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The Prince Regent, Sheldon Square, London, W2 6EP

survey result

Summary

£105
£££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Stunningly fresh fish, brilliant service and a jolly super wine list” ensure that a dining cruise along the Grand Union canal aboard the barge Prince Regent is “a fabulous part of the London restaurant scene” – while “tucking into a lobster roll with a beer on the Grand Duchess, permanently docked in Paddington basin, is just as good”. The company’s third venue – its first on dry land – is a combined fishmonger and seafood bar in Swains Lane, near Parliament Hill Fields in Highgate, where late-afternoon oyster-and-wine deals are a special draw.

Summary

£79
 ££££
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 cruise through Regent’s Park to Camden Lock on the Grand Union canal is the perfect complement to five flavoursome fishy dishes, sluiced down with sommelier-advised wines” aboard the Prince Regent. Sister barge the Grand Duchess offers a similar seafood menu, permanently docked by Paddington station.

Summary

£79
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!” – dining on “excellent seafood” aboard a barge, either cruising along the Regent’s Canal on the Prince Regent, or static but floating on the Grand Duchess, docked by Paddington station. It’s a “good-quality fish experience”, with supplies fresh from Cornwall and “very amiable service”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A really lovely romantic trip down the canal” on a traditional barge is crowned by four courses of “delicious fish”, plus pud – “great fun!”. In July 2019 a second floating venue, the Grand Duchess, was added, although it stays permanently at the company mooring by Paddington Station.

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Owner's description

London Shell Co. combines Britain's finest fish and shellfish with a journey through the heart of North London; along the historic Regent's Canal! It is the perfect way to celebrate or to escape and watch the world go by through the window. 

Siblings Harry and Leah Lobek established the company in October 2015 and are delighted to have contributed to a beautiful and secret part of London. Their unique dining experience takes you past iconic landmarks, like London Zoo and Regents Park, and reveals hidden gems, such as the Maida Hill Tunnel. Stuart Kilpatrick heads up the London Shell Co. galley, bringing a unique take to British and European classics. Sourcing the finest ingredients from around the UK, Stuart and his team create simple yet considered set menus of fish and seafood, that change with the seasons.

There is a carefully curated wine list on board too, predominantly supporting small growers and winemakers. This again changes regularly, always to complement the menu and the season. The list is a mix of old world and new world wines, but likes to celebrate some under appreicated regions.

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 75.00 Always available 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair,Menu
35
No dress code
26
Yes

The chef

Stuart Kilpatrick has worked at a number of top London Restaurants over the last twenty years.  He prioritises quality of ingredients over everything else making clean and complete dishes that stay long in the memory.  At London Shell Co. the menu changes almost daily and always reflect the seasons, provenance and the best seafood available at that time.  We work closely with fishermen in Cornwall and farmers in the UK to make sure we deliver superb culinary experiences for our guests.  Harry & Stuart work closely to find wine and ingredients that work well together and compliment the atmosphere created at London Shell Co. 

London Shell Co. Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of London Shell Co. Restaurant in W2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of London Shell Co. restaurant.
Martin B
Fresh fish on a boat on the Grand Union Can...
Reviewed 3 months, 11 days ago

"Fresh fish on a boat on the Grand Union Canal. Lovely service and excellent seafood. Salt cod, Dover sole, sea bream all hit the mark as swans glided by the window. Wine list interesting and reasonable. Great night. "

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The Prince Regent, Sheldon Square, London, W2 6EP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑5:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑5:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑5:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑5:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑5:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm

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