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Scoff & Banter Leicester Square

31-36 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7HL

((()* British
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Main course: £15
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:30 - 14:30. Afternoon tea: 14:30 - 17:00. Monday to Sunday: 17:30 - 22:00.

An excellent choice for the New Years Eve offer.
Excellently displayed food, and a sumptuous cheese board.

Alison 02 January 2015
from montmorillon

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Flooded with natural light and deeply comfortable with paprika crushed velvet sofas, Scoff & Banter Leicester Square has a large terrace and is one of London's best al fresco spaces.

In the heart of theatre and cinema land, Scoff & Banter is a great place to relax with a cocktail, and to people watch an unrivalled mixture of locals, tourists and celebrities. Thursday nights feature live music with Cool Sessions with Jazz FM.

The seasonal menu features accomplished executions of classic British dishes, using carefully sourced ingredients from trusted suppliers.

Scoff & Banter Leicester Square

31-36 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7HL

Contact +44 2076660902

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Customer reviews for Scoff & Banter Leicester Square

3.6 ((()* (based on 9 reviews)
66% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • business (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • lunch (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((*** 28 April 2015 by Abigail from London

    Lovely central venue to theatre district and dining room is well dressed and lit and service while not great, adequate. Shame however about the food. Booked the set menu deal but average at best, poor at worst. Didn't have overly high expectations given the price point but sadly those expectations not even nearly met. Salad limp, tasteless and swimming in dressing. Pot roast chicken dry and accompanying vegetables overcooked and tepid. Partners mushroom starter was fine but turnover main little more than canapé sized cheese and onion pasties with tasteless sauce. Declined dessert. Will continue to fill the place owing to location but doubt there will be many return visits.

  • ((((( 2 January 2015 by Alison from montmorillon

    An excellent choice for the New Years Eve offer.
    Excellently displayed food, and a sumptuous cheese board.

  • ((((* 26 November 2013 by John from Rye

    Well received and good service with the reservation that the meal was slow to arrive. Food good but perhaps not for someone who was very hungry.

  • ((((( 19 October 2013 by Omar from London

    Brilliant meal and service. We were in a rush (theatre) and the staff were very accommodating!

  • ((((* 16 October 2013 by Rob from London

    With Hollywood celebrities flitting between the bar and restaurant this place has quite the atmosphere on premiere night. However the Food is average and service distinctly underwhelming, especially if you're dining on a 'deal'. Perhaps they were catering to more important guests?

  • ((((* 23 January 2013 by trude from coventry

    had a 2 course menu on a sunday lunch theatre deal. the service was excellent and the food was better than expected (read a lot of negative reviews).tea and coffee also included. would deffinatley reccomened it.

  • ((((( 6 September 2012 by GBEleven11 from London

    I booked this as a surprise for my girlfriends birthday and it was perfect, the stained glass Jimi Hendrix piece was awesome. The only drawback was that I'd really wanted to show her the roof garden but there was a private party on....this is in no way the restaurants fault as it was a Saturday night! All in all excellent meal, wine and price. Just go immediately!

  • ((*** 31 August 2012 by Lady from Bucks

    Took the lunch deal. On arrival I was interrogated about what deal I was on and asked to prove it by showing the reservation email! Not sure why as it was empty! Staff had v poor English and no interest. Bread stale - asked for replacement which eventually arrived and was little better. Wine served was not chilled, although a wine bucket was provided without request. Starter and main course very good. Left without acknowledgement from staff despite obviously looking for toilets - just ignored. What a shame the chef is let down by everything else as his/her bit was good!

  • (**** 12 August 2012 by gadgetcarole from reddish

    ate sat night

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