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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 2 days 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 2 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in a traditional yet contemporary pub with welcoming and friendly staff. The staff showed a thorough understanding of the menu and were able to advise us on every dish. The food was elegant and delicious. I would strongly recommend this restaurant to anyone...More

Thank Fergus R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very modern styled restaurant in London - located a little bit outside of city center but reachable with tube without any problems (about 10mins walking distance from tube); excellent food and drinks (but pricey), staff very polite and attentive; steak was very very well done...More

Thank Elmar W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for Sunday lunch, I was not sure when we got there from the outside. What a nice surprise when we went in, great food, friendly staff, well done.

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a really quirky little place and unless you are told about it I don't think its a place that will crop up much in searches. However the decor is really nice, the staff are very helpful and friendly and the food is incredible. We...More

Thank lblaurenburnett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place and the food was delicious. We were initially served by the owner who was very polite. We asked the waitress about the unusual name and she told us the whole story, all the staff were exceptionally nice. The Cornish mackerel...More

Thank frodo66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Didn't have my first choice Main or dessert left. Food was good. Mains took a while to come out. Perhaps 30 mins after ordering. We didn't order a starter.

Thank Daveyboy1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a night! We were made so welcome, no rush to order or hassle over how long it took our big group to get it together. And the food was sublime, we eat out a lot, this is some of the best food we've had...More

Thank Meguro212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt immediately taken care of by the all of the wonderful staff who welcomed us straight away. The food was beautifully presented and tasted great. Being one of those annoying wheat free people, the lovely Francine marked my menu straight away with everything I...More

Thank Hawkeye3300
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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
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.