Kensington Restaurants | Food & Drink | Rydges London

Food & Drink

Rydges Kensington London features two food and beverage outlets, both designed uniquely to reflect the local surrounds whilst embracing contemporary styles. Located conveniently in the heart of Kensington on Gloucester Rd our venue is only a short walk from the Royal Albert Hall providing the perfect venue for your pre show dinner and drinks.

Our menu features a wide selection of modern European cuisines, so you know there will be something to your taste. Why not treat yourself after a day spent out shopping on High Street or visiting the Natural History Museum. And if you sign up to our loyalty program Priority Guest Rewards you can receive 20% off your bill for a maximum of 4 diners. To join visit Priority Guest Rewards and let us know your membership number when you arrive. 

The Jam Cupboard

Stylish and laid back with a fabulous New York-style central bar that’s perfect for an early-evening cocktail, it is a great place to soak up all things British and just a short stroll from Gloucester Road tube station in a typical grand old Victorian hotel building.

Providing a modern contemporary collection of dishes and taking inspiration from international flavours, The Jam Cupboard gives you a typical UK dining experience with a whole different twist. The candle lit tables and easy listening music set the mood, creating an atmosphere set for a relaxing dining experience and is an ideal venue for a relaxed lunch or supper.

The Jam Cupboard’s exclusive private dining table seats up to 10 guests and adjoins the main dining room. It’s the perfect place for a celebratory meal or special event.

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Opening Hours

BREAKFAST
Mon - Fri 7am - 10am
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 7.30am - 10.30am

LUNCH
Closed

DINNER
Mon - Sun 5pm - 10pm

Winner Diners' Choice March 2015

Winner Diners' Choice April 2015

Winner Diners' Choice May 2015

The Jam Cupboard

Stylish and laid back with a fabulous New York-style central bar that’s perfect for an early-evening cocktail, it is a great place to soak up all things British and just a short stroll from Gloucester Road tube station in a typical grand old Victorian hotel building.

Providing a modern contemporary collection of dishes and taking inspiration from international flavours, The Jam Cupboard gives you a typical UK dining experience with a whole different twist. The candle lit tables and easy listening music set the mood, creating an atmosphere set for a relaxing dining experience and is an ideal venue for a relaxed lunch or supper.

The Jam Cupboard’s exclusive private dining table seats up to 10 guests and adjoins the main dining room. It’s the perfect place for a celebratory meal or special event.

 

Book now

 

Polo Bar Kensington

Rydges Kensington London invites you to enjoy a tipple in front of our open fire.

Enjoy a sustaining snack, or watch the latest sporting action on the big screen TV at the Polo Bar. The Polo Bar Kensington is a classic English pub lounge with room for sitting at the well-stocked bar and tables around the fireplace to keep you warm and toasty.

We show all the top matches on the bar’s big screen TV – it’s the ideal way to escape and follow the action when staying at our Kensington hotel. If you get peckish, no worries, choose a snack or light meal from the classic Polo Bar Kensington menu.

Happy Hour DAILY from 6pm to 8pm with 50% off house beer, wines and spirits!

Opening Hours

Mon - Sat 5.30pm to 11pm

Sun 5.30pm to 10.30pm

Polo Bar Kensington

Rydges Kensington London invites you to enjoy a tipple in front of our open fire.

Enjoy a sustaining snack, or watch the latest sporting action on the big screen TV at the Polo Bar. The Polo Bar Kensington is a classic English pub lounge with room for sitting at the well-stocked bar and tables around the fireplace to keep you warm and toasty.

We show all the top matches on the bar’s big screen TV – it’s the ideal way to escape and follow the action when staying at our Kensington hotel. If you get peckish, no worries, choose a snack or light meal from the classic Polo Bar Kensington menu.

Happy Hour DAILY from 6pm to 8pm with 50% off house beer, wines and spirits!

 

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a scrumptious Afternoon Tea in the heart of Kensington!

The Jam Cupboard is bringing back its delicious afternoon tea for the summer season. Sit back and relax in our stylish restaurant sipping on a glass of prosecco while enjoying the delicate treats prepared by our chefs.

