Gallery Mess

A delicious marriage of food and art in the heart of Chelsea

Gallery Mess, owned by the Saatchi Gallery, is operated by rhubarb and is a café/restaurant/bar located at Duke of York’s Headquarters in Chelsea. Both the interior and the outside terrace are breath-taking spaces and feature some of the Gallery’s most fabulous contemporary art. Gallery Mess serves a delicious marriage of food and art all day and is a superb evening venue too, with a stunning bar serving classic cocktails.

The Mess Room

An 800ft2 space, the Mess Room is available for a range of private events including receptions and seated dinners for between 10-80 people. It features some of the Saatchi Gallery’s contemporary art and, as always, rhubarb serve a deliciously different selection of food options, all freshly prepared, cooked and served to the highest standards.

Events and full hire

Gallery Mess is available on a full-hire basis for up to 120 guests for a standing reception or seated meal. Our dedicated events team has extensive experience in planning and organising events in this exquisite space, so let us create a bespoke elegant dining experience for you. Please contact the team with any enquiries on 0207 7308135, or at