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Umami Restaurant

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Umami, the newest addition to the Kensington & Chelsea restaurant scene, is perfectly located on Cromwell Road, just around the corner from Gloucester Road underground station. Umami (the word literally means " A pleasant savoury taste" and is the 5th basic taste after sweet, salty, bitter and sour), offers a range of authentic dishes from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam as well as some newer signature dishes. Many dishes are available in two sizes "Tasting Portions" and "Sharing Portions", encouraging guests to share and try many of the unique flavours, whilst the set Tasting Menus offer an effortless way to dine your way around the South China Sea. All this can be enjoyed in an informal
PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$64
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews unagi beef rendang coconut prawns mee goreng chicken salad tasting menu sea bass thai food curries cromwell road set menu recommend this restaurant nice restaurant excellent food and service service charge lychee kensington
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here before a show at the Royal Albert Hall and had a cocktail in Ken's followed by dinner in Umami. They hide quite well on the website it is part of the crowne plaza. Food was delicious a. D fresh so no comments...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Moretea
Reviewed 5 days ago

We don't usually eat inside the hotel for dinner, but we were tired after the trip and this offered surprisingly a good food. We had Thai noodle and rice and some appetizers and they were all really delicious. I would highly recommend. I would have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank S T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous attentive service from George, Chriss and Martina and amazing food that met our dietary needs and a clear menu. This was a real treat! The ambience was perfect too. Will definitely go again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Campusqueen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a really good dining experience at this restaurant. Food selection was great and very tasty. Staff very attentive and friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WidnesUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Beef Rendang was nice, but the Singapore Laksa quite simply FA-BU-LOUS! Add to that a friendly, efficient and knowledgeable service and you have a restaurant clearly worth going to - and returning to. My only worry is wether that excellent service can be continued...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank croma99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

....environment and friendly staff. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and the food. Although slightly modified for the western palette, the food is still fantastic. Wouldn't mind going back again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nachic2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were celebrating a birthday party in the Freddie Mercury dome of the Secret Winter Garden and our expectations were met with a unique ambiance, tasty food and a very attentive staff, excellently managed by Ashraf, who made this night unforgettable!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HA_Family88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere and absolutely fantastic service, George deserves a special mention as looked after us superbly. The crispy duck was cooked to perfection but chicken udon soup wasn't as impressive but nonetheless will definitely return soon!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank aeggerd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was a little slow but they were very busy. The food was good but not the best i have had.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank keroppiNyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited late on a Sunday afternoon prior to attending a concert at The Royal Albert Hall and had an excellent meal. Food was very tasty and freshly prepared, wine very good as well as good value and staff efficient and friendly. Wouldn’t hesitate to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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duntiblaesnob
28 September 2015|
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Response from LiniHarun29 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends what you order. Your meal can be as cheap as £12-15 for a one meal dish like Curry Laksa or Mee Goreng.
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