Hammersmith is one of the go-to places in West London for quality entertainment and good food. Those with a taste for theatre are familiar with the renowned theatre scene in W6. This address is also home to some top notch epicurean delights. Pave your way through Hammersmith and you will find yourself acquainted with cuisine from the world over. We take a look at the best ethnic restaurants to wine and dine at for a pre-theatre meal. Get ready to take your taste buds on a fantasy ride around the world!
A cosy blink-and-miss restaurant on Kings Street, Azou serves some delicious North African delicacies. Azou has won many awards and that’s no surprise considering the scrumptious food and warm interiors. While you are here, try the briouat for starters and any of the Tagines for mains. Staff are friendly and quite entertaining to say the least.
Azou, 375 King Street, London, UK, +44 020 8563 7266
If ambience is your deal maker, The Hampshire Hog is your fix. This gastropub offers an extensive food menu, and it’s difficult to determine whether the bar or food menu is more impressive. If you have a work meeting in Hammersmith, this is a perfect place in terms of convenience and setting.
The Hampshire Hog, 227 King Street, London, UK, +44 020 8748 3391
All Asian food lovers, get ready to arrive in paradise. Saigon Saigon serves Vietnamese cuisine and the menu reflects different cultures and ingredients influenced by the rich history of the country. The extensive menu represents various cooking styles and changes seasonally.
Saigon Saigon, 313-317 King Street, London, UK, +44 020 8748 6887
Another gem in Hammersmith, Azerbaijan is a family-run restaurant with authentic Persian and Azeri feasts. Don’t forget to try the Naan, which is baked fresh in the open stone oven and is scrumptious when paired with the hummus. Portion sizes are enormous and delicious, so best to share if you are not a big eater.
Azerbaijan, 291-293 King Street, London, UK, +44 020 8563 8553
Bombay Chow serves a lesser known side of Indian cuisine, called Indo-Chinese food. So, if you like a generous flavouring of tangy sauces, ginger and garlic, you will love Bombay Chow. You must try the soups and sizzlers here. Vegetarians have a generous choice as well.
Bombay Chow, 220 King Street, London, UK, +44 020 8741 0292