Typically British Pubs in Chelsea and Kensington

The French have their Brasseries, Americans have their diners and English people have their pubs. With over 3,500 pubs operating in London during 2016, choosing a place to eat and drink can be quite challenging. As one of the best luxury hotels Chelsea has to offer, we have prepared a mouth-watering short list of pubs in Chelsea and Kensington. In addition to tasty menus, they all have their own unique ambiance, granting you an individual experience wherever you visit.


The Phene

The Phene is an elegant and popular British pub located in the heart of Chelsea, less than a mile away from the hotel. Its diverse menu comprises fresh seasonal products, an extensive wine list and locally brewed ales. The Phene is a great venue if you are looking for a fine and sophisticated dining experience. On the menu, you will find options including duck, sea bass or lamb for a main course as well as chocolate cheesecake and salted caramel for dessert.

The Anglesea Arms

Boasting an excellent reputation and located only 20-minute walk away from the hotel, The Anglesea Arms stands out with its traditional décor and varied local dishes. So, what can you expect from the menu? Scottish Ribeye steak, Hampshire pork chop and Norfolk lamb rump are a short selection of mains. Don’t forget to look at the tasty desserts which include a classic sticky toffee pudding and finely-selected cheese boards.

The Chelsea Ram

After a 30-minute walk from the hotel, step into The Chelsea Ram and you will find stylish and sophisticated furniture that compliment walls full of antique and countryside pictures. With a menu full of English delicacies including the typically British fish and chips and bangers and mash, the wine list is quite impressive too! If you’re looking to finish the week with a Sunday roast, The Chelsea Ram offers all you need to enjoy one of the best British meals.

The Chelsea Potter

With a classic exterior façade, The Chelsea Potter is located on the very busy Kings Road less than 10 minutes away from the Draycott Hotel. With a history spanning almost 300 years, this is one of the best-known pubs in the area. The menu includes traditional pub dishes like Steak and Ale pies, burgers and rump steaks – there is also a great choice of ales, ciders and wines to accompany your meal.

The Scarsdale Tavern

Situated 2 miles away from the Draycott Hotel and right in the middle of Kensington, The Scarsdale Tavern is a traditional pub with a peaceful atmosphere. The menu offers conventional pub dishes like Ribeye steaks or breaded scampi, which you can combine with craft ales, cider or a glass of wine from the large wine list.

The Queen’s Arms

Extremely close to the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park and just over a mile away from the hotel, the Queen’s Arms offers a typical pub experience thanks to its tasty menu. Whether you are opting for a board to share or a delicious main, you expect to find classic sausages and mash, fish and chips and even chicken kievs and beef burgers. Drinks wise, there is plenty of choice as they have seasonal tap beer and some of the world’s best-known beers.


The numerous hotels in Chelsea and Kensington are surrounded by a vast quantity of pubs, making it difficult for visitors to know which one to try for their dinner or Sunday lunch. The majority of existing pubs serve the quintessential dishes you’d expect from a typical British pub and you can decide which atmosphere would suit your meal experience best.

Now that you have chosen your pub for your next meal, make the most of your experience in Chelsea and Kensington by booking your stay with us and benefit from the best rates. Book directly or call us on 020 7730 6466.



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