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21 Abingdon Road, London W8 6AH, England (Earls Court)
+44 20 7938 1122
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Ranked #47 of 17,944 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $83
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
South Kensington
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Whits is a mainstay of the Kensington dining scene, attracting locals with its relaxed ambience and imaginative array of modern European classics. The pleasant restaurant interior, with its bright skylight and elegant ironwork, adds to the welcoming vibe, while dishes use ingredients often obtained directly from France to enhance the regularly changing menu.
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La Porte, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We visited whit's on 12/02/14. We had a wonderful experience from being seated promptly to the great service even though they had a large party upstairs. The food was amazing.....very much worth a visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Was here with some Italian colleagues on business. Welcomed warmly and directed to the table. Service was proffessional but friendly. The menu was well laid out and had good variety. The wine list was easy and reasonble. The strater of the salmon and crab was really very good. 3 of us then had the steak. It was Ok to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

As Kensingtonians by choice, my wife and I have been experiencing fine dining at WHITS many times in the past eight years. This place has become our number one choice in the West End, because we have never been disappointed by the food or the service. Eva is a great manager who welcomes guests with a warm smile. We recommend... More 

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wow, what a great place. We were there for a few hours, chatting with the owners after dinner, drank some great wine and ate absolutely fabulous food. We had steak, venison, crab, salad - all delicious and perfectly prepared. Tried some Muscat and Grappa after dinner - whew, be careful of the Grappa, it's strong stuff! The dessert was a... More 

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Cortaillod, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

thanksgiving dinner in london it not the kind of occasion one usually plans for but my brother and my sister in law was in town and they wanted a turkey dinner. the four of us was preparing a decent dinner based on reviews but was not prepared for an exceptional take on what is usually an american tradition. everything from... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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172 reviews 172 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Full flavoured food served by attentive staff and accompanied by good and very reasonably priced wines. What more could you want unless you are looking for fresh Patagonian cod? I read a review that I cannot understand which compared a Whits' soufflé which uses no flour (try making one) with what can be found on a cruise liner. If there... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stumbled across Whits whilst searching for somewhere to eat in Knightsbridge. Delighted to have experienced it, very welcoming family restaurant. The food would be great value at the al a carte menu prices, at the fixed price menu cost it's outstanding. Presentation and taste were excellent. Would thoroughly recommend it.

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were staying locally and found this restaurant on the app, the food was just lovely. Beautiful quality food, attentively prepared and cooked. The portions really are surprisingly large so my only disappointment was not being able to fit in a dessert!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Went here for Halloween with my girlfriend. The food was amazing, from starter all the way to desert. I also quite enjoyed the service as it was a perfect touch of attentive and not pushy. Would certainly go there again in the near future, just a shame it is on the other side of town!

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Washington, DC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What a lovely find! This is a lovely restaurant - intimate, welcoming and the food is fantastic. Highly recommend!

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Additional Information about Whits

Address: 21 Abingdon Road, London W8 6AH, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7938 1122
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 83
Cuisine: French

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