Located in the iconic Carnaby street is one of the best alfresco food and dining destinations in London. If you are staying in any of the affordable aparthotels London, you’ll want food to match. Kingly Court will not let you down. The place houses 21 restaurants, cafes and bars selling everything from Peruvian and Korean food to a 1940’s underground station dining experience.
Tucked around a pretty courtyard, are some really special and unusual food offerings. Darjeeling Express offers Calcutta inspired food, while Cinnamon Soho specializes in modern Indian cuisine.
Head upstairs to find the gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab or pan Asian food at Oka where you can even dine on Mongolian lamb. Elsewhere in the complex is The Detox Kitchen’s first standalone wholefood deli, So Pure Café for healthy post workout food and Acai Berry has some stunning acai bowls and smoothies.
Want to try some traditional British food? Then head out of your room at the Presidential Apartments Kensington for Wright Brothers who specialize in oysters and seafood. This is where you can try raw oysters, crab bisque, langustines, tempura monkfish and skate wing served with a spicy chilli jam. Alternatively, seek out Crumbs & Doilies Bakery and Cake Shop for some very sweet treats. Every cake is hand decorated and baked to order and the list is extensive including flavours such as Raspberry Ripple, rainbow, peanut butter, cookies and cream.
Stop for a drink at Cahoots Cocktail Bar which has a1940’s style underground station look. Listen carefully to the staff for examples of cockney rhyming slang, and enjoy rationed snacks and bespoke cocktails such as a Vera Lynn served in a Toby Jug. Whyte & Brown specialize in chicken and craft beer, and classic British dishes can be found at Shampers wine bar.
Prefer an international touch to your food? Choose from Pizza at Pizza Pilgrims, Middle Eastern menus at Le Bab, Greek food at Life Goddess, or Korean street food at Jinjuu Soho. The Good Egg offers a Jerusalem Brunch and for something unusual Senor Ceviche focuses on Peruvian food. It’s menu includes Chiffa Chicharrones, Pachamanca Ribs, Super Pollo and Ceviche.
American food is also present. NYC comfort food is on offer at Dirty Bones while you can try deluxe burgers at Stax Diner. These are no ordinary burgers as the menu includes the likes of Caramel Blue Cheese burgers, Buttermilk Chicken and Halal Gourmet burgers.