A Piccadilly tradition for centuries, no one does Afternoon Tea quite like Fortnum’s. You can now enjoy the same extraordinary tea, freshly-baked cakes, still-warm scones and elegant sandwiches in the iconic surroundings of The Royal Exchange.
Afternoon tea at Jean-Georges puts a playful, contemporary twist on this time-honoured British tradition. Allow yourself to be whisked away on a sensational journey through taste and texture – with a few unexpected surprises along the way.
The ingredients include British specialities such as poached Scottish salmon – and pastries change to reflect the fruits of the season. Of course, at the heart of the experience is the drink itself. From a rich Oolong to the refreshingly complex Claridge’s Blend, you will find teas that complement your food perfectly.
Over the past year, Ham Yard Hotel has pushed forward with its afternoon tea offering by including alternative menus including savoury, healthy, reduced sugar, gluten-free and vegan options. Firmdale Hotels Executive Head Chef, Robin Read and his talented team are continually producing new ideas for extraordinary cakes, macaroons, desserts, scones and home-made jams.
Sanderson invites you to tumble down the rabbit hole and discover a tea party beyond your wildest imagination, inspired by the whimsical world of Alice in Wonderland. With menus hidden inside vintage books and teapots adorned with kings and queens, our Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea is full of sweet treats and savoury delights to tantalise your taste buds.
Seek refuge from the hustle and bustle of West London. The Fait Maison has classic breakfast favourites, seasonally inspired menus, and a splendid array of wonderful patisserie. The cherry on top is the floral interior that makes the whole experience a dainty (and moreish) dream.
Muriels’ Kitchen has three restaurants across West London but the South Kensington branch of this family business was the first. Serving up home-cooked dishes inspired by her grandmother, Charlotte and her husband Sam, put everything into ensuring diners enjoy every aspect of their family food business.
The Good Life Eatery in Chelsea is a superfood cafe aimed at showing men and women alike that eating healthy food can be tasty, fun and fashionable. With cold-pressed juices, smoothies and all-day menus, their food is exciting and modern. If you are looking for something that tastes good and makes you feel even better, this is the place for you.
Iddu is an inviting neighbourhood Sicilian restaurant, wine bar and coffee spot – a veritable punto d’incontro – set to bring the warm, sociable spirit of Sicilian hospitality to South Kensington. This is our go-to place for breakfast - we can't recommend this highly enough.
You’ll find one of the most celebrated Chinese restaurants in London within a 15-minute walk of your apartment. The Good Earth offers a relaxed environment away from the hustle and bustle of busy West London.
Serving authentic Beijing Cuisine with elegant European style service. Designed by Michael Chow, who was one of the first to display important original works of art in a dining room, it remains as one of the most uniquely beautiful restaurants in London.
Hunan isn't your typical Chinese restaurant. Founded in 1982, they are the London restaurant known for not having a menu. Diners don't choose - they just share their likes and dislikes. Then the chefs do the rest.
Temporarily changed hours due to COVID-19. Please see website for more.
Launceston Place is just one of many West London restaurants to be awarded a Michelin star, but few can claim to have been Princess Diana’s favourite local eatery. Elegant and intimate, Launceston Place has no less than four menus of food inspired by Head Chef Tim Allen’s Yorkshire roots and just five minutes drive from The Harrington, elegant English food is not far away.
Temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Keep an eye out for reopening dates.
If European flavour is your preference, then this High Street Kensington restaurant will not disappoint. The menu from Head Chef Mark Kempson showcases British cooking with a French soul. The luxurious 70-seat establishment has held a Michelin-star since 2011 and is a firm favourite in the neighbourhood.
Inspired by the great French pavement cafés, Colbert is an informal, neighbourhood rendez-vous at the heart of Sloane Square. Colbert serves a classic Parisian café menu from breakfast to morning coffee through to lunch, mid-afternoon snacks and full dinner service.
