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Kensington Square Kitchen

#4,038 of 17,849 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South Kensington
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9 Kensington Square, London W8 5EP, England
+44 20 7938 2598
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:30 - 16:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast on a walk after we landed in London. I had the avocado toast with packed eggs and my boyfriend had the eggs Benedict. Some of the best avocado toast I have had. The servers were very friendly and attentive

Thank mk33189
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant place, quick pleasant service. Order fish & potatoes. Fis acceptable but nothing to shout about. Potatoes tasty though :)!

Thank Alex B
Poole, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this delightful place while looking for a place for breakfast. Put in the lower floor but it was very nice down there, polite staff, and fresh food. Quite easy find and within the vicinity of the private Kensington Square.

Thank mrusty5
London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cafe and setting but the food was average. The coffee was bitter and the menu lacks imagination.The staff was nice and they were accommodating about allergies. I think if they up'd their game the queue would be out the door.

Thank JusticM
Farnborough Hampshire Uk
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Busy little cafe serving wonderful fresh food. Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Walking distance (15 minutes) from Royal Albert Hall.

Thank Spider53
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went for brunch on a Saturday and were super impressed! Plenty of choice and our food-French toast and huevos rancheros-was terrific. Faultless service and a super chilled atmosphere made this a top stop for a casual brunch-will recommend to everyone!

Thank Jemma G
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83 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Overall: Average - fancy paint, food was just dumped on the plate, scrambled eggs a bit liquid but friendly staff. The scrambled eggs (without toast), smoked salmon and extra Avocado was 12 GBP in total. The scrambled eggs been pretty liquid, the salmon was good and the avocado was a bit hard. Overall the presentation was pretty poor. The staff... More 

Thank its_manuel
Singapore, Singapore
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137 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Tucked out of the way in the back corner of Kensington Square, one could easily miss this place. But if you happen to be i the area, it's worth a visit. It has an informality about it, almost a community feel, but then I doubt its location favours it with a great deal of passing trade, so likely a lot... More 

Thank GMan_SG
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Nice brunch place in a beautiful area! We walked to the cafe from Bayswater through Hyde Park,which was a perfect start for the day! Recommend to book a table. Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royal as well as the granola where quite basic but tasty.

Thank ilona616
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

On a recent stay in this area my friend and I tracked down this amazing place to have breakfast as soon as it opened on Sunday morning. It is obviously extremely popular and was nearly full within half an hour! Fresh orange juice and the coffee were excellent and choice of food extensive. English breakfast was hearty and well cooked... More 

Thank Bridget W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Kensington Square, London W8 5EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7938 2598

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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