Kettle & Tin has finally closed its doors as shocked locals expressed sadness at the sudden closure of the beloved cafe.
Sadly, another business bit the dust. Kettle & Tin on Given Terrace in Paddington finally closed its doors on 22 January 2023. The shocking news was announced via social media by Paddington Then and Now.
“Sadly, just this week we learned that our good friend Santiago will be closing his restaurant Kettle and Tin on Given Tce. It’s heartbreaking to know that a business you’ve put so much effort into just cannot continue. 💔,” Paddington Then and Now’s social media post reads.
“You’re a legend Santi and we wish you and Monica and Christian all the best for whatever comes next!”
Established in 2012, Kettle & Tin has served customers with a wide array of delicious breakfast and lunch dishes along with great coffee and other refreshing beverages.
Many customer reviews also praised the venue for its comfortable, relaxed, and homely atmosphere as well the helpful and friendly staff.
Another social media user, Kim Craig Skubris also shared with the group some photos of the venue’s last day with its loyal customers.
“‘Kettle & Tin’ was Santiago Chiesa’s dream… and thanks to his contagious, positive energy this Paddington cafe became a favourite for locals,” Kim wrote.
She added that despite the great things that locals have loved about the cafe, these were not enough to guarantee recovery from the Covid lockdown.
“Such a shame! Lovely restaurant. Thanks so much for the great food and fabulous atmosphere 💖” – P. Curties
“Oh no?! We all love Kettle and Tin. A consistent constant.” – A. S. Pope
“Sad to see the restaurant close. And a quaint piece of period architecture. I sketched there a while ago.” – T. Walker
“Sad news, we enjoyed a lovely family brunch just after Xmas 2022. All the best!” – M Hambling