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Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant

154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
020 7998 1707
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Ranked #177 of 17,442 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $49
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

friendly,efficient staff...delicious food....what more could one ask for ? And...a very reasonable bill...tucked away on Blackfriars Road...but definitely "Merite un Detour "

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Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Walked in to this lovely establishment on a dark damp London evening.From walking through the door the surroundings were warm and welcoming as were the lovely bar staff who greeted us. We were having an anniversary meal and even though I'm sure the staff see people enjoying a celebration regularly it certainly felt we were unique.The owner showed us to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Had been visiting for some time now.This time it was with family and we enjoyed thoroughly. The place has great interiors and the good is fantastic. I am a fan of there quick service and they never fail to impress me.

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Southampton
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had booked to celebrate my fathers birthday and wanted somewhere we could walk to after visiting the IWM. I was hoping for the food to be good but it was excellent. Every dish we had was superb, beautifully presented and the flavors were just amazing. We had the burger, steak and turbot. My turbot has to be one of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited for my friends birthday meal. Table was booked for 6:45pm. The restaurant was smart looking and we had great expectations. Upon arrival, I visited the female toilets. They were disgusting. The handle was coming off, there was dust on the back of the seat and the ledge above the toilet. There was even a hair ball. I dread to... More

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LaughingGravyLondon, Owner at Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am really sorry to hear that your experience of my restaurant was not the best if could have been. We work really hard to make sure every diner leaves happy and I am sorry that did not happen on this occasion. We are very used to dealing with customers' allergies and requirements - we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I avoided researching the restaurant before my birthday meal with my family in order to keep an element of surprise. Even if I did the restaurant, food and service would have surpassed my expectations. I started with the scallop scotch egg and had the venison Wellington for my main course. Both we're truly excellent. The only criticism was that the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

After reading the great trip advisors I chose this place to eat... Staff we're lovely, atmosphere was great, food was standard, prices were expensive, we were disappointed with the lack of choice on the menu and ended up eating burgers which were totally over priced! Dessert was good but again over priced. Wouldn't eat here again.... Unless it was a... More

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Burnley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I chose the Laughing Gravy for a Sunday Roast during a recent five day stay in London. Loved the atmosphere and design of the restaurant as soon as I walked through the door. Every member of staff was welcoming, friendly and funny throughout and the food lovely, especially the crumble I was persuaded to have for dessert! . Really enjoyed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When it comes to family get togethers, I usually have quite specific set of conditions regarding venues. Generally lively but not too noisy, homely / warm, good value for money and good service. Sunday life at this place ticked all the boxes and was an independent option instead of a chain. It was a 10 min walk from South Bank... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A family birthday lunch at a restaurant whose choice was determined by positive reviews but most of all the name: Laughing Gravy, one of the very best Laurel & Hardy movies, and our family are all fans. So, bound to be a few pictures at the very least of the mirthsome twosome, right? Wrong. Would you call your restaurant Star... More

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Additional Information about Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant

Address: 154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
Phone Number: 020 7998 1707
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Average Prices: USD 2 - 49
Cuisine: British

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