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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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“scotch egg” (84 reviews)
“truffle chips” (23 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

We booked a table for my husbands birthday and we weren't disappointed! The setting is stylish, the staff are friendly and the menu is varied. I couldn't choose! delish! If you like cocktails, definitely visit! I would 100% recommend! The food is reasonable priced, especially...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I should have posted a review ages ago, sorry but I've been unable until now, I wanted to say thank you, for a brilliant night, 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. We went New Years Eve for the start of our family's celebration and we could not have had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a place in London to have a decent Sunday roast and we found good reviews for The Laughing Gravy. We had one mission and one mission alone: The content and digestive happiness of one of natures finest gifts - The Sunday Roast. We...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening. Discovered this gem a couple of years ago and always visit on our annual London trip. Last night's dinner was one of the best! The menu was fantastic, something for everyone and they catered for coeliacs really well....More

Thank klb99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so lovely. From the outside the restaurant seems already like a small little gem with candles and plants. When you enter, a lovely bar on your right waits for you in case you want a nice drink while you wait for your...More

Thank Princygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great meal at one of my favourite restaurants. As always the food is excellent and plentiful, the service is attentive but not over bearing. This is a must try for any one whom loves good food in great ambiance.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Really high quality food. Not cheap from what I remember but really good flavours. Good atmosphere with friendly staff

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying nearby and selected due to great reviews. So glad we did. Service excellent. Food impeccable. We had 3 courses, started with a taste sensation version of a scotch egg. Scotch egg sounds odd for a restaurant of this quality. Looked like a traditional scotch...More

Thank Dave588
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had an invite to a business lunch here and its a hidden gem. The staff where attentive and well informed on the menu. The food was very good I have to say my whole experience was really good. Well done to the management. I'll certainly...More

Thank chrizz66
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Really enjoyed my visit, I'd heard about this place sometime ago and had been waiting for the chance to go. I wasn't dispappointed, well worth going out of your way to get here. Beautifully presented tasty mains and lovely puds, served with style. The priority...More

Thank Kathryn L
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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
USD 2 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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 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
  • E-mail
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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