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The Laughing Gravy
154-156 Blackfriars RoadLondonSE1 8EN
Very nice place, good service and, most importantly, excellent food. Arrived in the afternoon when they just stopped serving Sunday roast, so the 2 of us had to chose from the main menu.
We shared a starter of fois gras and caramelised hazelnuts, which were looking pretty with their edible flower decorations and sweetly glazed.
There were 2 fish dishes calling out and I decided for the roast...more
If I could give zero stars I would. We walked in at 9:20 pm. We were starving. There were plenty of open seats but we were told, "sorry we're closed". We asked what time they close and he said 10. So I'm not sure how long before they close you have to show up but, whatever... if 40 minutes isn't enough, then I guess my money isn't good enough for them.more
Not very accommodating. Say closes at 10 showed up at 9:20 after walking 20 minutes to eat there and they said they were closing and wouldn't seat us. Maybe things are different here in England but in my travels restaurants seat you up until close to closing. I can comment on the food but I won't be returning.more
We had a couple of missed food moments in London (two-hour wait for Dishoom, Bumpkin Notting Hill closing down, etc.), but we were very glad that the Laughing Gravy came through.
A quick walk down Blackfriars Road, Laughing Gravy is a cute restaurant with a beautiful dining area and bar. The menu is offers dishes that infuse the essence of traditional British food with new-style cooking.
I was determined that I'd have some type of wellington in London while I was there. So I resorted to Yelp and found this little cute place a few metro stations away from us.
Service was great. Food was delicious. I must say, though, I felt little stupid about my mild obsession about having wellington in London. It was nothing special. It tasted like eating a good piece of steak with a...more