Maggie Jones

True rustic delight Maggie Jones, has farmhouse decor more charming than, well, an actual real life farmhouse. The 40 year old restaurant is perfect for couples looking for a memorable date night venue to celebrate a special occasion, or just to recreate those romantic weekend away feels.

When walking into Maggie Jones in Kensington, you'd be forgiven for wondering if you've been transported hours into the countryside, or into part of the Peter Rabbit film set. Expect dried flowers, dreamy chunky wooden furniture, wicker everything and various nic naks that have been so carefully and perfectly placed, you wonder if this really was an original W8 farmhouse at some point.

After a warm summer's morning meandering around Kensington Palace Gardens, maybe a bit of deli browsing in Wholefoods, a cute lunch at Maggie Jones with your fave is in order to bookmark the perfect day of romance.

During your visit to this sweet British farmhouse style eatery, you should expect to pay higher prices for anything on the menu because of the prime location. However, the warm, comforting and calorie-laden dishes won't leave you with a rumbling tummy when you leave. Dishes like herb-crusted rack of oh-so-tender lamb, melt-in-your-mouth sirloin steak with peppercorn sauce, and star of the show - apple crumble with creamy vanilla custard are the type of dishes to delight even the most discerning diner.

As Maggie Jones has become somewhat of a tourist trap, you should book well in advance. No need to fear any overcrowding though, as the cosy corners and candlelight will have you and your date feeling a little bit Lady and the Tramp ala London.

The Scoop..

As Maggie Jones looks like the set of a British countryside rom-com it is no surprise that it is an ideal date venue for anybody wanting to spend some quality time with their beau. The twee setting and bundles of character throughout really does lend itself to true romance, and time spent with somebody you really want to get to know more.

Established couples will love the 'weekend getaway' feel of it, and the unashamedly plump meals that leave no room for shy consumption. New couples can enjoy the novelty of the place, enjoying the spark of new beginnings and the future potential for adventures in more places as perfect as this.

Whether you head to Maggie Jones with a new love, or an established one, do book ahead to reserve your own cosy corner in this much-sought after tourist destination.

Date Night Score

6 Old Ct Pl, Kensington
W8 4PL
dine // quirky // unique // cosy
first date // early days // just cos // day date
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