Kitchen W8, Kensington

Kitchen W8, that Kensington neighbourhood restaurant which has held a Michelin star since 2011, is fresh from a smartly appointed refurb. The elegant dining room has had a lick of paint and some fresh linen and the result is splendid. We are however the youngest people in there by a country mile. It’s all white hair and people who don’t realise it’s their mobile ringing. … Continue reading Kitchen W8, Kensington

Elystan Street, Chelsea

Phil Howard has had quite a career to date; his time running Mayfair stalwart The Square gained him 2 Michelin stars, neighbourhood favourite Kitchen W8 is always busy and he’s regularly a judge on BBC’s Great British Menu. He’s now opened Elystan Street in Chelsea on the former Tom Aikens site. Gone is the dark dining room with quote ridden walls. Instead it’s a bright … Continue reading Elystan Street, Chelsea