Casa Cruz | A Converted Victorian Pub Housing Argentine Food in Notting Hill

Casa Cruz

Casa Cruz

Casa Cruz | Notting Hill Restaurant

Some places are for taking dates.

And some places are for meeting future dates who are delightful, enjoy Argentinian steak, and are in favour of sipping classic cocktails on Notting Hill roof terraces.

This regards one of the latter.

Affectionately known as Casa Cruz – meaning ‘home away from home’ in a language we just invented – it’s set over two floors of converted Victorian era ex-pub in Notting Hill, and it comes as the first international edition of South American restaurateur and designer Juan Santa Cruz’s small collection of Buenos Aires restaurants.

The story goes like this: Juan made his development proposal, a collection of local residents opposed his plans, he sent them all personalised letters, ten of them are now investors. Which is something that:

1) Would only happen in Notting Hill. And,

2) Would never have happened at all if there weren’t a giant oval, copper bar serving up a collection of classic cocktails; an open glass wine cellar; a mirrored staircase; a roof terrace of landscaped shrubbery adorned in tea lights; and a menu comprised of wild sea bass crudo, charcoal grilled monkfish, Argentine steak; wood fired vegetables AND home made ice creams and sorbets.

Meaning that you can be sure your future other half will like those things as well.

And you, probably.


NOTE: You can reserve a table, or simply get in contact with any questions or queries by emailing

Casa Cruz | 123 Clarendon Road, Notting Hill, W11 4JG

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Casa Cruz

123 Clarendon Road, Notting Hill, West London, W11 4JG
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