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Scoff & Banter Kensington

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt | 68-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London SW7 5BT, England (Formerly 68 - 86 Bar & Restaurant, South Kensington)
+44 2075892424
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Ranked #505 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $24 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood:
South Kensington
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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.
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English first
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

"S&B" I already miss you when I am writing down the review. Oh, where should I start from!! It had a beautiful atmosphere. And all the food that I tried for the first time in my life were awesome . Trust me, you will never go disappointed from here. The high tea sandwiches, fresh scones, pastries, smoked salmon, bacon (I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Why would you visit a mundane coffee outlet when you can have high tea at the beautiful Vanderbilt in Kensington. I must mention the decor first...beautiful and eclectic with a slight touch of Alice in Wonderland, with friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Now the food..great high tea- sandwiches, freshly made scones, and pastries to die for...all with lashings of Earl Grey... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Tried S&B for the first time, for a pre-theatre dinner. Show at the Royal Albert Hall at 9:30, so booked a table for 7. Arrived a little early and had a glass of prosecco in the bar - really nice vibe, low lit, goregous mirrors and artwork, several bar staff so served quickly Seated by very attentive staff - all... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

In London for a few days away. Mixed reviews online but as it was close to the hotel decided to give it a go. As we walked in, Daniella (hostess type) was busy chatting to a gentleman and only walked over to seat us as we started to make our way towards an empty table. She was however very polite... More 

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear DStar2014, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was extremely disappointed to receive your review of our new restaurant. I must apologise for the shortcomings on service on the day and have looked into the matter with all concerned. As for your feedback I have discussed this with the Manager on duty... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I just had a wonderful afternoon tea with a colleague and it was delicious. The service was impeccable, the tea selection was great and the food was very tasty. I liked the decor throughout the restaurant and hotel too, everything made us feel very welcome and relaxed. I have to say the scones were some of the best I have... More 

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear josieannhoward, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was extremely happy to receive your review of our new restaurant, more so that you enjoyed our delicious Festive Afternoon Tea. As for your feedback I have relayed your feedback to the team and they are very happy that you enjoyed yourself. I do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

If you were to spend this much money on your food, you should really consider other fantastic restaurants in the area. The wait for food was really bad and really expensive for what it was priced at!

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Hfoody, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was extremely disappointed to receive your review of our new restaurant. I must apologise for any shortcomings on service on the day and have looked into the matter with all concerned. I was hoping to get some more details on your experience, however did... More 

Arlington, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

You won't feel like you are in a hotel restaurant. It is a great place for dinner and drinks with friends.

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Rashmi B, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I am extremely happy to receive your review of our new restaurant. I am very pleased about your experience with us and the fact that you have been well looked after. We as a team have been working very hard to ensure that our... More 

Ilkley, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I've been spending three nights a week in this hotel for somewhat over a year now, and thought that it was only fair to finally get around to writing down how great I have found the Scoff and Banter restaurant to be. I eat here at least once a week. Daniela is a fantastic hostess - she always makes me... More 

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Ian S, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I am extremely happy to receive your review of our new restaurant. I am very pleased about your experience with us and the fact that you have been well looked after. We as a team have been working very hard to ensure that our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful experience both in terms of food and atmosphere. Highly recommendable! Special note for the extremely dedicated and professional Daniela. RV

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear ROdVi, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I am extremely happy to receive your review of our new restaurant. I am very pleased about your experience with us was great and that you loved the surroundings. We as a team have been working very hard to ensure that our food and service... More 

Maidenhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The starters were superb, the mains delectable and the puddings delicious. The menu may appear unnavigable at times due to its verbal density, but with excellent staff on hand to help you through all the inevitable indecision, you want for nothing at the Scoff & Banter. The speed of service is closer to European than its surrounding establishments. In an... More 

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Nikhil M, Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Salmon825, Thank you so much for your recent review of Scoff & Banter Kensington. I am extremely happy to receive your review of our new restaurant. I am very pleased about your experience with us. We as a team have been working very hard to ensure that our food and service offering is of the highest standard. As for... More 

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Additional Information about Scoff & Banter Kensington

Address: Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt | 68-86 Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London SW7 5BT, England (Formerly 68 - 86 Bar & Restaurant, South Kensington)
Phone Number: +44 2075892424
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 30
Cuisine: British

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