Time Out Love London Awards 2014: Kensington (W8)

A local's guide to Kensington. Here are the top local shops, bars, cafés and restaurants in Kensington W8

Time Out readers have spoken, and below are the venues they named their absolute favourite in Kensington. So the next time you’re in W8 in need of food, drink or retail therapy, make a beeline for this lot and you won’t go far wrong.

For more great things to do in W8 check out our full Kensington area guide.

The winners

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  1. 7th floor, The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 5SA
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  1. 214-216 Kensington High St, W8 7RG
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  1. 119 Kensington Church Street, W8 7LN
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Kyoto Gardens, Holland Park

Kyoto Gardens, Holland Park © Andrew Brackenbury

  1. Ilchester Place, W8 6LU
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The runners-up

  1. 277 Kensington High Street, W8 6NA
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CAFE OR COFFEE SHOP: The Muffin Man Tea Room

  1. 12 Wrights Lane, W8 6TA
  1. 76 Earl's Court Road, W8 6EQ
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  1. 1 Allen Street, W8 6UX
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  1. The Broadwalk, Kensington Gardens, W8 4PX
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The full list of winners by category

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