Your afternoon tea will include an assortment of sweet and savory treats such as blue ribbon sandwiches, scones, banoffee pie, macaroons and French eclairs.

In addition enjoy a complimentary pot of tea from The London Tea Company or Loftbergs espresso coffee. Our friendly wait staff will be able to provide you with a selection of teas available on the day including London breakfast, jasmine, lemon grass, ginger & citrus, and raspberry & vanilla.

Afternoon Tea for 2 - £46
Afternoon Tea with Glass of Prosecco for 2 - £62

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for redemption on Saturday and Sundays only between the hours of 12.30pm until 4.00pm (last sitting accepted at 4.00pm)
  • A minimum of 48 hours’ notice applies for all bookings. This notice period is strict and non-negotiable to ensure all food items included are readily available.
  • Walk in reservations will not be accepted on the day. Bookings must be made 48 hours in advance by email only.
  • Voucher must be presented on arrival to The Jam Cupboard Restaurant for guests to be seated.
  • Vegetarians can be accommodated but a written request for Vegetarian options must be advised at time of booking.
  • Gluten free options are not available for Afternoon Tea.
  • All vouchers purchased in one transaction, must be used in the one single visit.
  • Afternoon Tea vouchers cannot be combined with any other Hotel offer.
  • No cash value or cash back is redeemable if entirety of voucher is not used by the purchaser.
  • The photos displayed are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the items served on the day.
  • All no show vouchers purchased and not utilised as booked, will be redeemed and forfeited by the purchaser.
  • Rescheduling of purchased vouchers is not an available option on this offer.

Booking Restrictions

  • Purchaser must be over the legal age of 18 years or older if purchasing the Afternoon Tea + Prosecco voucher. Valid Photo ID will be requested upon arrival to the restaurant. If Valid Photo ID is unable to be produced, alcoholic beverages will not be served with Afternoon

Opening Hours

Saturday and Sunday
12.30pm - 4.30pm

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a scrumptious Afternoon Tea in the heart of Kensington!

The Jam Cupboard is bringing back its delicious afternoon tea for the summer season. Sit back and relax in our stylish restaurant sipping on a glass of prosecco while enjoying the delicate treats prepared by our chefs.

Your afternoon tea will include an assortment of sweet and savory treats such as blue ribbon sandwiches, scones, banoffee pie, macaroons and French eclairs.

In addition enjoy a complimentary pot of tea from The London Tea Company or Loftbergs espresso coffee. Our friendly wait staff will be able to provide you with a selection of teas available on the day including London breakfast, jasmine, lemon grass, ginger & citrus, and raspberry & vanilla.

Afternoon Tea for 2 - £46
Afternoon Tea with Glass of Prosecco for 2 - £62

 

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for redemption on Saturday and Sundays only between the hours of 12.30pm until 4.00pm (last sitting accepted at 4.00pm)
  • A minimum of 48 hours’ notice applies for all bookings. This notice period is strict and non-negotiable to ensure all food items included are readily available.
  • Walk in reservations will not be accepted on the day. Bookings must be made 48 hours in advance by email only.
  • Voucher must be presented on arrival to The Jam Cupboard Restaurant for guests to be seated.
  • Vegetarians can be accommodated but a written request for Vegetarian options must be advised at time of booking.
  • Gluten free options are not available for Afternoon Tea.
  • All vouchers purchased in one transaction, must be used in the one single visit.
  • Afternoon Tea vouchers cannot be combined with any other Hotel offer.
  • No cash value or cash back is redeemable if entirety of voucher is not used by the purchaser.
  • The photos displayed are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the items served on the day.
  • All no show vouchers purchased and not utilised as booked, will be redeemed and forfeited by the purchaser.
  • Rescheduling of purchased vouchers is not an available option on this offer.

Booking Restrictions

  • Purchaser must be over the legal age of 18 years or older if purchasing the Afternoon Tea + Prosecco voucher. Valid Photo ID will be requested upon arrival to the restaurant. If Valid Photo ID is unable to be produced, alcoholic beverages will not be served with Afternoon