Welcome to west London. If it’s hospitable, reasonably priced restaurants you’re looking for, then you’ll like it here. These in particular are as much a reason for visiting as they are favourite hidey-holes among the locals.
Situated in a quieter part of Kensington, San Pietro is a seafood-focused Italian restaurant that’s very popular with its neighbours. Expect classic dishes like zuppa di pesce, spaghetti alle vongole, and simply grilled sea bass.
The nose-to-tail movement has serious wind under its sails right now, but Hereford Road have been flying the whole animal flag since 2007. Whether you’re a St. John devotee or simply have a taste for robust British cooking, there’s much to set you up here – calf’s liver with sage and bacon, herring roe on toast, treacle tart, and more.
Vietnamese food comes in all sorts of guises. For MAM, it’s (mostly) about barbecued skewers cooked on a robata grill and served with fresh herbs, pickles, and rice paper wrappers. The dipping sauce – made in-house with shrimp paste and pineapple – is pungent, spicy, and totally addictive.Continue Reading