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Scoff & Banter Kensington

69-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea | 68-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London SW7 5BT, England
+44 20 7589 2424
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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69-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea | 68-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London SW7 5BT, England
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Excellent breakfast,myriad of choices. Items additional to the menu also available. Evening dinner very good choices and reasonably priced. Slightly quirky presentation but this added to the enjoyment. Food piping hot and well cooked. Staff attentive without being intrusive. Made it a pleasure to dine...More

Thank ERMINTRUDEBlackpool
Reviewed 4 days ago

The space is lovely and airy with nice furniture and well-spaced tables. Staff were attentive and the food was very well presented and tastyMore

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Thank Kate T
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Kate T , Thank you for choosing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal and that you found service friendly, ambience and food to your liking. I have already shared your kind comments with our Kitchen and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant for the pre-performance set menu. Limited choices but they were all extremely tasty. Great chips and broccoli still green and with a bit of bite. Cheese board with apple and pickled walnut salad was perfect.More

Thank Sarah_Hampshire69
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sarah_Hampshire69, Thank you for reviewing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was pleased to read that you found food to your liking and in particular the Broccoli & Stilton Pie as well as our signature Cheese Board. Thank you once again for your feedback and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cecilia and her team are an excellent group that took care of us every morning for our breakfast during our stay at the hotel. The team is always happy to serve and have a very positive attitude. The kitchen itself has a sufficient and high...More

Thank Mohammad V
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mohammad V, Thank you for choosing Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt for your stay and Scoff & Banter Kensington for your meals. I was delighted to read that you found our Breakfast offering excellent and I'm glad we contributed to a positive overall experience. Please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurant and very helpful staff. I enjoyed my food and vine. It helped tp get the table, if you were lodging in the hotel.More

Thank Klaus M
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Klaus M , Thank you for choosing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your evening with us and that you found food quality and selection of wines to your liking. I have already shared your kind comments with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful staff who brought everything to the table at the same time, even though we were a large group. Lovely building and a good selection of food, all of good quality.More

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Thank Pauline M
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pauline M, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit, it's always great to receive such positive reviews. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed you group meal with us and in particular food quality and Service. On behalf of the Team, thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this online bases on the Scoff and Banter listed on the website with hot food options for £34 however it turns out this is only available in the Oxford St Tea Rooms. So we ended up with the Radisson afternoon tea with no menu...More

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Thank Richard B
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Richard B , Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit. I was very disappointed and surprised to learn of your experience as we ordinarily receive positive feedback for our Afternoon Tea offering. I am sorry that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviews Scoff & Banter a couple of times now and I believe it has evolved to a top establishment in the Kensington area. Once again our experience was very good, take out a mishap with billing which took a little long to resolve....More

Thank Sandy1507
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sandy1507, Thank you for reviewing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal, but equally disappointed to see that you final check was not correct. Your feedback has been shared with the Service Team and there will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a marvellous meal at this restaurant with family. The atmosphere was very relaxing and the staff helpful and friendly with every request. The menu was varied with plenty of choice for everyone and the food was beautifully presented and delicious. We did not feel...More

1  Thank Mandy H
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mandy H, Thank you for this great review, I was pleased to read that you found your food, service and the atmosphere satisfactory. Please be rest assured that your kind comments have been communicated to the Team and if I can be of assistance...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing but fresh quality products. A variety of choices. And what an amazing team. Attentive to every detail. Applause!More

Thank Liliane D
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Liliane D, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your feedback following your recent hotel visit. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed breakfast and please be rest assured that the AM Restaurant Team will gain visibility of your comments....More

Nearby
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
...More
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margmidd
15 August 2017|
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Response from stevebG6121BX | Reviewed this property |
Not far if you travel by underground (Gloucester Road is only 3 stops from Victoria) and the Restaurant is a 5 minute walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station.
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Cat P
2 February 2017|
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Response from Sandy1507 | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code as far I'm aware although nobody was in track-suits. Most were in jeans, shirts and smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea | 68-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London SW7 5BT, England (Formerly 68 - 86 Bar & Restaurant, South Kensington)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7589 2424
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Description
Located in fashionable South Kensington, perfect for the great museums, Chelsea, Knightsbridge and the Park, Scoff & Banter Kensington is set in the beautiful old Vanderbilt family mansion. Enjoy a cocktail at the specially commissioned contemporary glass bar, before heading into the light and airy restaurant with its wooden floors and unusual objects d'art. Seasonal menus showcase the finest regional British ingredients. Scoff & Banter Kensington is a great spot for afternoon tea. Sourcing fresh, seasonal produce, the signature dish at Scoff & Banter is a succulent, 28-day matured rib eye steak, served with grilled vine tomatoes, chips and peppercorn sauce.
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