28-50 South Kensington

4.4
30 Reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary European
On the well known Draycott Avenue, 28°-50° South Kensington is a relaxed, wine-focused bar and restaurant offering a seasonally changing French and contemporary European menu. Guided by a team of sommeliers 28°-50° has one of the most unique wine lists in London, featuring a range of 15 red and 15 white wines by the glass, carafe and bottle at exceptional prices.

Our 'Collectors List' is showcasing fine wines from private collectors, offering our guests a chance to discover more unusual and mature wines at their peak, some of which are rarely seen in other restaurants. Spread over two floors, the venue features two dining rooms and bar seating. Whether you drop in for a drink or to dine you'll have a really special time. We also offer 'al fresco' dining and our private room is available for events, celebrations or corporate get-togethers.

Experiences

  • Christmas Day Menu

    £74.95 per person

    Oct 21 - Dec 25, 2021

    A Festive Christmas Day Menu Glass of Champagne & Amuse Bouche of Truffle arancini & truffle mayonnaise. A choice of Starters - Gravlax (Pickled cucumber, dill & mustard yoghurt) / Roasted Cep Velouté (V) (Wild mushrooms & herbs Chantilly) / Roasted Beetroot (Vg) (Coconut yoghurt, dukkah & amaranth). Choice of Mains - Roast Turkey Breast (Stuffing, roasted potatoes, heritage carrots & sage jus) / Lamb (Butternut squash, king oyster mushroom, confit garlic & thyme jus) / Hake (Leek fondue, shellfish & saffron cream) / Wild Mushroom Risotto (V) (Chestnut, leek & crispy shallot). And for Dessert, a choice of - Christmas Pudding (Brandy custard) / Chocolate Mousse (Clementine & chocolate crumb) / Lemon Posset (Blood orange & sable biscuit)

Offers

  • Collect 1,000 bonus points

    Sun 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM, Mon - Sat 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM

    Receive points for dining rewards, KAYAK hotel savings and more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 30 people are saying
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Joanne
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Very quiet when we were there. Food promptly served with care taken for my daughter’s food allergies.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday experience for my partner. The staff were really attentive, ambiance fantastic, the food amazing, and they even sing happy birthday to her. Brilliant from start to finish.

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AnnaMartina
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my brother’s birthday and they did an incredible job with my ballons and table in the best position. Food was really good and the location is gorgeous.

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JohnB
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

This was the first time I had dinner here. Had a steak filet with garlic sauce and sides, as main course and a lemon sable for dessert. Both were well prepared with high quality ingredients. The waiters serving were all very friendly and responsive to our requests. I will certainly revisit and try one of the fish options.

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vipMark
London
160 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Apart from the starter salad which was inedible, this is a good all round restaurant. Menu slightly limited but ok. They knocked off a chunk from our bill to compensate for the salad.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded 5 days ago

Dear Mark, Thank you for reviewing us, feedback from customers is always very important. Really sorry to hear about the salad, I am very glad this got compensated for. We hope to see you back with us. Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was great, and food tasted fantastic but was bit pricey

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Anniversary meal! Staff were lovely, very well informed for the wine tasting and knew about the cheeses and meats for the charcuterie platter! A very enjoyable evening will definitely return!

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MA121
London
60 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely lunch at 28-50. Good service and excellent wine list, and food was very good. We both had the wild mushroom veloute and the lamb cutlets I followed my started with were cooked well and very nicely presented. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Worst meal I’ve had in two years. Maybe we were there on the wrong night, but the meat was really fatty and chewy, the chips were barely cooked, and I didn’t care for their ‘interpretation’ of chocolate mousse.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on October 29, 2021

Hi there, Thanks for your review, although seems like there is not much we got right this time. We will follow up with the chefs to see what happened here - very bizarre as all other reviews from the evening you dined is very good! Kind regards, Ginny

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Carmen
London
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The atmosphere was lovely and it was easy to hear others at the table. The staff were very nice, friendly, and attentive. The food was well-cooked and presented nicely at the table. The menu was not extensive but had a good variety of dishes to choose from. It is a great place for a celebration or date.
The restaurant was not busy at all, and only had a few tables occupied so it was not too noisy or crowded.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on October 29, 2021

