The Churchill Arms  

 
 
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119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 7LN
 
 
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Mon to Wed 11am-11pm, Thu to Sat 11am-12midnight, Sun 12noon-10.30pm
 

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The Churchill ArmsNow 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, independent pubs of her major cities. The Churchill Arms is said to have been one of the first pubs to serve this spicy cuisine and has continued to offer up fantastic, authentic very reasonably priced, Thai food in extremely attractive surroundings every since. Overflowing with hanging baskets on the outside this is one of the prettiest pubs in London. The drinking section is very much a traditional boozer dripping with knickknacks, ranging from chamber pots to hat boxes and photos of the great Winston Churchill himself, and dotted with open fires throughout. The conservatory, where food is served, couldn't be more of a contrast. Bright, light and packed to the ceiling with greenery it offers a cooling, fresh backdrop for the tongue-tingling, spice-filled dishes. It gets very busy here - especially at weekends - and they don't take bookings on a Sunday, so you may have to wait in the bar for a table. Once you are seated your slot is limited to a few hours - lingering over coffee is not really the done thing here. However, being nudged off your table is no great hardship at the Churchill. Just head across to the bar for a digestif and make the most of the pubs two contrasting spaces. PS - they pull a mean pint of Guinness too.

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Hanging baskets, curry in the conservatory, open fires, glass ceilings and wooden beams.

 

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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
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7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  22% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 4 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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  24% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 6 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  30% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 7 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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The Churchill Arms, 221 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 3 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Churchill Arms
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Clarke's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
124 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Churchill Arms
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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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London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from The Churchill Arms
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