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Galvin La Chapelle

#294 of 17,858 Restaurants in London
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Spitalfields
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35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
+44 20 7299 0400
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the lunch deal which was exceptional value, £39pp for 3 courses and unlimited Prosecco. Food and service exactly what you would expect for a Michelin star restaurant.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The dorset crab lasagna melts in your mouth. Beautifully presented, beautiful texture and flavor. The ambiance is also lovely.

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very fortunate to be able to experience the 7 course Menu Gourmand which we would highly recommend. Delicious food in a beautiful setting and lovely ambience. Special place for a special occasion.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for a set menu of 6 courses. When the first course came in and I saw how small it was I was a bit worried. Regardless by the end we were full, the portions may be small but very tasty and get you full. One thing I did notice is that there were more staff then customers. There... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So we arrived and were given in my opinion the best seats and view in the house on the ground floor. Corner table, perfect, I hate sitting opposite my bf so seating was great and intimate away from onlookers. Had a somalier think it's spelt like this but he was choosing our wines for each dish through the evening. We... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great place to enjoy Sunday lunch. The food is superb with some interesting menu choices and the service is very attentive but not over the top. Wine prices are a bit OTT but the fixed price lunch menu also offers a small carafe of wine which we had and was surprisingly acceptable. It is a very rare place... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a voucher bought by our kids to use at this restaurant. We decided to go for the tasting menu and were not disappointed! The food was scrumptious, well presented and served with little fuss and a smile.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The prix fixe lunchtime menu is great value -- three choices for each course, and no sense that you are getting second-best fare. Chicken liver/foie gras parfait, seared liver and good cheese hit the spot. the wine list is extensive, ranging from decent value house wines to stratospherically priced serious vintages. A wonderful volume to sit in, this is an... More 

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Burnham on Crouch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a couple of years. Visited this time for lunch with some work colleagues. The shine was taken off what would have otherwise been a great lunch by consistently, inordinately slow service for everything water/bread/starter/main/dessert/coffee. Really couldn't figure out the issue, the restaurant wasn't busy, the staff were friendly, they just weren't attentive or responsive The wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing and so luxurious restaurant, at 35 spiral square in London. Second I've been from Galvin brothers. It has very nice climate and the atmosphere. Service is amazing and so polite. Foods are so good, every dish deserves a picture, as its presented in very nice way. You can get 2 courses for £29, or 3 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$69 - US$187
Cuisine
French, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 0400
Description
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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