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Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack

#108 of 17,931 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Fitzrovia
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21A Foley Street | Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DS, England
+44 20 7436 0921
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 20:45
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just one of the best places in London to go for some amazing seafood, music and service. Cannot fault this place. Recommend!

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Thank Jonathan R
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very small restaurant. Lovely staff and fresh fish. Could of been a bit tastier ordered the fish platter. Overall nice. Good wine choices.

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Thank Emma D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From oysters to main - delicious and fresh. A tad expensive. A little crowded. And a slip up with attention to detail - on seating the waitress removed the top paper tablecloth to then expose a fabric white tablecloth underneath which was covered with breadcrumbs which she duly dusted off with her hand and onto the floor.I would have expected... More 

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Thank Searchingforthebest1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a couple of times now. The menu has changed but is still very good. The tempura cod cheeks are excellent for starters. I wish I could be more adventurous with the main course but the lemon sole has me hooked. I could eat that twice a week and never get bored. All washed down with a perfectly... More 

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1 Thank Richard L
London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Bonnie Gull several times and I have never been disappointed. Their fish and chips are top notch. Other dishes such as clams, oysters are also fantastic. Their menu always changes so can always find something new each time. The only downside is that it is so popular and in one occasion we have been politely asked... More 

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1 Thank MMPM1017
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192 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for an early dinner. Our friend in a wheel chair had arrived first and they had all but sorted her. Very friendly staff. All ultra efficient. Two women and one man. The man even smiled at the till. Cocktails were provided fairly quickly - menus shortly after. I had scallops. I hate the coral and should have had... More 

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Thank GeorgeDaymond
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but not worth the price, £18 for fish and chips. The chips were excellent though. Service was streched on lunch visit. The room is small room with the front door opening and closing affecting all diners. Also not much space between the tables.

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Thank Michael J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very intimate so I highly recommend making reservations. The menu is changing daily based on the fresh fish caught that day. The menu has a lot of thought put in it that it was hard to decide what to get. The staff was wonderful also. Highly recommend this wonderful restaurant when visiting London.

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Thank Ashley A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a really cold evening and we did not make reservation. We were offered a small table outside. The heater on top was not functioned really well. The service was friendly and server explained the menu really well. Even down to the oyster taste! We tried three different types of oyster. They tasted excellent. Our fishes main courses were... More 

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Thank wiseguy1282005
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small, unassuming, unpretentious, little restaurant situated in Foley Street. The food is the star here and takes centre stage as a serious player in the seafood culinary world. The pre-starter Porthilly oysters were, without doubt, the best I have ever tasted by a mile. The ensuing starter of sea trout tartare was melt in the mouth delicious and the mains... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 51
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21A Foley Street | Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7436 0921
Description
Fresh, sustainable, British day-boat seafood, served on small plates. A concise exciting wine list all available by glass & bottle. Ska and reggae soundtrack. Buzzy vibrant seafood joint with chefs serving customers directly over the bar in the compact open kitchen. Expect a showcase of the best seafood from British shores, a daily changing menu and plenty of cooking theatre!

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