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Geales

) #4,014 of 17,836 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, British
2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England
+44 20 7727 7528
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Seafood, British
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2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England
Neighbourhood: Kensington and Hyde Park
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This wasn't planned but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the fish. I had a red mullet for the first time. It was really nice.

Thank Fitsum T
A TripAdvisor Member
5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch on a quiet Saturday afternoon. A great selection of fish and an up market but relaxed atmosphere. If your looking for basic food that tastes great with excellent presentation this is the place to go. I would recommend going at night...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably not the best service in human history, but the best fish and chips I know and medium prized!

Thank Örkröm H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First off, this is a fish and seafood restaurant so since I am allergic, my choices were limited. I went with the lunch special and I found the food with little taste and the service quite slow. Nice place and probably a hidden gem for...More

Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Seafood at its best. The choices of fish and chips are superb, and so is the way the fish is cooked. The seafood platters are also very nice. On one of our visits the mac and cheese tasted very bitter, however the waitress immediately took...More

Thank johnnathanD
Management response:

Thank you Johnathan for the review. At Geales we like to provide the best customer service and serve the best food! We hope to see you again! Dita Rudzite

Reviewed 28 March 2017

we arrived at 7.40pm. by 8.40 we got our starters and they didn't all arrive at the same time. By 9.40 we got our mains. The restaurant was less than half full on a Friday night. My fish pie had more potato than fish. It...More

Thank Bill-F1-fan
Management response:

Dear Bill, I hope you are well & enjoying your day. We are really upset to hear that your experience was not satisfactory. At Geales we pride ourselves on hearty portions and fantastic customer service. Its why we've been here for 70 years! We have...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

The fish and chips are good. However, the best is the fish pie and fish soup, really delicious, and fresh ingredients. Must try.

Thank Cymtl
Management response:

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We hope to see you soon! Dita Rudzite

Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I'm regularly away on business in London and just fancied good fish and chips. It's a bit tucked away but close to Notting Hill Gate station. I ordered the Skate Wing and chips and it was spot on. I'd never tried Skate before but loved...More

Thank Paul L
Management response:

Thank you Paul so such for this wonderful review. We all really hope to see you again! Dita Rudzite

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Booked lunch with a Groupon voucher Usually you get treated awfully but thought I would give it a try Even though I emailed them dozens of times via Groupon to confirm booking when arrived there it was shut due to a gas leak. The lady...More

Thank christopysas
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We have not been to Geales for some time but remembered it as a fantastic, if slightly expensive, fish restaurant. Sadly that wasn't our experience recently. No atmosphere, poorly trained staff and food that really missed the mark. Fish pie had great ingredients but no...More

2  Thank Ellroy1962
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Dear Ellroy 1962, Really sorry to hear that you had such such a disappointing experience. Fish Pie is one of our most popular dishes, sorry you didn't like it. Really hope we can make it up to you, if you would be happy to come...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 29
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Kensington and Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Kensington and Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7727 7528
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Description
Geales has been London's most loved neighbourhood fish restaurant for over 70 years. Since 1939 this reputable restaurant has been a firm favorite with devoted locals and celebrities' alike. Geales offers a menu that retains the great British chip shop mentality... No frills, just fresh fish and fabulous service. The updated historic site provides a rustic yet chic local diner with a relaxed, nostalgic nod to the brand heritage.