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Caractere Emily Roux of the famous Roux family - three generations of world class chefs at the top of their game - and her husband and chef Diego Ferrari, currently head chef at Le Gavroche, have their first restaurant together in Caractere. It's "the manifestation of everything we love" says Diego of the Notting Hill restaurant which brings together Emily's Classic French fine dining background, her love of Italian food and Italian-born Diego's heritage. The two met when they both worked at Alain Ducasse's three Michelin starred restaurant, Le Louis XV, in Monaco and have been wanting to open a restaurant together for years. This is the realisation of that dream. The food is the kind, "we love to cook and love to eat" says Emily. Each season the menu changes, supplemented by daily specials, and the wine list offers both French and Italian varieties, predominantly by smaller winemakers.

 

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22 minutes walk
 
 
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Queensway Masterpark
 
12 minutes walk
 
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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  29% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 12 minutes from Caractere
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  25% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 13 minutes from Caractere
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
 
 
 
Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
35-39 Inverness Terrace, W2 | 14 minutes from Caractere
A relaxing spot in the heart of the busy city, the Berjaya Eden Park Hotel offers contemporary elegance in a welcoming and peaceful environment. Built way ... More
 
 
 
 
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First Floor Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
186 Portobello Road, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
Perched above a busy bar, this restaurant is housed in a grand, chandelier-laden dining room full of rustic stonework. Even after 15 years, they still manage ... More
 
 
 
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Goode & Wright
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271 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Caractere
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Colchis Wine Bar & Restaurant
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39 Chepstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 9 minutes from Caractere
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London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Coach House, 14a St Lukes Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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110 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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105 - 107 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Caractere
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Ed Harcourt
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 4th December 2018 - 7pm
Caractere, Powis Square, W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
The Mercury Music Prize nominated songwriter, producer and musician, who has toured as part of Marianne Faithfull's band....More
 
 
 
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Bassie: Featuring Tessa ( The Slits )
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 2nd December 2018 - 3pm-10.30pm
Caractere, 60 Great Western Road, W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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Caractere, 60 Great Western Road, W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
 
 
 
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Rough Trade West
London > Entertainment > Live Music
130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Caractere
The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Caractere
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Trellick Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
5 Golbourne Road, Kilburn, London W10 | 9 minutes from Caractere
Towering over Golborne Road, the famous Trellick Tower has become a much talked about landmark, loved and loathed in equal measure but protected from any wrecking ... More
 
 
 
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Hugo Burnand
London > Shopping > Photography
1 Powis Mews, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
Photographer Hugo Burnand was tasked with recording the Royal Wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William in 2011. He and his six-man team, including his mother ... More
 
 
 
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Natural Mat
London > Shopping > Baby Care
99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Caractere
Made with organic and natural fibres, Natural Mat mattresses are designed to give children a good night's sleep, free from . Parents can rest well, too, ... More
 
 
 
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Temperley
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
6-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Caractere
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 25 minutes from Caractere
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 26 minutes from Caractere
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 33 minutes from Caractere
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Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from Caractere
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from Caractere
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bayswater
London > Leisure > Activities
Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from Caractere
A Vogue shoot with hot model Daisy Lowe just goes to show the height of hip that All Star Lanes has reached. This fun bowling alley ... More
 
 
 
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
One of Young's more stylish bars, the Duke of Wellington is a decent traditional pub on Portobello Road. On Saturdays when Portobello Market is on, the ... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Bonaparte
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
80 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from Caractere
Situated in the heart of London's trendy Notting Hill area, The Prince Bonaparte gastropub offers a warm atmosphere that most other pubs simply cannot. The warmth ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Job Notting Hill
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45 All Saints Road, W11 | 3 minutes from Caractere
Having successfully launched two venues, The Italian Job in Notting Hill is the third venture from the group, the brainchild of ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 17 minutes from Caractere
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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Caractere
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