Casa Batavia reviews
Cuisine: Italian
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Verdict based on 4 critic, 1 blogger and 0 user reviews and awards
Restaurant Profile »

Address: 135 Kensington Church Street, London W8 7LP

Website: No restaurant website available

Telephone: +44 20 7221 7348

Nicola Batavia’s modern Italian restaurant on Kensington Church Street

Latest reviews of Casa Batavia

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

27 June 2012

Desserts of caramel profiteroles and a glossy ganache teased from super-high cocoa content chocolate were followed by Batavia’s charming signature ‘Bruti ma Buoni’ petits-fours – ‘ugly but delicious’ hand-made biscotti and truffles…

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AA_Gill

AA Gill, The Sunday Times

20 November 2011

We got a loin of warm pork and tuna mayonnaise that was a gagged version of itself, and ended up as a faintly fishy, chewy mouthful of tepid pork. Not nice, not an improvement, and not remotely Italian…

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Zoe Williams, The Telegraph

9 October 2011

For a fabulously authentic Italian, follow the label-clad ladies who lunch to Casa Batavia. Just don’t hold out for pudding…

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Giles Coren, The Times

6 August 2011

Penne with a lamb ragout was not a ragout, just chips of oily roast lamb tossed with penne, and the side of cucumber salad (at £5.50) was, bizarrely, a sliced boiled potato with three chunks of half-peeled cucumber alongside…

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What the Critics say

AA_Gill

AA Gill, The Sunday Times

20 November 2011

We got a loin of warm pork and tuna mayonnaise that was a gagged version of itself, and ended up as a faintly fishy, chewy mouthful of tepid pork. Not nice, not an improvement, and not remotely Italian…

Read full review »
zoe_williams

Zoe Williams, The Telegraph

9 October 2011

For a fabulously authentic Italian, follow the label-clad ladies who lunch to Casa Batavia. Just don’t hold out for pudding…

Read full review »
giles_coren

Giles Coren, The Times

6 August 2011

Penne with a lamb ragout was not a ragout, just chips of oily roast lamb tossed with penne, and the side of cucumber salad (at £5.50) was, bizarrely, a sliced boiled potato with three chunks of half-peeled cucumber alongside…

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davidsexton

David Sexton, Evening Standard

30 June 2011

Yet this was a meal that left us feeling entirely well, as too few do. (…) But for the moment, step though the door here and you might as well be in a swell place in urban Northern Italy – and that’s quite an offer…

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What the Bloggers say

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

27 June 2012

Desserts of caramel profiteroles and a glossy ganache teased from super-high cocoa content chocolate were followed by Batavia’s charming signature ‘Bruti ma Buoni’ petits-fours – ‘ugly but delicious’ hand-made biscotti and truffles…

Read full review »