Dear Carmen, Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are really pleased you loved the food, variety of dishes to choose from and service. We hope to see you back with us soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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vipMonty
London
35 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent choice of wines by the glass and good value. Choose the 250ml for a decent taster. Food was very good although not a massive menu. Service was outstanding - a very nice location and a good ambiance. Not crowded or noisy on a Thursday evening.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on October 29, 2021

Dear Monty, Thank you for your lovely comments and we hope to see you back with us soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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vipRichardF
London
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a new branch (I've been to the one at Chelsea before). My son and I arrived drenched by heavy rain, but received a very warm welcome for our 1745 booking. My son had oysters and fillet steak and I had salmon ceviche and halibut - all the food was excellent.
We went for a 2014 Beaune from the fine wine menu, which was reasonably priced at £95.
The star of this restaurant is greeter and waitperson Martine - a treasure who, I hope, is properly valued by the proprietors.
Recommended. 5*

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on October 29, 2021

Dear Richard, Great to hear you have given our South Kensington branch a try after visiting us on the King's Road. Even more delighted you enjoyed your experience so much! Martine is great and she is truly valued by staff and management alike. Thank you for pointing her out. We hope to see you back at 28-50 soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Birthday lunch

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The loveliest people work here. We had such a nice time here

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GayleC
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had such a lovely meal and the staff were very lovely and attentive! Next time I visit London, I'll definitely be back!

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Alison
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stumbled across this on TripAdvisor as a newly opened restaurant. We were going to a concert at the Royal Albert Hall and had to eat early and wanted something special.
It was really good - food, wine and ambience all excellent.
Certainly would recommend it and will come back again ourselves.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on September 11, 2021

Dear Alison, I'm so glad you decided to try us out, even more so that you loved your experience with us. We hope to see you back with us soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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IChambke
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really fun evening Martine was excellent - all in all a brilliant night out delicious food and good value

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Pedro
London
7 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food is good but definitely not French, the wine was excellent but extremely expensive

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on August 23, 2021

Dear Pedro, We describe our restaurant as a French take on modern European Cuisine, we are not explicitly French. Our wines range from affordable to high-end, it is true that we do have some very expensive wines... But we have something for everyone, sold by the glass, carafe or bottle. Kind regards, Ginny

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UmeP
London
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The staff and service was excellent all round. Our waitress was very helpful and attentive all night. She also made great recommendations for wines.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on August 23, 2021

Dear UmeP, I have passed your kind comments on to your waitress, she is great and a credit to our team. See you back with us soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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vipmagpie
London
14 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Delightful wine bar and restaurant that is very conveniently located in South Kensington just a few minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on August 23, 2021

Dear Magpie, Thank you for sharing your review on our restaurant. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and ambience!

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on August 23, 2021

Many thanks for your kind comments! Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and amazing service

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vipkellyj
London
21 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Lovely staff, gorgeous interior but the set menu could have had a bit more ompf! Not bad, but a little underwhelmed with the flavours. As said before, setting and staff - brilliant.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on August 3, 2021

Dear Kelly, Thank you for sharing your review, and your lovely comments on the atmosphere and staff (they work so hard!). We have taken your comments on the set menu on board and will look into them with our head chef. We really hope you decide to give us another shot, please get in touch with me (Ginny) via phone should you wish to dine with us again. Kind regards, Ginny

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abcd
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely birthday here! Amazing service and food!

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on July 28, 2021

Dear abcd, We are delighted to hear of your experience with us. See you soon! Kind regards, Ginny

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RoseT
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good food and cocktails, lovely decor and atmosphere

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on July 28, 2021

Dear Rose, Delighted to hear about your experience with us. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Exceptional service. We had a lovely time. Thank you.

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on July 28, 2021

Thank you! Kind regards, Ginny

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food, the wines are very reasonably priced too! Salmon ceviche is some of the best in London!

28-50 South Kensington
Responded on July 28, 2021

The Salmon Ceviche is one of our favourites! We are so glad you love it too! See you back soon. Kind regards, Ginny

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Niamh
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend checking this new wine bar out. The staff are super friendly and very knowledgeable about wine! Will definitely be returning!

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Angela
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening great service excellent food and wine. Good atmosphere.

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SamA
London
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening. Staff friendly, helpful, and very efficient, food great, wine superb. Would never have guessed it was opening night - flawless.

FAQs

28-50 South Kensington is rated 4.4 stars by 30 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.