Valentines - the day of love approaches once again. Each year it’s a quest for many people to decide on a place to go for a romantic outing on Saint Valentine’s day, 14th of February. Whether you want to take a spouse, partner, or even family out on the special occasion, we’ve narrowed down 5 best restaurants in Kensington, London, to celebrate in excellent style, with a romantic atmosphere, highly rated food and service.
- Launceston Place
Ranked as TripAdvisor’s #1 restaurant in South Kensington, Launceston Place is an award winning hidden gem to serenade your loved one. A variety of cuisines are served, created by the Head Chef Ben Murphy, that include French, European, and British, along with Vegan and gluten free options. This gorgeous restaurant not only holds 2 AA Rosettes achieved in 2017, its wine list has also gotten numerous excellence awards. Beautiful interior and culinary delights await you here.
- The Ivy Kensington Brasserie
Located on Kensington High Street, London, this divine neighborhood style brasserie serves modern British foods throughout the day. Stylist and very Kensington, this is a perfect place to plan your valentines with either your romantic partner or family.
Rest assured you will find vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options here as well.
- Dishoom Kensington
One of the top places to go for great Indian and Asian cuisine, comfortable for large groups and families with children, is Dishoom Kensington, in South Kensington. With a long standing history of bringing people together over food and drink, and a beginning owed to Iranians in Bombay, for the occasion of love and bonding this truly great tasting location is perfect for valentines.
- Cambio De Tercio
If you want to spice it up with the flavor of Spain - with the twist of modernity, dubbed as one of London’s best Spanish restaurants, Cambio De Tercio is the only place you should think of. February the 14th is a day for celebrating love, movement and life, and there’s no better place than in a lively atmosphere and tantalizing tastes on Old Brompton Road, Kensington.
- Beirut Express
A favorite among Middle Easterners in London, Beirut Express is a gem for the Lebanese hot and cold mezza, located on Old Brompton Road, Kensington. Here you will find the whole shebang of Lebanese foods, meats, grills – of course sharwarma, and vegetarian nutritious wonders of the Mediterranean. The beautiful and sunny people and food of Lebanon is definitely a different yet incredibly special way to dine out on Valentine’s day.
Special occasions always come around, and Valentines is one we all look to spend deep quality time with our loved ones or even impress a new love interest. We hope this list of picks of Kensington restaurants gives you the inspiration and destination for a fabulous romantic dinner or luncheon.
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