Cacciari’s is a family-run Italian restaurant and ‘piadineria’, close to the Collingham Apartments on Old Brompton Road with a classic choice of fine Italian food and flatbread wraps, or ‘piadina’ made to years-old recipes handed down from generation to generation.
The menu is packed full of delicious dishes, all sourced from local ingredients as well as an outstanding wine and cocktails list and a selection of spectacular homemade cakes. They also do deliveries between 11.45am – 3pm and again from 6.30pm – 11.00pm and they are also open for breakfast from 8am – 11.30am every day.
The Pembroke is an historic pub on Old Brompton Road, just a few minutes’ walk from the Collingham Apartments. It has a relaxed, elegant vibe with a revolving seasonal menu and Earls Court’s best kept secret – a roof garden!
Open from midday Monday to Saturday, Sundays are for brunch, roasts, Bloody Marys and the infamous ‘Hangover Club’ where they show sports and comedy to ease people into the day slowly! There’s a beautiful lounge bar upstairs and they have premium craft beers and oddly, Prosecco on tap!
The Princess Victoria has been operating as a drinking establishment since 1830 and has retained its popularity since those days! It’s a family-run pub and restaurant on Earls Court Road, a very short cab ride away from the Collingham Apartments.
On the ground floor you’ll find a relaxed bar with upholstered banquette seating, oak floors and a great selection of beers, ales, cocktails, wine and Champagne and the restaurant upstairs serves classic pub favourites, including fish and chips, soft-shell crab burgers and chargrilled rib-eye steaks.
Thali on Old Brompton Road is just minutes away from the Collingham Apartments and it’s a family-run north Indian restaurant inspired by 50 years of recipes handed down through three generations. The restaurant has been voted as one of London’s best Indian restaurants by some of the top critics and chefs in the country.
Head chef Dila Ram leads the team producing authentic yet contemporary north Indian cuisine using the freshest ingredients prepared with care and style and it’s always full of South Kensington locals. If you are entertaining, Thali also provides off-site catering for parties and gatherings.
The Blackbird is about as traditional an English pub as you’ll wish to find! Close to the Collingham Apartments, it has free wi-fi and serves award-winning ales and delicious pub food in a relaxed, warm atmosphere. Families are welcome and it has wheelchair access.
Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner (or all three!) but The Blackbird – just like the nursery rhyme – is famous for its homemade pies. Made from high quality, locally sourced ingredients and prepared fresh every day, you can choose from the classic beef and ale pie, the innovative and delicious venison, bacon and sloe gin and loads more in between!