343 Kensington High Street London, W8 6NW www.romulocafe.co.uk
How often have you heard someone say, ‘I know, let’s go out for a Filipino? Probably about as often as you’ve heard someone say ‘I fancy a bit of German food tonight.’
Filipino food is, let’s be honest, not a cuisine that has had much exposure. You’re more likely to find a chef from the Ukraine on Saturday Kitchen than one from the Philippines.
So Romulo Cafe is intriguing. It’s a branch of a small group, there’s also a Romulo Café in Quezon City, Makati and Alabang in the Philippines.
Located in a rather unprepossessing part of West Ken, next to one of those all-night grocers that has everything anyone from any culture could ever want, it’s actually a lot nicer inside than you might expect. Cosy, even. Continue reading