「Architectural gem and little-known concert venue」
St. John’s Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. Bride’s Fleet Street are all well-known and popular venues for lunchtime concerts in London. Add to the list St. Peter’s Notting Hill. Completed in 1857 to a design by Allom and financed by trader and philanthropist Sir Henry Blake, it is the last Victorian church in London to be built in a classical...
This is carnival land in the northernmost limits of Notting Hill so it’s not surprising anything called Tabernacle if no longer dedicated to the religion of a God support the religions of music and dancing. Downstairs a lively bar serving Caribbean cuisine. To the side a dedicated storage space for a percussion kit. Behind corridors festooned with posters Snd photos...
Whilst not particularly worth making a special trip to see it, if you’re passing by, or on a tour of Hyde Park / Kensington Gardens it’s worth seeing.
Queen Caroline was the architect of the Serpentine Lake, known as the boating lake today.
The temple was built as a summer house for her, I believe.
This was our second visit to this newly opened Greek restaurant. The place is lovely, and the food is stunning. It’s simple, elegant, quality Greek cooking. Excellent ingredients, attention to detail and humble too. The atmosphere is friendly and the staff really engaging. It’s a gem of a restaurant and definitely our new favourite.