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2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England (Kensington and Hyde Park)
+44 20 7727 7969
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Ranked #7,675 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Price range: $2 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Fish & Chips
Neighborhood: Kensington and Hyde Park
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Fish and chips at it's finest. The fish was fresh and cooked to perfection. The crust was light and flaky. The service was attentive and personal. Really nice setting for a post graduation dinner.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Classic fish restaurant close to Notting Hill Gate. Excellent food and excellent service. Beer list was a little short.

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We're so glad you loved the food at Geales! Please come again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

A friend suggested me to try Geales and I could realize why. The atmosphere is really nice, elegant but friendly, the staff as well. What say about food? We tried prawn cocktails as starter and cod & chips ad main. Was amazing, really the best fish & chips I've ever eaten. And we didn't spent too much, like 60£ in... More 

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Thanks for the fantastic review! More 

Hamptons. NY
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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Perhaps Geale's had had better days. It feels like it. Being from New York, I asked for vodka-on-the- rocks as a cocktail. I then had to explain that 'rocks' meant 'ice' and no, I didn't want tonic with it. When the drink arrived, the two cubes of ice drowning in vodka needed some more cubes to save them. These were... More 

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed some parts of your visit to Geales, as for the problems raised in your review we apologise. If you would care to contact us further please do not hesitate to do so. More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I remember coming here a few years ago and we had a good meal in a bustling restaurant. This time the place was practically empty at 8.30pm. Only two other tables were being used, yet when I ordered the special of the the day, it was "finished". How can that be? My companion's lobster pasta was mean on lobster and... More 

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We apologise for your disappointing visit to Geales! please contact us further if you wish to discuss your time with us and how we can improve. Kind regards eloise@conceptvenues.com More 

Sidcup, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

What can I say about Geales, well to start with the food was lovely, bordering on fantastic, but that is where it ends for the positive comments! We were given the wine to make our selection, I thought the prices were a bit on the steep side but if you want a glass of wine you have to pay the... More 

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We apologise for your less than average visit to Geales, we have taken your comments on board and will put the solutions into action as soon as we can. We are aware of the wine situation that occurred at the time of your visit,this has now been resolved. However we would like to encourage you to contact us so that... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

But not in a nice way. I had to keep asking for water, iced please (as i had a tickly cough). The waitress did not understand me and had to repeat and repeat. Got some eventually in a glass, no-one else was offered. Even in Pizza Express they give you a jug! Wine came, being at the end of the... More 

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We apologise for your disappointing visit to Geales, we will take your comments on board and certainly put the solutions into action as soon as we can. We are aware of the wine situation that occurred at the time of your visit, we would like to encourage you to contact us so that we can see what we can offer... More 

Milan, Lombardia, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Actually I was not a lover of "fish and chips"... til I tasted Geales' one. Fish was coated in a perfect flour and bread crumb batter, the sauce was delicately flavored, and chips were amazing. The chef was easy-going and kind and the staff made everything to help us have a completely traditional english experience. The place was familiar but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were scrambling for a Saturday night reservation and took a gamble on Geales and were very pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is great and everyone loved their entrees. I had Sole and it was perfect. The service was good and I really liked the space and ambience of the restaurant. It may have good fish and chips but it is... More 

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review! We are so glad you liked the food, come again soon! More 

Nyergesujfalu
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the best fish and chips in London. But the quality has deteriorated a bit over the years. But onlós fish, juicy and crunchy breadcrumbs. Continue to recommend the soft shell crab. The wine list is very poor.

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conceptvenues1, Guest Relations Manager at Geales, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the food and are very apologetic about the situation that occurred with the wine. We are aware that this was a large problem for our guests on this day and would like to speak to you further to see what we can offer, please contact eloise@conceptvenues.com More 

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Additional Information about Geales

Address: 2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7727 7969
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Kensington and Hyde Park
Average Prices: USD 2 - 34
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Fish & Chips

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