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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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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  24% 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  31% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 13 minutes from Caractere
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Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
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129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 15 minutes from Caractere
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First Floor Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
186 Portobello Road, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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271 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Caractere
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39 Chepstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 9 minutes from Caractere
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110 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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Simply Dylan: Bob Dylan Tribute
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Caractere, Powis Square, W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
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Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Caractere
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
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111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Caractere
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5 Golbourne Road, Kilburn, London W10 | 9 minutes from Caractere
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1 Powis Mews, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Caractere
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99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Caractere
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6-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes 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
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 26 minutes from Caractere
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Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 33 minutes from Caractere
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2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from Caractere
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Space NK
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127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from Caractere
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Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from Caractere
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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The Prince Bonaparte
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80 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from Caractere
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The Italian Job Notting Hill
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45 All Saints Road, W11 | 3 minutes from Caractere
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The Distillery
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186 Portobello Road, W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Caractere
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 17 minutes from Caractere
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Kensington Palace
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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Caractere
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