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Cafe Forum

146 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SZ, England
+44 20 7259 2322
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
146 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe has recently increased the price so a full English without orange juice or teA or coffee is now £9.95. The breakfast used to be £2 cheaper and come with orange juice. Instead For that the egg was hard (a very soft runny egg...More

Thank seq160
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff in here are atrocious. Lazy and incompetent. The food is sub-standard as well. These guys couldn’t organise a piss up in a brewery! Seriously.

Thank Mukesh K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went out for a late breakfast and thought i would try out this cosy cafe. It is NOT cosy! I ordered a avocado on Rye with bacon and a fresh juice. The man at the cashier overcharged me for the menu and kept takling...More

Thank Cæcilie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year I have a contract in South Kensington for three weeks, during which I eat at the Forum on a nightly basis. I especially appreciate the ambience and relaxed environment which lend it a particularly European feel, as you feel very comfortable eating alone...More

Thank Guy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right next to Gloucester Road tube and all the hotels, this is a great independent breakfast stop - off. Masses of choice from full English to pancakes, eggs benedict and Florentine and a build your own breakfast. Smoothies and veg smoothies too. I had bacon,...More

Thank Exeterexplore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Bristol and often have to come up to London for work and ever since we've been doing this (since 2007), we have been coming to Cafe Forum. It was the friendliest most comfortable and down to earth cafe with great coffee and...More

Thank shanemorgan74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a cooked breakfast the day after the Marathon. Pretty pricy, at over a tenner for a full breakfast plus tea, but it was very nice. The man that served us was very friendly & polite. It's a charming little cafe with a...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the all English breakfast which was really good, including how it was presented on the plate. Service very uninspired, and Capuccino too weak. Nice tables outside to watch morning life on Gloucester Road.

Thank AndyLinder
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Decided this is the last time coming here. Come monthly for breakfast. Service is just getting worse. Waited 20 minutes for scrambled egg on toast. Instead was served fried egg on what appeared to be bread!. Didn’t have time to wait for it to be...More

Thank Juplod
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch - a weird and frankly hideous experience. Practically nothing on the ‘new menu’ was actually available. Some of the items we asked for were met with blank looks as if they hadn’t even realised they were on the menu. My daughter...More

Thank Helen S
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With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Elle H
6 March 2017|
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Response from biancak57 | Property representative |
That's it 1am fri and sat till 12am sun - Thursday
Ian E
16 November 2016|
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Response from biancak57 | Property representative |
Hi, No we don't take bookings but tables move quite fast. busiest time would be from 9 am - 11am. if you want to call before you come in to check the situation the number is 0207 3730090 Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7259 2322
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