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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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Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
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 via mobile

This is a wonderful wee place. Informal, cosy atmosphere, great cocktails ( I had a hazelnut martini which was to die for) and beautifully presented, delicious food. Do book as it gets busy. Located just south of Blackfriars Bridge.

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After researching restaurants for Sunday Roast we chose Laughing Gravy for the great reviews. Other than a slight mix up over our reservations we were not disappointed! The beer and wine selection was top shelf and varied. The service was attentive without being obtrusive. But...More

Thank ZippyF1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been meaning to visit this restaurant for about a year now as I keep walking past it. It's very easily overlooked and I probably wouldn't walk down Blackfriars Road unless I worked there because it is around 10 minutes walk from Southwark, Waterloo or...More

Thank Hendonic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our default restaurant whenever we are in London & it never lets us down . Amazing atmosphere & a very good menu & wine list . Very attentive staff & we absolutely love it & will keep coming back.

Thank TheShoeman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding experience! We loved every minute of it! Service and food was tremendous, cozy, warm ambiance. We are hard to please and they excelled on every level. Highly recommended! Thanks you for a wonderful dinner. The manager was exceptional!

Thank mypie2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

having visited the Shard we had booked here for sunday roast. nice decor, great welcome, great service and beautiful roas, both beef and lamb. moder nbritish, not pretentious. bravo !!!

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant on the Blackfriars Road and if you don’t know it’s there you can easily miss it, but it’s worth the find, we went for lunch and the menu was well laid out and good variety, we were greeted by friendly...More

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a social/ business meal- a mixture of veggies & meat eaters. All of us were really happy with our choices & the friendly service helped too. Overall a great place- will come back...

Thank barrphilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just around the corner from our hotel so we read the reviews and booked a table, lovely place with good service and the burgers were superb, desserts were very pricey so we didn’t partake but the mains were very well priced for the portion size....More

Thank stormtwig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky enough to work upstairs from here. Popped in this week for a work lunch. Totally spot on. Helpful team, lovely good, reasonable prices. Give it a shot! Then pop upstairs to say hello!

Thank simonhutch
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • 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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