Zagat Survey
Zagat Survey“An absolute find in Kensington, this cosy Italian gets votes for its unobtrusive atmosphere and authentic, good-value cucina that’s delicious without being fussy, along with affordable wine; expect jovial interaction between customers and the friendly, professional staff”
Zagat London Restaurants 2009
Zagat London Restaurants 2009“A Neighbourhood favourite, This Family run restaurant makes you feel right at home cry kensingtonians who crave its classic, savoury, satisfying Italian dishes and heartfelt service.”
Hardens Restaurant Guide
Hardens Restaurant Guide“An old-time family-run Italian that never fails to delight”
The Independent
The Independent“The food is always freshly made and without fail delicious…you feel really looked after, either in a family or on your own”
Zagat to go
Zagat to go“This is a friendly family-run restaurant, which serves the sort of Italian food that an Italian mother would be proud to give to her family!”
London Eating
London Eating“Much like eating at your favourite cousin’s house. Delicious, home cooked food, and wonderful family service from James and Francesca…Always a joy”
Urban Spoon
Urban Spoon“If you are interested in impeccable service, wonderful food, a warm atmosphere and a lovely evening, this is the place. The family will welcome you as one of their own and you will be well taken care of. The food is delicious… Il Portico will never disappoint!”
Trip Advisor
Trip Advisor“The quality of service and attention to detail from Francesca and James, the son and daughter of the original owners is outstanding…. It’s just like coming home. Love this place…”
Open Table
Open Table“Inspired by AA Gills article on the perfect Italian restaurant in the Sunday Times, I jumped on the tube and set out to find the Holy Grail, and my word did I find it at Il Portico…”
The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times“Kensington’s best kept secret, a lunch stable of mine for over 20 years…”