The Gilbert Scott

4.3
1996 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
£41 and over
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
British
The Gilbert Scott is Marcus Wareing’s elegant, grand dining restaurant located in the 19th-century surrounds of St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in King Cross. Showcasing the finest British seasonal produce guests can also book a lively Chef’s Table in the restaurant’s engine room and an elegant Private Dining Room for groups of up to 18. Guests can also enjoy an evolving and seasonal cocktail list, as well as afternoon tea and Victorian surrounds of the adjoining George's Bar, which has quickly cemented its reputation as one of the best bars in London.

Specials

3 courses and a glass of sparkling wine £29

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: May 16, 2019

Ends: August 30, 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00PM-2:30PM 5:30PM-8:45PM
Mon-Thu 12:00PM-2:30PM 5:30PM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 12:00PM-2:30PM 5:30PM-9:30PM

What 1996 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
85% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Filters
Y
London
51 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The stunning architecture of The Gilbert Scott makes a great environment for another stunning meal.
The 3 course set menu is great value with a glass of fizz, still of high quality.
Service great and would visit again but not order the GF bread at £4 that wasn’t impressive but didn’t spoil the overall fab experience for my party.
Liked the option to pre authorise my card to stop my friend’s paying!
Will visit again.

DS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent early evening set menu in a wonderful 'Hotel Budapest' type dining room. Great value .

T
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great and elegant dining experience for our last night in London. Enjoyed the side booth table. The Sommelier came over to help us choose a wine and it was a perfect choice for our meals. The service was superb and appreciated the Manager taking the time to come over and welcome us to the restaurant. There were so many restaurants to choose from but so happy we chose the Gilbert Scott. We would definitely come back here to eat and have already shared with our family and friends.

R
London
38 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Booked set menu but not enough choice so ate a la carte. Great crab and avocado starter, small but nice. Chicken for main cooked perfectly and loved the triple cooked chips. Pudding of chocolate nougat was heaven it was my partner’s birthday so he got a dessert with a candle in it, a lovely touch. Not cheap, but good for a treat

RP
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I had looked at a few places to try for lunch and thought this sounded really good . when we arrived the staff were welcoming and friendly the sommelier I think guessed we didn't know a lot about wine and didn't make us feel uncomfortable but was encouraging with our choice , and the room we dined in was bright an airy and the food was really tasty so overall we really enjoyed it and were pleased with our choice .

J
London
7 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous meal in a beautiful setting, with a lovely menu and wine list!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good dinner. Room is beautiful. Food was delicious but rather small portions.

ES
London
9 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful ballroom setting, service both friendly and efficient, food was delicious!

RH
London
5 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Stunning surroundings, outstanding service and fabulous food. A very special place indeed.

VS
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fab food and wonderful service. Would recommend for a special occasion. Go on a meal deal if possible.

g
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The staff were excellent. We enjoyed the food but thought the portions were small. The offer didn't seem so good once you had to pay for the "extras".

V
London
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Very pleasant experience over all, service was great, very attentive, food was good as always, great for the value!

SA
London
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a really lovely evening at the Gilbert Scott. The food was delicious, the service was friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was perfect - not too busy and not too empty. The set menu is great value as well. We have been many times before and will be back again!

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had the set dinner menu although we had to ask for it as we were only presented with the a la Carte when seated. Food was very good standard, perhaps the fish slightly over seasoned being hyper-critical. Our second visit here; both times had good meals but not necessarily anything special.

OT
Bedfordshire
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

My guests and I were treated to a sumptuous dinner, the fine food accompanied by attentive service in splendid surroundings.

o
London
72 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Gilbert Scott is pretty much my favourite restaurant. Excellent food, friendly and considerate service, and a beautiful setting.

D
London
37 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic three course meal offer-children with us and all the staff made us feel very welcome. Really fantastic value

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely venue and food!

E
London
12 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great value set menu and lovely setting

HW
London
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. We all had a lovely lunch. Thank you.

RS
Lincolnshire
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

An excellent lunch menu. We had the standard lunch menu which had a nicely balanced choice. Service was first class. Will definitely be back

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The offer was good value

OT
London
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and cocktails! Didn’t feel rushed, service was impeccable! Would definitely go again!

DR
London
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Not my first visit, but always a pleasure.

The food was delicious and very well presented.

The serving staff were courteous and knowledgeable.

The overall ambiance seems a bit outdated, but comfortable nevertheless.

All in all, a great dining experience.

R
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The meal was OK, but the experience did not live up to our expectations. The food was nice, but nothing special. The service was slow and a little unprofessional at times.

AM
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

We returned to the GS in June after a great meal there in November last year. We went for the set menu and accessorised with a bottle of wine and a couple of cocktails. Most of the interesting courses had a 5 pound supplement which was ok as it lends a bit more choice to the set menu which would have otherwise been very limited. For those diners into sustainability there is no evidence this has been considered which I am always suspicious of, particularly when it comes to ingredients like farmed salmon. The food was not as good as we had back in November- it lacked a bit of seasoning (I like salt I’m afraid) and the portions were on the mean side. However staff are helpful, cocktails are good and the building is stunning.

t
London
398 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best banana soft serve once cream with honeycomb in London

OT
London
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Francesco the sommelier made my day! He had my favourite wine ready to pour. The food was divine

s
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

a very pleasant setting, helpful staff, very good food

GJ
London
21 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I love this place - the decor is lovely, the service is always excellent, and the food is always delicious. I have been several times, and always enjoyed myself. The Sunday lunch is particularly good.

OT
London
12 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Lovely dining room. Guy on reception was pleasant and sommelier also. Female and male (bald) waiters were sullenly.
My partners food was good - he had white asparagus and then plaice (although menu said ‘whole’ plaice it was actually half a plaice). My scallops were ‘ok’ but underseasoned. My main was halibut with broccoli. Fish was flaccid and broccoli was cold
Nobody came during mains to ask if food ok and they knocked just broccoli off the bill
Major disappointment
Both puds were lovely
We had one cocktail each, three course and one bottle of wine. Bill £273. Not good value at all.

ID
London
11 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent British dining. Can't beat it. Our favourite place for a celebration dinner.

GF
London
50 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

A return visit.. we both enjoyed the ambience and the high quality of the service provided. The welcome to the departing best wishes were all part of a seamless flow of innobtrusive but helpful interventions by the staff. Good food and well presented.

OT
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food in special historic surroundings.

B
London
13 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely relaxing venue, great food and a seriously good deal when booking the offer. Staff friendly and attentive.

MT
London
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Sunday roast for a special occasion. As good as ever!

J
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food in a fab location, looked after well and made out anniversary celebration one we'll remember

AT
Bedfordshire
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 2

Considering the restaurant was not busy, the quality of the main course Sunday lunch meat was poor, the Yorkshire’s were over cooked & the range of vegetable side dishes poor.

BN
London
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Very professional service but somewhat disappointing food. Very expensive wines. Appalling background (foreground!) so-called, music

A
Warwickshire
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was dinner to celebrate my god daughter’s 30th birthday.
The setting is stunning and the staff are courteous, professional and well informed without getting in the way.
The food was delicious: we both had fish ( halibut and plaice) and it was wonderfully fresh and prepared to perfection.

1
2
3
50