View of the Kensington restaurant at Scoff & Banter

Scoff & Banter Kensington

Set in the fashionable Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Scoff & Banter Kensington welcomes you to dine from our modern European menu in the beautiful old Vanderbilt family mansion. Flooded with natural light, our atmospheric dining room is the perfect place to relax before or after a visit to the local museums in Kensington, boutiques in Knightsbridge, or the magnificent Hyde Park.  

For a private setting, The Snug is available for exclusive hire and can accommodate up to 30  guests – ideal for a celebratory gathering or dinner. 

Festive Afternoon Tea

Cosy up with a festive afternoon tea in the townhouse dining rooms of Scoff & Banter Kensington, serving traditional finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, and seasonal patisseries.

Complimentary Glass of Prosecco

Spend an afternoon sipping tea and enjoying delicious finger sandwiches, scones and patisseries in Kensington, accompanied by a refreshing dose of bubbles on us. The perfect afternoon treat.
Valid until 31st December 2023.

Group Festive Menu

Gather friends, family or colleagues for a festive dining experience this November and December, featuring a three-course Christmas menu with a twist and an apple and cinnamon martini for each guest.

Christmas Day Luncheon

Celebrate Christmas Day differently this year and join us for a four-course Christmas lunch, served in the beautiful dining room of the Vanderbilt family mansion in Kensington. Expect Christmas classics with a twist, including tiger prawn cocktail, Black Norfolk roast turkey, parmesan and herb-crusted rack of lamb, and blackberry vanilla cheesecake.

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New Year's Eve

Bid farewell to 2023 with a delightful dinner in the stunning Vanderbilt mansion in Kensington, featuring three courses of modern European classics and a celebratory glass of prosecco.

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Our Opening Hours


Saturday & Sunday
12:30pm – 3pm
*Last food orders 3:15pm


Thursday to Saturday
5pm to 10pm
*Last food orders 10:15pm

Afternoon Tea

Saturday and Sunday
12:30pm to 3:30pm

Lounge Bar

Sunday to Thursday
12:00pm - 11:00pm
*Last orders 10:15pm

Friday & Saturday
12:00pm - 12:00am
*Last orders 11:15pm

View of the Kensington restaurant at Scoff & Banter

Scoff & Banter Kensington

68-86 Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BT

T: + 44 020 7666 1891