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209 Westbourne Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 1EA
 
 

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Caractere Emily Roux of the famous Roux family - three generations of world class chefs at the top of their game - and her husband and chef Diego Ferrari, currently head chef at Le Gavroche, have their first restaurant together in Caractere. It's "the manifestation of everything we love" says Diego of the Notting Hill restaurant which brings together Emily's Classic French fine dining background, her love of Italian food and Italian-born Diego's heritage. The two met when they both worked at Alain Ducasse's three Michelin starred restaurant, Le Louis XV, in Monaco and have been wanting to open a restaurant together for years. This is the realisation of that dream. The food is the kind, "we love to cook and love to eat" says Emily. Each season the menu changes, supplemented by daily specials, and the wine list offers both French and Italian varieties, predominantly by smaller winemakers.

 

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4 minutes walk
 
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Queen's Park Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Queensway Masterpark
 
12 minutes walk
 
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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  21% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 12 minutes from Caractere
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  42% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 13 minutes from Caractere
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Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £94  21% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 15 minutes from Caractere
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
186 Portobello Road, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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1 Powis Mews, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 25 minutes from Caractere
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