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The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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Updated 04/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 04/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
A hidden gem in central London, The Vincent Rooms & The Escoffier Restaurant offers an exclusive dining experience and the highest levels of service in the beautiful surroundings of Vincent Square in London’s SW1. Your food will be created by some of the country’s finest young chefs before they embark on their careers in the Hospitality and Culinary Arts industry around the world. Offering two unique dining experiences and a menu that changes weekly, guests can enjoy dining in the modern European-style Brasserie or the more exclusive Escoffier Restaurant . You'll sample the best in contemporary cuisine freshly prepared by Westminster Kingsway College’s second and third year chef students, under
PRICE RANGE
US$23 - US$43
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
European, British, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

Fantastic lunch with Michelin star food and service at pub price. Great experience, lovely food and people.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

Almost a year to the day since the last time, we are back, this time at the Brasserie instead of the Escoffier. Situated in the hall, the decor is functional but pleasant enough and there had been an effort to dress it up for Christmas....More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

We had the Christmas meat menu and it was very special. The whole meal had just the right amount of seasoning - perfect. The cauliflower cheese soup with cauliflower pieces was complimented by a slight spicy fried bhaji. The prawn sauce with the fish was...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

Visted for lunch today in Escoffier Room (held in Brasserie section on this occasion). Welcomed warmly by reception and students as usual. The Escoffier menu was outstanding. There was not a course you could fault. The compte brulee was my favourite - will try and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, Escoffier Lead Lecturer at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Hi Veniceaddict, Well you certainly has a great dining experience while dining from the Escoffier tasting menu in the Brasserie while the Escoffier was undergoing maintenance. I will certainly pass on your food comments to the students concerned. The good news is that the Escoffier...More

Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

I had a very pleasant and relaxed 5 course meal with wine pairing. The food and wine were excellent, the staff are students at the college and are helpful and informative. For £60 it can’t be beat for value. A firm favourite.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, Escoffier Lead Lecturer at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Hi Edward, Thank you for posting such a positive response with regards to your dining experience in The Escoffier Restaurant. You are correct in saying that for £31 you can (and did) enjoy 6 course from our tasting menu, and you even took advantage of...More

Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

Delicious food created and served by students at Westminster Kingsway College. Six course tasting menu - wine and food - of very high quality and at a very reasonable price. The experience so enjoyable and good to encourage the young chefs who’ll be running our...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, Escoffier Lead Lecturer at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Hi W14, thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review and I am happy that you enjoyed the dining experience. The students and look forward to you returning to the Escoffier sooner rather than later and thank you for supporting their...More

Reviewed 19 October 2020

We ate in the Escoffier and had the seafood menu with accompanying wines. All was very good and we enjoyed very much. To my personal taste : 1. the tomato consume added little to the seafood medley. 2. The crumble detracted from the sorbet. 3....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, Escoffier Restaurant Service Lecturer at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Hi Liz, thank you for your feedback regarding the food items which I will pass on to the students and their lecturers to discuss. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.

Reviewed 13 October 2020

A lovely atmosphere with very attentive service, a seven course seafood themed menu. Each course was delicious, the dover sole being a particular delight. The price for a fine dining menu was excellent and well worth a visit, we will be returning and would highly...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, General Manager at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Mrs Twyford, thank you for such a positive review and for your comments on the food especially the Dover Sole. We all look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards Mr Whitley

Reviewed 8 October 2020

Like most people, my husband and I haven't eaten out that much recently so it was a real treat to come here for lunch yesterday. The tables were spaced out very comfortably and the environment was modern, inviting and spacious. The menu (which changes every...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, General Manager at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Hi Laura, thank you for such a positive review! I know it has been hard to get out for lunch but we are happy that you and your husband found time to dine with us and relax for a couple of hours before getting back...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

We ate at the Escoffier room which is the 7 course set menu option. A bargain at £31 a head which included super high quality produce cooked with skill by the third year students. Interesting, flavoursome dishes with a weekly changing set menu. This week...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ESCOFFIER19, General Manager at The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Hi Tom thanks for a positive review and I am happy that you where impressed with the cooking skills of our third year students and the service elements of the second years. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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TravelingTarvers
24 August 2019|
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Response from ESCOFFIER19 | Property representative |
But the also have a Brasserie which caters for children.
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ddame1
29 April 2018|
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Response from Joebelvedere | Reviewed this property |
Contact: westking.ac.uk 02078028391 Menus change daily. Approx £30 a head for brasserie. We have not eaten in Escoffier. Both Mon-Fri lunch starting 12-1. Evenings: Brasserie: Tues, Weds, Thurs Escoffier: Weds... More
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Response from beeinbonnet | Reviewed this property |
They are only open during term time
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The Vincent Rooms Brasserie, Bar & Escoffier Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4