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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41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 16 minutes from Gallery Mess
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 17 minutes from Gallery Mess
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 19 minutes from Gallery Mess
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
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Liv Belgravia
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
18 Holbein Place, SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Offering a neighbourhood hub for residents of Belgravia, Chelsea and Battersea, Liv is an all-day dining destination from Australian chef Damian Monley - known ... 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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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
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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Gyles Brandreth: Break A Leg!
London > Events > Comedy Dates: Saturday 5th June 2021 - 7pm
Gallery Mess, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
The author, former MP and contributor for BBC1's The One Show celebrates all things theatrical with his unique blend of wit and wisdom....More
Tom Rush
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 24th June 2021 - 7.30pm
Gallery Mess, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
American folk and blues legend, who began his career in the early 1960s, playing the clubs around his hometown of Boston....More
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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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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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Sloane Square
London > Attractions >
1 Sloane Square, SW1W | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
Sloane Square , a Chelsea landmark named after Sir Hans Sloane who owned the land, is in a prime spot in Chelsea. ... 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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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
Gastropub... More
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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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BOTTLES Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 8 minutes from Gallery Mess
Following on from its successful Old Spitalfields Market wine bar, launched in 2018, BOTTLES in West London opened a ... 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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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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