In the truest of terms, Le Colombier is one of the last remaining proper French restaurants in London. Quiet, elegant and confident in the traditional French food the kitchen produces, La Colombier is your own private corner of Paris on Chelsea Square; 12 minutes walk from The Harrington. Inspired by French brasserie culture, Le Colombier has an entire menu dedicated to seafood and Sunday lunches are very reasonably priced for the area.
Sketch is a complex and unique site. Conceived by French master chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mazouz, it has attracted unprecedented media reaction for its myriad food, drink and entertainment styles since it opened in December 2002. Gagnaire's culinary genius has inspired the menus throughout Sketch. His eponymous Michelin three-starred Paris restaurant has a distinctive menu style, which Gagnaire had adapted for sketch. Executed by his acolytes, the food is imaginative, bold, ground-breaking and delicious.
Tucked away on a discreet residential street in Chelsea, The Cross Keys is a regular haunt for guests looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the King’s Road. Come for thoughtful British dishes, fine wines, real cask ales & classic cocktails, friendly & knowledgeable service.
Few pubs can claim to be the favoured watering hole of one goliath of English literature, let alone two. Once favoured by both Charles Dickens and DH Lawrence, the garden terrace of The Anglesea Arms heaves with drinkers in the summertime while the pub’s restaurant feeds diners a mix of stalwart classic and ever-changing seasonal dishes fit for any gastropub.
This pub is at the very heart of Kensington and the location offers the perfect spot to rest your weary legs after a day of exploration. This fine establishment is located a stone’s throw away from London’s iconic Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall. Dating back to the 1800s, The Builders Arms previously accommodated…well, you guessed it, builders.
The Hollywood Arms in deep in the heart of Chelsea, just a short walk from the iconic Kings Road. It's the go-to watering hole for socialites throughout the week, with an electric atmosphere on Friday & Saturday nights, rolling into lazy brunching over the weekend.
If you like to be close to your food while it’s being prepared, The Enterprise is South Kensington’s number one restaurant for the discerning foodies. Guests can see directly into the kitchen as food is being cooked and plates of unique specials are being constructed. A complimentary glass of wine for early diners should get your evening in West London off to a fabulous start.
Enterprise will reopen in September with a reduced service. Keep an eye out for more information.
A swish Bombay brasserie in the style of the old post-colonial 'Irani cafés' of Bombay, Dishoom is filled with retro design features: whirring ceiling fans, low-level lighting and walls adorned with vintage Indian magazine advertising. This is certainly a place where the design-conscious and Indophile throng here through the day, from breakfast (for sausage nan rolls with chilli jam) to dinner (for the stir-fries and tandoori grills).
The Michelin-starred Amaya is a self-proclaimed ‘new kind of Indian restaurant’ serving up fashionable street food to its Knightsbridge clientele. Amaya’s food is spectacular. One of the most original eating experiences in the UK is just a 12-minute taxi ride from The Harrington.
Restaurateur Namita Panjabi describes Chutney Mary’s culinary approach as ‘gourmet food of the home’. For the longest time, the only place to eat on the Indian subcontinent would’ve been at home. Innovatively created and presented, Harrington guests can taste the very best, classic Indian cuisine made with traditional flavours and recipes on the doorstep of your apartment home.
This is South Indian vegetarian street food at its best. The atmosphere is sunny and simple and the food equally so. From a design point of view, it may not be among the top Indian restaurants in London, but the food is well worth trying.
On Burlington Gardens in Mayfair, Cecconi’s is a modern-day classic Italian restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Cecconi’s serves hand-made pasta, seafood and dishes from Italy using the finest ingredients.
Gioia is a place that escapes the typical confines of pizza restaurants and pubs, a new concept of food service with a specific identity that focuses on innovation without forgetting tradition, research without neglecting simplicity, and good flavours without forgetting local specialities.
Reopening August 24th, but guests are currently able to use their takeaway service.
Daphne’s, Chelsea and South Kensington’s premier Italian restaurant, effortlessly combines smart dining and with relaxed environment. Cosy up to one of Daphne’s log fires. Or in the summer, enjoy classy al fresco dining on the conservatory roof.
