Gilbert Scott … disappointingly average

When I visited: 2012

Location: London, near King’s Cross

Team: Marcus Wareing (founder), Chantelle Nicholson (General Manager)

Rating in the Michelin Guide: Recommended

Dining Owl Hoot rating: 2/5

What to wear: Men – jeans or nice trousers and a shirt; women – jeans and a smart top or a smart dress / workwear

Ambience: Smart / casual, businessy

Course of the meal: Truffle gnocchi

If I could change one thing: Bring in bread plates


I went with my partner Owl to this restaurant a few years ago and was mildly disappointed by the slightly slow service and the lack of a bread plate (obviously a minor thing but it’s a bit weird to spread crumbs all over your tablecloth in a restaurant in the Michelin Guide). However, most of the food was perfectly nice, especially the pasta, and it’s a good choice for a business lunch if you’re in the Kings Cross area. I must say it did have a bit of a main course dip though … my partner Owl’s fish was full of bones.


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