Gallery Mess  

 
 
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Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, Duke of York HQ, London SW3 4SQ
 
 
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Daily 8am-11.30pm
 

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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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Gallery Mess - Goat's curd salad

Gallery Mess Goat's curd salad 


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Sloane Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bourne Street Pure Parking
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  35% 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 £128  27% 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 £137  40% 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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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
 
 
 
The House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Milner Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
Modern British cuisine ... 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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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th April to 4th September 2016
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Hyde Park, London SW3 | Same location as Gallery Mess
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th August to 4th September 2016 - Various Times
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 11th August and Thursday 8th September 2016 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Gallery Mess
An evening of cabaret hosted by Jamie Anderson and featuring resident pianist Simona Budd and a collection of acclaimed jazz performers....More
 
 
 
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
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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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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
 
 
 
Duke of York Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Gallery Mess
The pedestrianised Duke of York Square, just of the fashionable King's Road at the Sloane Square end, is an oasis of traffic-free calm. Modern glass fronted ... 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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Victoria School of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
28 Graham Terrace, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Gallery Mess
Under £200 per week. Maximum class size 12.... More
 
 
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London > Education > English Language Courses
Marlborough Centre, Sloane Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
Under £200pw. Less than 20 per class.... 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
 
 
 
Panakeia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
44 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Gallery Mess
Health Clinic ... 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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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 Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Surprise in Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Bars
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Gallery Mess
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Rasoi Restaurant
London > Business > Venue Hire
10 Lincoln Street, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Gallery Mess
Chef Vineet Bhatia started out at the Star of India in South Kensington and his loyal fans - and anyone who likes Michelin starred food - ... More
 
 
 
San Domenico House Hotel (former Sloane Hotel)
London > Business > Venue Hire
29-31 Draycott Place, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Gallery Mess
Extremely stylish boutique hotel bang opposite Sloane Square tube station. This is a superbly placed hotel, and many guests will waste no time heading out for ... 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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Maria Merians Butterflies
Maria Merians Butterflies
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

This exhibition tells the story of Maria Sibylla Merian, "one of the world's most talented scientific illustrators" (The ...More

 
Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent
Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

The Queen has one of the finest collections of Scottish art in the world and Scottish Artists 1750 ...More

 
Waiting For Waiting For Godot
Theatre | Until 24th September 2016 

St James Theatre 24 minutes walk from Gallery Mess

Mark Bell directs Dave Hanson's comedy of social mores centred on two hapless understudies as they occupy their time backstage ...More

Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 1.44 miles from Gallery Mess

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

 
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Theatre | Until 4th September 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from Gallery Mess

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood....More

Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Gallery Mess

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
Richard Wilson: 20:50
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Gallery Mess

The British sculptor's large-scale installation, created with recycled engine oil and steel....More

Exhibitionism
Exhibitionism
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Gallery Mess

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
Road Building
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Gallery Mess

Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details ...More

Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Gallery Mess

This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and ...More

 
 
 
 
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