RestaurantsLondonMaryleboneNW1

survey result

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-quality fish and chips” have emerged from the fryer at this acclaimed Lisson Grove establishment for a century or so, making it a firm “cabbies’ favourite”. Ratings are particularly strong in our latest survey, perhaps reflecting a taste for comfort eating in the face of the epidemic, during which the staff provided “welcoming and efficient service in difficult circumstances”.

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Great traditional fish and chips”“still done very well” – have made this chippy a “cabbies’ favourite” for decades. Strangely, though, for an institution tracing its origins back almost a century, the interior of its Lisson Grove premises is dull and “without atmosphere”.

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Great traditional fish and chips”“still done very well” – have made this chippy a “cabbies’ favourite” for decades. Strangely, though, for an institution tracing its origins back almost a century, the interior of its Lisson Grove premises is dull and “without atmosphere”.

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An institution for decades” – this famous “fish and chippery” in Lisson Grove traces its origins back almost a century and took its current name in 1964 (but don’t go expecting period decor – the interior’s not unpleasant, but anodyne). “Eat in or take away, generous portions and freshly cooked”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
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No dress code
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The Sea Shell Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Sea Shell Restaurant in NW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Sea Shell restaurant.
Martin B
Excellent fish and good chips. Cod, haddock...
Reviewed 2 months, 15 days ago

"Excellent fish and good chips. Cod, haddock and whitebait. Plenty of customers but off-hand service. Surroundings essence of chip shop. Supposed to be the one of the best chippers in London but I truly wish someone would put prime ingredients, technique and a superb customer experience together. I'd be their first customer."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.50 £24.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £3.00
Service 10.00%
49-51 Lisson Grove, London, NW1 6UH
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑7 pm

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