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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
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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 396 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a pre proms supper here last night. The menu is not extensive but easy to find something traditional and English that can appeal to all. The food quality was very good - steak was delicious and fish pie too worth trying. Service was attentive....More

Thank Jenny T
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jenny T, 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 supper with us and in particular food quality and Service. On behalf of the Team, thank you once...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Queens Gate and on Cromwell Road passed the Scoff & Banter a few times then decided to give it a try one evening. The environment is very good grand yet modern, a bus tour group were leaving when we arrived and...More

Thank denniscasey
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear denniscasey , Thank you for reviewing your recent visit at Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the environment, food and service and in particular the Fish & Chips and our Signature Beef Burger. We are proud to source,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here a few times now, whenever we're staying in the adjoining hotel. Food is always great, and the cocktails in the bar are also very good. One of those places that has a very good atmosphere.More

Thank bentownley2
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear bentownley2, Thank you for reviewing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was pleased to read that you find food and cocktails great every time you visit and, by all means, please feel free to contact me directly should you wish to dine with us again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived as a walk in. Immediately accommodated. Good range of food to choose from at good prices. Chatty but unobtrusive staff. Suited the casual situation well and would certainly visit againMore

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

Dear S F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was delighted to read that you had a pleasant meal and that you found our Team friendly. We take pride in delivering value for every...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself - together with 4 American visitors - had dinner last night at Scoff & Banter's Kensington Restaurant which is in Cromwell Road - just a 5 minute stroll from Gloucester Road Tube Station. This was not a chance visit as our...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear stevebG6121BX, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your feedback following your recent visit. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the Restaurant's ambience, service, food and in particular our Goat's Cheese Salad, Rib Eye Steak and British Cheese platter....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An early evening dinner. Well met at reception. Light and airy room. Menu range very good. Food also very good, well presented, decent portions, ( although there was no horseradish on my yorky pud starter) , but the fish pie was wonderful.Reasonably priced, A very...More

Thank Chump57
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chump57, Thank you for your time reviewing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed both breakfast and dinnthe Restaurant's ambience, service and food, and in particular the fish pie. Thank you once again for choosing us and I'm hoping...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was lovely and service was Amazing!!! Great location too. Thank you George for accommodating us!More

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

Dear Garryrafael, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at Scoff & Banter Kensington. I'm pleased to read that you found the location convenient, as well as service and food to your satisfaction. Our Team take pride in delivering memorable experiences...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been for dinner here a couple of times already and this time we came for lunch before theatre. Great service and food, same as the previous times, and fantastic vibrant atmosphere. The prices haven't moved up in contrast with other restaurants in the...More

Thank Sandy1507
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sandy1507, Thank you for choosing Scoff & Banter Kensington once again, it was a pleasure to have you here. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your lunch and that you found Food and Service satisfactory, similarly to your previous visits. Please be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant without a booking on a Wednesday evening. The staff greeted us courteously and took us to a lovely table by the window. We were served quickly and didn't have to wait for our drinks. I must say after reading some of...More

Thank Patricia M
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Patricia M, Thank you for your review, I was pleased to read that you found food, service and prices to your satisfaction. Please be rest assured that your comments will be shared with our Service and Kitchen Teams. Thank you once again for choosing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here last night with a colleague as I was staying in the hotel. It was a busy evening with plenty of tables occupied and a full bar, but it's a nice, atmospheric place to spend some time chatting and eating, especially if you...More

1  Thank SolihullTraveller
George T, General Manager at Scoff & Banter Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SolihullTraveller, Thank you for choosing Scoff & Banter Kensington. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your evening with us and that you found service friendly and food to your liking. I have already shared your kind comments with our Kitchen and Front...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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February 2, 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
$26 - $33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
  • Neighborhood: 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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