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Palace Cafe

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#7,595 of 18,612 Restaurants in London
££ - £££Cafe, British
Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
+44 20 3166 6112
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good60%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“scones” (17 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
££ - £££
Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After touring the palace for hours- we need a place to get a quick snack, sit down and rest--this was a perfect spot.. Sat outside at the tables on a warm sunny day and enjoyed ourselves. kids had the lunch box offering.. Wife and I...More

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Located at the back of the palace area, ahead of the Palace Gardens, this wonderful cafe is a great place to "recover" from a walking tour of the palace and grounds. Standard fare of sandwiches, snacks, teas and soft drinks are offered, but our group...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

A good cafe to have some light bites on. Coffee is good but not superb. Good place to sit after a lengthy walk and have some munchin.

Thank Sajjad R
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in with my mum and daughter after changing the guard . Extremely rude unhelpful woman served us . We were prepared to pay for two cups of tea despite a horrific price but no way was I paying 5 quid for a kids milkshake...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Charming terrace, delicious scones, good coffee. And the garden is so beautiful! Nice place to stop by.

Thank Tsanders_SPb
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Considering the Orangery restaurant was closed, the choice of food was very limited, the only hot food being soup. Sandwiches were adequate and the cake okay but very limited choice. Considering it's a major tourist attraction they have let themselves down

Thank barneldu
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

When we arrived at Kensington Palace after a long train journey the cafe was a welcome sight. There was plenty of space to sit down. The prices were very reasonable for London. I had cappuccino £2.80 and chocolate brownie £2.75. There was fresh water with...More

Thank PinkDiva_243
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Hmmm. It's a shame when everything else lived up to expectations our visit to the cafe was disappointing. Harisa and houmous sandwich £4.95, tuna and cucumber baguette £4.50. Sandwiches were very cold out of the cabinet and the bread was a bit soggy which made...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

After wandering around the Palace and reading the various information boards in that we were ready for a snack. The staff were very busy but were quit polite and organised. We had a cappuccino and hot chocolate which were very average and not especially hot....More

Thank SueWolves53
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This place adjoins the gift shop for Kensington Palace. Consequently, in order to enter the cafe, you need to go through cursory security. Contents of bags will be searched. There are tables inside and outside on the patio. Sandwiches and beverages were available which is...More

Thank pk1363
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Claire U
21 January 2018|
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Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
No idea but it's too busy and overpriced, perhaps try elsewhere.
26 February 2017|
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Response from Janussi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is in the same building.
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3166 6112
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