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The Laughing Gravy
154-156 Blackfriars RoadLondonSE1 8EN
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
We had some friends visiting from America so we booked a table for dinner. I had the elderflower mojito which was very enjoyable. I ordered the heritage beetroot as a starter. The beetroot itself was lovely, however if you are going to put caviar on someone's plate please list it on the menu as not everyone wants to eat fish eggs. My review would be 4 or 5 stars if this didn't happen. Next I...more