68-86 Cromwell Road
United Kingdom
LAT: 51.495188 LONG: -0.181865
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TELEPHONE: + 44 (0)20 7761 9000 FAX: + 44 (0)20 7761 9001


4-Star Hotel in South Kensington, London

The 4-star Vanderbilt hotel is a 19th century, Grade II listed townhouse situated in leafy South Kensington, close to numerous museums and Hyde Park. Combining historical features with modern style, the beautiful bedrooms and Italian marble bathrooms all boast individual layouts, thanks to the building’s history.

The Vanderbilt’s restaurant, Scoff & Banter, serves British cuisine in a relaxed environment, as well as great wines and afternoon tea.

Perfectly located for the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall and the V&A, Knightsbridge’s exclusive boutiques are only moments away. Gloucester Road tube station can be found conveniently opposite the hotel.

Check-in is from 15:00. Check-out is at 11:00

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Phone: + 44 (0) 20 7761 9000

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Christmas Dining & Events in Kensington, London

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Mon 17 Dec 2018 to Tue 18 Dec 2018
From USD $162 per night
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Whether you're celebrating with a large group or close family and loved ones, we can promise to deliver you an exceptional dining experience this Christmas.

Sensational spaces in sought-after locations come with fabulous food, seamless service and expert consultants to create bespoke celebrations of genuine distinction.

Where will you raise your glass this Christmas?

Winter Set Menu

Welcome in the festive season with the best in contemporary British dining at Scoff & Banter with a special winter set menu. For £33 per person, delight in three hearty courses, complemented with a cinnamon gin martini. Begin with a warming starter, such as roasted parsnip and apple soup, followed by Black Norfolk roast turkey with a range of delicious accompaniments and finish with a heavenly dessert – we’d recommend the dark chocolate mousse with clementine jelly and nutmeg sponge. Served from 5th November – 23rd December 2018. View the menu here

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Christmas Day Lunch

Join us for a traditional 4-course Christmas Day lunch, with the finest seasonal ingredients. Choose from starters such as lobster and Cornish crab salad or cinnamon crispy duck, followed by a Laurent-Perrier and cranberry sorbet palate cleanser. For the main course, select from our beautifully tender Black Norfolk roast turkey, or Parmesan and herb-crusted rack of lamb, both accompanied by an assortment of perfectly cooked vegetables and sauces. We also offer delicious vegetarian options.

To finish your festive feast, our nutmeg brulée with almond ice cream or white chocolate mousse with hazelnut sponge both cleverly capture the spirit of winter. View the menu here

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New Year’s Eve

Bid farewell to 2018 and welcome in 2019 with a tempting four-course menu and a glass of prosecco. Select a starter such as Cornish crab, move on to a chargrilled chicken and avocado salad and feast on a main such as seared sea bass with tiger prawns. For the perfect end to the perfect evening, treat yourself to an Eton Mess or Bramley apple crumble. £50 per person.

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Skate & Dine

Set in the heart of South Kensington, against the backdrop of the Waterhouse building, the Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum is one of the most magical places to be this winter.

With prices starting from £39.50 per person, we have the perfect skate and dine package for you and your friends or colleagues.

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