Entries by Cafe Romulo

Venetia van Kuffeler tastes authentic Filipino food at Romulo Café

  In London’s saturated restaurant market, it is surprising to learn how few good Filipino restaurants are in operation. Until now, that is. Former banker and restaurateur Rowena Romulo convinced her family that 2016 was the perfect time to launch Philippine cuisine in a way that London has never seen before. Following its success in […]

Greedy Gourmet

“I first came across taro when I visited newly opened Romulo Café a few months ago. Based in London’s High Street Kensington, this 70-seater restaurant is lined with flowered wallpaper and enjoys a green, white and black colour scheme. Everywhere you look there are old photos and memorabilia, indicating there’s a rich history at the heart of […]

A Kensington restaurant straight out of the Philippines.

Filipino restaurants in London? Rarer than hen’s teeth. There’s Josephine’s in Soho, a couple of interesting pop-ups and that’s about it. It’s a slightly odd cuisine – a meat-heavy mishmash of Spain, Malaysia and China – but it’s becoming popular in the States and where they go we often follow. Well, bar the really bonkers […]

Square meal

“Vibrant and sophisticated, Romulo Café is putting Filipino cuisine firmly on London’s food map. It’s named after Carlos P Romulo, a Nobel Prize-winning former Philippine Ambassador to the USA and is backed by his grandchildren. This is the first branch to open outside the Philippines (there are three in Manilla) and its green, white and […]

A taste of the Philippines in the heart of affluent Kensington

Filipino food is a captivating combination of four culinary traditions – Spanish, American, Malay and Chinese. Not only does the cuisine at the family-owned Romulo Café offer an authentic Filipino experience, but the décor has also been thoughtfully chosen to do the same, with attractive interiors that complement each other. Premier Hospitality caught up with […]

Mostly Food and Travel Journal

“This is a leafy corner of the capital. It’s not a neighbourhood of steel and glass. This is the preserve of people who actually live here and those who choose to visit this end of Kensington High Street to seek out a little charm and calm. Now there is a new draw along this high-end […]

Authentic Filipino Cuisine in London

“Last weekend I ventured out to 343 Kensington High Street with a group of friends to try out the recently opened Filipino restaurant, Romulo Café. Founded by the Romulo family back in 2009, this is the first branch of Romulo Café outside of Manila. Here’s a quick recap on Filipino cuisine and some of the dishes […]


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