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Beach Blanket Babylon

45 Ledbury Road, London W11 2AA, England
+44 20 7229 2907
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
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“notting hill” (68 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
45 Ledbury Road, London W11 2AA, England
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dark rooms, upper level and basement feel like dungeons, tolerable service and food, dirty glasses. The dim light does not allow you to see what you are eating.

Thank mdikom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 22 of us were here last night, Saturday 13th May for my daughters hen night. Despite some issues with the booking (which were positively resolved prior to the evening with the manager) we had a great evening. Food was good, staff were...More

Thank Mr_MrsRmr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great decor, interesting nooks and crannies. Good service. Very disappointing food. I sent my lamb cutlets back as too salty to eat. New food provided which was an improvement but had to eat after my friends. The green vegetable curry was provided as a watery...More

1  Thank Dr_Jane_Courtney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up to Beach Blanket Babylon and first impressions were very good. The interior looked very stylish and I suddenly felt conscious of my choice in clothes that day. We were seated quickly at a table which our friends reserved for four. The table we...More

2  Thank katrobertson2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...as I feel that my terrible experience has to be shared. Having always wanted to try this place, I booked a table for brunch for four (but now severely wish I hadn't – should have consulted tripadvisor first). I sadly cannot offer one single positive...More

2  Thank Abz_Azt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here 3 times with my boyfriend: nye, our anniversary and one time for no special occasion. It's always been good, food is really nice, nice atmosphere, and good service. The only thing to criticise, if i wanna be strict is that, they didnt have...More

Thank Lary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to have brunch last sunday here with my mum and my friend- She ordered the pancakes, which after a 45 minute wait arrived totally black. We told the grumpy, impatient Italian waiter and he took them away to be remade. In this time...More

4  Thank tasha000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place for the quirky decor, it is currently being refurbished so will be interesting to see the effect of these minor improvements. This time I just had cocktails and am always impressed by the unusual selection on offer. Nothing on the food...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was curious about the restaurant but worried in view of the reviews. It was quite the opposite from what I expected. We were so well looked after from the moment we walked in and that continued throughout the meal. The waiter was attentive and...More

Thank humpty151
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, cool setting, the food was ok and the prices were good. Nothing to scream Hoooraaaay for, but all in all good. I recommend going to the area early so you can use some time in the Notting Hill shops- we wanted to stop...More

Thank julieervik
Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more
than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal
that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide
attention. In this attractive cobblestoned
neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries,
independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer
a delightful window into how to live the good life in
London, with each presenting visitors with an
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Natasha P
Hello , with the offer you have on early bird 2 courses 17.00-19.00 sun-thu if you sit down at 18.45 but do not pay your bill till after 19.00 . Will you still be charged the Early bird offer for the party of 6 ?
23 March 2017|
Response from BBB_W36_G | Property representative |
Hi, So long as you order before 7pm then you will of course be charged the early special menu price. We look forward to welcoming you to BBB.
It's my partners birthday and I just want to know if it's worth the hassle. After reading the reviews am totally undecided. Service is important it's a special occasion. I don't want to go out and then the eve is ruined. Any other suggestions
12 September 2015|
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Response from TomWest36 | Property representative |
Dear Sasha Thank you for allowing us to put your mind at rest. We have indeed had some groups which have not gone according to plan due to various reasons from ourselves over stretching beyond our ability to try and make... More
Has anyone had a wedding meal here at this restaurant? Is there an outside area?
4 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$52
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Ledbury Road, London W11 2AA, England
    (Westbourne Grove)
  • Public Transportation: Notting Hill Gate tube is a 5 to 8 minute walk from us.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 2907
  • E-mail
Beach Blanket Babylon Notting Hill is a townhouse serving quality British food and inspired cocktails from lunch till late. Our menus update seasonally and our venue is perfect for exploring Baroque, Rococo led design and our Ballroom hosts the best banquets around. Grand fireplaces, glistening chandeliers and exceptional food and drink make us the place to be to take in the sheer decadence of it all.