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21 Abingdon Road, London W8 6AH, England (Earls Court)
+44 (0)20 7938 1122
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Ranked #30 of 17,068 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $83
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Earls Court
Description: Steve Whitney, the Chef Patron and Eva, his partner and Restaurant Manager opened Whits in 2004.The menu changes daily and showcases Steve's extensive experience of Classical French Cuisine combined with modern, lighter flavours.Signature dishes include Lobster & Scallop Ravioli, Caramelised Foie Gras Terrine and Hot Dessert Souffles. The good value Prix Fixe dinner menu is always available. The reasonable wine list offers wines by the glass. Service is friendly and informal.Whits is open for Traditional Roast Beef lunch twice a month.
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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here and loved it. Food was very good, good portion sizes too. Service was excellent. Both partner and I loved it and would recommend to a friend and definitely go back again. Good value for money too, not over priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We love Whits! 2 X Steak (Rib eye) & chips (hand cut) please. With an exciting mixed salad. The friendliest service, the most succulent, flavoursome steak, the snappiest attention to detail, the easiest ambience. We love it and we keep returning like no other restaurant that we ever went to. Some may last for five or six visits but Whits... More

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Grandbaie Mauritius
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our experience at Whits made our trip to London one to remember! After months of travelling and "honeymooning" this place sure stands out in my mind. Great ambience, Food to die for and a lovely front of house :) All in all loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I went to Whits about two weeks ago on vacation. The service was amazing as well as the food. When you walk in it is like walking in to see family. Thank you for such a great experience and great food!!!!!!

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West Dean, Salisbury, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Title says it all: delicious food cooked perfectly and great choice of seasonal products, attentive service, fabulous atmosphere. Lovely evening.

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Durris, Scotland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were warmly welcomed and felt instantly comfortable. The menu offered an attractive choice from which we chose lobster ravioli and a bone marrow casserole as starters. The flavours were beautiful, and this was true also of our mains. Steak and lamb were cooked perfectly and were so tender. Produce is clearly well sourced and seasonal, and the assortment of... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went to this beautiful resturant on Saturday evening to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. The food was wonderful and the service excellent. The attention to detail in the presentation of our food was perfect and the complex flavours of each course proved this chef really knows how to prepare fine dining. The atmosphere in the resturant was calm and relaxing... More

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Grafton, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Made a late booking , very friendly staff food was good .over the evening a lot of regulars were obviously visiting , a good sign . We will definitely return .

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Baltimore, Maryland
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We sought out Whits after reading great reviews and Whits did not disappoint! Whits gave us the nicest meal during our stay in London. Service, wine, food was superb. We definitely would recommend it if you are in the Kensington area. Enjoy!

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Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire , United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were in London to celebrate my wife 40th birthday and our 10th wedding anniversary. I had checked a number of restaurants in the weeks leading up to our trip and wanted to experience fine dining close to where we were staying in Kensington. Whits came up a number of times both on the Internet and during conversations with friends... More

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