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Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, Duke of York HQ, London SW3 4SQ
 
 
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Gallery MessFor those who've benefitted from an expensive education, the name Gallery Mess should evoke found memories of that delightful school pudding, Eton Mess. For the rest of us it's a rather misleading term for what is a very neat and tidy cafe, bar and restaurant. Quite the opposite of messy, in fact. Stylishly decorated - "The owners have put a lot of money, style and panache into Gallery Mess" (The Independent) - this eaterie attached to the Saatchi Gallery is beautifully sleek, airy and the glass wall down one side opens onto the square's perfectly manicured gardens. What the 'mess' of Gallery Mess is actually refering to is its positioning off the King's Road and within what used to be the Duke of York's officers' mess. But, thankfully, you don't have to be an officer - or have a gentleman's allowance - to eat here. Surprisingly affordable meals include choices of avocado and fennel salad and a classic burger (both under a tenner). Open from 9am for breakfast, the restaurant stays open all day with the menu moving from The Great British Breakfast (classic fry) to chicken breast served with chunky chips for supper. They offer afternoon tea en route - scones with clotted cream and jam - we think the officers would have approved.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
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Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
2 minutes walk
 
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Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  31% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
 
 
 
Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £125  40% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
No.11 Cadogan Gardens
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £190  31% off
11 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
No. 11 London, A Victorian boutique hotel, was built by Lord Chelsea on the cricket ground between Harrods and Buckingham Palace and quickly became a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Hans' Bar & Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
164 Pavilion Road, SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
Walking distance from Sloane Square, Hans' Bar & Grill offers an all-day seasonal menu and plush velvet ... More
 
 
 
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The Botanist
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
7 Sloane Square, Chelsea, Belgravia, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
At a time when most restaurant owners are trying their hand at gastropubs - Gordon Ramsay is a case in point - Tom and Ed Martin ... More
 
 
 
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Geales - Chelsea Green
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Cale Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
There are Valeries all over London these days and quite right too because they serve some of the best pastries in the capital alongside a tempting ... More
 
 
 
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Manicomio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
Some say Manicomio offers the best Italian cuisine in the capital. Matthew Norman, food critic at the Telegraph and Guardan, for instance, gave his meal here ... More
 
 
 
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Patisserie Valerie
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
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Salon 007: Modern British Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th to 23rd Sep 2018 - 10am-6pm
Gallery Mess, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, SW3 | Same location as Gallery Mess
Paintings and sculpture by 20th-century artists, John Bratby, Merlin James, Paula Rego, George Sweet and Victor Willing....More
 
 
 
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The Woods
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September to 20th October 2018
Gallery Mess, Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Lesley Sharp, Finn Bennett and Tom Mothersdale star in Robert Alan Evans's drama set deep in the woods. The story is "somewhere between a dark fever ...More
 
 
 
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Steve Ross
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th, 20th and 21st September 2018 - 8.30pm
Gallery Mess, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Gallery Mess
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gallery Mess
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Gallery Mess
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a significantly ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a radical ... More
 
 
 
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Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
Up-and-coming hairdresser popular with celebrities and the social set - Normandie Keith and Lisa Snowdon among them, Richard Ward specialises in good cuts that won't scare ... More
 
 
 
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Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
Glossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the ... More
 
 
 
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Trotters
London > Shopping > Baby Care
34 Kings Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Gallery Mess
A local institution for yummy mummies, Trotters has been clothing young Sloanes for 25 years. Founded by Sophie Mirman (daughter of Royal milliner Simone Mirman) and ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 16 minutes from Gallery Mess
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes from Gallery Mess
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from Gallery Mess
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Place Gardens North and South
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
A private space a short walk from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, Cadogan Place Gardens is a long rectangular site with Pont Street dividing a smaller north ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Gallery Mess
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 12 minutes from Gallery Mess
Located under Cambridge Street Kitchen and part of the Artist Residence, the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar bar takes iconic ... More
 
 
 
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 14 minutes from Gallery Mess
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Gallery Mess
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The Woods
Theatre | Until 20th October 2018 

Royal Court Theatre 3 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

Lesley Sharp, Finn Bennett and Tom Mothersdale star in Robert Alan Evans's drama set deep in the woods. The story ...More

Steve Ross
Theatre | Until 21st September 2018 

The Pheasantry 6 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

The singer and pianist from New York performs classic songs in his cabaret act....More

The Future Starts Here
The Future Starts Here
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

A blockbuster spring exhibition, The Future Starts Here sees the V&A look at the power of design in the making ...More

 
Fashioned From Nature
Fashioned From Nature
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship ...More

 
Videogames
Videogames
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully ...More

 
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

The Victoria and Albert Museum's major fashion exhibition for 2018 puts the spotlight on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her ...More

 
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the tenth time in ...More

 
Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 25th May 2019 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 15 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after ...More

 
Floats Road by Charlie Duck
Exhibitions | Until 22nd September 2018 

Pump House Gallery 16 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

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Hamilton
Hamilton
Theatre | Until 15th December 2018 

Victoria Palace Theatre 16 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize winning hip hop musical, which won 11 Tony Awards in 2016, tells the story of Alexander ...More

 

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