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Cafe Forum

146 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SZ, England
+44 20 7259 2322
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (44 reviews)
“lasagne” (7 reviews)
“baguette” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
146 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I come to Forum a lot as I live just round the corner, it has been a fantastic little place to relax in a way no other coffee shops have been for me or any of my friends. The pizzas are fantastic, the staff always...More

Thank Theo G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Forum is under new management. The menu options have been reduced and the display case of food is only half full. This doesn't even come close to the vibrant, exciting cafe I came to know over the last 20 years. (Bianca we miss you!)....More

Thank KentuckyTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I last came here over 10 years ago. Returned today for lunch with my wife as we were nearby, and I apologised to her for suggesting it. Tired looking staff, rubbery stale-feeling frittata, overcooked and very tired salmon (But a generous helping) with salads that...More

Thank W5male
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Arrived 8.30 for breakfast. Not overly impressed. Tired interior & tired staff! Food was hot but mediocre. Coffee was good though!

Thank salopite
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This place used to be such a nice place to come and have coffee or something to eat but not any more. New staff aren’t up to the standard of the previous staff. I used to visit 4-5 times a week but I won’t be...More

Thank 60sneil
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Family breakfast before a visit to a Museum. 3 of the 4 orders were wrong and the eggs benedict was dreadful. Upon complaint (very politely and gently) the food was returned, no better and with a rude attitude.

Thank Mellows65
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Visited for breakfast after reading a few good reviews mentioning their breakfast and wish I hadn't bothered. Food was pretty awful, made me feel a bit ill after eating it, I ordered smoked salmon with poached eggs but for some reason they decided to put...More

Thank Becca W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was really disappointed with my latest visit to this cafe. It used to be a wee gem, just a quick walk away from the station. It was always hard to find a table and the servings were really great for the price. This is...More

1  Thank thewanderlustkiwi
Reviewed 3 February 2018

A wonderful casual breakfast spot that was recommended to us by a server from the restaurant where we had dinner the night before. Perfect for a quick, delicious meal to start your day on a right foot. We ordered one Full English breakfast & one...More

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little cafe with some neat decorations. The food is pretty good but nothing is to die for. Most of my party got pizza—huge servings! Quick service. 12 of us all had eaten in 30 mins.

Thank sloaneswift
South Kensington
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|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from biancak57 | Property representative |
That's it 1am fri and sat till 12am sun - Thursday
Ian E
15 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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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