From oyster bars to fish pies, here’s the lowdown on the best seafood restaurants across London bound to get your taste buds tingling.
Are you searching for the best seafood restaurants to host a client lunch? Or simply wishing to indulge in fresh ocean produce yourself? Whatever you are looking for, here’s a selection of London establishments that will fit the bill.
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Angler’s Michelin-starred menu has it’s secured position as our top seafood restaurant. Angler is a popular destination for discerning London diners because they have showcased sustainable seafood from British waters.
With 12 years’ experience at revered London restaurants, executive chef Gary Foulkes produces innovative pairings. Also check out their beautiful looking plates!
Guests can choose to dine while soaking up the afternoon sun on the terrace, or inside, beneath the unique mirrored ceiling of the restaurant. A culinary experience at Angler isn’t one to miss.
Prawn On the Lawn
Originating as a fishmonger and seafood bar, this fishy establishment is situated just off Islington’s Upper Street. Having extended to offer a 16 seater basement restaurant, punters can now enjoy a sit down meal.The establishment is owned by Rick and Katie Toogood, a couple dedicated to sourcing fresh and sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall. (In fact, they’ve recently opened a sister restaurant in the idyllic Cornish fishing town of Padstow.)
With only 24 covers, Rick is able to fully experiment with seafood and change the menu daily. This underground seafood hideout serves ‘charm by the bucket and spadeful’, according to Time Out.
Having served seafood for over 100 years, J Sheekey has become an established part of London’s culinary history. Rather than resting on laurels, over the past century the menu has evolved and the fish is fresher than ever.Famed for their modest atmosphere and Sheekey’s Fish Pies, this seafood hotspot serves classic dishes in a no-nonsense manner. Nestled in the heart of the West End, why not couple a visit to J Sheekey with a trip to the latest London show?
Wright Brothers Soho Oyster House
Just a stone’s throw from the cobbles of Carnaby Street, Wright Brother’s Soho Oyster House brings an Asian twist to fresh produce sourced from Borough Market.Whether you fancy hitting the restaurant, bar or courtyard, the plates of oysters won’t disappoint. Take a break from some hard-core shopping! Grab a couple of seasonal cocktails and tuck into some of London’s finest seafood.