Scoff & Banter Kensington
68-86 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BT +44 2081281520
- Main course: £15
- Food spend: £28
- Opening hours
- Lunch, Monday to Saturday: 12:30 - 14:30. Afternoon Tea, Monday to Saturday: 14:30 - 17:00. Dinner, Monday to Sunday: 17:30 - 22.00.
Set in an elegant Edwardian townhouse, Scoff & Banter Kensington offers modern British cuisine in a setting brimming with history. Offsetting the laidback bar with its specially commissioned glass counter, cosy fireplace and extensive menu of cocktails and bar snacks, the restaurant features elegant sash windows, high ceilings and period charm.
The Scoff & Banter lunch menu is a selection of favourites including a Ploughman’s platter or classic bacon butty with trusty sauces, as well as lighter choices. The dinner menu is a celebration of British food, with ingredients sourced locally: sample classic dishes executed beautifully, such as fish & chips with Manchester caviar (Scoff & Banter's original take on mushy peas), crisp pork belly scampi with apple sauce, warming leek & potato soup with Wensleydale bon bons, and much more.
Timeless, comforting creations for dessert at Scoff & Banter in Kensington include bread and butter pudding with clotted cream, raspberry Eton mess, and hot apple crumble with custard.
Plush embroidered banquettes, impressionist artwork and open fires evoke a distinguished yet cosy ambience. Set in the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Scoff & Banter restaurant in London is a 2-minute walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station.
Scoff & Banter Kensington
68-86 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BT
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Customer reviews for Scoff & Banter Kensington
((*** 11 December 2013 by Sam from London
Really slow service, we were asked to sit in the bar till our table was ready but then nobody came to get us to go to our table, so we were left waiting for 40 minutes until somebody appeared to tell us we could have already gone through, despite being told to wait previously. Once in the restaurant it was practically empty and yet we were sat in a window under a draft and told the other tables were not available to move to, despite there being no more than 12 other diners in there the whole time we were in there. It took 20 minutes for our drinks to arrive and all the courses also took an incredibly long time to arrive too and the main was cold when it did, implying it may have been sat waiting to come out for some time. The food was tasty enough but certainly not the standard we were expecting. Also did not like that our debit card was taken away from the table to action payment, this always seems a bit suspicious to us and when we enquired as to why it happened we were told that was just 'how they did it'. My feeling is this place has potential, the food is alright, improving the service and the atmosphere could make a huge difference to the diner experience overall.
((((( 11 December 2012 by Sparkles15 from Essex
We dined early (6pm) and were the only diners in the restaurant to start with. The attention of staff was excellent even when several other tables filled up. We were offered water and because the adults were driving when we refused the glass of wine we were offered soft drinks. The food was to write home about. We were all thoroughly sated when we left.
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