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CORE by Clare Smyth
Located in London’s Notting Hill at 92 Kensington Park Road, Core by Clare Smyth is a modern fine dining restaurant with a strong British ethos, in an elegant, relaxed interior.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
I've been fortunate enough to have go here several times and each time it is equally superb.
Brilliant, just brilliant. The finest of fine dining in a lovely environment with a first class front of house team looking after everything splendidly.
Exceptional and memorable! We can both gladly say that this was the best meal we ve ever had in a starred restaurant.
Clare, her brigade and front of house team were just available and friendly the food was out of this world really every dish were magical bringing real emotions and happy dances. Special mention for our wonderful sommelier Lucila and cocktail master Alexandro whom made the experience even more special. We had the best birthday treats ever!
Excellent in every respect
Our third time here and the first time at dinner. As always, an amazing experience. The food is just so beautifully cooked with wonderful balance in flavours, totally like art in terms of presentation and beautifully judged in terms of portions. I must also add that Richella the sommelier has helped each visit totally memorable. We are quite adventerous with our wines and her recommendations each time have been wonderful.
Very much enjoyed ourselves, had an amazing night for my girlfriends birthday, would love to go back.
Great food, excellent service, and really nice atmosphere. An exceptional experience made extra special by the friendliness of the staff. Will recommend to all our friends.
Fantastic meal. Friendly and attentive staff. Food was out of this world. Couldn’t find fault with anything.
Superb food. Unbelievable service. Lovely atmosphere.
Food was simply wonderful with unbelievable taste sensations
Alway just perfect. From the food to the wine to the warm welcome from Clare herself. The service is remarkable and I was completely comfortable in a Covid new normal dinning experience. Thanks to all involved in making our ladies lunch just perfect.
Always excellent from the food, service and ambiance. Certainly one of the best around
An outstanding restaurant! Very little to compare it with in London....
Put simply the best meal I have ever eaten and service was excellent.
A superb meal with excellent service from very friendly and highly competent staff. Was able to thank Clare Smyth in person. She and director Rob have made a major contribution to the UK food and restaurant world!
Phenomenal experience. Amazing good and service.
Simply one of the best all round dining experiences I’ve ever had. Clare was in the kitchen the whole evening and we couldn’t fault anything. Presentation and service were perfect but more importantly the food was beyond delicious.
Yes, of course, it’s eye wateringly expensive but the prices are very clearly on the website.
Very good food and services. The chef herself is very nice and the staff there are very professional and friendly.
Classics menu lived up to our ver high expectations. Staff were highly attentive but created a relaxed evening. Other tables did not affect our ‘space’ at all.
From the moment we walked in we were made to feel welcome & comfortable. The staff were all friendly, knowledgeable, attentive & good humoured. Clare & her team made herself available to greet us when we walked in & to thank us on our way out.
We decided on the Core Classics menu with Wine pairing & are so pleased we did as it made the whole evening a more memorable experience, drawing on their skills, knowledge & expertise.
The journey Clare & her staff took us on made it a night the four of us will remember for a long time.
Thanks to everyone for a really lovely Saturday evening.
We'll definitely see you again.
Best Restaurant in London
Great food and impeccable service
With a smile and genuine care.
Simply the best restaurant in the uk
Great service and experience. We ordered an 8-course, 5 were outstanding, but we weren't too impressed with the other 3 dishes. Overall price is expected of a 3 Michelin stars restaurant, however, we've had more creative dishes at a more affordable price.
Will visit again 🙂
We went to CORE to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The service was great. The food was wonderfully presented and delicious. Overall the experience was outstanding so that we are planning to return every year.
No wonder it is so hard to get a table here ! Amazing food, wonderful service and whilst it's not cheap, it is good value for the high quality product.
Amazing! Had an absolutely fantastic birthday lunch
Outstanding experience, from the food to the staff to the service. Worth the money every time, an incredible way to spend a birthday!
Food was And service was superb. I’d definitely go back but not during the Pandemic. I didn’t feel very safe. I thought the tables might be more spaced apart. The servers were a lot closer than I felt comfortable with.
Outstanding meal and experience. Just as good post lockdown as before.
One of the best meals we have had !
A truly special evening, and a meal experience which will be remembered for a long time. Perfect to celebrate a big occasion. Quite probably the best meal of our lives to date. The restaurant itself is also a perfectly curated balance of comfort, attention, formality but also a genuine and welcoming atmosphere from all the staff. Loved the open/glazed kitchen, the presentation of each dish, the originality - just very special and, most importantly, truly fantastic food. Bravo Clare Smyth and staff.
Amazing food, fantastic service, friendly, welcoming, would definitely go back
Everything about Core was superb. The service couldn't be faulted. The food was exquisite. You won't find many better.
Our favourite restaurant. The welcome is friendly, the staff are all very professional and very friendly. The food is amazing. Definitely recommend this restaurant for a very special meal
It is hard to decide which is the best bit of the visit to Core - the food obviously is fabulous but the service is second to none and the interior and the decor restrained and classy. There is not one thing about our wonderful lunch which I did not enjoy - we need to go back soon.!! thank you everyone for making our day so brillant.
Outstanding. Beautifully presented and delicious to match.
A truly exceptional culinary experience. Everything was absolutely perfect! You can feel Core team’s ingenious mastermind and their incredible attention to detail with all your senses! We cannot wait to come back again for more!
Great food, and a really friendly, personable environment. All the staff were very pleasant and informative
We had a fantastic dinner at Core the other night. All of the staff were friendly and there was a lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. The food was beautiful to look at and a dream to eat. We had a tasting menu with matched wines and the wines perfectly complimented the food. It’s our second time here and we will certainly be coming back again. A real treat!
CORE by Clare Smyth is rated 4.9 stars by 1638 OpenTable diners.
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