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Arcadia Restaurant

35 Kensington High Street | Kensington Court, London W8 5EB, England (Earls Court)
+44 (0)20 7937 4294
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Ranked #4,304 of 18,113 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $67
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Earls Court
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: An eccentric Italian restaurant in the heart of London���s upmarket Kensington, Arcadia is a welcome change from the hushed atmosphere and all-white d��cor of the area���s usual dining offerings. Bright and outlandish, the surroundings here at Arcadia are anything but neutral, with murals on the walls, quirky colour schemes and character aplenty. Likewise, the service is friendly and cheerful, the staff laughing along with guests as they dart from table to table, serving food and topping up wine glasses. Arcadia���s bustling kitchen is the origin of an all Italian menu of authentic classic dishes, all with a homemade, traditional flavour with most items made in house, including the fabulous hand-prepared pasta featured in a wide array of the dishes. A bit of a hidden gem amongst the many typically Kensington-friendly restaurants, the Arcadia is packed with personality and authenticity, providing its guests with an always memorable fun and colourful dining experience including high quality food, a good selection of drinks and a relaxed atmosphere.
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We came here for dinner as a group. The restaurant is very pleasant with interesting decor and pleasant and efficient staff. We had three courses, all of which were of very high quality. Mains are generally reasonable. Starters and desserts are slightly higher than normal price. Drinks are quite expensive and thinks like bread for the table similarly. A 12.5%... More 

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London, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A party of four of us went to Arcadia on new Year's Eve, They had put the boat out and the restaurant looked lovely - white balloons, glitzy hats and poppers and sparkles on the floor. I have eaten here often and the food is consistently good and was so on the night. The staff too are charming. The only... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My family and I have dined at this restaurant many times on our London visits over the past ten years. It's always been quirky and fun but it's become tired. Other restaurants have opened nearby and it almost feels like the Arcadia is being overshadowed by new and more exciting venues. Our lobster pasta dish arrived with a very unappetizing... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A group of 6 of us visited Arcadia for dinner after watching tennis in the Royal Albert Hall. We were very early for our booking but there was no problem and the service was prompt and professional. Food was very good, a decent menu and a range of prices including (before 6pm) a set menu. The halibut was particularly noteworthy.... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Without a booking they found us a table v.quickly. Service was very friendly ,wine chosen and brought to the table to taste efficiently. All food choices were cooked from scratch and were exquisite. By the time London service charge was added to the bill it worked out at £38 per head approx for 2 courses. We felt for what dining... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Neighborhood restaurant, food average, service is ok . Sole was good . Risotto below average . Nice vegetable soup. Salads with nuts was good. Not going again .

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Whilst the food is always delicious, I'm always amazed that the staff - mostly young men - serve my daughter before myself. She's far prettier and younger than I of course, but old fashioned courtesy generally serves the elder female before all others at the table.This has been going on for years and we tend to giggle about it now.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Arcadia is one of the best in the area with friendly staff and traditional Italian cuisine. My kids are happy to have a fun with waiters and they support their games.

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We chose to eat here for an early supper. They do advertise 2 set courses for a very reasonable price but not a very exciting menu. The waiter informed us of the specials menu and we had 2 courses from that. It is our fault we did not ask the price, as we never saw it written down but instead... More 

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Eating out in London can be challenging. There are many overrated, overcharging and superficial restaurants. However, Arcadia is one of the nicest restaurants I have had the pleasure to dine at in London in many years. Although the address is 35 Kensington High Street, the restaurant is located in an alleyway off the street. A small restaurant with a few... More 

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Additional Information about Arcadia Restaurant

Address: 35 Kensington High Street | Kensington Court, London W8 5EB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7937 4294
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 67
Cuisine: Italian

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