Town House restaurant at The Kensington is delighted to unveil a new menu, offering guests the chance to enjoy London at its most luxurious. The menu offers guests refined dishes inspired by global favourites, to be enjoyed in the sumptuous surroundings of the Town House restaurant, and its nearby drawing room, complete with roaring fireplaces and marble-topped tables.
New on the à la carte menu at Town House are seasonal dishes including Summer Salad of Asparagus with New Potatoes, Soft Egg, Endive & Herb Vinaigrette (£13) or Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Rocket, Puy Lentils, Sundried Tomato Dressing & Feta (£14) to start. Mains on the new menu include Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Crushed Charlotte Potatoes, Steamed Summer Vegetables & Herb Vinaigrette (£28), Whole Dover Sole (on or off the bone, grilled or meunière – £37) and a daily changing line-caught Market Fish of the Day (£MP).
Town House’s new dessert menu includes an opulent wine pairing for each sweet treat, selected by the hotel’s very own Master of Wine. Indulgent choices now available include Vanilla Crème Brûlée with Raspberries (£9); perfect with the Riesling Icewine, Stratus Vineyards 2016 Niagara, Canada (£9), Vegan Aquafaba Pavlova with Summer Berries & Coconut Cream (£9); excellent with Sauternes, DV by Doisy Védrines, 2015, Bordeaux, France (£6.50) or Chocolate & Coconut Panna Cotta with Honeycomb (£9); delicious when paired with Malvasia 10 Year Old, Vinhos Barbeito, Madeira Portugal (£9).
On weekends, Town House serves a delectable brunch between 12noon – 5pm. New to the offering is a selection of brunch cocktails including Bellini Royal (Peach Purée, Champagne) and Bloody Maria (Tequila, Tomato, Lemon Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco), all priced at £10. Brunch dishes include a lavish French Toast with Seasonal Fruit, Mascarpone & Almonds (£9), popular Potato Waffles with Hot Smoked Salmon & Preserved Lemon Crème Fraîche (£10.50) alongside Steak Frites with Double Fried Egg (£19) and Shakshuka with Feta & Chorizo or Grilled Shrimps (£10).
In true Kensington style, Town House also offers guests the chance to enjoy a broad range of Champagnes, served on their decadent Perrier- Jouët Champagne Trolley. There are four champagnes to be available by the glass and on demand in the plush Drawing Room; Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut (£16), Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé (£21), Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs (£22.50) and Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque (£30).
Town House also offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy its entire selection of fine wines by the glass, to be discovered and enjoyed alongside the new menu. The list of handpicked fine wines available by the glass includes 15 distinguished red options and has a choice of over 10 whites, from a very approachable £20. Guests can experience a large selection of some of the very best wines from around the world; whether enjoying the luxurious intimate surroundings of Town House restaurant or the seductive and sophisticated setting of the neighboring K Bar, whose new cocktail menu will launch later this year, taking inspiration from the world’s best-loved wine regions. The list offers wine enthusiasts and novices alike an excellent opportunity to fully immerse themselves in some of the world’s best wines.
Finally, guests at Town House are able to enjoy afternoon tea daily from 2pm-6pm. The hugely popular London Landmarks Afternoon Tea takes inspiration from London’s most recognisable and historic landmarks, taking diners on a tour of the capital’s most famed structures. Tributes featured on the landmark inspired menu include architectural triumphs such as The Gherkin crafted from White Chocolate with a Dark Chocolate Ganache and The Shard made of Carrot Cake & Milk Chocolate. Alongside an iconic London Telephone Box imagined in Rhubarb Mousse and Big Ben-inspired Lemon Curd Tart, the new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea menu is complete with London’s quintessential treat, Scones served with Heather Hills Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream and a selection of finger sandwiches.
Town House is the signature restaurant at The Kensington and is spread across three classically designed drawing rooms, serving locally-sourced, seasonal modern dishes with a global influence. Nestled in the heart of one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, Town House is a luxury home away from home, a London escape complete with stylish décor, hand-picked furnishings and open fireplaces overlooking South Kensington’s tree-lined avenues.