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Galvin La Chapelle

35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
+44 20 7299 0400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tarte tatin” (54 reviews)
“tasting menu” (118 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

I enjoyed a really good lunch at this restaurant. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The service was excellent, with friendly attentive staff who were skilled and had a thorough knowledge of the dishes, the cheeses and the wine. The ambience of the restaurant...More

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Booked the Three Courses with a Glass of Brut offer for £29 with Bookatable, and was generally pleased. (Interested to note that everyone around us seemed to be dining from the same menu so we didn't feel out of place as you can sometimes feel...More

Thank Delius17
Reviewed July 14, 2016

My first visit, and I was generally happy with the food and the service, although the latter was a bit slow at times. Surprisingly we weren't asked how we'd like our meat cooked, and when we told the waitress she seemed surprised that we wanted...More

Thank David011158
Reviewed July 14, 2016

What a beautiful dining room! We had the tasting menu , which was very good. some dishes lacked in seasoning but nothing to complain about. The best dish was the gazpacho . All in all a good meal but not much wow factor, my tatin...More

Thank honestsamuel
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Previously been on a Saturday evening. This was busier than expected for a Tuesday evening, and was not full of city suits which I had expected. There were quite a few diners who weren't really dressed for dinner in such a lovely restaurant. That aside...More

Thank jhumphreys101
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I think this restaurant with the great ambiance and the beautiful building ( you might have guessed from the name - a former church) is one of the most beautiful restaurants I have been to. Want to take your special half somewhere impressive - this...More

Thank Daisy I
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We booked a deal through bookatable.co.uk at Galvin La Chapelle. The service we received was amazing throughout the entire night and the food was absolutely amazing! Highly recommended for a nice night out.

Thank Lia A
Reviewed July 10, 2016

I love this restaurant, the building is beautiful, the staff are great, and the food (although minimal) is always creative and delicious. It is a real shame that the Sunday band are no longer playing, as I always thought this aspect gave the restaurant the...More

Thank natbyte
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Another top notch meal at Galvin delicious food great service in this converted Chapel. This was our 5th visit to this branch of the Galvin empire! We originally booked the new Atheneum branch, but central London was a turn off. So we came back here....More

Thank 773Neil
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Service is topnotch. Location is stunning and picturesque. Feel good ambience. Lastly, food was value for money excellent and delicious. Would highly recommend

Thank Lionel S
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throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting
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May 21, 2017|
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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
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Sara W | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, yes that would be absolutely fine to wear smart jeans. The dress code at La Chapelle is 'smart casual'.
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March 10, 2017|
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Response from Gianpaolo7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think so. I wouldn't worry too much for lunch. Best G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$74 - $203
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighborhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 0400
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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 decorum, in keeping with the grandeur of this Grade II-listed building. The restaurant is one of the few restaurants in London to hold a vertical list of Hermitage La Chapelle wines.
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