maritime paraphernalia – that fish is the religion of the rejuvenated Kensington Place. Sure, you can toy with a ham hock or waste your time on a veg risotto, but the smart money’s on some fresh fillets plucked from banks of ice in the in-house fishmonger (which in turn is supplied by Billingsgate and the fisher-folk of Cornwall). These might be grilled and served with a raucous beurre noisette or a smoky sauce vierge, heavy on the capers. On recent visits, we’ve been particularly taken with the sea bream and the lemon sole, teamed with triple-cooked chips and a pichet of blanc. Starters of mackerel rollmop with a delicate potato salad, and spiced crab with apple, were standouts, and an earthenware pot of raspberry and apricot crumble provided a splendid end to the meal. True to theme, the water is served in fish-shaped jugs, which glug rewardingly every time you pour. KP also contains a pleasant bar: a fine place to cradle a tawny port after an epic seafood session. Very civilised.



Venue name: Kensington Place
Address: 201-209 Kensington Church Street
W8 7LX
Opening hours: Lunch served noon-3pm Mon-Fri; noon-3.30pm Sat; noon-3.45pm Sun. Dinner served 6.30-10.30pm Mon-Thur; 6.30-10.45pm Fri, Sat
Transport: Tube: Notting Hill Gate tube
Price: Main courses £11-£23. Set lunch (Tue-Fri) £17 2 courses, £20 3 courses
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Special Offers

Set Menu: 2 courses £16.50/ 3 courses £19.50 with a bellini

This offer is subject to availability. Maximum of 8 diners. Menu is subject to change. Tables can be held for an hour a half. Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service. Valid For: 1 - 8 People Sun 11:00AM-3:30PM,Mon 6:30PM-7:30PM,Tue-Fri 12:00PM-2:30PM 6:30PM-7:30PM,Sat 11:00AM-3:30PM

Offer valid until Mar 31 2018