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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

Had a great lunch with friends, food exellent, staff friendly and helpful, I have no hesitation in recommending this Restaurant.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a very disappointing meal here last Friday . I ordered a goats cheese salad that came without the cheese . I asked where it was and was given a small plate of dried out goat cheese crumbs! We also ordered a cheeseburger -...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Detailed explanation of plates with strong patience, real recommendations. We really enjoyed our dishes. Together came an exciting wine menu that combines with the dishes

Thank teomaneris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had dinner there with my husband and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. I am allergic to gluten, and the restaurant easily accommodated me with a few minor changes to the dishes. I especially liked the root vegetable dumplings , which were gluten free...More

Thank yuliaglad92
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Eight of us were booked in for Sunday lunch so th the choices were varied. A few went for the traditional Sunday roast, Aberdeen Angus beef, but the presentation was much nicer. Two of us had smoked haddock fish cakes, but again not your standard...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Booked for 14:45 for a delicious lunch. Super salad was light and an ample portion. The burger with extra portobello mushrooms and onion was yum. Service was excellent and welcome friendly despite us being the only ones left eating we were not rushed. This is...More

Thank samdixey2001
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Simple but classy. Food, cocktails, and wine was all excellent. The meal was full of flavours and the service was 5*. I'll definitely be returning.

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We went for an evening out and found this restaurant nearby on Trip Advisor. The high review scores are definitely deserved. All the food was tasty, freshly cooked and nicely served. Excellent beer, so good I needed one in place of dessert! Great choice of...More

Thank wzpl
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We came across this little gem thanks to Google . What a fantastic place it is. Super staff and the most amazing food . One of the best meals we have ever had and I don’t say that lightly .

Thank Jonpip
Reviewed 3 May 2018

3 of us went here to celebrate my birthday. Lovely restaurant, great service, good food, but my objection is the price of the vegetarian option. A plate of roasted vegetables, the size of a good starter, cost £14 and although tasty, there was nothing to...More

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4 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
12 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.
2 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
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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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