Read our guide to some of our favourite Notting Hill restaurants and the surrounding areas.
The Ledbury, sitting on the edge of Notting Hill, has become a bit of a place of pilgrimage for foodies.
Run by Australian chef Brett Graham, whose selection of dishes will delight and entertain with beautiful presentation.
The restaurant is refined yet unstuffy, and The Ledbury is a favourite with Bon Vivant – we have yet to have a meal there that is less than superb.
Tables are hard to come by, but visit on a sunny day for a walk-in table on the terrace.
Opened in October 2007 and occupying a site that was once a Victorian butcher’s shop, Hereford Road offers simple yet innovative British cooking. The simple and sparse interior allows the food to do the talking.
The whole-hearted and robust cooking of head chef Tom Pemberton, formerly of St John Bread and Wine, concentrates on offal, but also offers simple, yet accomplished, fish dishes.
Flat Three takes inspiration from Japan, Korea and Scandinavia for both its look and its menu. This high-end, discreet Holland Park basement restaurant offers a 7 course tasting menu, plus à la carte alternatives.
Highlights from our visit included beautifully presented spring white asparagus, fermented celeriac truffle and sea greens; poached sea bass with fermented cauliflower and pepperwort; and a Wagyu sirloin with wasabi.
In an interesting twist, Flat Three also offer a non-alcoholic drinks pairing alongside the traditional wine pairing.
Granger & Co
Granger & Co is the line of restaurants from the Australian celebrity chef, Bill Granger.
With the aim of bringing the Australian easy-going, generous and sunny spirit to London, Granger & Co Notting Hill serves eclectic fare with an Australian flair served in a simple setting with a sophisticated vibe.
E&O is a successful pan-Asian restaurant and cocktail bar for eclectic Asian food including tempura dishes, sushi and sashimi and BBQ and roasted dishes.
The vibrant bar serves exotic cocktails and is very busy in the evenings. The weekend brunch dim sum deal is excellent value for money, offering half price on all dim sum on Saturdays and Sundays for bookings made between 11am and 12.30pm.
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The small dining room is on the first floor above the packed pub and serves traditional British food – sausage and mash, fish and chips, seafood platters to share, fish pie.
The downstairs pub area also serves food, but the seating is pub-style (small round tables, banquettes and stools) and is more relaxed and much less formal than upstairs.
Pizza East Portobello
Serving wood oven pizzas with classic and innovative topping combinations, antipasti and daily specials, Pizza East Portobello is spread over two floors of a restored Georgian pub near Portobello Market, where the atmosphere is buzzy and relaxed.
Pizza East Portobello includes a deli offering Italian cured meats and cheeses. Sit at a stool and watch the open ground floor kitchen or head upstairs to the casual dining room and terrace.
Juan Santa Cruz, known for his three restaurants in Buenos Aires, has brought his brand of glamour to Holland Park with restaurant Casa Cruz.
A sophisticated and elegant space with a shiny copper-walled dining room with a handsome oval cocktail bar, Casa Cruz serves Modern European cuisine with Argentinian influences.
Dock Kitchen is beautifully situated with views over the Union Canal in Ladbroke Grove. The lively open kitchen serves seasonal, Modern European cuisine that is full of innovative flavour combinations.
The menu changes regularly and once a month, the restaurant runs a fixed, shared meal instead of the regular a la carte offering. Expect immaculate cooking and a friendly, relaxed dining experience.
The Jamaican-influenced burger company brings a taste of the Caribbean to London.
The focus, unsurprisingly, is on burgers with the classic BOOM Burger with cheese and bacon jam and the Jamaican BOOM, a jerk chicken burger with fried plantain and mango sauce.
The side portions are excellent, especially the plantain fries and jerk wings.
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