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Ark Fish Restaurant

South Woodford 142 Hermon Hill, London E18 1QH, England
+44 20 8989 5345
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“mackerel pate” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, British
$$ - $$$
South Woodford 142 Hermon Hill, London E18 1QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Ark early last Saturday evening. It was our first visit in quite a while. As it was still fairly early and not particularly busy we were seated at a table immediately and I was glad as I was starving....More

Thank jenster68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times over the years and cant fault it in any way. The service is always great and the fish is excellent. My only regret is that we can rarely manage a dessert as they are delicious.

Thank gpd202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve come here several times now over the years with Friends and family and my partner and I have never been disappointed by the service and standard of the food excellent restaurant 10 out of 10

Thank Stacey_Steve2014
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Went with family for first time and my Mother who recommended from previous visit six months ago. Was not disappointed. Local feel and clearly patrons dress up to frequent. Restaurant clean and bright with simple tables and chairs. Fish of exceptional quality and portions bigger...More

Thank Ltropical
Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I have been visiting this restaurant over the years and although we would like to go more often it never fails to please. Food is excellent and the staff are very friendly. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank justagigilo
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to Ark Fish and we were not disappointed. The fish really is excellent. It was a Sunday around 7pm but they were already sold out of several menu items. Service was pleasant but a bit patchy (eg having to ask for more...More

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Ark is a great local restaurant and you can tell that it is run by people who really take pride in what they do. It's a short and traditional menu but everything I've had there has been perfectly executed. The fish is always beautifully...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Really disappointed when trying to make an booking for my parents, one of whom is disabled and in a wheelchair was told that no bookings are accepted under any circumstances. I explained that as we needed to book transport for my dad who unfortunately is...More

1  Thank filmarc
arkfish, Owner at Ark Fish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

We are sorry you were disappointed when you were unable to make a booking when ringing the restaurant on Tuesday. Please be aware that Mother's Day is our busiest day of the year and whilst we try to accommodate most requests, we do have a...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visited in a small group to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant is large, bright and clean, and the service is excellent. The food came promptly and was delicious. The House white (similar to Rioja) was great. Between us we enjoyed Mediterranean prawns, seafood soup,...More

Thank Herminius
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Went here on Saturday night last minute. They don't take bookings so its a case of put your name down and wait. It is worth the wait though. We've been more than once. On this occasion we only waited about 10 minutes. There is a...More

Thank Shelleyamanda
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6 April 2015|
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Response from catlover043 | Reviewed this property |
This has not been my personal experience but you can always ask Ark Fish Restaurant direct yourself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Woodford 142 Hermon Hill, London E18 1QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8989 5345
  • E-mail
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