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Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant

154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
+44 20 7998 1707
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Attended here a few weeks back with two friends for a roast after being recommended to the venue.... and we were not disappointed .. really glad we went the roast was great .... could have done with some more veg but we know for next...More

Thank DJC80x
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away, a short walk from the Old Vic, or Southwark tube. We were quickly made to feel comfortable and welcome, and we enjoyed the fairly simple but very adequate menu. My daughter is coeliac and so strictly gluten free, and they...More

Thank PatP121
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to this place prior to a corporate training . The food was by continental standards not extraordinary but it was tasty enough . We had as a starter some veggies and fruit pieces on a plate with nuts. Main course was a stew...More

Thank TheFlyingSuitcase
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short walk over the Blackfriars bridge and you will come across this hidden gem we came here for Sunday lunch and what a treat it was we ordered the roast beef which was cooked to perfection and the yorkies were as big as...More

Thank JimmyDisco54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently had an evening meal here to celebrate my birthday. The meals were elegant but still portioned well and filling, the staff were kind and attentive and the atmosphere was lovely. Would definitely go back

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do wish we lived a lot closer to The Laughing Gravy as this is my idea of a perfect, restaurant. The ambiance is modern in a cosy way, the staff are very friendly and efficient. The cocktails are really interesting and beautiful, the same...More

Thank tjmutch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on Sunday for roast dinner lunch with two friends. We each had one of them options, beef, chicken, and lamb. I had the beef which was delicious-their gravy is so tasty!! Portion is good but the only thing that would stop me from...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW, not what I expected from the name, my partner booked this for a few of us and I didn’t think that much about it, the food ambience and service were incredible, I felt very comfortable and relaxed and the food was stunning both from...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit. Food is sublime. Services is sublime . Ambiance is perfect. Lamb Sausage Rolls, followed by the most perfect steak . The deserts are just heavenly . Please try the ginger sponge - it is to die for . I don't say this lightly...More

Thank gregc0llins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal with amazing food and fab staff. The menu was lovely - great choices and beautifully presented. Very reasonable price and an extensive cocktail and wine lists At 11.55 we headed out side with a complimentary glass of fizz to watch...More

Thank Libbylocket
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5 January 2017|
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Response from Rich2809 | Reviewed this property |
They were big. Just hold your phone closer to your face! Honestly we were filled up
13 September 2016|
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Response from Chubbychubs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the lateness of this response, only just seen it. This place is without doubt a romantic restaurant. The staff is fairly unobtrusive and you can disappear into your own bubble very easily.
3 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7998 1707
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Tucked away between offices and shops on Blackfriars Road, The Laughing Gravy restaurant is one of the capital���s best kept secrets. Laid back and informal, The Laughing Gravy offers a comfortable setting and friendly, efficient service ��� a must in the demanding local market. So settle in and prepare to enjoy the very best seasonal, fresh food featuring some of Britain���s best known and well loved specialties. Head chef Michael Facey, is known for his dedication to great ingredients and has worked alongside chefs such as John Torode and Mark Hix. Facey has carefully sourced the finest produce from the highest quality suppliers for The Laughing Gravy menu, even taking herbs and vegetables straight from the next door community garden.
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