Gallery Mess  

 
 
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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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2 minutes walk
 
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Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  41% 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  32% 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
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £182  37% off
1 Wilbraham Place, SW1X | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Hans' Bar & Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
164 Pavilion Road, SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
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The Botanist
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7 Sloane Square, Chelsea, Belgravia, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
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Gallery Mess, Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Gallery Mess, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
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5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Gallery Mess
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82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
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34 Kings Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Gallery Mess
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 16 minutes from Gallery Mess
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes from Gallery Mess
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123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
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23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
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37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
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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
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52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 12 minutes from Gallery Mess
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 14 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Thomas Cubitt
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44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Marshmallow Laser Feast: We Live In An Ocean Of Air
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 14 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

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

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Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

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

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Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

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

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