The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant  

 
 
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48 Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2DE
 
 
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6pm-midnight (closes 1am Fri & Sat, 11.30pm Sun)
 

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The Lonsdale Bar and RestaurantFinal 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 Road. In summer 2010 the popular sci-fi concept Lonsdale cocktail bar in Notting Hill was reborn as The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant, comprising of a steakhouse restaurant and a cocktail bar. Hidden down a quiet residential area behind Westbourne Grove, The Lonsdale's flash new interior was designed by Dtwo, who picked up awards for their hard work. The sci-fi vibe has been merged with a nice retro look, with leather couches, moody lightly and superb contours making the place decidedly slick. The new head chef was previously in charge of steakhouse heavyweights Hawksmoor, which shows just how serious the Lonsdale is about its grilled meat. Various cuts of beef (£15-£23) from Allens of Mayfair come with peppercorn, bearnaise, grain mustard or blue cheese sauces, but there are a whole host of other options, such as seared scallops and chorizo with butternut squash (£8), marinated and roasted pork ribs (£9.50), rack of lamb (£19.50) and various seasonal and vegetarian options. With more than 200 spirits to choose from, the cocktail menu is excellent, with contemporary classics sitting happily with adventurous concoctions, while the choice of fine wines and speciality beers won't let you down. There are plenty of beautiful people, there to see and be seen, but the fashions on display are cheerfully eccentric, and the busy seating layout is well designed to push people together and create an air of easy conviviality. That said, the Lonsdale gets fiercely busy on the weekends while rumours of difficult doormen abound.

 

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Westbourne Park Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Queen's Park Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Arthur Court NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  23% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 8 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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
 
 
 
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150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 10 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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41-51 Inverness Terrace, W2 | 12 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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159 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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160 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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Nicole Farhi, 202 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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208 - 212 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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226 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant, Powis Square, W11 | 3 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, W11 | 7 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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6-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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89 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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186 Portobello Road, W11 | 4 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from The Lonsdale Bar and Restaurant
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Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
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A selection of paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas on loan from The Burrell Collection....More

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