Il Portico  

 
 
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277 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6NA
 
 
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Weekdays,Sat 18:00-23:00,12:00-14:30
 

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Il PorticoThe oldest family run restaurant in London.


Spanning 6 decades and three generations, Il Portico Restaurant on Kensington High Street has been cooking regional Italian specialities since it was first opened in the 1960"s by acclaimed chef Pino Chiavarini.


Still managed to this day by the same family, siblings James and Francesca draw heavily from their roots, providing simple, authentic Italian food from their home region of Emilia Romagna and beyond.


Whilst the family are always on hand to welcome you in, our Executive chef, Eduardo (currently in his 25th year of service with us) concentrates on slow, homemade dishes with a sense of history and provenance.

 

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Best Western Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  29% off
225 Kensington high street, W8 | 2 minutes from Il Portico
The Best Western Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel provides an intimate and relaxing accommodation choice that is ideal for those with either business or leisure pursuits. Located ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  39% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  29% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
 
Pizzicotto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
267 Kensington High Street, Kensington, West London, Holland Park, London W8 | 1 minute from Il Portico
After 50+ years in the neighbourhood restaurant business, the Chiavarini family opened 'Pizzicotto' to great acclaim. Opposite Holland Park and the entrance to the new ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Il Portico
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Marzano
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229-231 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Il Portico
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25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Il Portico
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21 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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Kitchen W8
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11 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
263 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Il Portico
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Holland Park, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from Il Portico
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
226 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 1 minute from Il Portico
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Il Portico
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Il Portico
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Kensington and Chelsea Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Town Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
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Club Kensington
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201 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from Il Portico
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Abbotsbury Road, Kensington, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from Il Portico
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Il Portico
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54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Il Portico
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Devonshire Arms W8
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37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
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Live Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
183 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Il Portico
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Henry's Bar and Cafe
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346 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 5 minutes from Il Portico
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Piano
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106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Il Portico
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Scarsdale Place, High Street Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Il Portico
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Abbotsbury Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from Il Portico
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Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Il Portico
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