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Geales - Chelsea

1 Cale Street, London SW3 3QT, England (Chelsea)
020-7965 0555
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Ranked #3,872 of 17,014 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $68
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chelsea
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chelsea
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
College Station, Texas, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food was good but not fancy. Waitstaff was very helpful and friendly. I would go for casual meal with friends

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visited here a couple of weeks ago with my family, we were the first in the restaurant but it quickly filled up. The location and the decor is nice as well as the menu being great. We ordered oysters to start with which were great, for mains we opted for a variety of food... Which even though we were first... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Incredible scampi, delicious !! Little hidden gem in Chelsea. Very helpful waitress and a genuinely delightful manager who couldn't do enough for us. Will be paying another visit very soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

I ate here after a recommendation specifically to try the lobster roll. Turns out no lobster left which is not the end of the world, so I ordered the sea bass instead which was average and is served with nothing but a lemon wedge on a cold plate. I ordered chips as a side, I could count on less than... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have been to Geales several times before and have always been impressed but not this time . When i called to book a girl answered who could barely speak English and thought i was asking for someone called Geales ( I think ) . I then called the Notting Hill branch to make sure i had the right number... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Very average evening all round. Restaurant only had two other tables occupied, says something for a Friday night! Prawn starter only had 5 (small) prawns, but lots of lettuce. Plaice was poor, stuck to the pan and reminiscent of a hacked to pieces cheap bit of fish. Service was poor and no manager on duty. As a local it was... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

A very nice and friendly place and not too expensive. It's a neighborhood restaurant where local people come regularly. The food is good. They serve oysters and many kind of fish.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had been to Geales in Notting Hill in the past and enjoyed it but this was quite a different experience. The restaurant was pretty empty at lunch time which should have meant speedy service and reasonable food. Perhaps others had noticed a deterioration and had given it a miss. We ordered the drinks which took some time in arriving... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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109 reviews 109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We ate at Geales last time we stayed in Chelsea and had our first and last lunches there this time, because the set lunch is really a bargain — generous serving of the prawn appetizer,the best fish and chips we've had, and good desserts: I tried sticky toffee, which turned out to be sweet and very good, and my wife,... More

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Milano
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384 reviews 384 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

At few minutes from Notting Hill tube, this restaurant is nice and elegant. Decor is not very cozy but modern and elegant. There are just few tables, so make sure to reserve. Staff is friendly and very helpful to support you for the selection. their signature dish is the fish and chips... so don't miss it at all! Try the... More

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