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The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove

) #1,532 of 18,186 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lisson Grove | Marylebone, London NW1 6UH, England
+44 20 7224 9000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
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“fish and chips” (159 reviews)
“rock salmon” (9 reviews)
“spotted dick” (9 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:30All hours
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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Lisson Grove | Marylebone, London NW1 6UH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were visiting Abbey Road and this was pretty close and came highly recommended. And if you're looking for where the locals go for fish & chips, this is it. No tourists, only locals. There are two options: a sit down restaurant or the walk...More

1  Thank balanceok
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to write us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience at The Sea Shell of Lisson Grove, and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, J

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As I don't eat fish much not sure how it is meant to be but I'm sure it is meant to have taste and not lots of water to be filling my plate and I asked for a diet coke and they got me a...More

Thank nick g
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nick, As the fish that we serve is freshly fried right before being served to our customers, the water is the result of the steam produced when cooking the fish. The fish is coated in batter & cooked in oil at a very high...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a friend who lives in London and she took us to this little out of the way spot for the absolute best fish & chips in London. Rumor has it among the locals that Lady Di and her sons have visited this spot...More

1  Thank TravelingSoulMan
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write about your positive experience with us at The Sea Shell. Lady Di and the Queen herself have supposedly been spotted here many years back. Fish & chips fit for royalty so they say! We're delighted...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience here this week. A lovely fish restaurant that was friendly and really great food. Wide menu to choose from. Battered or plain, fried or grilled it was all available. We have mussels to start and sea-bass and salmon for mains....More

2  Thank Dathai777
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dathai, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We take pride in our lovely front of house staff and our talented chefs behind the scenes! We're delighted you enjoyed your experience here with us, and hope...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us visited The Sea Shell after attending the Lord's cricket last week. It was a phenomenal evening with excellent food. We had the king prawns, grilled halloumi and scallops shared between us all to start. Followed by lobster, lemon sole goujons, cod...More

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Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. We really appreciate your feedback, and we're delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your experience here with us at The Sea Shell. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal, when it eventually arrived was very good. Unfortunately the kitchen wasn't working very well on the night of our visit, so our experience wasn't good.Having said that, the restaurant was very busy and there was not enough staff.The starters (a prawn cocktail) was...More

Thank Sue H
Seashell L, Business Development Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue, many thanks for your feedback. I have left you a private message with my direct contact details. I'd love to hear from you to find out some more information about your recent experience here with us. I look forward to hearing from you....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I expect a premium for dining in, it was 100 per cent at least. Place was almost empty so I asked for a table for 4 as there were only a couple of 2s and they were within inches of other diners or the...More

Thank UKStevieH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to this restaurant for years. Outside there is a fish and chips takeout counter and inside is a lovely restaurant specializing in seafood of course. No matter which fish you order they will cook it anyway you like it. And the chips...More

Thank Jerry S
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jerry, I'd like to thank you for your positive review and for your continued support over the years! we're delighted you enjoyed your most recent visit with us at The Sea Shell & look forward to having you back again soon. Kind regards, J

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For fish and chip food this is a good place to consider. It is clean and well serviced. The quality of the food is good. Would visit again.

2  Thank Michael M
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michael, thank you for taking the time to write us a positive review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience here with us & hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, J

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean place and friendly staff. Food was average. The fish and chips was battered well but lacked taste. Wine selection was good. But we needed to send my wifes glass of wine back as it was served in a warm glass. Location is in a...More

Thank Jason K
Seashell L, Manager at The Sea Shell Of Lisson Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jason, thanks for taking the time to write a review, your comments have been taken on board & we appreciate your feedback. If you wish to contact me directly to tell me about your experience in more detail, please contact me on enquiries@seashellrestaurant.co.uk. Many...More

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Catwhelan52
22 April 2017|
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Response from Seashell L | Property representative |
Yes the Queen graced us with her presence here at The Sea Shell many years ago! Did you happen to see her yourself?
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nidaaafia
12 October 2016|
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Response from Cindy G | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the restaurant via their web page and ask particulars to ensure it meets your standards. I am not certain about the answer to your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 55
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lisson Grove | Marylebone, London NW1 6UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
  • Neighbourhood: Marylebone
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7224 9000
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Description
For over 60 years The Seashell of Lisson Grove has been serving the best traditional British fish and chips and has gained a great reputation with everyone from fans of good food to famous celebrities. As the venue consists of two parts, a newly refurbished restaurant and a take away, The Seashell is perfect place for a business lunch, dinner with friends and family, or a quick bite on the go. Through its commitment to fresh and conscientiously sourced products, our restaurant seeks to ensure that your meal is as environmentally-friendly as it is enjoyable. As we are striving to support local businesses, we are proud of using finest locally grown or sourced ingredients and products such as potatoes from local farms for our chips or cider made from 100% British apples. For us its all about keeping it fresh, delicious and local. Therefore, whether you want to grab a quick bite of top quality traditional fish and chips in a take away or indulge yourself with a delicious dinner in the restaurant, The Seashell of Lisson Grove is the place to go.
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