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Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant

154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
+44 20 7998 1707
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great restaurant - visited on friends' recommendation and wasn't disappointed. My meal was fresh, flavourful and a great size. The staff were helpful and let us take our time ordering. Would definitely visit again and recommend to others.

Thank neilem37
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing food... fabulous service. The waitress was very accommodating when we asked to move tables and offered excellent advice on wine selection. This is my one of many visits to this restaurant... always make a point to Visit when in London. They make the ONLY...More

Thank nicnok1
Reviewed yesterday

We were in the neighbourhood for a theatre show and wanted some dinner, found this place, it was early and empty but the staff were very nice and friendly. Cocktails were so yummy and the food very very good at a reasonable price. Will come...More

Thank KMH6868
Reviewed yesterday

Met a group of friends it was a great location food was amazing so tasty, wine was delicious and reasonably priced, very pleasant helpful staff

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a cute little restaurant, staff were nice and I enjoyed the food. I just thought it was very overpriced for what it was. £40 for a 1 course lunch of salad and a burger with no alcohol. Also the mandatory 12.5% tip when...More

Thank Emtci
LaughingGravyLondon, Owner at Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I would just like to confirm for other diners that the service charge is always optional, not mandatory. We clearly state this on the menus and bills and are always happy to change the amount...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just had the most amazing meal. The restaurant is vibrant and has the sort of menu that you want to order everything from. The food combinations are really inventive. The smoked scallop and crayfish scotch egg was delicious! The macaroni and cauliflower cheese was incredible....More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We organised our regular friends dinner at the Laughing Gravy for the 4th time in May 17 and the restaurant continues to deliver excellent food, service and ambience. Situated in a discreet location on Blackfriars Bridge Road, this is really a hidden gem. Beautifully thought...More

Thank richardsalsbury
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing, so very tasty. 3 courses of delicious food consumed and the presentation and flavours are worth paying for!!! Staff are very friendly, happy and fun to be served by. Want a special meal, give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for Sunday lunch and are now convinced we've found the best place to head for a roast in the whole of London! The food is absolutely delicious and, at £17.50 for a generous helping of roast chicken with duck fat potatoes, a huge...More

Thank ajh8368
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has it all: Great food, Lovely atmosphere, Fantastic service, creative cocktails. We are looking for a reason to go back. We went after an afternoon show at the Old Vic and it wasn't very crowded (until about an hour later). Our cocktails, while...More

Thank dsbirgeson
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Are the portions of the main dishes big? In pictures they look quite small... (Don't mean to be greedy, I just don't want to walk out hungry!) Thank you
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
Is this a romantic restaurant? I am looking to book somewhere for my girlfriends birthday...
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.
Do you offer any Vegan dishes?
3 November 2015|
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Response from Pollytaurus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are 2 dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$49
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
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
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.