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) #3,637 of 18,191 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Seafood, British
2 Farmer Street | Notting Hill, London W8 7SN, England
+44 20 7727 7528
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“fish chips” (18 reviews)
“house salad” (3 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, British
$$ - $$$
2 Farmer Street | Notting Hill, London W8 7SN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They're usually closed on a Monday night, but they'd opened as an experiment and the place was soon bustling--locals, I'd guess, drawn by what seemed like consistent quality and cheerful, casual service. We were a family of five, two of whom were doing an informal...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To start with the guy had taken our order and brought us the drinks, we asked for two diet cokes and he brought lemonade.. we ordered whitebait which had no chilli considering it was devil whitebait.. we then ordered fish and chips, the chips where...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Could be the best reasonably priced fish + chips I have had for years. Sat at an outside table on a warm evening and had a very good meal. Packed with tourists and very obviously locals so a good mix. Service was OK given the...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This wasn't planned but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the fish. I had a red mullet for the first time. It was really nice.

Thank Fitsum T
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch on a quiet Saturday afternoon. A great selection of fish and an up market but relaxed atmosphere. If your looking for basic food that tastes great with excellent presentation this is the place to go. I would recommend going at night...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Probably not the best service in human history, but the best fish and chips I know and medium prized!

Thank Örkröm H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First off, this is a fish and seafood restaurant so since I am allergic, my choices were limited. I went with the lunch special and I found the food with little taste and the service quite slow. Nice place and probably a hidden gem for...More

Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Seafood at its best. The choices of fish and chips are superb, and so is the way the fish is cooked. The seafood platters are also very nice. On one of our visits the mac and cheese tasted very bitter, however the waitress immediately took...More

Thank johnnathanD
Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

Thank you Johnathan for the review. At Geales we like to provide the best customer service and serve the best food! We hope to see you again! Dita Rudzite

Reviewed 28 March 2017

we arrived at 7.40pm. by 8.40 we got our starters and they didn't all arrive at the same time. By 9.40 we got our mains. The restaurant was less than half full on a Friday night. My fish pie had more potato than fish. It...More

Thank Bill-F1-fan
Management response:Responded 29 March 2017

Dear Bill, I hope you are well & enjoying your day. We are really upset to hear that your experience was not satisfactory. At Geales we pride ourselves on hearty portions and fantastic customer service. Its why we've been here for 70 years! We have...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

The fish and chips are good. However, the best is the fish pie and fish soup, really delicious, and fresh ingredients. Must try.

Thank Cymtl
Management response:Responded 19 March 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We hope to see you soon! Dita Rudzite

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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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