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The Britannia

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South Kensington
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1 Allen Street | Kensington, London W8 6UX, England
+44 20 7937 6905
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this area for several weeks and we returned to this restaurant several times and were never disappointed in our choices. The food was very good and the service staff was friendly and hospitable.

Thank Stephen C
PDSharples, General Manager at The Britannia, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Britannia. Hopefully we will see you all again very soon. More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit in London, good atmosphere, welcoming, amazing staff. I was lucky enough to meet a Spanish who works there, Jose, he helped me a lot with the language, since I am Spanish, and I treat myself as if I were at home, a great worker.

Thank Cristo M
PDSharples, General Manager at The Britannia, responded to this review

Hi Cristo, so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. I have passed your comments on to Jose and we hope to see you again very soon. More 

Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We get there just for a drink, but finally we decided to stay for dinner thanks to the helpful (she speaks spanish) and friendly waitress (brown eyed girl with glasses). I really recomend the place. Cheers!!

1 Thank michelreinosa
PDSharples, General Manager at The Britannia, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit to The Britannia. The girl who served you was called Maria and I have passed your kind comments on to her. Looking forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food was very good and well presented. We were served by Maria who was very pleasant and very obliging

Thank carolJ5090YG
PDSharples, General Manager at The Britannia, responded to this review

Hi Carol, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Britannia. I have passed your comments on to Maria and we hope that we will see you again very soon. More 

Coalville, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is just off Kensington High Street and is a good place to stop for a drink and a bite to eat. There is a reasonable range of pub food which is of a good standard. There is a range of beers from the standard lagers you would expect to one or two ales I ave not seen elsewhere.... More 

1 Thank Mark L
PDSharples, General Manager at The Britannia, responded to this review

Hi Mark, glad you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we will see you again very soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My family and I visited this establishment for a quick drink and a small bite. We each had a few beers and split some fries and mussels. The fries were alright, but the mussels were quite briny and we quickly stopped eating them. I would recommend getting some drinks and socializing here and eating elsewhere because the menu selection left... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Were looking for a place for a nice beer the afternoon we arrived in Kensington and found the Britannia. BEST FEATURE for sure is the leather chairs below the bar area, though it also looked perfect to watch the Rugby in front as well. Good crowd. People have complained about the service--well, sure, there was none. At least where we... More 

Thank AdmiralGanteaume
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I hesitated whether it was terrible or just poor. Terrible seems a little harsh as the food was excellent, but terrible reflects the overall experience. We had booked a table for 5:30 on a Saturday. When we arrived the waitress treated us with indifference, like we were an inconvenience. The restaurant section was empty but she said we'd have to... More 

Thank DRT46
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a place that draws you back. It was recommended to us last year and, as we had occasion to be in London again. We went for Sunday Roast this time; which we found is a traditional meal. It is a meat selection (I had chicken) with potatoes, vegetable and Yorkshire pudding. I followed with a 'brookie'. We then... More 

Thank Luvaghn B
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113 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely family dinner with friends and both chicken and beef Sunday roast were excellent my vegetarian friend said her beetroot and goat cheese salad was very nice and salmon was excellent . Nice pub atmosphere with friendly service big hit with teenagers was the fact that the waiter wrote orders on his hand... sometimes the simplest thing... More 

Thank Simona898

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Allen Street | Kensington, London W8 6UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7937 6905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in South Kensington

Neighbourhood Profile
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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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