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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 2 days ago via mobile

Just around the corner from our hotel so we read the reviews and booked a table, lovely place with good service and the burgers were superb, desserts were very pricey so we didn’t partake but the mains were very well priced for the portion size....More

Thank stormtwig
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lucky enough to work upstairs from here. Popped in this week for a work lunch. Totally spot on. Helpful team, lovely good, reasonable prices. Give it a shot! Then pop upstairs to say hello!

Thank simonhutch
Reviewed 5 days ago

While on a day trip to London we stumbled accross this amazing place slightly off the beaten track of tourism/shopping. Friendly, efficient, professional and unobstrousive service from the moment we walked through the door in a relaxed environment. Wide choice of well priced dishes given...More

Thank Nicholas J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with my wife for dinner on a Saturday. Two courses and a drink each for £80 which we thought was decent for London. The food was really good, their isn't a huge choice but the menus online so you can check it out before...More

Thank bgill1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice restaurant with lovely food. I had the wellington for my mains which was gorgeous. Nice wine on offer also.

1  Thank Jowyll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great welcome matched by first class food and drink, all at a reasonable price. The venison wellington was flavoursome and filling but thankfully just enough room for what has to be the best Bakewell tart I have ever tasted. Likewise the chicken was succulent and...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place through Trip adviser when meeting my son for dinner in London. I regularly stay just around the corner from here with work but just hadn’t found it before now. Everything about the place is lovely - the ambiance, the food, the service,...More

Thank ditsy_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here with friends. The Wellington which we ordered as a main was just sublime and the service was great! A lovely pub with great atmosphere and excellent British food.

Thank Alizeh H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night I visited this cosy restaurant on my way home and enjoyed everything about it. The food (Aberdeen Angus beef burger w/ chips) was delicious and cooked perfectly. The hazelnut martini was made to perfection also, I am a bartender as well so I...More

Thank MissK247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really suprised of how good the food was, the service was excellent and it was quite cheep. If we find the time we'll come back!

Thank aureliuus
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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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Response from Pollytaurus | Reviewed this property |
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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