Chelsea Flower Show: The best restaurants nearby, from Stanley’s to Daphne’s

Favoured by the Princess of Wales back when she was plain Kate Middleton and the site of many a gossip on a certain SW3-set reality television show, it does rather feel as if the best days are behind the main dining room at Bluebird, rather like its equally vast sibling Quaglino’s. The courtyard out front, however, parties on and remains one of the more fabulous places to see-and-be-seen in Chelsea while knocking back Champagne and cocktails while tucking into fishcakes, steak-frites and rotisserie chicken. If the weather’s not so nice, the Bluebird Café across the cobbles serves the same menu indoors from brunch until supper and there’s a kid’s menu, too.

350 King’s Road, SW3 5UU,

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