“Classy cooking in a converted pub” - AA Inspector



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Caractère is an upmarket neighbourhood restaurant on the fringes of Notting Hill. The corner site means windows on two sides, making it bright and welcoming, with dark wood or marble tables and seats upholstered in dark green or burnt orange velour. Staff are relaxed, chatty and well briefed on the very seasonal dishes; classy cooking with an emphasis on Mediterranean French/Italian influences, skilfully executed.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
209 Westbourne Park Road, Notting Hill, LONDON W11, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS, W11 1EA


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