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“All things seafood!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of FishWorks - Marylebone

FishWorks - Marylebone
89 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW, England (Marylebone)
+44 20 7935 9796
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Ranked #2,661 of 17,059 restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $94
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Marylebone
Description: This charming branch of FishWorks in Marylebone is a bright, informal restaurant serving up immaculately prepared, simple fish dishes. The cheery blue and white interior makes for a relaxed eating environment, with customers bustling around the traditional fish counter and specials handwritten on the chalkboards. Seafood specials include fish pie and shellfish platters, with a fish-friendly wine list and a children's menu available.
HK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“All things seafood!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We ate here on a Weds night - 4 adults and 2 kids. Nice atmosphere (busy) but service was attentive. I have eaten here twice in the last 3 months and both times its been a great experience. Fish has been super fresh and well cooked. Scallops for starter were large and full of flavour as were the mussels. Fish and chips and crab were excellent. The kids' meal are great value at GBP10 each including a desert. Wine list is fairly priced (although getting to the expensive end) but matches the fish. Overall a great evening out; good food and lively place. Recommend.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Good Fresh Fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you like fresh fish, which I do, then this is worth a visit.
You can choose your fish from the slab and they will cook it to order for you. Or you can order from the menu.
Good choice and the fishmonger is very helpful.
Friendly service.
There is limited meat menu available - but this IS a fish restaurant.
An enjoyable experience.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sunninghill, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“South coast fish in London”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Growing up on the coast I didn't really eat much fish, but this much different now - this is a good place to get fish that come from local shores. It is well-cooked and the restaurant is clean and friendly, I especially like the sweet wine accompaniments that are suggested with the desserts.

Visited January 2013
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fishing in deep water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Lots of varieties, from large to little. Really excellent quality and good service. Even the dips for bread had a fishy but delicate quality.

Visited January 2013
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27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Very good fish and seafood restaurant in central London”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I have eaten here three times, and every time the food has been excellent.

The selection of fresh fish and seafood is good and the menu is interesting. The food is very well prepared / cooked and comes well presented. Contrary to some other reviewers, in my opinion the portions are not too small. The staff are courteous and all the waiters / waitresses we have encountered here have been friendly and efficient. A 12.5% service charge is automatically added to the bill.

The wine list is fine and not overpriced.

The decor is fairly uninspiring and as a number of reviewers have noted, the dining area is rather cramped and the tables are relatively small. Whereas I wouldn't describe FishWorks as inexpensive, in view of the quality of the food it represents good value.

We will be back.

Visited January 2013
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