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Black & Blue  

 
 
ADDRESS
215 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 7LX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thu, Sun: 12noon-11pm; Fri-Sat: 12noon-11.30pm
 
PRICES
2 course meal, without wine £50
 

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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Queensway Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Arthur Court NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  27% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
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 £74  41% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  32% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 7 minutes from Black & Blue
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
 
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes London - Bayswater
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Following the success of the Holborn original, All Star Lanes has brought its unique blend of great food and 50s fun to trendy West London. Just ... More
 
 
 
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The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
48 Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Final proof that London's nightlife is no longer led from the centre of town comes from the location of this versatile establishment just off the Portobello ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
50 Westbourne Grove, Paddington, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from Black & Blue
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Place
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
201-209 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Black & Blue
Formerly the home of chef Rowley Leigh (now at Le Cafe Anglais) who cooked for the celebrity clientele at Kensington Place for 20 years, everyone thought ... More
 
 
 
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Seventeen
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
17 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Authentic Chinese dishes from a variety of local cuisines are served up in stylish surroundings at Seventeen, located at 17 Notting Hill Gate. There's Cantonese and ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
53 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Declan Welsh And The Decadent West
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 5th November 2019
Black & Blue, 221 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
The Glasgow-based musician plays his indie-punk music and spoken-word pieces....More
 
 
 
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Anna Kavan: a Retrospective with Christopher Priest, Chris Power and Victoria Walker.
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 14th November 2019 - 7pm-8.30pm
Black & Blue, 39-41 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Join us for a retrospective look at the life and writing of Anna Kavan, the genre-spanning, feminist counter-culture author, best known for her visionary novel Ice....More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 3 minutes from Black & Blue
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, the Coronet Theatre began as The Print Room, ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 3 minutes from Black & Blue
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
 
 
 
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The Fish Shop at Kensington Place
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
201 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Black & Blue
The tidy little fishmongers attached to the landmark Kensington Place restaurant does a roaring trade. Since much of the stock at The Fish Shop at Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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FRAE Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
47 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Organic frozen yoghurt is all the rage at the moment and Frae has been labelled by many as the best in London. There are two outlets ... More
 
 
 
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Music and Video Exchange
London > Shopping > Music Shops
38 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
This is definitely the place to go for second hand records although Music and Video Exchange also stock cassettes, CDs and even mini-disks. Their stock is ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 20 minutes from Black & Blue
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 24 minutes from Black & Blue
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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QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from Black & Blue
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl has been ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
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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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Black & Blue
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
... More
 
 
 
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Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Black & Blue
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
 

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Moving to Mars
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Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could ...More

 
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Costumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted ...More

 
Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2020 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 18 minutes walk from Black & Blue

The collaborative fashion label led by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie presents a bespoke collection alongside a display ...More

 
Late Night Jazz - Yvette Norwood Tiger
Concerts | On 24th October 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 18 minutes walk from Black & Blue

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DJ Spoony Presents Garage Classical
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th October 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 18 minutes walk from Black & Blue

The DJ joins forces with Ignition Orchestra to perform garage classics arranged for string ensemble, featuring original vocalists of some ...More

The City Of Tomorrow
Exhibitions | On 24th October 2019 

Royal Geographical Society 19 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Science Photographer of the Year
Science Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Science Museum 22 minutes walk from Black & Blue

After giving hundreds of photographs a forensic examination, the judges of the Science Photographer of the Year have given the ...More

 
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Science Museum 22 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter explores the relationship between ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 22 minutes walk from Black & Blue

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 
Museum of the Moon
Museum of the Moon
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 22 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Displayed in the Natural History Museum's Jerwood Gallery, and timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 ...More

 

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Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

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Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
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Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
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Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
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Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
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Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
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Royal Opera House

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Playhouse Theatre

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