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Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant

#117 of 17,062 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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154-156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, England
020 7998 1707
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at the Laughing Gravy. The food is delicious and extremely well done, both in terms of presentation and taste! The atmosphere is welcoming - it isn't a huge restaurant but that doesn't matter. Perfect for families or couples, with a lovely menu and delicious cocktails. You absolutely must try this place!

Thank Kylie C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here after an afternoon at Radio Bar. I ordered a hazelnut martinis that was simply to die for. Food was gastro pub great (I had a huge burger which was just what I needed). Seamless service!

Thank Beverley C
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was good, I had the macaroni and roasted cauliflower which was very filling. Someone else in our group had the burger which they said was very good. It's just down the road from Southwark Tube stop and near Waterloo. The best part was the pudding, if you have room (which you should make sure you leave enough) they... More 

Thank Cazazeeba
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I vacationed in London for the first time and had our last dinner at this restaurant. You pay fine dining prices, but it's well worth it for the delicious, perfectly cooked food and first class service. Highly recommend!

Thank Kristin M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another terrific meal here. Exciting menu, fabulously presented and outstanding flavours. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Brian S
Esher, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to The Laughing Gravy for a celebration meal following a flight on the London Eye. A cosy rather than small place with a rustic feel to the decor, The Laughing Gravy is a short walk from The Old Vic, The Young Vic and Waterloo Station. The food is very well presented, quite beautifully for some dishes and is... More 

Thank DerrickJS
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have long and wished we had no where to be. We were a little early but even with just a few tables the atmosphere was very good. Perfect decor and friendly hosts. All the dishes sounded great. Our choices where very tasty! Will be back.

Thank samdixey2001
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9 of us including a 10 year old, service was a little slow but it was a busy Saturday night, bread served with the drinks quite dull. Pre-ordered food but then found duck in the on-line menu no longer available. Appetisers and main courses all extremely good. Great presentation, great flavours and food cooked really well. 10 year old loved... More 

Thank DenDen1London
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is great. The food is great and all together you should come to this restaurant, and the staff were very friendly. Ignore the bad reviews.

Thank Tracey B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food at an unexpected place near Borough. Service was great too. I will be coming back. Honest food and a relaxing atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $49
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 020 7998 1707
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?