“Uncomplicated Italian food in South Ken” - AA Inspector
LONDON SW7, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's View
The elegantly restored Victorian townhouse hotel in upmarket South Kensington is handy for the museums as well as some serious shopping. The main dining room, Olives, a long narrow room with unclothed tables and pastel-shaded upholstery, goes for a pared-down look, the better to offset the uncomplicated Italian cooking on offer.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 70
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Lunch served from: 12
- Dinner served until: 10.30
- Cuisine style: Italian
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About The area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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