The Harrington’s fantastic location means Mayfair’s myriad of excellent eating establishments is but a ten-minute drive away. With separate Asian and Italian rooms and a lounge with its own menu and entertainment roster, Novikov is one of the best restaurants in Mayfair. A unique experience for anyone visiting the West End for the first time.
Stecca is a beautiful contemporary Italian restaurant serving stunning regional & seasonal cuisine in Chelsea. Award-winning Italian chef-patron Stefano Stecca has created this stylish & friendly local Italian restaurant serving irresistible regional Italian dishes with a distinctive light & contemporary touch.
Mayfair’s Roka, from the people behind the extremely successful Zuma, is a vibrant restaurant with an energy that flows directly from the amazing Japanese cuisine cooking on the Robatayaki at the heart of the building. The Harrington recommends the yellowfin sashimi and the lobster hot pot. Visit London in the summertime and enjoy Roka’s amazing 12-seater terrace.
There are some restaurants that are much more than places to enjoy an evening meal. Nozomi is one of those venues. Nozomi’s charm is in its ambience; incredible Japanese cuisine created with international ingredients melded with an atmosphere of live music. Located behinds Harrods, Nozomi’s exclusive dining experience is five-minute taxi ride from your Harrington apartment.
Before returning to The Harrington after a day at Harrods, be sure to swing by London’s number one Japanese restaurant. Zuma is glamorous and contemporary. Enjoy the lightest, freshest rolls of sushi from the counter and the best authentic dishes prepared on the robatayaki grill at the centre of the restaurant’s luxurious interior.
The Buddha-Bar is famous the world over and their restaurant in Knightsbridge has won many plaudits for their dinning experience. The team at The Buddha-Bar continuously produce innovative and elegant Japanese food which is a delight on the palette. If you are looking for a fashionable restaurant in Knightsbridge and experience which you can share with your friends then this is the place for you.
Mayfair isn’t necessarily known for being modest and subtle but Nobu, a 13-minute drive from The Harrington, manages to be exactly that. Though understated, this “new style” Japanese restaurant is nothing less than the pinnacle of fine casual dining. The lounge bar in this superlative West London sushi specialist has a licence until 2am, making it the perfect spot for a late-night cocktail as well.
Spanish architect Lázaro Rosa Violán has designed Iberica to transport you to Spain. From tiling to resemble the tapas bars in Andalucía to vintage maps, paintings and pots to celebrate Asturian Celtic heritage, he’s thoughtfully paid attention to every detail.
Cambio de Tercio is located in the heart of Chelsea-South Kensington and was established in 1995. A pioneer in offering modern and innovative Spanish cuisine, this is still the place to go for Tapas and Iberian food. They offer traditional Spanish recipes, their chef’s creative dishes, are what locals go for.
It's all about wonderful tapas here, small dishes of traditional and modern recipes from our rich gastronomy, which are ideal to be shared by the whole table. Busy and buzzy, with vibrant bullfighting colours....you are certain to have a great time.
All their steak comes from the Fassona breed from some very special mountain valleys north of Genoa: every farmer knows the animal he sells, every cut of meat is hung for the right amount of time: 6-8 weeks for steak, up to 10 days for tuna. Even the pizza dough is allowed to rise for 90 hours to give great flavour and incredible texture
A favourite with the staff at The Harrington, Sophie’s Steakhouse is great for both businesses lunches and relaxed evening meals with friends and family. Sophie’s a real steakhouse with all the authenticity and passion for meat as the great beefy eateries of Argentina. On top of this, the of the finest steaks in all of London is just a ten-minute walk from The Harrington.
Steaks made from the finest Argentine cuts of beef is just a five-minute taxi ride from The Harrington. Gaucho on Sloane Avenue mixes new, innovative cuisine with the tried and tested tradition of cooking good quality meats with inch-perfect precision. Enjoy a prime cut in a prime location on one of London’s most-stylish avenues.
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