RestaurantsLondonWest HampsteadNW6

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Summary

£57
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great local for brunch, quick lunchtime bite or impromptu dinner for two” – this “small and always friendly neighbourhood favourite” occupies atmospheric premises in West Hampstead that started life as a 1930s fishmonger (you can still buy fish retail here). “The food is consistently good”, “service is speedy” and they do “excellent coffee” too.

Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A top local that’s still going strong”. This “cut above” West Hampstead fixture, set in the conversion of a 1930s fishmongers (and still selling retail) has a large fan club fostered by its “quirky and passionate” approach. The top draw is the “short selection of well-priced, very fresh fish”, but it’s “everything a true café should be,” too (serving all day). “It might score even higher if the menu offered more choice.”

Summary

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

“A dream local that never disappoints”; this all-day café and brasserie in West Hampstead provides “lovely service” and “some cool tunes create a nice vibe”. Set in a converted 1930s fishmonger – hence the name – it majors in “delicious fresh fish from Cornwall, cooked to perfection”, which is also available as, yes, wet fish for home consumption. “Love it any time of day – brunch, coffee, lunch or dinner”. “Prices are reasonable, too”. “It’s on my doorstep – jealous yet?”

Summary

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

“A West Hampstead standard bearer”: this converted 1930s fishmonger is not, despite its name, a fish restaurant – it operates as an all-day bistro, and fans say it’s “hit the spot for the last 16 years, with the high-quality food, great ambience and friendly service you’d hope for from a great local”; or that it’s “busy most of the time, especially at weekend brunch” when “you may need to queue”.

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The Wet Fish Café Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Wet Fish Café Restaurant in NW6, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Wet Fish Café restaurant.
Caz M
Met a friend for early dinner and as always...
Reviewed 9 months, 6 days ago

"Met a friend for early dinner and as always never disappointed, fresh vibrant food, service attentive and atmosphere gently buzzy. I love this place because it’s local and not having to schlep too far for a decent restaurant. Love these guys, an institution in NW London. CM : ) "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner £30.00 £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£10.00 £21.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
242 West End Lane, London, NW6 1LG
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Opening hours
Monday11 am‑10:30 pm
Tuesday11 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday11 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday11 am‑10:30 pm
Friday11 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday10 am‑10:30 pm

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