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Geales

2 Farmer Street | Notting Hill, London W8 7SN, England
+44 20 7727 7528
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (20 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
2 Farmer Street | Notting Hill, London W8 7SN, England
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hadn’t been to Geales for 25 years. I won’t be back for another 25. I was invited by a friend who lives around the corner. I though ‘The Place must have improved in 25 years’ - I was wrong. My friend had prawn cocktail...More

2  Thank Jamromorrow
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Half my prawn starter was frozen, mains took an hour to arrive . Front of house management was not to the level expected, felt sorry for the waitress.

1  Thank Daniel E
Geales N, Owner at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Daniel, sorry to hear that you were dissapointed about your experience at Geales. Please note that we don't freeze any of our fish or seafood. Sincerely, The Geales Team.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

On our return to London, we had to come back here for the awesome fish and chips. Really good, and great presentation. The place itself is also warm, cozy and very inviting. The only complaint is the beer list. Wish they had some local beers...More

Thank ncoutroulis
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Cozy interior anice place. Cod fisj and chips is ok but fish is a little bit tasteless. Mushy peas could’ve been better. Risotto didn’t taste good at all - tasted too sour. Geale’s classic fish pie with salmon was good.

Thank Evgenia T
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Geales Notting Hill again with a group of friends and was simply blown away by the freshness of the fish and the amazing flavours - the service was outstanding as always and such an amazing vibe - it will be my regular weekly...More

Thank foody556
conceptvenues1, Owner at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

thankyou so much

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Poor food, poor service Such a shame, great looking restaurant with good location but the management needs to get organised and have a back-up plan when things do go wrong. Complete shambles all round unfortunately. Hopefully they can get their act together get organised, have...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

So a foodie mate of mine turns up in London from Los Angeles. And I take him to Geales. "So? A seafood restaurant?". "Well, yeah I guess so, but it's famous for it's fish'n'chips". He looked as if I'd asked him to eat ferret steaks....More

Thank DavidBlyth
conceptvenues1, General Manager at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

thankyou

Reviewed 16 February 2018

The people were warm and friendly and the atmosphere was good, but I wouldn't say that the food was great. We had starters of fish soup and prawns - both "OK" but nothing fantastic, then both had the fish pie, which was Ok but not...More

Thank David M
conceptvenues1, General Manager at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

we appreciate the 4 star review , and our apologies for the spinach

Reviewed 13 January 2018

My wife Jean says: "I went with a friend on Wednesday night to this restaurant tucked away behind the Gate cinema, Notting Hill. It looked warm and welcoming from outside and it was lovely inside. The location is great. Inside it's simple and elegant and...More

Thank Andrew H
Geales N, Manager at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Love This Live Music Feb 1st be my guest and I will treat you to a glass xxx

Reviewed 1 January 2018

With a couple of friends we decided to have a day in London and spend most of this in an around the Notting Hill area. We booked a table for brunch then in the evening fancied seafood / fish so based on various reviews selected...More

Thank Kevin M
conceptvenues1, General Manager at Geales, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

thanks for taking the time to review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Farmer Street | Notting Hill, London W8 7SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Kensington and Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Kensington and Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7727 7528
  • E-mail
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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