(adj.) [CHe-’zel-iCH]
Dutch word that is best translated as ‘an atmosphere, which allows good times to happen’

Restaurant & Bar in Holborn with a classic European menu.


Gezellig Bar & Lounge

Enjoy a drink and snacks at the Bar or in the Lounge by our mezzanine area, overlooking the ground floor.

Walk-ins are welcome or if you are a larger group you can reserve an area in the Lounge.


 Private Dining & Venue Hire

We have two private rooms available. There is no minimum spend or room hire for Lunch or Dinner.

Please get in touch for exclusive hire of the venue or Lounge Bar area


The Library

Up to 16 guests


The Study

Up to 10 guests

Sample menus below


Please inform us of any allergens or dietary requirements at booking.
In the Private Dining Room a 15% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.



Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: Lunch 12 to 2.30pm

Monday to Saturday: Dinner 6 to 10pm

Sunday: Closed

For bookings of 4 guests and over we require Credit Card details


Bar & Lounge Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: 12 to 11.00pm

Sunday: Closed

Get in touch to reserve a space in the Bar area

Please note that we are a cashless venue


Holborn Hall, 193-197 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BD

0203 004 0004


Free Corkage in the Restaurant

at Lunch Mon-Sat



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ES Magazine 20/06/19

Jimi Famurewa reviews Gezellig: Gentle, grown-up magic makes a convincing case for mischief

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The Telegraph 14/07/19

Keith Miller reviews Gezellig, London: 'Deceptively simple modern European food, served with warmth and pride'

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Conde Naste Traveller 08/19

Best Restaurant in London right now