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Galvin La Chapelle

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#244 of 18,865 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Middle Eastern, Central Asian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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About
The third restaurant to be opened by acclaimed chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin, La Chapelle has been consistently praised, winning no less than 8 top restaurant awards in its first year, including AA London Restaurant of the Year, and Tatler magazine's Restaurant of the Year. Chef Patron, Jeff Galvin, provides a menu of modern French cuisine, gaining a Michelin star in the 2011 Red Guide, just a year after the restaurant opened. There is also a menu gourmand, prix fixe lunch, early dinner menu, and Sunday Roast lunch menu. The service, under the direction of Alessandro Piombino and his team, effortlessly combines warm, friendly and attentive hospitality with a fine sense of tradition and
PRICE RANGE
$69 - $189
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Central Asian, French
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know why La Chapelle dropped off our radar, but so pleased we 're-discovered' this gem. By whatever criteria one judges a restaurant - food, service, ambience, warmth of welcome, value for money - Galvin La Chapelle ticks all the boxes. My wife and I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mike M
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted to welcome you back and hope to see you again before too long.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely birthday lunch. Food and service were excellent. We had the set price menu which was excellent value. My friend was presented with birthday chocolates which was a nice gesture. The setting is a former school was has been beautifully converted into a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank May2591
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole experience was perfect . Each course was both beautiful to look at and eat. All of us had slightly different favourites which demonstrated the quality throughout and the range of flavours. The vegetables were wonderfully fresh. We like to Taste wine but are...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jross6
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is very close to Liverpool Street station with lots of tube and bus connections. This is not the best place to drive to unless you want to get a parking ticket. I visited with a family of five on my sisters birthday for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Melanie191076
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

virgin voucher so a set meal with 3 choices but food was lovely, service fantastic lovely atmosphere and great restaurant ,

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank clivekarenb
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bonjour! A warm Galvin La Chapelle welcome using a Virgin Experience voucher! Superb service and food experience in all three courses. Nice atmosphere and space to dine with a feeling of privacy, in a large church setting. The restaurant team very attentive, sometimes over-so with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Rob L
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5* Food , 5* Service , the restaurant was 1st class , service was impeccable, very friendly whilst remaining professional,I have eaten in restaurants around the world and the food is up there with the very best , will most definitely be returning

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jason849
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a gift of dinner here as a Christmas present. So pleased Service, friendliness, food quality was just sublime Recommend totally

Date of visit: June 2019
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Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and very much hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this place for 10th anniversary dinner. It was a great choice. My husband loves tasting menus and in many ‘posh’ places they’ve not let him order it because they insist everyone on the table has it or no one does. I’m not the easiest...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We are delighted to have assisted with your dietary requirements and to help you celebrate a special occasion and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked as a special occasion, my partner's birthday and a final dinner with a friend as we are leaving the UK. I saw a number of poor reviews on here but tried to take them with a pinch of salt and realise that some people...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin La Chapelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We were very sorry indeed to read that your experience was not up to your expectations. We serve thousands of guests every week and we receive mostly positive feedback, and sometimes negative reviews, but this is extremely concerning and so we would love to hear...More

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Emswurf
March 21, 2019|
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Response from Pauline186338 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a small bar area, where you can have a fabulous cocktail or drink .
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Magdalene_10
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Bless_good_food | Reviewed this property |
Dressing code is very relaxed. Casual smart was how I did it. When I dined there, there were people with jeans & polo all the way to suit and night dresses. So I guess it's more on your occasion rather than the restaurant.
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Kiki0210Richard
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Response from JLCD2010 | Reviewed this property |
You'll find the menu on their website explains all this at the bottom in the small print. It is a taster menu, the whole table has to order the same, £55 is with no drink, with a glass of wine per course it's either £114 or... More
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