Scott Hallsworth is an Australian chef, restaurateur and author.
Hallsworth owns and is executive chef of restaurants in London. Hallsworth founded and ran three Kurobuta restaurants located in the city's Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Marble Arch areas until May 2017.
Scott Hallsworth's flagship Japanese izakaya was in Kurobuta Marble Arch. The original incarnation of Kurobuta London was located in Chelsea. In November 2015, Hallsworth opened his third Kurobuta, on the fifth floor of Harvey Nichols's Knightsbridge location.
In March 2015, Hallsworth opened Joe's Oriental Diner on the site of the original Kurobuta Chelsea pop-up at 251 King's Road, Chelsea.
Hallsworth opened Kurochan at the Mandarin Oriental in Bodrum, Turkey, in the summer of 2014.
Scott Hallsworth sold his Kurobuta restaurant group in June 2017.
In July 2017 Hallsworth opened his pan-Asian Freakscene pop-up restaurant concept in Clerkenwell.
In March 2018 Hallsworth opened a permanent Freakscene restaurant in London's West End at 54 Frith Street in Soho.
In March 2023 Hallsworth opened a permanent Freak Scene restaurant in partnership with the Australian comedian, radio and television presenter Adam Hills, in the Parsons Green area of London's Fulham at 28 Parsons Green Lane in Parsons Green.