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The Windsor Castle

#4,079 of 18,154 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££, British,
114 Campden Hill Road | Kensington, W8 7AR, London W8 7AR, England
+44 20 7243 8797
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“scotch egg” (5 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
114 Campden Hill Road | Kensington, W8 7AR, London W8 7AR, England
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51 - 60 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Try not to knock your head on the doorways between various sections of the interior. They are low and quite ancient. If you are a visitor to the UK for the first time you will find this place quite unique and interesting as it has...More

Thank Legal_itinerant
monthebob, Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Hi there, Thankyou ever so much for the review. We love our little pub and we agree the garden is definitely the place to be. Come back and see us again soon, Andy

Reviewed 11 July 2016

We met up with friends here for a Saturday lunch and got a table near a window. The menu range was really good and all our meals were fantastic! I think that the lamb was the winner out of all the meal but the mac...More

Thank Melanie R
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Hi Melanie, Really glad you enjoyed visit to the pub! That lamb dish is delicious, one of our faves. Come back and see us again soon, Andy Manager

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This pub is usually great - great food nice service amazing garden and quaint interior with loads of character :) been many times :) Unfortunately it was awful on Saturday - terrible service with attitude! That's if you could find anyone that works there !...More

1  Thank Sausagedoggy
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi there, Firstly i'd like to apologise for your experience at the Windsor on Saturday. We do pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming pub and im incredibly sorry that that wasnt the case when you visited on Saturday. We were terribly understaffed which...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I reserved a table for lunch and despite making a reservation the table was dirty stacked with empty glasses! As we searched around for a menu because staff was rather sparse it became apparent they were having a bad day but as...More

2  Thank TherinaB
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi there, Im terribly sorry about your experience on Saturday lunchtime. This is not representative of our usual service and I hope that you can accept my most sincere apology for that. As you eluded to we were understaffed. I cant make excuses at all...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had a delicious late lunch in the beer garden. We ate burgers and a delicious roast chicken in wine sauce. It was wonderful.

Thank Frank N Silvia J
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi guys, Really glad you had a good time! The roast chicken is to die foor :-) Come back and see us again soon. Andy

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Located opposite our daughters flat we have used this pub for years when visiting. Good pub menu and food.

Thank marceljt
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is one of the more interesting pubs left in London. The inside of this pub itself will provide an unusual experience with its separate rooms and low connecting doorways. The food is adequate and the drinks (beers or wine) are excellent so visit and...More

Thank stewater
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

HI there, Thankyou so much for your review. Come back and see us again soon, Andy Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2016

I came in for a Sunday roast at dinner time with family. The menu on the table was miserable and unreadable. The prices of the menu were more expensive than in their website. When we went to the bar to order we have been told...More

1  Thank Francesco C
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Hi Francesco, I terribly sorry to hear about your experience on Sunday. We were incredibly busy but this in no way is an excuse for the service or lack thereof that you received. We had some technical difficulties at a point in our kitchen which...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Managed to get a table in the pub garden with our dog, but only had an hour before it was booked again. Staff were friendly but not the most punctual. Food was good but expensive for the portion sizes. Lovely venue though.More

Thank hanspans83
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Hi there, Thanks for your review. Our garden can get incredibly busy with bookings in the summer time. Im sorry that your experience wasnt the best. I can only apologise for the punctuality of the staff, i will certainly feed this back to the team....More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

Invited to lunch by friend celebrating her 75th B'day. We both ordered Cod & Chips. Really disappointed - fish was overcooked in 'oil' that needed changing and the chips were not any better. The mushy peas were gritty! Cod & Chips @ £14.00 - will...More

1  Thank Thomas D
monthebob, General Manager at The Windsor Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Hi there, Im terribly sorry about your visit to the pub. We do pride ourselves on our Fish and Chips and im horrified to hear that there was such poor quality. This is really not representative of our usual standards. If you do wish to...More

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Hilary R
7 May 2017|
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Response from orchidluv | Reviewed this property |
i am sorry but if you had read my review, you would have seen that we did not stay for a meal , in fact we did not even stay for a drink!
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Nico C
15 May 2016|
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Response from J D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, large beer garden in the back. It's very popular in the warmer months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Campden Hill Road | Kensington, W8 7AR, London W8 7AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7243 8797
Description
An old world hideaway in upmarket Kensington, The Windsor Castle offers gourmet gastro pub cuisine and an unrivalled bar stock. Enjoy hearty British dishes underneath the wicker shelter weaved with fairy lights in the cosy al fresco courtyard, or in the nook and cranny-filled dining room with its many original features.
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