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Arcadia Restaurant

Earls Court
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35 Kensington High Street | Kensington Court, London W8 5EB, England
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not your average Italian restaurant, but one to explore Italian cuisine away from Pizza and Lasagne. The starters were beautiful, Carpaccio di Manzo and stuffed (I think) aubergine. Main courses were Ossobuco alls Milanese, which was wonderful, and Ravioli della Chef. The wine was excellent, a Merlot (not the cheapest), which has to be the finest Merlot I have tasted.... More 

Thank Philip W
Meols, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great family run restaurant, had a terrific meal and it was great value for money. The pasta is freshly made and the daily specials are well worth exploring. It was so good we booked for the following evening

Thank jrichardholmes
Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

boil water, salt it, boil the pasta, pretend you eat italian... much better than try to taste this so called italian restaurant, couldn't eat a thing from the main dishes. starters (bruschetta) were tasty, that was all.zero vfm

Thank dabesttravellerz
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254 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after eating my way through pubs for 3 days, I was ready for a change and wanted Italian. this seemed the closest to our hotel and was not bad. can't complain, had a good meal and appetizers as well as wine.

Thank tcakaren
Benton, Arkansas
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We discovered this small restaurant off the Kensington High Street and enjoyed dining al fresco on a beautiful summer evening. We started with a special offering of pan seared scallops in a saffron sauce that was delicious. Then I selected the Spaghetti al Cartoccio which was a seafood pasta prepared in a foil basket, while my husband chose another special... More 

Thank Mary Jo N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, fantastic food. One of the best meals we have had in London since arriving three days ago.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We were on our way to a bar when we thought that our daughter would enjoy the food here better as we crossed it.The service was pretty quick, the food was good and we enjoyed.

Thank prasan68
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with good authentically Italian food, a well structured menu and some good Italian wines. We started with the classic bruscatta and burrata, then we had a wonderful spaghetti with "ragù alla bolognese" and pasta with pesto; excellent the fillet too. The decoration inside the restaurant is unusual but the ambience is relaxed and informal. Very friendly and attentive... More 

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257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Good food and friendly service here, hiding in that little courtyard along Kens High St. Was too late for outdoor dining, but they have that, and I love that. Lovely decor with painted murals, and a delicious salmon/burrata on toast as my app, with homemade pasta with wild boar sauce for dinner. Highly recommended.

Thank nagled
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Walked from our hotel. Picked it just because it looked charming and Italian appealed to everyone. The staff was friendly and the food was very good.

Thank Andrea M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Kensington High Street | Kensington Court, London W8 5EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighborhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: 442079374294
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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