| Chelsea, Kensington, Knightsbridge

This Victorian hotel in South Kensington (just opposite the underground) has completed a refit and features two new restaurants one of which is the Apero aperitivo bar serving classic cocktails and small plates.

Restaurant details

The Ampersand Hotel, 10 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ER
Nearest station: South Kensington
Telephone number: 020 7591 4410.


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The Ampersand Hotel, 10 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ER


Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 7.5
Steve Dinneen City AM
Reviewed on February 27, 2013
"The slightly anarchic attitude to service, great music and mostly excellent food add up to more than the sum of their parts. There is a very “we’re all in this together” feel to Apero." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Kelly Hussey View London
Reviewed on October 29, 2012
"Apero really captures the essence of Mediterranean foodie culture and generously lays it out for visitors to South Ken to enjoy. Worth making the trip for." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Richard Godwin Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 12, 2012
"...by the time we were sharing an olive oil and pistachio cake (£6), we were authentically transported. The bill was smaller than expected, too, thanks to a lunchtime deal. I hope it will gain more buzz; in the meantime, Apero is a smart stop for the museum-weary at Negroni o’clock." READ REVIEW