Geales

Geales  is located just behind Notting Hill Gate tube station and was established in 1939. After a refurbishment ten years ago the restaurant serves up fresh tasty fish with a modern twist. The head chef ensures the fish used is from a sustainable source and his passion for seafood shows in the impressive menu. There is plenty of seating in the large restaurant, which is decorated with a rustic and traditional feel.

To start we had the Tempura Tiger Prawns – big fresh well cooked prawns on a bed of lemon mayonnaise and the daily special of Seared Scallop with seared tuna steak and roasted peppers – which was beautifully presented and well cooked.

For the mains we went for their classic fish and chips; which are the speciality of Geales. We tried the Peterhead Cod Fillet – the chips were big and chunky and the fish was fresh with yummy crispy batter. We also had the Seared Fin Tuna Nicoise – a very pretty salad with mixed leaves, anchovies, quails eggs and well cooked tuna.

To end the meal we had a hearty portion of the Sticky Toffee Pudding with ice cream which was so tasty!

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The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The food was very well presented, and the quality of the fish is good for the price you pay. The starters range from £6.50 for soup of the day to £11.50 for Oak smoked salmon. The mains range from only £9 for a Caprese salad to £37.50 for a grilled whole lobster. They have a daily Express Lunch Menu which costs just £9.95 for two courses, including a coffee, available from 12pm till 3pm Tuesday to Friday, which is such a bargain.