Daphne’s Restaurant South Kensington London + Bamford Haybarn

Some Like It Very Hot

Donne Place Daphne's Restaurant Draycott Avenue © Lavender's Blue Stuart Blakley

Macaronis and cheese anyone? That’ll be our movie. Moving on, we’ve got the hottest table in the coolest restaurant on the hottest day of the year. More Sahara than Siberia. Hot in the city. While “Daphne” is most recognisable as Tony Curtis’ alter ego in Some Like It Hot, “Daphne’s” is best known as Princess Diana’s fav Italian local. Founded in 1962, just when nearby King’s Road was gearing up the era, Daphne’s has since become a South Ken institution. It’s in cool company. Bamford Haybarn, a tremendous temple of sensational scent, is three doors down. Joseph and Chanel, shops not people, hang out in this Draycott Avenue hood. Under restaurateur Richard Caring’s watchful eye, it’s been given the full Martin Brudnizki treatment. An abundance of ogee arches prevails. Knowingly sophisticated, Daphne’s is neither the place to try out macaroni cheese nor entry level wine:

South Kensington Hotel © Lavender's Blue Stuart Blakley

Daphne's Restaurant South Kensington © Lavender's Blue Stuart Blakley

Daphne's Restaurant Draycott Avenue © Lavender's Blue Stuart Blakley

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1 Response to Daphne’s Restaurant South Kensington London + Bamford Haybarn

  1. Janice Porter says:

    Must try here next time I’m in London

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