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The Windsor Castle

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British, Pub, Gastropub, Eclectic
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114 Campden Hill Road | Kensington, W8 7AR, London, England
020 7243 8797
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: An old world hideaway in upmarket Kensington, The Windsor Castle offers...
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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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing décor!

There are not many bars that can make you feel that you enter a time machine back to 200 years in the past, but this one is one of them! Staff and prices are ok! We will have to come back to try the food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Tomas G
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

There are not many bars that can make you feel that you enter a time machine back to 200 years in the past, but this one is one of them! Staff and prices are ok! We will have to come back to try the food!

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Hong Kong, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great authentic ,good feel pub. Food and service was good and the choice of beers great. Atmosphere was fun and local, not touristy. Just think that the prices charged is excessive, don't understand how it has got so spenny to have a few pints and some food. Sad

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you are looking for an authentic place with wide range of beers and ciders this is your place. We chose a nice steak and a bottle of spanish syrah which was fine and the steak was great. Before the wine we could choose from a lot of beers and ciders. Worth to visit if you are close to this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice pub inside, very old and interesting, but sorry £14 nearly for a beer and a large house wine, and then £7 nearly for a half of mulled cider.....too expensive.

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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Local pub, two minutes walk from where I live so we left the kids at home and went out for supper. I know the pub well but hadn't eaten their for a long time. Very pleased with the service and quality of the food. My ox cheek and kidney pie was very good served with good fresh vegetables. Decent quantity... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I really enjoyed our lunch at the Windsor Castle, which I visited with some relatives from abroad. It's a local pub in a very nice area, offering an varied menu. We had a delicious smoked salmon starter, barbecue beef, sea bream and a very good hamburger. No room for desserts! The portions are generous and the food is not very... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Windsor Castle is beautiful and the grounds are lovely. Buy tickets online in advance. Crazy long lines for those who had not. Also check the calendar to see if the State Apartments are open. They are stunning, but if the Queen is here they are not open. Skip the Great Kitchen Tour which is offered in December. Our tour guide... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a nice pub with a very good atmosphere. There beer selection is very good and so is the food. If you are in the Notting Hill Area look this place up.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of the most beautiful little pubs in the area with a great winter garden in the back. Service is friendly and attending, however the positives stop here. The food is average if not plain bad. I had the fish and chips and it was oily and reminiscent of a cheap take out place you would eat at the end... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stopped in to rest my feet and grab a bite. The 'Cherry Orchard' locally made sausages were excellent with my sausages and mash. The mash, too, was different but so good. Add to this good beer and outdoor tables under a heater in the garden.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Campden Hill Road | Kensington, W8 7AR, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020 7243 8797

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 24
  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub, Eclectic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?