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A true chippie, Geales may put vinegar shakers on its white-clothed tables but smart staff, busy place settings and leather banquettes are a timely reminder of the chi-chi neighbourhood it serves.
Large plate-glass windows and seafaring photography chime with a menu that gives fish and chips top billing – expect crunchy batter, ample fillets of cod or haddock and big helpings of crisp but
fluffy chips. The kitchen also knocks out some no-nonsense Brit classics ranging from deep-fried calamari rings and fish pie to tumblers of prawn cocktail jazzed up with rocket and avocado, while
puds are mostly calorific nursery fodder – although you might find room for a cleansing homemade sorbet (blood orange and passion fruit). The wine list is tilted towards whites, and prices are fair
for this well-to-do neighbourhood.
Geales is recommended for