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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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Opens in 15 min
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2014

This restaurant is well off the tourist trail, and not particularly inviting from the outside. It is close to the Imperial War Museum, which is how we found it. The interior decoration is also nothing to get executed about, but the menu was intriguing so...More

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Several years ago a good friend told me how much she'd enjoyed The Laughing Gravy. Actually, that's an understatement - she gave it a full-on, five-star rave. So I'm kicking myself that I didn't pay more attention and high-tail it down there way back then....More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went there on the 8th of September for dinner. when we walked in we were surprised of how beautiful the restaurant was. It felt so cozy and romantic. we ordered the beetroot salad and burger and they were both very delicious....More

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LaughingGravyLondon, Owner at Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2014

I am sorry that you did not have a good experience at my restaurant. I can assure you that there is no prejudice of any sorts tolerated at The Laughing Gravy. The waitress in question was on a trial shift with us that evening and...More

Reviewed 28 September 2014

We absolutely enjoyed our evening in this restaurant. Very friendly waitress, nice location, nice food and correct prices. The burger's meat was very tasteful in contrast with what other restaurants may call a burger. Nice wine selection by the glass and the caramel dessert was...More

Thank LodewijkDM
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I went here with a group of friends and we were all blown away by the atmosphere, friendly staff and quality of food. I had heard a lot of good things about the restaurant so went in with very high expectations and was certainly not...More

Thank Laura_Benson830
Reviewed 25 September 2014

This restaurant had been recommended to me by two of my work colleagues so my expectations were high and they were certainly met. The service (something that I am particularly aware of) had the balance of being attentive yet not imposing. I had the lamb...More

Thank Kieron M
Reviewed 24 September 2014

I have eaten here two or three times and always found the food dreary. But Monday this week, having a snack in the bar, was the worst. I had a standard burger (£13.50) - uninspiring and utterly forgettable - and my friend had fishcakes -...More

1  Thank Jelli0ttuk
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This restaurant offers a modern take on British classics. You don't come here to get stuffed silly. You come to get delicate flavours, inventive dishes that draws inspiration on the roots of this country's classic dishes but with the culinary skills of a new generation...More

Thank vryfqtflyr
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We went here the whole family (2 adults 2 teenagers and 1 kid) for my wifes 50th birthday. I did a reservation online, and the restaurant called back to confirm the day before which was nice. I took the opportunity to ask if they could...More

1  Thank TBoneLindberg
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I have been the Laughing Gravy a couple of times now for Sunday Lunch and think that its really good, tasty food. It provides very good value for money, the service is impeccable and it has a friendly and fun atmosphere. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank lenyland
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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.
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, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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