Chucs Restaurant & Cafe - Westbourne Grove

4.5
32 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Cosy
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Under the direction of Alessandro Verdenelli, Executive Chef, the restaurant serves classic Italian dishes, light salads and freshly made juices, all to be enjoyed within the quiet elegance of the dining room designed by the ever-popular Peter Mikic, or outside on the luscious garden terrace.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00
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Phone number
020 7243 9136
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Alessandro Verdenelli
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Private Party Contact
events@chucsrestaurants.com: 020 7766 2814
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Additional
Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun 11:00AM - 9:30PM
Mon - Fri 8:00AM - 10:30PM
Sat 10:00AM - 10:30PM

Reviews from verified diners
32 reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars
Outstanding
64%
Very Good
23%
Good
8%
Fair
3%
Poor
2%
4.2
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
3.7
value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Monday evening... so not full with customers. Very good service with friendly staff. It is a bit pricey but the food is of a high standard and the portions are adequate. Would have liked to have seen more choice in the dessert menu, but obviously that is not there thing or perhaps it is unnecessary in this weather. The ambience was good - you could hear yourself speak without having to raise your voice - which was a refreshing change. Adequate room between tables - which allows you to feel more comfortable.
All in all a really nice dining experience for a special occasion.
Would I go back -- YES .

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Food was ok Ingredients really good
Hostess very attentive
Pizza Bianca with black truffle was the best

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5.0Dined on 14 July 2018

Delicious Italian food and great wine. Lovely decor. Friendly staff.

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2.0Dined on 4 July 2018

Good service and nice relaxed atmosphere but food was average and not good value for money

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5.0Dined on 25 June 2018

Beautiful garden setting, smiley and friendly service. Fabulous food and nice little extras thrown in before the meal and after such as radishes on ice, bite sized ice cream, nice touch!!!

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1.0Dined on 22 June 2018

Very poor pasta- stringy. Bolognese tasted like it was from a can. Place has no real Italian ambience. The pre-starter of olives, nuts and cheese was the best part of the dinner. I’ve never been so disappointed.

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3.0Dined on 10 June 2018

We had to wait a long time before receiving the food. A shame because everything else was perfect.

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5.0Dined on 5 June 2018

Wonderful ambience. Very chic in a relaxed way. Delicious food and incredibly attentive staff. Little extras like parmesan and walnuts and olives to start as well as mini ice cream bars for petit fours were beer welcome. Definitely will go back

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5.0Dined on 21 May 2018

Place where we go and come back . Outstanding service , great food .

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

Great food quality, good value for money, very nice decoration.

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4.0Dined on 30 April 2018

Nice spot in a quiet a pleasant area. Good food at an affordable price

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Lovely setting and great for brunch or casual dinner. A bit tough with a pram as multi level with steps making it hard to exit if the kids are not quiet, but the staff was super helpful. I would go again, but without children.

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5.0Dined on 22 April 2018

Really nice - although we rushed a little as the manageress told us we’d have to vacate our garden table by 2.30. At 2.30 the restaurant and garden were not busy and we could have relaxed a little more.

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1.0Dined on 15 April 2018

Obscenely expensive for mediocre food in a dark basement with scatterbrained service

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5.0Dined on 14 April 2018

Really good!

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5.0Dined on 14 April 2018

Great place. Beautiful terrace

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5.0Dined on 11 April 2018

The staff were simply terrific as was the food & service. Perfect :)

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4.0Dined on 11 April 2018

Food good. Nice waiters but SLOW. Very NOISY and expensive

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5.0Dined on 4 April 2018

We had a great evening, Chucs has such a wonderful atmosphere. We had a table of four, and could hear ourselves speak at normal conversation level which is so rare in London restaurants! Italian run and Italian food. All the classics, well executed. We also really appreciated the Italian design and wanted to buy everything from the red lacquered table top to the blue rimmed glasses and portable table light! A bottle of prosecco is £40 which is a bit steep, but during the week they do special offers / happy hour. We will be going back.

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3.0Dined on 24 March 2018

I have been to Chucs many times for lunch and dinner in their NH and Mayfair branches and it has always been a great experience. However this occasion was for breakfast which was very under whelming. The very small portion of smoked salmon and eggs came on one slice of regular white sliced loaf bread and I was still hungry after. Would recommend for lunch and dinner but their breakfast leaves a lot to be desired.

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5.0Dined on 19 March 2018

It’s a lovely place to socialise with a friend as it’s not too noisy and the menu offers various healthy options. A great lunch place for sure!

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2.0Dined on 11 March 2018

Service was painfully slow on a Sunday night. It took us more than 2 hours to have 2 courses. In between we were desperately trying to flag down different waiters for water and wine refills - and to ask if our food might be coming soon. We won’t be going back there.

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4.0Dined on 11 March 2018

Great cosy Italian, the service was very slow the starters were superb but mains were average

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2.0Dined on 11 March 2018

Writing this some time after dinner at Chucs, I can see the comedic value of the experience. It could have been a sketch from Fawlty Towers or La Cage au Folles. We went for the Sunday Roast and freebie bottle of Prosecco as advertised on Opentable only to be told that it had finished at 4pm (no time limit had been stipulated on the website) and that they'd 'run out' of Prosecco. We thought that perhaps we'd be offered at least a glass of house wine as a goodwill gesture - nope. We were then involuntarily moved to another table as a group of diners had arrived and one of them would 'feel sick' if they'd couldn't be seated where we were. We ordered a sirloin steak which took an hour to arrive. Requests for water took forever until being finally ignored. The steak was good, but the rest was a grisly pantomime.

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

one of my favorite restaurants in London.
Good Italian food

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5.0Dined on 7 March 2018

Really nice venue. Excellent food

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5.0Dined on 7 March 2018

Nice atmosphere, good food and delicious wine. Will happily return.

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5.0Dined on 4 March 2018

Wonderful Hostess and staff.
Excellent food.

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3.0Dined on 26 February 2018

Food normally is amazing here! Tonight I ordered the zucchini fritto as one of my items to eat and it came in a pool of grease... which i did not realize until i was half way through and saw all the oil, on the bottom of the paper. So the zucchini went from grease fryer to plate flipped the basket onto the serving paper basket they were served in, without draining ~ at all!!!
I told my server, she told the kitchen. And they did nothing said nothing. Until i paid and I asked my server so did kitchen say anything about the oil pool of grease on my zucchini? She said oh, they said they are sorry. Should of immediately been taken off my bill, and without me asking the server was anything done? She should of come and told me issue was taken care of. I paid for my greasy dinner and left!! Sadly

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4.0Dined on 24 February 2018

The space is beautiful and cozy. We ordered a tagliatelle with prawns and it was without salt. The quality of the pasta was excellent, made at home.

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5.0Dined on 21 February 2018

Fabulous food and a vibrant atmosphere - definitely a new favourite. I will be back soon.

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3.0Dined on 3 February 2018

Overpriced and ran out of the main courses, nice ambience but for the same price there is better quality food

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