Our Top Ten Romantic Restaurants in Notting Hill, Perfect for Valentine’s Day!
If you’re looking to treat your loved one to a night out in the most romantic corner of London – Notting Hill – this Valentine’s Day, we have put together a list of our top ten restaurants in the area.
Lords Hotel offers simple comfort in a beautiful location, so you can spend your hard earned money at some unforgettable places and create memories that last.
Just a few minutes stroll away from the beauty of Hyde Park and Kensington Palace, and 20 minutes by bus to Oxford Street or Westfield, there’s plenty to see and do.
Mediterranean inspired grill restaurant in the middle of famous Portobello Road. With the most pretty glazed courtyard at its heart, it always feels like summer.
Address: 95-97 Portobello Rd, London W11 2QB
Pared back yet cosy room with ingenious Hebridean produce and a touch of chef Jackson Boxer’s magic imagination. From the most delicious aphrodisiac oysters, via divine pillowy bread, to heavenly deserts, you’re guaranteed to feel romantic after a visit here.
Address: 31 Kensington Park Rd, London W11 2EU
Modern Greek food deconstructed just by Notting Hill Gate. Beautiful jars of the classics such as tzatziki and aubergine dips, and plenty of utterly delicious sharing plates to linger over.
Address: 12-14 Hillgate St, London W8 7SR
Old style Cypriot food named after the goddess of love, and literally round the corner from Lords Hotel. Huge yet affordable portions, charming chef Pantellis, and they still have candles in wine bottles for that vintage deco feeling!
Address: 15 Hereford Rd, London W2 4AB
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Amazing USA style brunch if you were rather tired and missed our complementary breakfast at the hotel! Great pancakes with hazelnut spread that were made for sharing, and if you linger long enough you can have their ambrosial honey bear cocktail.
Address: 98 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5RU
All day sunshine food from Australia’s Bill Granger, simultaneously managing to be both tasty and healthy. Always a queue, there’s no reservations, but they have lovely street side tables if you’re blessed with warm weather.
Address: 175 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SB
A proper Italian wood panelled restaurant harking back to another era. Extremely glamorous yet not so expensive, be like Lady and the Tramp and slurp spaghetti together here.
Address: 290 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2PS
Don’t let the name fool you, Italian excellence in all things with a beautiful outdoor terrace, the pizzas are of course excellent but our favourite is the lip smacking pasta vongole.
Address: 7 Ladbroke Rd, London W11 3PA
A short stroll through the park will reward you with this Latin American spot with moody lighting and excellent cocktails to accompany a menu that’s a little bit different. Peruvian ceviches, Argentina empanadas and the best piscina sours in London.
Address: 35B Kensington High St, London W8 5EB
How to make a pub delicious, cosy and inviting, well The Pelican has done all three and feels like an institution in the short time it has existed! Delicious bar snacks like mince on toast, monkfish scampi or Welsh rarebit, to the most satisfying lobster pie or rib eye steak expertly cooked. Day or night you can’t go wrong, with fun quiz nights and painting classes to boot!
Address: 45 All Saints Road, London W11 1HE
Another newcomer that has quickly established itself as an institution with chef Max Cohen’s perfectly executed rosti canapes, beef tartare and the best meat and fish in London. It’s crowded, buzzy, and near on impossible to get a table, so lunch is your best bet.
Address: 105-107 Talbot Road, London W11 2AT
The TikTok butter king shows he’s no flash in the pan with this lively local place, where the crowd is young, the music joyful and the food absolutely delcious, be it the excellent flat breads with various toppings to the best schnitzel in London.
Address: 91 Golborne Road, London W10 5NL
Another great Greek newcomer to the area, the perfect spot to recharge after a walk in Holland Park with some warming food to remind you of summer. Hyper local Greek food inspired by different islands means there is always something new and the food is created with a lightness of touch, from class Avolemono soup, via prawns saganaki, to some excellent grilled fish or meat options. A simple pared back interior to soothe your soul.
Address: 120 Holland Park Avenue W11 4UA
Six Portland Road
Tucked away off Holland Park is this little gem of a local restaurant. Despite it’s small proportions it offers a great seasonal menu of British and French comfort food, including a memorable pheasant ragu with barley, and the £28 for 3 course set menu is a complete bargain with this level of cooking.
Address: 6 Portland Road, London W11 4LA