A Grade II-listed townhouse in leafy Kensington
Set in a Grade II-listed 19th century building, the hotel is comprised of ten townhouses that were once separated, resulting in a unique layout for its rooms and stairwells, as well as beautifully restored frescoes and stained glass windows. Its Kensington location is also perfect for those interested in arts, culture and fashion, with the Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and the famous boutiques around Knightsbridge all within walking distance.
In Scoff & Banter, a seasonal British menu blends classic flavours with modern influence, whilst offering traditional Sunday roasts and afternoon teas. Private dining can also be arranged for up to 30 people in The Snug, whilst twelve meeting rooms can host events for up to 140 people. The hotel offers complimentary superfast Wi-Fi up to 150mbps on unlimited devices.
Superior Individual Room
All spaces feature state-of-the-art technology, including inbuilt PA systems, in-ceiling speakers, HDMI and VGA connections, MP3 and PC connectivity, Smart TVs and inbuilt projectors. The design and capacity of the hotel’s spaces make them ideal for all types of events, from meetings and training courses to big weddings.
At Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel, London, we are committed to delivering an exceptional experience, and seamless connectivity is just the beginning of that journey. Guests can stream, surf and share on an unlimited number of devices throughout the hotel’s bedrooms and social spaces using the high-speed 150Mbps Wi-Fi.
We are proud of our digital innovations, such as our virtual host Edward, who responds to request and questions by text message.
Scoff & Banter restaurant in Kensington
Inspired by its surroundings, Scoff & Banter combines a quintessential British experience with modern flair – both in menu and design. Stately windows and high ceilings offset industrial beams and pendant drop lighting, whilst the menu showcases seasonal produce with local influences and innovative touches. Those looking for a more secluded setting can also book The Snug, a private dining area for up to 30 people.
Monday - Sunday: 11am - 10.30pm
South Kensington is one of London's most desirable districts and only a short journey by bus, underground or taxi from London's West End. The exclusive boutiques in Knightsbridge and Harrods are within walking distance, whilst the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and Earl's Court and Olympia Exhibition Centre are also close by.
Because of our commitment to responsible business practices, we encourage the use of public transport. Our hotel is centrally located in London's theatreland, convenient and close to underground or mainline stations, so it's easy to minimize the impact of your journey on the environment.
Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria. From there, take the underground on the Circle or District Line to Gloucester Road.
Take the Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street Station. Then take the underground on the Circle Line to Gloucester Road.
Distance: 35 miles
Driving time: approximately one hour 10 minutes
From London City Airport
Distance: 9 miles Driving time: approximately 30 minutes.
Take the Piccadilly Line to Gloucester Road. Alternatively, take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington. From there, take the Circle Line to Gloucester Road.
Awards and recognitions
With more than 40 years in the industry, Radisson Blu Edwardian London has won a variety of awards and accolades. Below are a selection of those awarded in the past five years.
- UK Superbrands 2019
- Sustainable Restaurant Association (Two Star Badge)
- Engagement Excellence Award 2017
- Best Multi-Channel Customer Service 2016 (European Contact Centre & Customer Service Award)
- Quality Assurance Award 2015 (MLT Vacations Quality Assurance Award 2015)