28 Parsons Green Lane, London, SW6 4HS

Harden's says

Ace Aussie chef Scott Hallsworth has revived his raved-about Freak Scene pan-Asian restaurant once again – this time off Parson’s Green in Fulham. The new venture follows his Double Dragon pop-up, which ran for several months in 2022 in Clerkenwell and also generated much enthusiasm. Freak Scene itself started out as a pop-up in Farringdon, and was followed by mark II in Soho

survey result


Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Ace Aussie chef, Scott Hallsworth has revived his raved-about Freak Scene pan-Asian restaurant once again – this time off Parsons Green in Fulham in spring 2023. Based on a small number of initial ratings, his amped-up fusion fare (sushi plus wackier creations such as miso-yaki foie gras croissant with star anise jus) is in fine form.

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Owner's description

Ex-Nobu London Head Chef Scott Hallsworth launched The Freak Scene as a pop-up in Farringdon in July 2017, after cutting ties with Kurobuta; the ‘rock and roll izayaka’ group he founded in London in 2014.
The Freak Scene's first permanent location opened in March 2018, taking on the former Barrafina site on Frith Street. 
And then came the pandemic. 
As recounted by Adam Hills to Square Meal, April 2023
"‘He [Scott] was chatting and said he wanted to open a permanent place. It was on the way home that my wife went, "well, you've got some money sitting around. Why don't you invest?" And honestly, it was the best steer she has ever given me. That was July last year. And so, I took Scott out for dinner and basically proposed.’
As far as restaurant romances go, this one is particularly touching. 'Yeah, a little bit of magic has happened. You just know when you're with the right one’, says Adam. Fast forward to present day and we land at Freak Scene 3.0, which has taken up residence in the heart of Parsons Green in West London."


Starter Main Pudding
£5.00 £20.50 £0.00
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

28 Parsons Green Lane, London, SW6 4HS
Opening hours
Tuesday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday5:30 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm

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