Food and Drink
London is one of the most desirable places in the world to live, work and experience. With iconic attractions from Buckingham Palace to the London Eye, a thriving cultural scene, popular theatres, internationally renowned concert venues and many different boroughs, each with their own styles, flavours and character.
When you live in Kensington, so many global attractions are only a short distance away. You can explore Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery, head down to the Thames to take a river bus, visit the Royal Opera House or take in the splendour of St Paul’s Cathedral. Whatever your interests, London is the city that always has something outstanding or fresh to offer you.
To live in Kensington is to live in a gourmet’s paradise. The variety and quality of local restaurants is nothing short of exceptional. On Kensington Park Road, you’ll find CORE by Clare Smyth, a Michelin two-starred restaurant noted for its exquisite and skilful dishes. Also with two stars, Ledbury is renowned for its game dishes and seasonal produce. Kitchen W8 has one Michelin star and is worth visiting for its great value lunch and early-evening menus. Chicama, tucked just off the King’s Road is also excellent, serving zingy Peruvian food from its busy, open kitchen.
As you’d expect from such a cosmopolitan area, world cuisine is well represented in Kensington. Chakra Holland Street has an exciting Indian menu, Min Jiang at the Royal Garden Hotel serves up some of the best Chinese cookery you’ll find, while Zuaya on Kensington High Street is the place to explore fusion Latin American cuisine. Living at Boulevard, you’ll soon discover dozens more exciting places to eat – we guarantee it.