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2 Farmer Street, London W8 7SN, England (Kensington and Hyde Park)
+44 20 7727 7969
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Ranked #7,074 of 18,113 Restaurants in London
Price range: $1 - $33
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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here on a number of occasions and the food has been excellent and great value. Unfortunately our latest visit was not so enjoyable. The fish was over battered and dry; tasted as though it had been fried and then re-fried. The waitress took my meal away only to return a few moments later with the same dish... More 

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edinburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

First visited Geales when living in Notting Hill, about 8 years ago. Went back just before Christmas this year with my mum. We both had fish and chips, which were really good. However, I had a side order of cauliflower cheese and my mum had side order of creamed potatoes. The potatoes barely edible...really just a horrible dollop of tasteless... More 

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

Thanks for the positive remarks on our fish and chips, however we strongly apologise for the state of your side dishes! Please do not hesitate to contact us further and we will put solutions to the issues raised into action immediately. eloise@conceptvenues.com More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I wrote a rather poor review of this restaurant a few months ago. We went back to the restaurant just before Christmas and things have really changed, so I want to write an update! First time round the service was dreadful, this time absolutely faultless, fast, helpful and very good. The food was really good, lovely fish and presented very... More 

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

Fiona we are so glad you came back and gave us a second chance! We do listen to your comments and put solutions into action so we are so glad to hear this has paid off. We do hope you come back again soon More 

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

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

Thanks for the fantastic review, we're really glad our good old fish and chips was a hit! More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 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
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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 

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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 1 - 33
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Fish & Chips

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