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“Just amazing!”
Review of Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Laughing Gravy Bar & Restaurant
Price range: $2 - $49
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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.
Reviewed December 5, 2021 via mobile

Amazing staff....stunning food.....what else can I say? If you want fine dining without pretention, this is the place. Can't recommend enough

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 14, 2021

We booked here as a spur of the moment decision as wanted somewhere close to our hotel. I mentioned in the booking we were celebrating my wife's birthday and were welcomed with complimentary fizz on arrival which was a nice touch

Really enjoyed all the food and cocktails were really good. Overall feel it was really good value for money and would go back if we are in the area again

Date of visit: November 2021
Thank 400fuzzyd
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Reviewed October 23, 2021 via mobile

We had booked for Saturday lunchtime and were the only customers in the restaurant; having said that, this probably enhanced the experience.
The service provided was outstanding: friendly, efficient and good-humoured. Lovely.
The food isn't cheap by any means but each course was beautifully prepared and served. Delightful.
Overall, we would happily return.

Date of visit: October 2021
1  Thank Colin T
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Reviewed October 17, 2021 via mobile

Maybe we are just county bumpkins but the London prices of this Sunday lunch seem a bit eye watering.

We were phoned the day before and told we only had our 1300 table till 1500. Not a problem. We also politely reminded of this the moment we walked through the door - which was a bit overkill.

Firstly, lovely interior, packed tables and warm ambience. Just ever so slightly dampened by being seated next to the toilets.

We ordered a chicken and a beef roast, having been told on arrival that the lamb had run out due to groups pre-booking.

The food was swift in arriving. My beef was perfect, rare in the centre and done on the outside, topped with a massive Yorkshire pudding. But, oh dear, the veg was disappointing. A mound of crunchy cabbage was enhanced by it swimming in a delicious gravy but the potatoes were a total let down. They were par boiled but looked and tasted like they had been roasted for twenty seconds in a microwave. Not the five star food I expected for almost £20!

We shared a plate of rather uninspiring cheese and downed our £25 bottle of wine (cheapest on the rather exorbitant wine list) and left. There must be a million places to get a great traditional Sunday roast in London - this is not one of them.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 27, 2021 via mobile

We visited late on a Sunday afternoon and were a bit concerned about availability on some dishes but were were able to order our first choice of mains. The Scotch Egg stater was excellent and my beef Sunday roast was good rather than excellent. One of our party had the lamb and found it a bit chewy. My chocolate brownie dessert was excellent.
I would return to try the normal menu.

Date of visit: September 2021
1  Thank SalimKent
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