The namesake of the famous folding bicycle, Brompton is an area to wheel your way to asap. Nestled in an elegant and well-to-do area of West London, restaurants in Brompton are accordingly high-end. Brompton was a bohemian quarter with many artists and writers dwelling there in the 19th century. Nowadays, visitors enjoy the V&A Museum and the Brompton Oratory while they're in the area. Amongst Brompton restaurants, expect an impressive selection of modern British and European cuisine.
For dinner Italian-style, head to Eleven Park Walk, which is a 2-minute cab ride from South Kensington and West Brompton Tube stations. Expect traditional Italian specialities like Milanese veal shin with saffron risotto, and fresh pasta dishes such as partridge and chestnut ravioli. For dessert, expect sweet treats as only the Italians can do, with menu options including ricotta and pistachio puff pastry with candied fruits, and rich chocolate soufflé.
If you’re seeking a spectacular setting, head to Gaucho, an Argentinean steakhouse bedecked in cowhide and white leather. Bar offerings include speciality cocktails and cigars, while the menu is all about beefy treats, with an impressive selection of steaks. Vegetarians need not fear, as they are catered for with delicious options like ricotta and basil tortellini.