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Galvin La Chapelle

35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
+44 20 7299 0400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab lasagne” (109 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (78 reviews)
“tasting menu” (127 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

In London for a few days for our wedding anniversary and decided to try this place. We were not disappointed friendly staff welcome and offered a choice of tables. The service throughout was very good with a special mention for the young lady who served...More

Thank pam_summers1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food good, wine very good, fair prices, hot starter served on cold plate, but only real issue is the restaurant is far too crowed with too many seats and tables, so not very comfortable

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the service and the food only area would comment is it felt a bit to formal to fully relax.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were given the 'Menu du Chef' as a wedding gift. The staff were very friendly, which made the experience pleasant, however my starter and dessert was beyond disappointing. My main was the grilled trout and very delicious, but the other two courses was like...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the best restaurants I have been to ever! I am particular about my food choices, however you can tell that a lot of time and thought has gone into the taste combinations and the result is food perfection. I chose the...More

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfect service starting with a nice welcome. Impressive and elegant settings. Starter and main course perfectly executed. A quiet place for an excellent business lunch.

Thank Marini M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined on the ground floor, by the kitchen serving section. Pros Building: Amazing, beautiful Food: Very nice Cons Welcome: Warmer welcome at reception needed, staff just starred at us until I said I had a reservation, no hello or greeting Atmosphere: -Too many tables...More

Thank ljm0105
GalvinRestaurants, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, we were very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit. I write to assure you that your comments have been forwarded to the GM who will look into the issues raised. Thank you for your feedback. Kind regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with a couple of important clients and thought it was excellent. Service was excellent along with a very helpful sommelier. The food was the best meal I've had in London for quite a while. Crab lasagne to start, followed by grouse. Very...More

Thank chiefhelmet
GalvinRestaurants, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to be able to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Galvin La Chapelle with my husband and 2 close friends. We had the summer sale five course set menu for £35. From the moment we walked in the door the service was excellent, the ambiance charming, the restaurant itself gorgeous and the...More

Thank susiear66
GalvinRestaurants, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here for a drink and we received a warm welcome. We sat in the garden which was very peaceful and quiet and we enjoyed a few pints of their own brewed beer - the barrels are above the bar. We looked in the...More

Thank Lindsay H
GalvinRestaurants, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind review. We hope you will join us for lunch or dinner very soon and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Clare

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Kiki0210Richard
22 May 2017|
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Response from JLCD2010 | Reviewed this property |
You'll find the menu on their website explains all this at the bottom in the small print. It is a taster menu, the whole table has to order the same, £55 is with no drink, with a glass of wine per course it's either £114 or... More
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wendyrudz
4 May 2017|
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Response from Sara W | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, yes that would be absolutely fine to wear smart jeans. The dress code at La Chapelle is 'smart casual'.
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Michelle B
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Response from Gianpaolo7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think so. I wouldn't worry too much for lunch. Best G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$75 - US$203
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 0400
  • E-mail
Description
The third restaurant to be opened by acclaimed chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin, La Chapelle has been consistently praised, winning no less than 8 top restaurant awards in its first year, including AA London Restaurant of the Year, and Tatler magazine's Restaurant of the Year. Chef Patron, Jeff Galvin, provides a menu of modern French cuisine, gaining a Michelin star in the 2011 Red Guide, just a year after the restaurant opened. There is also a menu gourmand, prix fixe lunch, early dinner menu, and Sunday Roast lunch menu. The service, under the direction of Alessandro Piombino and his team, effortlessly combines warm, friendly and attentive hospitality with a fine sense of tradition and decorum, in keeping with the grandeur of this Grade II-listed building. The restaurant is one of the few restaurants in London to hold a vertical list of Hermitage La Chapelle wines.
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